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IAF reviews operational preparedness amid China border row

IAF reviews operational preparedness amid China border row

🕔08:00, 25.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 25  The Indian Air Force’s top officers reviewed operational preparedness and strategies for countering security threats envisaged across the entire spectrum amid the ongoing border tension with China. In a three-day Air Force Commanders’ Conference (AFCC) that

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Rajnath urges IAF to be ready for any eventuality on China border

Rajnath urges IAF to be ready for any eventuality on China border

🕔17:41, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22 Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the Indian Air Force’s operational capabilities and deployments at forward locations on Wednesday amid the tense border situation with China. Singh also urged the IAF to stand ready to handle any

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IAF received last 5 of 22 Apache attack helicopters in June

IAF received last 5 of 22 Apache attack helicopters in June

🕔07:36, 11.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 11  The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters from Boeing last month. The force was expecting delivery in March however due to Covid pandemic the delivery got delayed. In

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IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers

IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers

🕔07:37, 1.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 01  The Indian Air Force has indigenously designed and developed an pesticide spraying tool for Mi-17 choppers — the Airborne Locust Control System (ALCS) — to save the country from locust attacks. “The Chandigarh Base Repair Depot

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Navy, IAF get ready to evacuate stranded citizens from Gulf nations

Navy, IAF get ready to evacuate stranded citizens from Gulf nations

🕔17:54, 29.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 29  The government has directed the Indian Navy to get their big sailing engines ready to bring back citizens stuck in the Gulf countries due to the coronavirus induced lockdown. India has imposed a travel ban both

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Lifeline Udan: Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

Lifeline Udan: Over 407 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

🕔07:07, 15.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 15  The Centre on Tuesday said that under the Lifeline Udan initiative, over 227 flights have transported around 407.40 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 13. “Lifeline Udan flights are being operated by the

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Over 184 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

Over 184 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

🕔07:02, 7.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 7  The Centre on Monday said that under the “Lifeline Udan” initiative, 132 flights have transported over 184 tonnes of medical supplies across the country. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, these flights were operated to

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IAF C-130 aircraft takes essential medicines to Maldives

IAF C-130 aircraft takes essential medicines to Maldives

🕔20:13, 2.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 2  India has sent essential medicines and hospital consumables to the Maldives to assist the counrty in their fight against COVID-19. Indian Air Force (IAF) C-130 aircraft airlifted 6.2 tonnes of essential medicines and hospital consumables to

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IAF flight to China delayed due to technical reasons

IAF flight to China delayed due to technical reasons

🕔10:00, 20.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 20 Indian Air Force’s largest plane C-17 Globemaster’s scheduled flight on Thursday to coronavirus affected city Wuhan in China to evacuate Indians stranded there has been delayed due to technical reasons. IAF’s plane was to carry medical supplies

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IAF gets first Apache attack helicopter

IAF gets first Apache attack helicopter

🕔13:12, 11.May 2019

New Delhi, May 11 The first Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at a Boeing production facility in the US state of Arizona, in the presence of Air Marshal AS Butola, an IAF statement

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No compromise on India’s security: Rajnath

No compromise on India’s security: Rajnath

🕔21:23, 5.Mar 2019

Guwahati, March 5  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the Modi government will not compromise on India’s security and the recent Indian Air Force (IAF) air strikes in Pakistan were a testimony of its commitment to the

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Indian pilot to be freed Friday as ‘peace gesture’, says Imran

Indian pilot to be freed Friday as ‘peace gesture’, says Imran

🕔17:27, 28.Feb 2019

Islamabad, Feb 28 The captured Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot will be freed on Friday “as a peace gesture”, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced on Thursday. Addressing a joint session of the National Assembly, Khan said the India-Pakistan situation should

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Flight operations resume at airports after Notam withdrawal

Flight operations resume at airports after Notam withdrawal

🕔20:20, 27.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 27  Commercial flight operations at many airports across North India, disturbed following air space restrictions that were imposed by the Indian Air Force (IAF) as a precautionary measure, were resumed after the withdrawal of Notam. The operations,

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IAF hits JeM’s biggest camp, Pakistan vows ‘befitting response’

IAF hits JeM’s biggest camp, Pakistan vows ‘befitting response’

🕔14:54, 26.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 26 New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 26  Twelve days after a JeM suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF troopers, India on early Tuesday struck the Jaish-e-Mohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp at Balakot killing “a very large number” of terrorists and

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IAF takes ‘necessary steps’ for nation’s security: Minister

IAF takes ‘necessary steps’ for nation’s security: Minister

🕔11:56, 26.Feb 2019

Ahmedabad, Feb 26  Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said the Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken “necessary steps” for the nation’s security after Pakistan claimed that Indian fighter jets struck inside Pakistan. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given full

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Aero India takes off with dazzling flying display

Aero India takes off with dazzling flying display

🕔12:59, 20.Feb 2019

Bengaluru, Feb 20  The 12th edition of the biennial Aero India 2019 air show took off on Wednesday with a dazzling flying display of military and civilian aircraft at the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Yelahanka base here. After Defence Minister

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Aero India: IAF honours slain Surya Kiran pilot with ‘missing man’ formation

Aero India: IAF honours slain Surya Kiran pilot with ‘missing man’ formation

🕔12:30, 20.Feb 2019

Bengaluru, Feb 20  Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets flew in a “missing man” formation at the inauguration of the Aero India 2019 here on Wednesday as a mark of respect to Surya Kiran aerobatics team pilot Wing Commander Sahil

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IAF launches health app

IAF launches health app

🕔10:50, 10.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 10 The Indian Air Force (IAF) has launched a mobile health app to provide health information to the users, including first-aid and other health and nutritional topics, Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday. The ‘MedWatch’ was launched on

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IAF’s second Jaguar crash in three days

IAF’s second Jaguar crash in three days

🕔14:43, 8.Jun 2018

Ahmedabad, June 8 An Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot escaped narrowly on Friday after the Jaguar aircraft he was flying developed a snag and crashed near an air base here in Gujarat. The pilot, a Squadron Leader, was returning to

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IAF Jaguar crashes, pilot dies

IAF Jaguar crashes, pilot dies

🕔12:53, 5.Jun 2018

Jamnagar, June 5  An Indian Air Force (IAF) Jaguar crashed in Gujarat on Tuesday, killing its pilot, an official said. An IAF spokesperson said the aircraft was on a routine training mission when it met with the accident at Jamnagar

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