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In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot.

Jan 17, 2018, 13:44 PM IST
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likely to fly sortie in Sukhoi 30 MKI in Jodhpur

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman likely to fly sortie in Sukhoi 30 MKI in Jodhpur

The defence minister will fly a sortie in the formidable fighter, which has nuclear strike capability to penetrate deep into enemy territory, at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur.

Jan 15, 2018, 22:34 PM IST
IAF fighter makes emergency landing at Jaipur Airport

IAF fighter makes emergency landing at Jaipur Airport

Many flights were kept on hold for half an hour till the time the fighter plane was shifted from the runway to a hangar.

Dec 08, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Singapore Defence Minister flies in Tejas at Kalaikunda

Singapore Defence Minister flies in Tejas at Kalaikunda

Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Tuesday flew a sortie in the trainer version of the Light Combat Aircraft at Kalaikunda.

Nov 28, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
IAF aircraft conduct spectacular Surya Kiran display in Pune: In Pics

IAF aircraft conduct spectacular Surya Kiran display in Pune: In Pics

The daredevil performance was showcased by the IAF's SKAT team. 

Nov 25, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties

IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties

A Kiran trainer aircraft crashed on Friday in Siddipet in Telangana.

Nov 24, 2017, 16:03 PM IST
IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

IAF creates history, Brahmos missile successfully launched from Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet – Watch video

In a big boost for the armed forces, the Indian Air Force (IAF) successfully test-fired the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile Brahmos from a Sukhoi-30MKI combat jet against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:55 AM IST
BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi: Why it is a big deal for Indian Air Force

 BrahMos was gravity-dropped from the Sukhoi-30MKI or Su-30 from the fuselage.

Nov 22, 2017, 18:07 PM IST
IAF's tireless C-130 Hercules sets new record for longest non-stop flight

IAF's tireless C-130 Hercules sets new record for longest non-stop flight

The C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft.

Nov 19, 2017, 10:49 AM IST
India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

India set to test-fire nuclear-capable BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet: Sources

If the tests are successful, the integration of Sukhoi-BrahMos will enable Indian Air Force to not just target installations deep inside enemy territory but also fend off air defence covers at such target locations.

Nov 14, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

Indian Air Force takes part in Blue Flag, Israel's largest air exercise, for the first time

For the first time, the Indian Air Force or IAF is participating in Blue Flag 2017, Israel's largest aerial exercise.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Indian Air Force fighter jets touchdown on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Indian Air Force fighter jets touchdown on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

A C130 plane with Garud commandos was the first to land, followed by touchdowns and low flyby by several Mirage and Sukhoi fighter jets.

Oct 24, 2017, 10:22 AM IST
Ahead of IAF exercice, Lucknow-Agra Expressway to remain closed for traffic today

Ahead of IAF exercice, Lucknow-Agra Expressway to remain closed for traffic today

A patch of Lucknow-Agra Expressway will be closed for traffic on Monday, a day ahead Indian Air Force (IAF) planes take part in an exercise to use the highway as landing strip on October 24.

Oct 23, 2017, 06:47 AM IST
October 21, 2017: All you need to know

October 21, 2017: All you need to know

Oct 21, 2017, 21:25 PM IST

Bandipora encounter: Two IAF Garud commandos martyred

In Bandipora encounter, 2 IAF Garud commandos have been martyred.

Oct 11, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Integration of three armed forces essential for any future conflict: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Integration of three armed forces essential for any future conflict: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently undertook a whirlwind tour of defence bases across the country.

Oct 10, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Lack of timely decision-making resulted in gaps in IAF, govt committed to fill them: Nirmala Sitharaman

Lack of timely decision-making resulted in gaps in IAF, govt committed to fill them: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed bi-annual conference of IAF commanders on Tuesday.

Oct 10, 2017, 20:07 PM 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
Tawang chopper crash: Outrage over images of soldiers' bodies in cardboard boxes; Army calls it 'aberration'

Tawang chopper crash: Outrage over images of soldiers' bodies in cardboard boxes; Army calls it 'aberration'

Seven military personnel were killed in a helicopter crash in Tawang two days ago.

Oct 08, 2017, 22:11 PM IST