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75 aircraft to flypast Rajpath on Republic Day

75 aircraft to flypast Rajpath on Republic Day

🕔15:59, 17.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A total 17 Jaguars will roar above the Rajpath in the national capital this Republic Day in the grandest flypast comprising 75 aircrafts from Air Force, Army and Navy. This year MiG 29K and P 8i

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Air Force gives presentation to Defence Minister on CDS chopper crash inquiry report

Air Force gives presentation to Defence Minister on CDS chopper crash inquiry report

🕔16:17, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) chief V.R. Chaudhary met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday and gave him a detailed presentation on the CDS chopper crash inquiry report. The tragic incident happened on December 8, 2021, when

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Modi hands over LCH to Indian Air Force

Modi hands over LCH to Indian Air Force

🕔06:37, 20.Nov 2021

Jhansi (UP), Nov 20  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the indigenously developed light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force in Jhansi. The Prime Minister, on the concluding day of ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’ in Jhansi

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Volatile situation on borders, forces must be ready to respond at short notice: Rajnath

Volatile situation on borders, forces must be ready to respond at short notice: Rajnath

🕔22:01, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Citing the volatile situation on the borders, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that the armed forces “need to be prepared to respond at a short notice for any contingency”. Addressing the second bi-annual Indian

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Balakot Air Strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted

Balakot Air Strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted

🕔20:27, 3.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed a Pakistan jet during an aerial combat in February 2019 and was held captive for three days, has been promoted to the rank of Group Captain. “He had cleared his

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IAF approval for Jammu airport to allow lower fares, longer destinations

IAF approval for Jammu airport to allow lower fares, longer destinations

🕔17:00, 30.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force, which controls the Jammu airport, has issued a notice to airmen (NOTAM), which will lead to the removal of 30 per cent load penalty on the airport. This means that now airlines

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‘Give wings to your dreams’, IAF air show in Srinagar on Sunday

‘Give wings to your dreams’, IAF air show in Srinagar on Sunday

🕔11:51, 26.Sep 2021

Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) After 14 years, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will hold an air show on Sunday over the Dal Lake in Srinagar city. ‘Give wings to your dreams’, the theme of Sunday’s air show is to motivate youth

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Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

🕔20:21, 21.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will be the next Indian Air Force chief, the government announced on Tuesday. “Government has decided to appoint Air Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff,

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6TH EDITION OF SCO EXERCISE “PEACEFUL MISSION – 2021” COMMENCES AT ORENBURG, RUSSIA

6TH EDITION OF SCO EXERCISE “PEACEFUL MISSION – 2021” COMMENCES AT ORENBURG, RUSSIA

🕔11:05, 21.Sep 2021

The 6th Edition of SCO Exercise Peaceful Mission : 2021 hosted by Russia started at Orenburg Region of South West Russia today. The aim of the exercise is to foster close relations between SCO Member States and to enhance abilities of

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IAF aircraft carrying Rajnath, Gadkari lands at NH in Rajasthan

IAF aircraft carrying Rajnath, Gadkari lands at NH in Rajasthan

🕔15:29, 9.Sep 2021

Jalore (Rajasthan), Sep 9 (IANS) An Indian Air Force transport aircraft Hercules C-130J carrying two Union Ministers — Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari — landed at newly constructed 3.5 kilometres long emergency landing strip at National Highway, just 40 kilometres from

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Emergency landing field on NH near Indo-Pak border to be opened on Thursday

Emergency landing field on NH near Indo-Pak border to be opened on Thursday

🕔22:19, 8.Sep 2021

Jaipur, Sep 8 (IANS) Union ministers Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari will on Thursday inaugurate an emergency landing field for Indian Air Force planes, which has been developed on National Highway-925 at the Gandhav Bhakasa section of Barmer in Rajasthan. Once

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Four Indian astronauts to return to Moscow to try out spacesuits

Four Indian astronauts to return to Moscow to try out spacesuits

🕔07:17, 31.Aug 2021

Chennai, Aug 31  The four Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots who had undergone astronaut training in Russia will be going back there for the purpose of tailoring their space suit, said a senior official of the Indian space agency. “We

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IAF aircraft with 35 evacuees on way to Delhi from Kabul

IAF aircraft with 35 evacuees on way to Delhi from Kabul

🕔13:27, 26.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 26  An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft has departed from Kabul with 24 Indian and 11 Nepalese evacuees, said the External Affairs Ministry (MEA) on Thursday. The flight will land at the Hindon airport here. “Op Devi

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IAF chief reviews progress of air power projects

IAF chief reviews progress of air power projects

🕔12:09, 25.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 25  Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria has reviewed the progress of the ongoing manned and unmanned air power projects and operational trials in Bengaluru during his two day visit to various defence

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IAF’s Sarang team to take part in MAKS air show in Russia

IAF’s Sarang team to take part in MAKS air show in Russia

🕔20:07, 20.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 20  The Indian Air Force’s Sarang helicopter display team is all set to perform for the first time at the MAKS international air show in Russia. The air show is a biennial fixture and this year’s edition

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IAF to procure 10 anti-drone systems for border deployment

IAF to procure 10 anti-drone systems for border deployment

🕔10:27, 6.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 6  After a drone attack at the Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu, the force has decided to procure 10 anti-drone systems to stop such attacks in future in the border areas. The force has floated

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IAF gives NOC for expansion of Darbhanga airport

IAF gives NOC for expansion of Darbhanga airport

🕔07:29, 1.Jul 2021

Patna, July 01  The work to expand the Darbhanga airport is likely to commence soon after the Indian Air Force (IAF) gave a no objection certificate (NOC) to Bihar government to acquire land adjoining the IAF station there. Confirming the

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US Navy, IAF to carry out joint drill in Indian Ocean Region

US Navy, IAF to carry out joint drill in Indian Ocean Region

🕔07:48, 23.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 23  The US Navy and the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out joint drills in the Indian Ocean Region for two days starting Wednesday. As a strategic outreach exercise with the defence forces of friendly foreign

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IAF planes ferry 323 oxygen concentrators to Goa: Shripad Naik

IAF planes ferry 323 oxygen concentrators to Goa: Shripad Naik

🕔20:09, 13.May 2021

Panaji, May 13  The Indian Air Force ferried 323 oxygen concentrators and other medical equipment to Goa, which has been facing oxygen shortage over the last few weeks, which has caused the death of 26 patients on Tuesday alone. A

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IAF’s Covid relief efforts increased three-fold in one week

IAF’s Covid relief efforts increased three-fold in one week

🕔21:34, 12.May 2021

New Delhi, May 12 The Indian Air Force has flown 732 sorties with a flying time of over 1,419 hours within the country and across the globe transporting Covid relief materials in the last one month. In the past one week,

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