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Biofuel-powered An-32, homegrown platforms to be IAF main attractions at Republic Day parade

Biofuel-powered An-32, homegrown platforms to be IAF main attractions at Republic Day parade

The Prime Minister has taken initiative under which dependency on oil imports has to be reduced by 10 per cent by 2021.

Jan 16, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
Pakistan eyes 62 JF-17 jets from China as Rafale dogfight continues in India

Pakistan eyes 62 JF-17 jets from China as Rafale dogfight continues in India

While the Indian Air Force requires a total of 126 new Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) plane, it will only be getting 36 Rafale jets by 2020. 

Jan 06, 2019, 13:57 PM IST
IAF's Su-30MKI costlier than Russian Su-30 due to India specific features

IAF's Su-30MKI costlier than Russian Su-30 due to India specific features

Minister of Defence (State) Subhash Bhamre has told Parliament that SU-30MKI has a higher cost of manufacturing due to a number of factors.

Jan 03, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

DNA: Zee News at ground zero in Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped

Watch Zee News ground report from Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped since December 13. Will Meghalaya miners be saved?

Dec 28, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

Deshhit: Will Meghalaya miners be saved; Navy divers, NDRF, IAF join rescue operation

A group of Indian Navy divers are deployed from Vishakhapatnam to join operations to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13. Will be Meghalaya miners be saved.

Dec 28, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
IAF skydiving team creates record by jumping from aircraft with twin flags

IAF skydiving team creates record by jumping from aircraft with twin flags

Wing Commander Yadava is part of IAF's skydiving team 'Akashganga'.

Dec 23, 2018, 20:53 PM IST
Congress leader Veerappa Moily's attack on IAF chief BS Dhanoa totally exposes party: BJP

Congress leader Veerappa Moily's attack on IAF chief BS Dhanoa totally exposes party: BJP

In Hyderabad, Moily on Thursday had accused Dhanoa of "lying", a day after the latter called the Rafale deal a "game changer" and the Supreme Court verdict on it a "very fine" judgment. 

Dec 21, 2018, 08:39 AM IST
With a fleet of 16 transport planes, IAF airlifts record 463 tonnes of load in a single wave

With a fleet of 16 transport planes, IAF airlifts record 463 tonnes of load in a single wave

A fleet of 16 fixed wing transport aircraft comprising of C-17 Globemaster, the Ilyushin-76 Gajraj and the Medium lift Tactical aircraft, Antonov-32 took part in the effort. 

Dec 18, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
In a first, Indian Air Force flies military aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel

In a first, Indian Air Force flies military aircraft using blended bio-jet fuel

The project is a combined effort of the IAF, DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization), Directorate General Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum.

Dec 18, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
IAF conducts combined guided firing of surface-to-air missiles

IAF conducts combined guided firing of surface-to-air missiles

IAF successfully fired four different classes of missiles like Akash, Spyder, OSA-AK-M and IGLA.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
IAF's Air Devil team, Su-30MKI enthral audience at Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland

IAF's Air Devil team, Su-30MKI enthral audience at Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland

The hugely popular Hornbill Festival 2018 showcases the rich ancient culture and civilization of Nagaland. The festival this year coincided with the Formation Day of Nagaland. 

Dec 02, 2018, 14:17 PM IST
Cope India 2018: IAF-US Pacific Air Force joint exercise to begin on December 3, US Air Force contingent lands in West Bengal - Watch

Cope India 2018: IAF-US Pacific Air Force joint exercise to begin on December 3, US Air Force contingent lands in West Bengal - Watch

The exercise will host more than 40 aircraft including F-15 and C-130H aircraft of USAF. The fighter aircraft would operate from AFS Kalaikunda (KKD) and the transport aircraft from AFS Panagarh.

 

Dec 02, 2018, 13:37 PM IST
IAF and US Air Force to take part in bilateral exercise in West Bengal

IAF and US Air Force to take part in bilateral exercise in West Bengal

COPE INDIA began in 2004 as a fighter training exercise held at Air Force Station Gwalior.

Nov 29, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
IAF's Suryakiran Aerobatic Team holds scintillating aerial display in Pune - In pics

IAF's Suryakiran Aerobatic Team holds scintillating aerial display in Pune - In pics

The aerobatic team will also be performing at the National Defence Academy's (NDA) Passing out Parade on November 30, 2018.

 

Nov 24, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
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