Slow modernisation of capabilities a big concern: IAF chief

Air force chief Arup Raha on Saturday expressed concern over delays in its projects and said it was the government's responsibility to provide whatever was necessary as "Indian Air Force is India's air force not my air 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.

Ex-IAF chief Fali Major was hosted by Finmeccanica: Reports

In a fresh development in the scam-tainted VVIP chopper deal, lawyers of AgustaWestland have reportedly told an Italian court that its parent company Finmeccanica had hosted the then IAF chief F H Major in 2007, a period when the bidders were being shortlisted.

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.

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.

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.

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.

IAF chief on four-day visit to South Korea

IAF chief NAK Browne is on a four-day visit to South Korea to discuss the entire gamut of defence ties and enhance military cooperation between the two sides.

Air Chief in Uttarakhand to boost morale

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne arrived in Dehradun on Wednesday morning to boost the morale of the Air Force personnel involved in rescue operation.

Antony`s intervention seeked on re-fixing pay scales

IAF Chief has sought Defence Minister`s intervention to ensure proper implementation of a SC order asking the Centre to re-fix pay-scales of Armed Forces Officers.

Synergy of services key to battle`s outcome: IAF chief

India`s future operational experiences will invariably be joint operations where a degree of synergy among the three services will be a key determinant of the final outcome, the IAF chief said.

IAF chief reviews issues pertaining to operational needs in Northeast

Air Force chief NAK Browne reviewed various issues and aspects pertaining to operational needs in Northeast.

Will try to fine tune operational strategies: IAF chief

IAF has planned two exercises early this year, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne said on Tuesday.

Grounded Mirage fleet to fly by month end: Browne

After remaining grounded for over a month, the Mirage 2000 aircraft fleet of the IAF is expected to resume flying operations by the end of this month.

IAF Chief flies Sukhoi to restore confidence

India`s Air Chief on Wednesday flew a one-hour sortie in a Sukhoi combat jet.

Beg, borrow or steal: IAF chief to scientists

"Beg, borrow or steal", was the advice IAF chief, Air Chief Norman Anil Kumar Browne, had for defence scientists.

MiG crashes due to pilots` inexperience: IAF Chief

The Indian Air Force (IAF)
on Saturday said most of the recent MiG-21 crashes have been caused
due to inexperience of young pilots in handling the aircraft.

LCA project delayed: IAF Chief

India`s ambitious project to
develop indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has suffered a
setback as the Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) for the
aircraft was delayed by another year.