Indian Air Force

India to come up with Defence Cyber Agency; Army, Navy and IAF personnel to be inducted

India to come up with Defence Cyber Agency; Army, Navy and IAF personnel to be inducted

Defence Cyber Agency will have close to 200-strong staff from the tri-services - Indian Army, Indian Navy and the Indian Air Force.

Jan 15, 2019, 10:39 AM IST
Yoga and meditation among steps taken to check on suicide in armed forces

Yoga and meditation among steps taken to check on suicide in armed forces

The Defence Ministry says that efforts are being made constantly to ensure personnel in armed forces are given a healthy and appropriate environment.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:18 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
Fate of trapped Meghalaya miners uncertain, Navy divers set to join rescue operation

Fate of trapped Meghalaya miners uncertain, Navy divers set to join rescue operation

IAF, Coal India Limited and Kirloskar Brothers' Limited are already part of the rescue team trying to bring out the 15 stranded miners from the illegal coal mine in Jaintia Hills district.

Dec 28, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva takes over as DCIDS-Operations

Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva takes over as DCIDS-Operations

Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations), the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

Dec 26, 2018, 23:00 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
ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite to add to India's air power

ISRO successfully launches GSAT-7A satellite to add to India's air power

GSAT-7A promises to boost how fighter jets communicate with each other during flight time and help enhance capabilities of surveillance and strike drones.

Dec 19, 2018, 16:10 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 trainee aircraft crashes in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district, pilot injured

IAF trainee aircraft crashes in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district, pilot injured

A trainee aircraft, which took off from Hakimpet Air Force station, crashed in Bahupeta village in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district of Telangana.

Nov 28, 2018, 13:13 PM IST
Joint planning among Army, Navy, Air Force key to win any war: IAF chief

Joint planning among Army, Navy, Air Force key to win any war: IAF chief

"No single service can win the war solely on its own inherent organic capabilities given the variety of threats which nations are capable of inflicting upon each other," he said. 

Nov 18, 2018, 15:13 PM IST
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