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Taliban attacks NATO air base in east Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:27

Taliban militants fired eight rockets into a NATO air base at one of Afghanistan`s main airports on Saturday evening, provincial authorities said.

Afghan gunmen attack NATO air base in east

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 01:50

An Afghan provincial government spokesman says gunmen have attacked a NATO air base on the outskirts of the eastern city of Jalalabad, where the US has forces stationed.

Pakistan Army chief visiting China

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 03:09

Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday left for China on an official visit.

Indo-French air exercise `Garuda-V` begins in Jodhpur

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 00:01

The fifth Indo-French air exercise `Garuda-V`, in which frontline fighter aircraft of both the countries are taking part, started at the Jodhpur airbase here on Monday.

French airforce contingent arrives in India for `Garuda-5`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 00:55

Four French Rafale fighter aircraft and a contingent of about 70 French airforce personnel on Saturday landed at Jodhpur airbase to participate in the 10-day long joint air exercise "Garuda-5".

Karzai refused to meet Obama at Bagram Air Base

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 18:14

In their latest disconnect, Afghan President Hamid Karzai declined an offer to meet Barack Obama when the US President landed at Bagram Air Base outside Kabul on an unannounced visit, American media reported on Monday.

Obama, in Afghanistan, says he will make troop announcement soon

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 01:52

President Barack Obama, on a visit to Afghanistan, said on Sunday his administration would likely announce soon how many troops the United States will keep in the country, as it winds down its presence after nearly 13 years of war.

US drone deployed in Japan for first time

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 16:16

A US surveillance drone arrived at an air base in northern Japan today for the first deployment of the spy aircraft in the country, the US Air Force said.

WWII bomb found near Kalaikunda airbase

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:41

A 450-kg bomb of World War II vintage was found three feet under the ground while digging for a lamp post near Kalaikunda air base in West Bengal, official sources said Saturday.

Russian troops seize Crimea airbase as Moscow consolidates control

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 10:32

Russian troops used armoured vehicles, automatic gunfire and stun grenades on Saturday to seize a Ukrainian airbase in Crimea a day after President Vladimir Putin signed laws completing Russia`s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.

Shots fired at Ukrainian base in Crimea

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 23:23

Pro-Russian forces stormed Ukrainian air force base in Crimea, firing shots and smashing through concrete walls with armored personnel carriers. At least one person was wounded, base commander said.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:03

Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.