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Indian Air Force

AA Edit | Tragic loss of ace pilot

The loss of an ace pilot becomes more poignant because mid-air collisions are so rare

30 Jan 2023 12:43 AM

Kamal Davar | More bangs for the buck: What FM must ensure for the military

Importantly, the demands for the country’s security preparedness always remains a major financial challenge

29 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

AA Edit | Siachen: Breaking barriers

In going to duty at an altitude of 4,765 metres at the Kumar Post in the Himalayas, Shiva has struck a resounding blow for women’s rights

05 Jan 2023 12:15 AM

Aakar Patel | Will India get left behind as world speeds up space race?

It is hoped India’s first uncrewed mission will be launch by 2023’s end, as part of a Rs. 9,023- crore project

09 Aug 2022 12:05 AM

Defence ministry inks contract worth Rs 2,971 Cr with BDL to procure Astra missiles

Astra MK-I BVR AAM has been indigenously designed and developed by the DRDO based on the requirements issued by the IAF

01 Jun 2022 1:18 AM

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IAF decides not to send aircraft to multilateral air exercise in UK

Though the IAF did not clearly mention the reasons for the pull-out, it is learnt that the crisis in Ukraine prompted the decision

26 Feb 2022 12:20 PM

All military personnel in helicopter crash identified

Among those whose mortal remains have now been identified, two are from the Indian Army and four are from Indian Air Force

12 Dec 2021 6:34 AM

CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, wife and 11 others killed in helicopter crash near Coonoor

IAF Group Captain Varun Singh, who is the lone survivor of the crash, is now under treatment at the Military Hospital, Wellington

09 Dec 2021 12:00 AM

War hero Abhinandan Varthaman accorded with Vir Chakra

Abhinandan was part of the Srinagar-based 51 squadron and had flown to thwart an aerial attack launched by the Pakistanis on Feb 27, 2019

22 Nov 2021 12:22 PM

Russia starts delivery of S-400 air defence missile systems to India

This is a major boost to the Indian air defence network at a time when the country is in the middle of a prolonged standoff with China

15 Nov 2021 6:48 AM

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Rajnath Singh's message to IAF and military: 'Enhance jointness'

The IAF commanders will carry out a comprehensive review of India’s security challenges along the China and Pakistan borders

11 Nov 2021 6:45 AM

Navy's Indo-Pacific role to expand: Rajnath Singh

The Naval Commanders’ Conference from October 18 to 22 is attended by all operational and area commanders of the Navy

19 Oct 2021 6:16 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Celebrate the IAF@89, it’s time for desi touch

Indian policy or strategy certainly can no longer bank on the 22-day or 14-day wars of 1965 and 1971

06 Oct 2021 1:20 AM

Air Marshal Sandeep Singh takes charge as Vice Chief of IAF

An alumnus of NDA, Air Marshal Singh was commissioned in the flying branch of the IAF in December 1983, as a fighter pilot

01 Oct 2021 3:45 PM

Develop niche technology: IAF chief Bhadauria

He said that IAF intends to procure 350 aircrafts over the next two decades including the current order of 83 Light Combat Aircraft

09 Sep 2021 4:44 AM

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Indian Air Force C-17, C-130J aircraft return home from Afghan evacuation operations

IAF aircraft were also used for evacuating Indian officials stuck in Mazar-e-Sharif and Kandahar consulates

30 Aug 2021 5:43 PM

India airlifts 392 from Afghanistan, more evacuation flights on the way

With Sunday’s evacuation, the number of people brought back by India from Kabul reached around 590 since last Monday

22 Aug 2021 11:28 AM

Indians detained on way to Kabul airport; Released subsequently: Reports

India on Saturday evacuated around 80 Indian nationals from Kabul by a transport military aircraft of the Indian Air Force

21 Aug 2021 5:33 PM

IAF may resume evacuation of Indians from Kabul today

Minister S. Jaishankar told the UN Security Council that the terrorist Haqqani Network’s activities in Afghanistan were of great concern

20 Aug 2021 7:27 AM

Rajnath Singh takes stock of situation along LAC in meeting with service chiefs

National security adviser Ajit Doval is also reported to have attended the high-level meet

11 Sep 2020 11:41 PM

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