Myanmar Army chief meets IAF chief Arup Raha

Visiting Myanmar Army Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on Wednesday held talks with the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.

Delhi HC seeks Centre's reply on 'martyr' status for paramilitary

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking 'martyr' status for paramilitary and police personnel who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, on par with army, navy and air force.

Wheelchair bound Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam
Wheelchair bound Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Ninety-four-year-old Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who is wheelchair bound, was also among the many dignitaries to lay a wreath at the base of the coffin carrying the mortal remains of former president APJ Abdul Kalam at the Palam Airport here on Tuesday.

Indian Army short of 10,000 officers: Manohar Parrikar

The Army is facing a shortfall of nearly 10,000 officers while the Navy is facing a shortage of about 1,800.

20 IAF fighter aircraft crashed in last 3 years: Manohar Parrikar

As many as 20 fighter aircraft, including 3 frontline Sukhois, of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have crashed in the last three years.

Negotiations for Rafale purchase started, says government

India has started talks with French manufacturer Dassault Aviation to fix the terms and conditions for the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets that the Narendra Modi government decided to buy in April.

India to get Rafale planes on IAF-approved configuration: Govt

The 36 Rafale combat planes and associated systems and weapons would be delivered in the same configuration as had been tested and approved by Indian Air Force, and with a longer maintenance responsibility by France, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.

Chandigarh: Three Air Force officers die after drowning in river

Three Air Force officers have reportedly died after drowning in a river in Chandigarh on Sunday.

IAF's unmanned aircraft crashes in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer

An unmanned aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed near the Jaisalmer airbase after engine failure but there was no collateral damage on the ground.

IAF chief visits South Africa

The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, has proceeded on a four-day visit to South Africa, an official statement said on Sunday.

BSF troopers in Kashmir rescued by Indian Army, IAF

The Indian Army and the air force carried out a joint mission to rescue a group of Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, deployed on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district, after they were trapped by floods, a defence official said on Saturday.

Indigenously-built Aakash missile inducted in IAF

The indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile "Aakash" was formally inducted in the Indian Air Force (IAF) here on Friday.

28 BSF men airlifted from flash floods along IB in Samba

Indian Air Force on Friday rescued 28 Border Security Force personnel trapped in flash floods on Border Out Posts along International Border in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir and airlifted them to safety.

Akash Air Defence system to be formally inducted into IAF this week

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will this week formally induct the Akash Air Defence System into the Indian Air Force.

Rijiju flight row: IAF report confirms delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday confirmed that an Air India aircraft, plying from Leh to Delhi, received a request for a delay in departure to accommodate a 'VIP passenger', adding that three passengers were not allowed to board the plane for the same.

Three MiG 21, MiG 27 squadrons to be phased out this year

Three squadrons of the aging MiG 21 and MiG 27 fighter jets are set to be phased out this year even as Indian Air Force focuses on cannibalization to keep the serviceability rate of its aircraft high.

Gujarat floods lead to death of eight lions

 Heavy rains, which led to a flood-like situation in Gujarat, has left eight lions dead in Krankach of the Amreli district of the state.

India assures full support to earthquake-hit Nepal

India on Wednesday assured full support to quake-battered Nepal, saying it stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the country in its massive reconstruction efforts.

Anil Kapoor lauds Marathi film penned by IAF officer
Anil Kapoor lauds Marathi film penned by IAF officer

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has lauded the Marathi film penned by a senior officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF).

Indian Air Force's three-day exercise 'Dakshin Abhyas' concludes

The three-day 'Dakshin Abhyas' exercise which aims at practicing the operational plans of Southern Air Command concluded here on Thursday.