Indian Air Force

IAF LCA Tejas fighter testing more Israeli weapons and missiles: Report

IAF LCA Tejas fighter testing more Israeli weapons and missiles: Report

The DRDO is already equipping one squadron of LCA Tejas with Israeli missiles. The Israeli Rafael Spice smart bombs which can use the GPS/INS Satellite/Inertial Navigation system to home in on targets are also being tested, claimed IHLS.

Jul 18, 2018, 12:18 PM IST
Ex-cook of IAF officers' mess detained for having secret info like take-off schedule of fighter planes

Ex-cook of IAF officers' mess detained for having secret info like take-off schedule of fighter planes

A former cook of the Indian Air Force officers' mess has been booked by the police under the Official Secrets Act for possessing confidential information.

Jul 09, 2018, 06:48 AM IST
IAF's helicopters deployed to rescue stranded Amarnath pilgrims

IAF's helicopters deployed to rescue stranded Amarnath pilgrims

The use of IAF helicopters were as per the direction given by Governor NN Vohra to Shri Amarnath Shrine Board.

Jul 06, 2018, 21:08 PM IST
HAL Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet crashes in Nashik - watch

HAL Sukhoi Su-30 under-production fighter jet crashes in Nashik - watch

There are no reports of any on-ground injuries while the two pilots inside the plane also ejected safely.

Jun 27, 2018, 11:47 AM IST
Pithoragarh-Gunji airbridge – a brilliant effort by IAF to help Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

Pithoragarh-Gunji airbridge – a brilliant effort by IAF to help Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims

The IAF airbridge will be used to airlift nearly 1080 registered passengers from Pithoragarh to Gunji.

Jun 20, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
IAF seeks application for Commissioned Officers; apply online on afcat.cdac.in

IAF seeks application for Commissioned Officers; apply online on afcat.cdac.in

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is inviting applications for the post of Commissioned Officers in flying and ground duties. The openings in the IAF are for both technical and non-technical streams. Applications have been sought on afcat.cdac.in from both men and women who wish to be a part of the defence force.

Jun 19, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
Indian Air Force helicopter drops 15000 litres of water to put out fire on burning ship

Indian Air Force helicopter drops 15000 litres of water to put out fire on burning ship

The rescue operation was carried out in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of the Sunderbans.

Jun 19, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
Meghana Shanbough becomes IAF’s first women fighter pilot from Karnataka

Meghana Shanbough becomes IAF’s first women fighter pilot from Karnataka

Meghana Shanbough joined the Indian Air Force in January 2017 in the Flying branch at Air Force Academy.

Jun 17, 2018, 14:04 PM IST
113 flight cadets, including 13 women officers, graduate as Flying Officers

113 flight cadets, including 13 women officers, graduate as Flying Officers

As many as 113 flight cadets, including 13 women officers, graduated as Flying Officers of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Air Force Academy on Saturday.

Jun 17, 2018, 13:20 PM IST
Advika Jha from Bihar follows Bhawana Kanth, set to fly IAF jet

Advika Jha from Bihar follows Bhawana Kanth, set to fly IAF jet

After Bhawana Kanth, one among the first women fighter pilots of the Indian Air Force, another woman from Bihar, Advika Jha, is set to make the state and the country proud of her achievement. Advika has been selected as a pilot by the Indian Air Force for Short Service Commission for Women.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
IAF's Jaguar fighter jet develops technical snag during landing in Gujarat, pilot ejects safely

IAF's Jaguar fighter jet develops technical snag during landing in Gujarat, pilot ejects safely

The incident took place at 9:20 am when the aircraft was on a routine training mission.

Jun 08, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
National Defence Academy admission exam for Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force to be held on September 9

National Defence Academy admission exam for Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force to be held on September 9

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the examination for admission to the Army, Navy and Air Force wings of National  Defence Academy for the 142nd Course, and for the 104th Indian Naval Academy Course (INAC) on September 9, 2018. 

Jun 07, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Gujarat's Kutch, pilot killed

IAF's Jaguar aircraft crashes in Gujarat's Kutch, pilot killed

The mishap took place in Bareja village near Mundra in Kutch. Police and rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

Jun 05, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
IAF helicopter brought in to douse massive Delhi fire

IAF helicopter brought in to douse massive Delhi fire

A massive fire had broken out in a rubber factory in Malviya Nagar at around 5 pm on Tuesday.

May 30, 2018, 09:11 AM IST
DAC clears proposals worth more than Rs 6,900 crore, includes thermal imaging system for night fighting capabilities

DAC clears proposals worth more than Rs 6,900 crore, includes thermal imaging system for night fighting capabilities

Thermal Imaging Night Sights for the Rocket Launcher used by the Army and the Air Force will be bought through established Indian vendors, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

May 28, 2018, 20:50 PM IST
F-16 production can make India fighter jet export hub: Lockheed

F-16 production can make India fighter jet export hub: Lockheed

Lockheed Martin has previously announced that F-16 jet production in India will be exclusive.

May 23, 2018, 13:38 PM IST
IAF helicopter crash-lands in J&K, crew safe

IAF helicopter crash-lands in J&K, crew safe

A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Air Force crash landed at Jammu and Kashmir's Natha Top on Wednesday, reported news agency PTI.

May 23, 2018, 13:31 PM IST
IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKI jet vs China's J-20 stealth fighter

IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKI jet vs China's J-20 stealth fighter

Here is a look at the features and capabilities of the Sukhoi Su-30 MKI and Chengdu J-20, the top two fighter jets in Asia.

May 22, 2018, 18:24 PM IST
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
IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs can detect and track Chinese Chengdu J-20 stealth fighters

IAF's Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs can detect and track Chinese Chengdu J-20 stealth fighters

The IAF Sukhoi Su-30MKIs on a sortie in the Northeast managed to track Chengdu J-20 fighters being operated by the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) over Tibet. 

May 21, 2018, 12:28 PM IST

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