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IAF Chief Arup Raha to take maiden flight in Tejas today, first squadron to come up by July

IAF Chief Arup Raha to take maiden flight in Tejas today, first squadron to come up by July

Arup Raha will become the first IAF chief to fly in the multi-role supersonic Tejas at the Hindustan Aeronautics facility in Bengaluru.

This Indigo pilot did something special to honour a Kargil war hero

This Indigo pilot did something special to honour a Kargil war hero

A war hero on board the aircraft - what does the pilot do? 

Red Flag Exercise: IAF's fighter planes square off with best in the world - See photos

Red Flag Exercise: IAF's fighter planes square off with best in the world - See photos

Some of Indian Air Force's best fighter pilots squared off with pilots from the US Air Force and other top guns from Japan, South Korea and Germany to test their capabilities in the Joint Pacific Range Complex over Alaska.

Uttarakhand forest fires: Things as they happened on Sunday

Raging forest fires have destroyed vast swathes of forested land across Uttarakhand. 

Uttarakhand forest fire: WATCH - How IAF's Mi-17 lifts water from Bhimtal lake to spray it over affected areas

Uttarakhand forest fire: WATCH - How IAF's Mi-17 lifts water from Bhimtal lake to spray it over affected areas

Here's the video showing how IAF's Mi-17 lifts water from Nainital's Bhimtal lake to spray it over Uttarakhand forest fire affected areas.

India wants second line of fighter jets: Report

 India is keen on manufacturing a second line of fighters besides Tejas, as per a media report.

IAF hopes Alaska exercise will help idea exchange

The Indian Air Force, which is participating in the Red Flag-Alaska exercise that will have "near realistic scenarios", on Tuesday said the event will provide an opportunity for "exchange of ideas".

IAF to take part in Red Flag exercise in US with NATO members

Amid growing bonhomie between India and the US, 12 IAF aircraft, including the Russian origin Su30 MKI, will fly to Alaska this month to take part in the prestigious 'Red Flag' air exercise that will see them in action alongside NATO forces during war games.

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Firepower of Air Force and skill of warriors fills our hearts with immense pride, says PM Modi

The Thar desert on Friday witnessed a scintillating display of the might of the Indian Air Force with performance by air warriors and over 180 aircraft.

IAF showcases firepower in Iron Fist Exercise in Rajasthan

IAF showcases firepower in Iron Fist Exercise in Rajasthan

The exercise is aimed at displaying network-centric operations capabilities of the Indian Air Force.

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Stunning showcase of IAF's air prowess - Watch

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: Stunning showcase of IAF's air prowess - Watch

Iron Fist Exercise 2016 in Rajasthan will see the participation of 181 aircraft, 103 of them fighter planes.

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know

Exercise Iron Fist 2016: All you need to know

The mammoth exercise in the Thar Desert would witness participation of 181 aircraft.

'Exercise Iron Fist': IAF to display combat potential, firepower in Pokhran today; President, PM Modi to attend

'Exercise Iron Fist': IAF to display combat potential, firepower in Pokhran today; President, PM Modi to attend

Indian Air Force will demonstrate its combat and firepower, to be witnessed by President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday in the desert of Pokhran.

Delay pregnancy for four years: IAF advise to trainee women fighter jet pilots

Delay pregnancy for four years: IAF advise to trainee women fighter jet pilots

The three women are undergoing training at an IAF facility near Hyderabad.

Security stabilised after Pathankot but needs to improve: IAF

The security scenario in the country has stabilised after the Pathankot attack, though it is yet to improve, Air Officer Commanding in Chief of the Eastern Air Command C Harikumar on Monday said.

Guarding the skies: India needs 42 fighter squadrons, currently has 32, says report

Guarding the skies: India needs 42 fighter squadrons, currently has 32, says report

Citing top IAF commanders, the NDTV reported that out of the total requirement of 42 fighter jet squadrons, the Indian Air Force only has 32.

India rushing relief to cyclone-hit Fiji

India is rushing 44 metric tonnes of relief materials including food, medicines and tents to Fiji as the cyclone-hit nation reached out for foreign help.

IAF's latest weapon - 'Go/No-Go' pills!

The Indian Air Force pilots, counted among the best in the world,, have another weapon in their armoury - 'Go/No-Go' pills.

Latest weapon in IAF armoury – 'Go/No-Go' pills

Latest weapon in IAF armoury – 'Go/No-Go' pills

IAF pilots are now increasingly using pills to keep their alertness level at the optimum.

Pathankot terror attack: Investigation raises doubts over number of terrorists

Pathankot terror attack: Investigation raises doubts over number of terrorists

Doubts have been raised about the number of terrorists who were involved in terror attack at Pathankot airforce base.