Air Marshal Arup Raha takes over as IAF Chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, Tuesday took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.

IAF has unprecedented response power with C-130J, Mi-17s: Browne

NAK Browne said that the acquisition of assets such as the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft and Mi-17 V5 helicopters had given "unprecedented response" capabilities to IAF.

Arup Raha to take over as IAF chief tomorrow

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, will Tuesday take over as the Air Force chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.

Air Chief reviews proposed first base for Tejas LCA

Outgoing IAF chief NAK Browne on Wednesday reviewed the progress of the Sulur air base where the force is to deploy its first squadron of the indigenously- developed LCA, Tejas.

Gen Bikram Singh to be the new Chairman, COSC

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh has been appointed as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee to succeed IAF Chief NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31.

China`s air defence zone issue must be resolved bilaterally: NAK Browne

The ongoing dispute over China`s air defence identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea should be resolved bilaterally between the aggrieving nations, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said here Thursday.

India notes defence developments in China: IAF Chief

India is taking note of defence developments in its neighbourhood, and is in a state of preparedness to thwart nefarious designs and threats, Indian Air Force chief NAK Browne said here on Thursday.

IAF bids adieu to one of its old workhorses - MiG-21

The Kalaikunda airbase on Wednesday witnessed three MiG-27 aircraft perform the Trishul Break Manoeuvre as a salute to the MiG-21 type 77 aircraft that was towed out and into the Hangar for the last time.

Defence partnership with India critical to US: US Air Chief

The India-US defence partnership is not only critical for the United States, but is also beneficial to India, a top US air force general has said.

Air Marshal Arup Raha to be the next IAF Chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, will be the next Air Force Chief succeeding incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne who is retiring on December 31.

Air Marshal Raha likely to be next chief of Indian Air force

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, is likely to be the next chief of the Indian Air Force, succeeding incumbent NAK Browne who is retiring on December 31.

Air Chief lauds commanders`, emphasises on enhancement of operational capability

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne on Tuesday complimented Air Force commanders for an outstanding effort in the last one year.

IAF planning fighter plane base in Nyoma in Ladakh: NAK Browne

As part of efforts to build up military infrastructure along the border with China, the IAF on Friday said it plans to develop a fighter aircraft base at Nyoma in Ladakh and is upgrading seven airfields for carrying out 24X7 operations in the northeast.

IAF Chief demands fair representation of forces in 7th Pay panel

IAF Chief NAK Browne has demanded a fair representation of the armed forces in the 7th Pay Commission, announced today, against the backdrop of controversies over alleged anomalies in implementation of the last pay panel report.

IAF Chief`s visit to China not called off: AK Antony

Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday made it clear that the IAF Chief`s planned visit to China has not been called off amid indications that the schedule is now expected to be reworked.

Air Chief to inaugurate ISAM conference in B`lore

The 53rd annual conference of Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine here will be inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne on August nine.

Browne discussed with US setting up Indian space, cyber commands

India and US discussed a host of issues, including the security situation in South Asia, East China Sea and America`s help in developing two new commands - space and cyber, during a recent visit of Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne.

IAF chief discusses modernisation, regional engagement in US

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne met General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff at Pentagon and discussed regional and armed forces engagement alongwith military modernisation.

C-17 a major component of IAF modernisation drive: Browne

Boeing C-17 globe master military transport aircraft, being inducted into IAF forms a major component of its modernisation effort, NAK Browne said.

IAF chief on US visit to strengthen security, defence ties

A wide range of bilateral issues on strengthening security and defence ties are expected to figure during IAF chief N A K Browne`s four-day visit to the United States beginning on Sunday.