IAF chief, Union Home Secy briefs J&K Guv on rescue, relief

IAF chief Arup Raha and Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami on Tuesday briefed Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-ravaged state.

J&K floods: Rescue ops to continue till there is requirement, says IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Tuesday said an outstanding effort was put in by all personnel of Indian Air Force in the relief operations in the flood-ravaged Kashmir region and said their work would continue till the time there is a requirement.

India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha
India prepared to tackle threat from al Qaeda-like agencies: IAF chief Arup Raha

Two days after the reported creation of a new al Qaeda wing in the Indian subcontinent, Indian Air Force chief Air Marshal Arup Raha on Friday acknowledged threat from al Qaeda-like agencies but said the nation is prepared for it.

French fighter jet deal close: IAF chief Arup Raha

Indian Air Force Chief has said conclusion of a $22 billion fighter jet deal with French company Dassault Aviation was imminent after missed deadlines and delays.

No tension over Pakistan ceasefire violations; we are prepared: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said there was no tension as such in the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan but "we are all prepared".

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

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.

Arup Raha takes over as new CoSC

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

IAF receives 6th C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

The Indian Air Force on Monday received its sixth C-17 Globemaster heavylift transport aircraft which also carried a World War II vintage `Harvard` aircraft in its belly.

Nation salutes brave martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas: Narendra Modi

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.

IAF plans early induction of Rafale combat jet

India`s negotiations with French aviation major Dassault for 126 Rafale Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft for USD 20 billion "are progressing well" and the contract is likely "sooner than later in the current financial year (2014-15)" a top military commander has said.

41 women among 193 flight cadets commissioned into IAF

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade of 193 flight cadets belonging to Pilot, Navigation and Ground Duty streams at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, near here.

IAF plans to engage Russia for joint air exercises: Arup Raha

The Indian Air Force is planning to engage Russia for joint air exercises like the ones it has been conducting with other nations, IAF chief Arup Raha said on Monday.

France, Indian Air Force chiefs to take part in `Garuda-5

French Air Chief General Denis Mercier with his country`s Ambassador Francois Richier and French defence attache Group Captain Benedict Smith along with Indian Air Force Chief Arup Raha will arrive here on Monday to participate in the ongoing fifth Indo-French air exercise `Garuda-5`.

IAF, HAL to play big role in defence preparedness: Arup Raha

Indian Air Force (IAF), Department of Defence Production and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will continue to play a big role in the defence preparedness of the country, IAF chief Arup Raha said here on Sunday.

Air Force chief calls on PM Narendra Modi

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, chief of the air force, Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official statement said.

IAF chief meets PM Narendra Modi

IAF chief Arup Raha on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is believed to have briefed him on the operational preparedness of the force.

Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Wednesday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies.

Stay abreast of modern developments: IAF Chief to commanders

IAF Chief Arup Raha on Wednesday urged senior commanders of the Western Air Command to stay abreast of modern developments and emerging technologies while guiding the IAF`s strategic transformation process.

IAF chief reviews security of northeastern region

Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha reviewed the security scenario with special reference to India`s northeast with officers of the Eastern Air Command.

IAF transforming into strategic power: Air Force chief

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Friday said that the IAF was poised to transform into a strategic aerospace power with the ongoing modernisation.