air power

Ex-IAF chief for use of air power, red zones in Kashmir

The Indian Air Force veteran, in an interview to PTI, suggested a slew of methods, which, he said, could be "better accomplished" under a few months of Governor's Rule.

Jun 09, 2017, 18:55 PM IST
US uses air power to support beleaguered Syrian allies

US uses air power to support beleaguered Syrian allies

The United States on Monday said it has used air power in Syria in defense of allied rebel groups, signaling deeper involvement in the country`s brutal four-year civil war.

Aug 04, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Iraqi leader asks US for more air power, weaponry

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that his army is taking the offencive against the Islamic State group but needs more air power and heavy weaponry to prevail.

Dec 09, 2014, 19:52 PM IST

`US to destroy Syrian air power if Geneva talks fail`

US Senator John McCain said on Saturday that if the second Geneva conference on the Syria issue failed, his country would act to take out the air power of the Syrian government.

May 25, 2013, 23:14 PM IST

Digvijay opposes use of air power against Naxals

Congress leader Digvijay Singh Tuesday disfavoured use of air force in dealing with naxalism, a day after Home Minister P Chidambaram said he was trying to "convince" the Cabinet on providing air support to anti-Naxal operations.

May 18, 2010, 15:35 PM IST