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After Sukhois, India deploys Akash missiles in Northeast to tackle China threat

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 09:16

Amid growing apprehensions about China`s `real` intentions, India has started deploying squadrons of surface-to-air Akash missiles in the Northeast.

IAF to replace crashed C-130J medium-lift aircraft

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:18

The Indian Air Force will buy one more Lockheed Martin C 130J Super Hercules medium-lift aircraft apart from the 12 contracted for to make up for the loss of one plane in an accident in March.

Russia prepares 5th-generation fighter for India

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 01:09

Russia`s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has completed the front-end engineering design of the Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) for India`s Air Force, UAC president Mikhail Pogosyan said Friday.

IAF to extend technical life of Kiran trainer planes

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 15:47

Due to "inordinate delay" in Intermediate Jet Trainer programme of the HAL, the IAF has initiated action to look for alternatives and extending the technical life of the Kiran trainer aircraft, Rajya Sabha was informed Tuesday.

Rs 30,000 cr Indo-French missile development plan in troubled waters

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 01:20

An Indo-French proposed joint venture expected to be worth around Rs 30,000 crore to develop short range air defence missiles seems to have run into rough weather as Indian Air Force feels that its requirements could be met by indigenous Akash surface-to-air missile weapon system.

IAF grounds fleet of 40 ALH Dhruv choppers after Sitapur crash

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 22:11

The Indian Air Force has grounded its fleet of around 40 indigenously-developed ALH Dhruv helicopters in view of the recent crash in which seven of its personnel were killed.

Jaguar fighter jet crashes in Gujarat`s Kutch; pilot safe

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 13:39

A Jaguar fighter plane of the Indian Air Force crashed on Friday while on a routine sortie from the Bhuj air base.

Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 14:51

IAF chief Arup Raha Wednesday took over as the Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee from incumbent Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring tomorrow.

Lok Sabha mourns death of 7 IAF personnel in chopper crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 13:31

Lok Sabha Wednesday condoled the death of seven Indian Air Force personnel, including two officers, in a helicopter crash in Uttar Pradesh.

Last rites of two IAF personnel performed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:49

The last rites of two Indian Air Force personnel, who died in a helicopter crash in Ataria area of Sitapur district, was on Sunday performed here with full military honours.

Uttar Pradesh IAF chopper crash death toll rises to seven

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:20

The death toll in the Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper crash in Uttar Pradesh`s Sitapur District rose to seven on Saturday.

Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 09:13

Defence Minsiter Arun Jaitley and armed forces chiefs paid tribute at the India Gate here to the martyrs who gallantly laid down their life for the nation in the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan.