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IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

Defence ties between India and Israel have grown manifold in the last couple of decades. India has emerged as Israel's biggest arms market and has been purchasing around $1 billion worth of weapons every year. 

May 21, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
Gagan Shakti 2018, IAF's 13-day long wargame, achieved more than its objectives: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Gagan Shakti 2018, IAF's 13-day long wargame, achieved more than its objectives: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Gagan Shakti 2018 was the biggest exercise by IAF in three decades.

Apr 23, 2018, 22:50 PM IST
Indian Air Force vs Chinese Air Force: The rivalry in numbers

Indian Air Force vs Chinese Air Force: The rivalry in numbers

Both India and China are looking to rapidly modernise their military with a focus on advanced hardware.

Mar 22, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
Indian Air Force on strong wicket vs China: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Indian Air Force on strong wicket vs China: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Security analysts have generally agreed that the IAF has a dominant position in the north-east sector, courtesy geographical factors.

Mar 22, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
Not approached Lockheed Martin for buying US F-35 fighter jet: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Not approached Lockheed Martin for buying US F-35 fighter jet: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

IAF Chief BS Dhanoa has said that no such request for procuring the American F-35 Lightning II aircraft has been made to the US.

Mar 01, 2018, 07:24 AM IST

First women fighter pilots likely to start with Mig 21 Bisons: IAF chief

The three women fighter pilots are set to be commissioned in a fighter squadron in December are likely to fly Mig 21 Bisons.

Oct 09, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
October 8, 2017: News at a glance

October 8, 2017: News at a glance

IAF ready to strike at short notice

Oct 08, 2017, 22:06 PM IST
China justifies its stand, says Doklam belongs to us

China justifies its stand, says Doklam belongs to us

Over a month after the Doklam border stand-off with China was resolved diplomatically, the neighbouring country on Friday defended the presence of its troops in the tri-junction claiming that the area always belonged to them.

Oct 06, 2017, 23:59 PM IST
IAF chief says India has power to strike Pakistan nukes, Islamabad says 'expect no restraint'

IAF chief says India has power to strike Pakistan nukes, Islamabad says 'expect no restraint'

Indian Air Force chief Marshal BS Dhanoa’s statement on the force's capability evoked sharp reactions from Pakistan on Thursday. After Dhanoa's response to a question on Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, the neighbour warned that any move by India would result in loss of its restraint.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:47 PM IST
Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes on its soil

Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes on its soil

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday warned India against carrying out a surgical strike or targeting its nuclear installations, saying if that happens nobody should expect restraint from his country.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Is China still flexing its muscles in Doklam?

Is China still flexing its muscles in Doklam?

China is also reportedly building bunkers and a road on the Doklam Plateau, just 10 km from the location of the last conflict.

Oct 05, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Indian Air Force ready for every challenge: Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says have given a big statement. He has said that the Indian Air Force is ready for every challenge.

Oct 05, 2017, 14:51 PM IST
Can tackle any threat from China, strike Pakistan nukes: IAF chief

Can tackle any threat from China, strike Pakistan nukes: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa also said India is prepared to counter any threat from China. 

Oct 05, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
In a first, IAF chief writes to each officer, tells them to be prepared for operations `at a very short notice`

In a first, IAF chief writes to each officer, tells them to be prepared for operations `at a very short notice`

This is the first time that an IAF chief has written a personal letter to all officers.

May 20, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

SWAC: Air Marshal RK Dhir takes over as AOC-in-C

Air Marshal RK Dhir on Monday took over the charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) of South-Western Air Command (SWAC) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) after his predecessor Air Marshal BS Dhanoa was appointed the Vice Chief of Air Staff, an official statement said.

Jun 01, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

Air Marshal BS Dhanoa takes charge as Vice Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal BS Dhanoa officially took charge as the Vice Chief of Air Staff of the Indian Air Force on Monday.

Jun 01, 2015, 11:46 AM IST

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