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Amid row over Rafale deal, Dassault unveils fighter jets for IAF

Amid row over Rafale deal, Dassault unveils fighter jets for IAF

The first look of the advanced fighter jets was unveiled at Istre-Le Tube airbase in France.

Nov 13, 2018, 14:15 PM IST
IAF will get first Rafale jets in September 2019: Dassault CEO Eric Trappier

IAF will get first Rafale jets in September 2019: Dassault CEO Eric Trappier

Dassault CEO has categorically rubbished kickback allegations made by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

Nov 13, 2018, 12:17 PM IST
India ready and capable of countering threats from neighbours: IAF chief

India ready and capable of countering threats from neighbours: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa claimes that the Indian Air Force is "very much alive" to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:01 PM IST
IAF's Akash Ganga, bearing India flag, undertakes challenging air canopy formation in Agra

IAF's Akash Ganga, bearing India flag, undertakes challenging air canopy formation in Agra

Akash Ganga is the 14-member skydiving team of the IAF.

Nov 01, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
Watch: Spectacular views of world's tallest statue from IAF planes

Watch: Spectacular views of world's tallest statue from IAF planes

Three Indian Air Force aircraft flew in Vic formation while painting the tricolour as a salute to the majestic statue which stands at 182 metres. 

Oct 31, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
IAF's 'Garud' unit bags 6 gallantry awards for anti-terror operations in Kashmir

IAF's 'Garud' unit bags 6 gallantry awards for anti-terror operations in Kashmir

The unit also received the prestigious Air Force Chief's citation.

Oct 09, 2018, 13:52 PM IST
IAF to celebrate 86th anniversary on October 8 with scintillating air show

IAF to celebrate 86th anniversary on October 8 with scintillating air show

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will celebrate its 86th anniversary on Monday. 

Oct 07, 2018, 23:10 PM IST
Air Force Day: MiG-29 gets upgrade; gains in lethality, ferocity

Air Force Day: MiG-29 gets upgrade; gains in lethality, ferocity

The India Air Force's beast - MiG-29 - has gained in strength and ferocity after an upgrade.

Oct 07, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Rafale an excellent aircraft, its presence will give India a lot of deterrence: Air Marshal

Rafale an excellent aircraft, its presence will give India a lot of deterrence: Air Marshal

He also said the Rafale would be based in Hasimara, West Bengal, in the command close to the Assam border.

Oct 06, 2018, 23:20 PM IST
IAF's microlight aircraft crashes in Baghpat, two pilots eject safely

IAF's microlight aircraft crashes in Baghpat, two pilots eject safely

The two pilots who were flying the aircraft ejected to safety. 

Oct 05, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
IAF begins ops 'Operation Samudra Maitri' in quake-hit Indonesia, hands over aid to authorities

IAF begins ops 'Operation Samudra Maitri' in quake-hit Indonesia, hands over aid to authorities

IAF C-130J aircraft was carrying 37 medical personnel while C-17 aircraft was loaded with relief material.

Oct 04, 2018, 22:08 PM IST
IAF chief says Rafale will be a game changer, blames HAL for delay in delivery of other jets

IAF chief says Rafale will be a game changer, blames HAL for delay in delivery of other jets

He said that the Indian Air Force is making concerted efforts to reduce accidents and to preserve the air assets.

Oct 03, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
Major reshuffle in IAF; Air Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as Deputy CoAS, Raghunath Nambiar appointed EAC chief and HS Arora as SWAC chief

Major reshuffle in IAF; Air Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as Deputy CoAS, Raghunath Nambiar appointed EAC chief and HS Arora as SWAC chief

The Centre has announced a major reshuffle in top positions in the IAF.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
IAF embarks on disaster relief mission to earthquake-hit Indonesia

IAF embarks on disaster relief mission to earthquake-hit Indonesia

PM Modi had offered all possible assistance from India as a maritime neighbour and friend of Indonesia.

Oct 02, 2018, 16:21 PM IST
IAF rescues 32 people from parts of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday

IAF rescues 32 people from parts of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday

The rescued people include 24 from Chhattru and seven from Chhota Dara.

Sep 29, 2018, 23:28 PM IST
Scintillating air display at Hindon Air Force Station will mark IAF's 86th Anniversary

Scintillating air display at Hindon Air Force Station will mark IAF's 86th Anniversary

IAF to celebrate 86th anniversary at Hindan Air Force Station on October 8th.

Sep 29, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Himachal rescue operation ends after 5 days, 252 people airlifted by IAF

Himachal rescue operation ends after 5 days, 252 people airlifted by IAF

The rescue operation in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley came to an end after five days. 

Sep 29, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
IAF vice chief accidentally shoots himself in the thigh, hospitalised

IAF vice chief accidentally shoots himself in the thigh, hospitalised

The vice chief of Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Marshal SB Deo, is understood to have accidentally shot himself in his thigh, sources said on Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2018, 11:10 AM IST
IAF successfully test fires ASTRA air-to-air missile, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauds efforts

IAF successfully test fires ASTRA air-to-air missile, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman lauds efforts

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday successfully test-fired ASTRA, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM). 

Sep 26, 2018, 19:22 PM IST

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