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Air Force would like to induct more Rafales: IAF chief

The Indian Air Force (IAF) would like to induct more Rafale fighter planes, but any decision on this would be taken in the future depending on desirability, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Tuesday.

Situation still 'live' after surgical strikes: IAF chief Arup Raha

The situation on the frontier with Pakistan is still "live" after the surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the IAF chief said Tuesday, adding that the force is fully capable of handling any eventuality, including a two-front war.

PoK would have been ours had we opted for military solution: IAF Chief

PoK would have been ours had we opted for military solution: IAF Chief

Raha also rued that air power had not been fully utilised by the Indian government till the 1971 Indo-Pak war.

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal: 'Corruption took place, ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi was involved'

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal: 'Corruption took place, ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi was involved'

It's a major eye-opener in controversial AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal!

All help will be given to Dadri lynching victim Iqlakh's family: IAF chief

Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday reiterated that all help will be extended to the family of the IAF personnel whose father was lynched in Dadri in Uttar Pradesh.

Rafale negotiations to 'hopefully' conclude by year-end: IAF chief

Rafale negotiations to 'hopefully' conclude by year-end, says IAF chief. 

IAF Chief leaves for US on four-day visit

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday left on a four-day visit to the US where he will hold discussions on strengthening the bilateral defence cooperation.

Slow modernisation of capabilities a big concern: IAF chief

Air force chief Arup Raha on Saturday expressed concern over delays in its projects and said it was the government's responsibility to provide whatever was necessary as "Indian Air Force is India's air force not my air force".

Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Wednesday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies.

Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF Chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Wednesday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies while guiding the IAF`s strategic transformation process.

Ex-IAF chief Fali Major was hosted by Finmeccanica: Reports

In a fresh development in the scam-tainted VVIP chopper deal, lawyers of AgustaWestland have reportedly told an Italian court that its parent company Finmeccanica had hosted the then IAF chief F H Major in 2007, a period when the bidders were being shortlisted.

Air Marshal Arup Raha takes over as IAF Chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, Tuesday took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.

Air Chief reviews proposed first base for Tejas LCA

Outgoing IAF chief NAK Browne on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the Sulur air base where the force is to deploy its first squadron of the indigenously- developed LCA, Tejas.

Air Marshal Arup Raha to be the next IAF Chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, will be the next Air Force Chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne who is retiring on December 31.

IAF Chief demands fair representation of forces in 7th Pay panel

IAF Chief NAK Browne has demanded a fair representation of the armed forces in the 7th Pay Commission, announced today, against the backdrop of controversies over alleged anomalies in implementation of the last pay panel report.

IAF Chief`s visit to China not called off: AK Antony

Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday made it clear that the IAF Chief`s planned visit to China has not been called off amid indications that the schedule is now expected to be reworked.

IAF chief on four-day visit to South Korea

IAF chief NAK Browne is on a four-day visit to South Korea to discuss the entire gamut of defence ties and enhance military cooperation between the two sides.

Air Chief in Uttarakhand to boost morale

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne arrived in Dehradun on Wednesday morning to boost the morale of the Air Force personnel involved in rescue operation.

Antony`s intervention seeked on re-fixing pay scales

IAF Chief has sought Defence Minister`s intervention to ensure proper implementation of a SC order asking the Centre to re-fix pay-scales of Armed Forces Officers.

Synergy of services key to battle`s outcome: IAF chief

India`s future operational experiences will invariably be joint operations where a degree of synergy among the three services will be a key determinant of the final outcome, the IAF chief said.