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Indian Air Force (IAF)

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari takes over as new IAF chief

He succeeded Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria who retired earlier in the day

01 Oct 2021 7:15 AM

IAF signs deal with French Air Force to purchase phased out Mirage aircraft

The French Air Force has been replacing its old fleet of Mirages with new Rafale fighter jets

18 Sep 2021 4:40 PM

Rajnath, Gadkari inaugurate emergency landing strip for IAF planes on NH in Barmer

A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF, carrying the two ministers and Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat, conducted a mock emergency landing

09 Sep 2021 12:50 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

India digs in for long haul in Afghan: Evacuation is top priority, says Government

On Thursday, an Indian Air Force special flight evacuated 24 Indian nationals and 11 Nepalese from Kabul to New Delhi

26 Aug 2021 11:56 PM

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IAF has honed strike power, says RKS Bhadauria

"Up-gradations of our aircraft with weapons and sensors are ably supported by a networked decision making matrix"

09 Oct 2020 12:30 PM

With an eye on China, IAF seeks land in Uttarakhand for military facilities

Uttarakhand is a state bordering China and Nepal

12 Sep 2020 6:32 PM

'Never give up' mantra makes MP tea seller’s daughter IAF flying officer

Gangwal cleared SSB in the sixth attempt.

23 Jun 2020 10:53 AM

Shikhar Dhawan and other cricketers spend time with the Indian Air Force

The pilots, clad in their orange uniforms, spent about an hour meeting cricketers including Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant and Manish Pandey.

09 Nov 2019 6:16 PM

Indian Air Force Mobile Game to launch on July 31

The game will be available for the Android platform as well as iOS running devices.

22 Jul 2019 5:55 PM

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IAF pilot’s body consigned to flames with full honours

Mandavgane and six others died on Wednesday, when the IAF chopper crashed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

02 Mar 2019 3:28 AM

7 including civilian killed in IAF's chopper crash in Budgam

The locals who rushed to the site of the crash said that the three bodies were charred in the incident.

27 Feb 2019 5:24 PM

IAF carries out aerial strike in PoK, destroy Jaish camps, 350 killed

The strike was carried out at around 3:30 am morning by 12 Mirage 2000 fighter jets.

26 Feb 2019 9:29 AM

Delay by UPA in finalising MMRCA process necessitated Rafale deal: Govt to SC

Document said proposal to buy MMRCA was sent from IAF to government and tenders for 126 fighter jets were issued by India 2007.

12 Nov 2018 8:57 PM

IAF aircraft crashes in UP, pilots unhurt; probe ordered

The plane fell into the thickets of Ranchad in Binauli area.

06 Oct 2018 12:23 AM

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50 Chinese aircraft in Tibet not threat, monitoring situation: Air Force chief

The Air Force chief said the government has sanctioned construction of a next-generation hardened aircraft shelters in remote areas.

04 Oct 2018 2:48 PM

Vice Chief of Air Force accidentally shoots self in thigh, stable after surgery

There was no official comment on the incident from the IAF.

27 Sep 2018 12:35 PM

16 dead in heavy rains, floods in Uttar Pradesh, IAF called in for rescue efforts

The Met office has predicted more rains throughout the state over the next two days. 

03 Sep 2018 8:59 AM

Living in fear: Arunachal villagers want Air Force firing range shifted

Locals say the area in the vicinity of the range is thickly populated with at least ten functional schools & shrapnel often fall inside the villages.

24 Jun 2018 1:52 AM

After mega drill, IAF hints at readiness for two-front war

IAF carried out Gagan Shakti exercise -- the biggest military drill in three decades -- with a focus on borders with China and Pakistan.

24 Apr 2018 9:04 AM

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