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Next batch of Rafale combat jets to arrive in India in Nov

Next batch of Rafale combat jets to arrive in India in Nov

🕔20:17, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15 The Indian Air Force is making preparations to receive the second lot of Rafale combat aircraft built by French company Dassault Aviation by next month. The force has sent a team of experts led by the Assistant

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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 to get Rafale boost amid India-China standoff

IAF to get Rafale boost amid India-China standoff

🕔18:17, 20.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 20 At least five out of the first batch of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft are likely to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) by July end, providing it much-needed muscle amid a depleting fighter strength. The Indian Army

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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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Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 03 July 2020

Blowout in Gas Well of Oil India Limited at Baghjan, Tinsukia 03 July 2020

🕔17:00, 3.Jul 2020

Environmental Impact Assessment Environmental Impact Assessment by M/s ERM:Air quality monitoring and Noise level monitoring were carried out at Guijan side, while air quality monitoring was carried out at Baghjan side yesterday. Consultation with local people carried out as a

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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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Ladakh faceoff: Indian Air Force put on high alert

Ladakh faceoff: Indian Air Force put on high alert

🕔18:41, 19.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 19  The Indian Air Force has been on high alert across Northern and Western borders with Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria personally visiting the forward location bases in Leh and Srinagar to see the preparedness on the

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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 airlifts 25 tonnes of medical supplies in three days

IAF airlifts 25 tonnes of medical supplies in three days

🕔18:10, 1.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 1  In the fight against COVID-19, the Indian Air Force has airlifted nearly 25 tonnes of essential medical supplies in the last three days from across the country. The force has airlifted medical supplies from Delhi, Surat

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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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Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria takes charge as IAF chief

🕔13:10, 30.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 30  Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took charge as the new chief of the Indian Air Force in New Delhi on Monday. Bhaduaria took over from his predecessor Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa who

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R.K.S. Bhadauria appointed next IAF chief

R.K.S. Bhadauria appointed next IAF chief

🕔18:01, 19.Sep 2019

The government on Thursday appointed Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria as the new chief of Indian Air Force. RKS Bhadauria, who is currently vice chief of air staff, will take over the post of chief of Air staff after his predecessor

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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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India seeks immediate, safe return of pilot in Pakistan custody

India seeks immediate, safe return of pilot in Pakistan custody

🕔23:08, 27.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday said that Pakistan has committed “unprovoked act of aggression” by targeting Indian military posts with its air force and sought immediate and safe return of an Indian pilot in its custody. India issued

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Rajnath holds high-level meeting on security, border management

Rajnath holds high-level meeting on security, border management

🕔20:15, 27.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 27  Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting here to discuss internal security, border management and an early morning air strike by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Indian military installations, a day

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Country in safe hands, PM says after IAF hits JeM

Country in safe hands, PM says after IAF hits JeM

🕔18:50, 26.Feb 2019

Churu (Rajasthan), Feb 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday told the nation that the country is in safe hands and he will never let the country down. Speaking publicly for the first time after the Indian Air Force (IAF)

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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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