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Pathankot terror attack was a setback, IAF better prepared now: Air Chief Arup Raha

Pathankot terror attack was a setback, IAF better prepared now: Air Chief Arup Raha

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, on Wednesday said the Pathankot terror attack earlier in January this year was the first setback, adding that they are now better prepared having learnt lessons from the same.

VVIP chopper scam: CBI to produce former IAF chief SP Tyagi before court today

VVIP chopper scam: CBI to produce former IAF chief SP Tyagi before court today

SP Tyagi is the first chief of any wing of the armed forces to be arrested in the country.

Agra-Lucknow Expressway to be inaugurated today; 8 IAF fighter jets to land on the road

Agra-Lucknow Expressway to be inaugurated today; 8 IAF fighter jets to land on the road

Four Sukhoi jets will fly down from Bareilly and four Mirage 2000s from Gwalior and skim the six-lane highway in simulated landings.

IAF's mighty C-17 Globemaster makes maiden landing at Mechuka

At an elevation of 6,200 ft with a landing surface only 4,200 ft long, the plane landed, validating its short field landing performance at high altitude.

Drug trafficking by defence personnel affects morale of our forces, says IAF Chief Arup Raha

Drug trafficking by defence personnel affects morale of our forces, says IAF Chief Arup Raha

As an Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Rajasekhar Reddy was recently arrested in connection with an international drug racket, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said incidents like these bring bad reputation to IAF, adding that stringent steps have been taken to prevent such things in future.

IAF Jaguar crashes in Rajasthan, pilots safe

An IAF Jaguar fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan`s Pokhran area on Monday, but both pilots managed to eject safely, an officer said.

HUGE BOOST! India to take delivery of Rafale fighter jets sooner than expected - Details inside

HUGE BOOST! India to take delivery of Rafale fighter jets sooner than expected - Details inside

The early arrival of the jets assumes significance as India is hoping to replace or retire a significant number of its old fighter jets.

IAF upgrading infrastructure in eastern sector post Uri

IAF upgrading infrastructure in eastern sector post Uri

Apart from advanced landing grounds, the IAF is also building capabilities to enhance performance in the state.

DNA: How will Indian defense gain strength after multi-role combat aircraft Rafale?

How Indian defense will gain strength after multi-role combat aircraft Rafale? Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

All on board missing AN-32 'presumed dead', says IAF

The 29 people on board the AN-32 plane that went missing over the Bay of Bengal on July 22 have been "presumed dead" and their families informed, Indian Air Force officials said on Thursday.

IAF's Jaguar fighter jet catches fire during take-off in Ambala, pilot safe

IAF's Jaguar fighter jet catches fire during take-off in Ambala, pilot safe

A Jaguar fighter jet caught fire minutes before take off at Ambala airfield on Tuesday but the pilot escaped safely, Indian Air Force officials said.

No respite from flood situation in UP, Bihar; schools closed in Allahabad, Varanasi

No respite from flood situation in UP, Bihar; schools closed in Allahabad, Varanasi

Flood situation in many parts of Uttar Pradesh has worsened and schools were closed for the next few days in Allahabad and Balia, officials said on Tuesday.

Survivors 'unlikely' in missing IAF AN-32: Govt tells Lok Sabha

Survivors 'unlikely' in missing IAF AN-32: Govt tells Lok Sabha

Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre said during Question Hour that it is "unlikely" that there are any survivors after so many days of the incident.

Russian Naval rescue ship helps in search of IAF's missing AN 32 aircraft

Russian Naval rescue ship Igor Belousov, which also briefly pitched in for the search of the Indian Air Force's missing AN 32 aircraft, reached Visakhapatnam on Wednesday carrying on board a delegation on a four-day visit.

India planning 'direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft to enhance reach of fighters, bombers

India planning 'direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft to enhance reach of fighters, bombers

India is planning 'a direct strategic purchase' of six flight refuelling aircraft (FRA) or tankers, as per a media report.

DNA: Analyzing the mystery of missing IAF aircraft AN-32

The missing airplane of IAF AN-32 has yet not been traced. The families of all those soldiers are going through extreme pain and politicians are not interested in discussing it in parliament. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

MiG-29K planes face operation deficiencies: CAG

India's mainstream naval fighter jet plane MiG-29K faces operational deficiencies due to defects in engines, airframe and fly-by-wire system leading to very low availability, top government auditor has said even as it slammed the delay in construction of the indigenous aircraft carrier.

Missing AN-32: Thorough probe will be conducted, says IAF chief

Missing AN-32: Thorough probe will be conducted, says IAF chief

'Events like these are painful reminders of the inherent risks which our brave personnel face in the execution of our daily missions.'

IAF's AN-32 transport aircraft with 29 on board goes missing; massive search operation launched

IAF's AN-32 transport aircraft with 29 on board goes missing; massive search operation launched

An Antonov An-32 transport aircraft of the India Air Force, with 29 personnel on board, including four officers, on Friday went missing over the Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast, and remained untraceable despite a full-scale search and rescue mission.

AN-32 aircraft with 29 aboard missing; Indian Air Force intensifies search operation

AN-32 aircraft with 29 aboard missing; Indian Air Force intensifies search operation

The IAF AN-32 aircraft took off at 8:30 am from Tambaram and the last contact with it was made 16 minutes later, news agency PTI quoted defence sources as saying.