Indian Air Force

Watch video: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Watch video: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Sitharaman is the second defence minister after George Fernandes to fly in a Sukhoi-30 MKI.

Jan 17, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
With depleting squadron strength, IAF places order for 83 Tejas aircraft

With depleting squadron strength, IAF places order for 83 Tejas aircraft

The Defence Acquisition Council, the defence ministry's highest decision making body on procurement, had in November last year approved purchase of 83 Tejas Mark 1 A by IAF at a cost of Rs 50,025 crore.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:20 PM IST
India has maximum women pilots in the world: Jayant Sinha

India has maximum women pilots in the world: Jayant Sinha

India has the maximum number of women pilots in the world, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said here today.

Dec 19, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
IAF set to get a boost with Brahmos missile-Sukhoi fighter jet integration

IAF set to get a boost with Brahmos missile-Sukhoi fighter jet integration

The project is expected to be completed by 2020.

Dec 17, 2017, 14:23 PM IST
Vijay Diwas: December 16, 1971 - When India won and Bangladesh got liberated

Vijay Diwas: December 16, 1971 - When India won and Bangladesh got liberated

The Indo-Pakistan War of 1971 is heralded as one of the most convincing victories in the annals of the military history.

Dec 16, 2017, 09:31 AM IST
IAF fighter makes emergency landing at Jaipur Airport

IAF fighter makes emergency landing at Jaipur Airport

Many flights were kept on hold for half an hour till the time the fighter plane was shifted from the runway to a hangar.

Dec 08, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
IAF aircraft conduct spectacular Surya Kiran display in Pune: In Pics

IAF aircraft conduct spectacular Surya Kiran display in Pune: In Pics

The daredevil performance was showcased by the IAF's SKAT team. 

Nov 25, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties

IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties

A Kiran trainer aircraft crashed on Friday in Siddipet in Telangana.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:03 PM IST
IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

In a big boost for the armed forces, the Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully test-fired the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile Brahmos from a Sukhoi-30MKI combat jet against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

 BrahMos was gravity-dropped from the Sukhoi-30MKI or Su-30 from the fuselage.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST

Last respects paid to IAF's martyr Garud commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala

This is a segment of Zee News which brings to you latest updates. Last tribute paid to IAF's martyr Garud commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala with Guard of Honor. Watch this video to know more.

Nov 20, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
IAF's tireless C-130 Hercules sets new record for longest non-stop flight

IAF's tireless C-130 Hercules sets new record for longest non-stop flight

The C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.

Nov 19, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
6 LeT terrorists, including Mumbai attack mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Kashmir

6 LeT terrorists, including Mumbai attack mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Kashmir

A Garud commando of the Indian Air Force laid down his life in the line of duty

Nov 19, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
Six terrorists gunned down in J&K's Bandipora; IAF commando martyred

Six terrorists gunned down in J&K's Bandipora; IAF commando martyred

The Garud Commando Force is the special forces unit of the IAF.

Nov 18, 2017, 18:47 PM IST
India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

If the tests are successful, the integration of Sukhoi-BrahMos will enable Indian Air Force to not just target installations deep inside enemy territory but also fend off air defence covers at such target locations.

Nov 14, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

For the first time, the Indian Air Force or IAF is participating in Blue Flag 2017, Israel's largest aerial exercise.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Dramatic video captures moment IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, killing 7

Dramatic video captures moment IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, killing 7

The Mi-17 V5 chopper was flying to Yangtse to drop off kerosene jerry cans at a forward Army camp when it crashed around 6 AM near Tawang on October 6.

Oct 30, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
Indra 2017: Indian, Russian fighter pilots soar high in tri-services military drill

Indra 2017: Indian, Russian fighter pilots soar high in tri-services military drill

As many as 80 Indian Air Force personel, alongwith soldiers from the Indian Army and personel and warships from Indian Navy are participating in the military exercise in Vladivostok.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Watch: Touchdown of IAF's C-130 Hercules on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

C-130 Hercules aircraft of Indian Air Force landed on Agra-Lucknow Expressway and Garun Commandos disembarked from the aircraft. Watch to know more.

Oct 24, 2017, 11:35 AM IST