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MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 22:03

Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

MI-17 V5 helicopters inducted at IAF`s Jamnagar airbase

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 21:16

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday formally inducted Russia-made MI-17 V5 series helicopters, known for their manoeuvring and weight-carrying capacity, at its Jamnagar base in Gujarat.

Anti-Naxal ops: BSF to get two new choppers

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 16:10

The BSF air wing will get two new advanced military helicopters by this year-end for aiding security forces in anti-Naxal operations.

With Agusta deal scrapped, Mi-17 choppers may ferry VVIPs

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 17:32

With IAF set to begin phasing out this year its fleet of choppers used for ferrying VVIIPs, the Defence Ministry is considering the option of utilising the Mi-17V5 helicopters being procured from Russia for the task.

Uttarakhand helicopter crash: Tragedy again for tw

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 21:13

Death of 2 ITBP men in air crash was enough to devastate their families but realisation that they may never get mortal remains is unfathomable as rescuers have finally said nothing was found of them.

U’Khand chopper crash: Darrell Castellino- The man who always returned compliments

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 22:26

"I am not from Goa. I am from Mumbai," Darrell Castellino, who was the commander of the ill-fated Mi-17 helicopter that crashed on Tuesday in Gaurikund, said when asked if his second name suggested he hails from the beach state.

Mi-17 drops drops funeral articles in Kedarnath

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 15:03

Landing its first big helicopter in the difficult Kedarnath area, the IAF Tuesday not only dropped logistics for funeral of the dead in the area but also picked few mortal souls.

Incursion issue: IAF resumes supplies to Army units in Daulat Beg Oldi area

Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 23:40

After having briefly halted its operations in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) area in Ladakh after the incursion by Chinese troops, IAF has resumed its operations to supply rations to the Indian Army units deployed there.

Mi-17 V-5 choppers for anti-Naxal operations

Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 14:33

Strengthening its capability for anti-Naxal operations, IAF will deploy a squadron of its latest Mi-17 V-5 helicopters in Nagpur.

IAF airlifts over 100 stranded passengers

Last Updated: Monday, January 21, 2013, 17:48

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday airlifted more than 100 stranded passengers in three sorties between Srinagar and Kargil, an official spokesman said.

IAF to deploy Mi-17 chopper squadron near Indo-Pak border

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 19:41

Strengthening its presence along the Pakistan border, the Indian Air force is deploying a squadron of its latest Mi-17 V5 helicopters, comprising about 15 aircraft, in Phalodi air base near here.

India to buy 42 Su-30MKIs, 71 Mi-17 V5 helicopters from Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 09:00

India is all set to procure 42 Su-30 MKI combat aircraft and 71 medium-lift helicopters from Russia.