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Xi asks Chinese air force to integrate air, space capability

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 16:02

Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked China`s air force to speed up its transformation to emerge as a strong power by integrating its air and space capability on the same lines as the US.

IAF chief reviews security of northeastern region

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 00:26

Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha reviewed the security scenario with special reference to India`s northeast with officers of the Eastern Air Command.

US will cut Air Force nuke missile force by 50

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 23:32

The Obama administration says the number of launch-ready Air Force land-based nuclear missiles will shrink to 400, the lowest total since the early 1960s, as part of a plan for complying with a US-Russia arms treaty.

AgustaWestland case: CBI rejects allegation of non-cooperation

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 15:40

Rejecting allegations of "non-cooperation", CBI has said that all documents related to AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal have been provided to prosecutors in Italy who are contesting the case there, The agency refuted media reports which alleged that documents have not been provided to prosecutors in Italy which was hampering India`s case in Italian court.

547 airmen inducted into IAF

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 15:28

A batch of 547 airmen was today inducted into the Indian Air Force on completion of training at the Air Force Station at suburban Tambaram.

C-130J crash: IAF rejects counterfeit Chinese parts theory

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 09:45

The Indian Air Force has ruled out that the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft could have crashed due to suspected counterfeit Chinese parts.

Air Commodore Suresh Badyal takes over as AOC of Begumpet AFS

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 15:47

Air Commodore Suresh Badyal took over as the first Air Officer Commanding of Air Force Station Begumpet from Group Captain E Krishna Prasad.

C-130J Super Hercules: India`s tactical aircraft

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 06:17

The Indian Air Force`s (IAF) newly-acquired C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, which crashed near Gwalior on Friday is considered to be one of the most modern aircraft - configured for special operations and airborne assault.

US commanders fired in nuclear base scandal

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 22:04

US Air Force fired 9 nuclear commanders and will discipline junior officers at a nuclear missile base in response to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported.

Govt needs to own up responsibility for IAF accidents: BJP

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 16:32

BJP today attacked UPA Government for the crash of a newly acquired US-made C-130J aircraft near Gwalior in which five crew members were killed, saying it needs to own up responsiblility for the accidents in the force.

IAF`s C-130J Super Hercules plane crashes; 5 killed, PM condoles

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 12:13

In a tragic incident, Indian Air Force`s new C-130J Super Hercules transport plane crashed near Gwalior.

British airmen mark 70 years since `Great Escape`

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 01:51

Fifty British airmen on Tuesday began a long trek in Poland marking 70 years since an audacious World War II breakout by Allied prisoners of war immortalised in the film "The Great Escape".