Indian Air Force

HP: Fresh snowfall in Lahaul-Spiti leads to closing of roads, 70 rescued from Keylong

HP: Fresh snowfall in Lahaul-Spiti leads to closing of roads, 70 rescued from Keylong

The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall while other parts of the state witnessed light rainfall due to a western disturbance.

Nov 02, 2018, 22:02 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 crew begins training on Apache helicopters

IAF crew begins training on Apache helicopters

The Boeing Apache is a twin-turbo shaft attack helicopter with tandem cockpit for two persons.

Oct 22, 2018, 22:20 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar wishes Indian Air Force on 86th Air Force Day, expresses pride

Sachin Tendulkar wishes Indian Air Force on 86th Air Force Day, expresses pride

Sachin Tendulkar became the first ever sportsman to be conferred the rank of Group Captain by the Indian Air Force in 2010. 

Oct 08, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
Rafale jets, S-400 missiles will bolster our capabilities: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Rafale jets, S-400 missiles will bolster our capabilities: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa has said that the Indian Air Force has been growing in strength and that it is capable of meeting any contingency.

Oct 08, 2018, 16:03 PM IST
IAF celebrates its 86th anniversary today - Watch grand parade cum investiture ceremony live

IAF celebrates its 86th anniversary today - Watch grand parade cum investiture ceremony live

IAF has organised a grand parade cum Investiture Ceremony at Ghaziabad's Hindon Air Force Station.

Oct 08, 2018, 08:34 AM 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
Indian Air Force successfully tests Astra BVR Air-to-Air missiles

Indian Air Force successfully tests Astra BVR Air-to-Air missiles

The Astra missile systems are all set to be inducted into the Indian Air Force by 2019.

Oct 03, 2018, 22:07 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
In a first, Dakota aircraft to take part in Air Force Day fly past; other vintage planes to be included too

In a first, Dakota aircraft to take part in Air Force Day fly past; other vintage planes to be included too

Dakota aircraft, which played a vital role in the 1947-48 India-Pakistan war, was restored to its original glory and inducted into the Vintage Aircraft Flight of the Indian Air Force in May this year.

Oct 03, 2018, 12:24 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
Pakistani helicopter violates Indian airspace in J&K's Poonch

Pakistani helicopter violates Indian airspace in J&K's Poonch

Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir's 'Prime Minister' Raja Farooq Haider was one of the occupants.

Sep 30, 2018, 14:21 PM IST
India believes in peace but not at cost of self respect: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

India believes in peace but not at cost of self respect: PM Modi in Mann ki Baat

In a message directed at Pakistan, PM Narendra Modi said Indian forces are capable of giving a befitting reply to anyone who tries to disrupt peace.

Sep 30, 2018, 13:07 PM IST
IAF celebrates 2nd anniversary of surgical strikes, 7000 civilians attend 'Parakram Parv' in J&K

IAF celebrates 2nd anniversary of surgical strikes, 7000 civilians attend 'Parakram Parv' in J&K

Around 7,000 civilians on Saturday attended the Parakram Parv organised by Indian Air Force (IAF) in Jammu, a defence spokesperson said.

Sep 29, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
Indian Air Force choppers rescue more stranded people in Himachal

Indian Air Force choppers rescue more stranded people in Himachal

Apart from two Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) and a Medium Lift Helicopter (MLH) already deployed on Wednesday, IAF has decided to press two more Cheetah helicopters in the Himachal.

Sep 27, 2018, 12:26 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 deputy chief Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar flies Rafale jet in France as political slugfest continues in India

IAF deputy chief Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar flies Rafale jet in France as political slugfest continues in India

He flew a Dassault-owned Rafale testbed sporting the India-specific software and system enhancements.

Sep 20, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

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