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IAF Chief BS Dhanoa to visit Assam to review search operation for missing aircraft AN 32

There has been no breakthrough in the search for the AN-32 aircraft with operations continuing for the sixth day on Saturday.

Jun 08, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

IAF chief's squadron to be the first Rafale combat aircraft unit

The first Rafale is expected to be handed over to the Indian Air Force in September 2019 but it would be required to undergo intensive 1,500 hours of testing to validate the India Specific Enhancements on it. 

May 29, 2019, 18:05 PM IST

Air chief BS Dhanoa pays tribute to Operation Safed Sagar warriors

On May 28, 1999, Sqn Ldr R Pundir, Flt Lt Muhilan, Sergeant RK Sahu and Sergeant PVNR Prasad laid down their lives in service of the nation while flying a mission during Ops Safed Sagar. 

May 28, 2019, 23:26 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 4th March, 2019

This is a special segment of 5W1H by Zee News which brings to you news with research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

Mar 04, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

5W1H: Air chief Marshal Dhanoa says we don't count human casualties

In a statement that could end all questions over the airstrikes, he added that if there were no airstrikes, why would have Pakistan retaliated.

Mar 04, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

IAF chief explains why MiG-21 Bison was used to counter Pakistani F-16 jets

He remarked that aircraft are chosen in a planned mission but when an adversary strikes, every available aircraft is used to counter the enemy.

Mar 04, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Balakot airstrikes: Air chief Marshal Dhanoa says we don't count human casualties

In a statement that could end all questions over the airstrikes, he added that if there were no airstrikes, why would have Pakistan retaliated.

Mar 04, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

IAF hit JeM camps in Pakistan, confirms Air chief; says we don't count human casualties

In a statement that could end all questions over the airstrikes, he added that if there were no airstrikes, why would have Pakistan retaliated.

Mar 04, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Who says we don't need Rafale? It's a game changer: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa on Wednesday made a strong case for Rafale fighter jets and said that while there has been a debate in the matter, rival countries have managed to upgrade their systems.

Dec 19, 2018, 18:23 PM IST

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

Too much social media causing sleep deprivation among pilots: IAF chief

The IAF chief said a mechanism should be developed to help identify pilots who have not slept well enough before taking off.

Sep 14, 2018, 17:09 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa's new message: IAF ready to strike at short notice

The IAF is celebrating the 85th anniversary at Hindon Air Force base in Uttar Pradesh`s Ghaziabad district on Sunday.

Oct 08, 2017, 10:11 AM IST

First three women Air Force fighter pilots to be commissioned in December

Flying Officers Bhawana Kanth, Avani Chaturvedi and Mohana Singh are the first women pilots in IAF’s history who will be getting the honour of flying fighter jets like the Sukhoi and Tejas. 

Oct 05, 2017, 13:49 PM IST

In a rare gesture, Air Chief flies solo in MiG-21

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, who was on a visit to a forward base in Utarlai in Rajasthan, Thursday flew solo in a MiG-21 'Type-96' aircraft, his first such flight after taking charge of the force.

Jan 12, 2017, 20:02 PM IST