Air Chief Marshal

IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa backs Rafale, S-400 missile deals; says neighbours not sitting idle

The IAF needs at least 42 squadrons to effectively deal with a two-front war scenario. 

Sep 12, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes on its soil

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday warned India against carrying out a surgical strike or targeting its nuclear installations, saying if that happens nobody should expect restraint from his country.

Oct 05, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

VVIP chopper scam: CBI to produce former IAF chief SP Tyagi before court today

SP Tyagi is the first chief of any wing of the armed forces to be arrested in the country.

Dec 10, 2016, 08:50 AM IST

Drug trafficking by defence personnel affects morale of our forces, says IAF Chief Arup Raha

As an Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Rajasekhar Reddy was recently arrested in connection with an international drug racket, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said incidents like these bring bad reputation to IAF, adding that stringent steps have been taken to prevent such things in future.

Oct 08, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

Former Air Chief Marshal Moolgaonkar passes away

Former Air Chief Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgaonkar, who had the honour of leading the fly-past on Independence Day in 1947, passed away here after a prolonged illness.

Apr 10, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Air Chief inspects establishments near Chennai

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha , concluded his two-day inspection of the twin Air Force Establishments at the Avadi and Tambaram, near Chennai on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Durand Cup draw to be released on Oct 11

The draw for the Durand Cup will be decided on October 11 during a curtain raiser and draw of lots ceremony scheduled to be held in Bambolim Stadium here on Saturday.

Oct 09, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

J&K floods: Rescue ops to continue till there is requirement, says IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Tuesday said an outstanding effort was put in by all personnel of Indian Air Force in the relief operations in the flood-ravaged Kashmir region and said their work would continue till the time there is a requirement.

Sep 16, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

IAF Chief`s visit to China not called off: AK Antony

Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday made it clear that the IAF Chief`s planned visit to China has not been called off amid indications that the schedule is now expected to be reworked.

Sep 02, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Air Chief to inaugurate ISAM conference in B`lore

The 53rd annual conference of Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine here will be inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal N A K Browne on August nine.

Aug 06, 2013, 12:18 PM IST

Air Chief Browne to open Commanders` meet on Mar 8

This will be the Air Chief`s first visit in this capacity to MC in Nagpur.
The conference will be held at Vayusena Nagar here.

Mar 06, 2013, 15:07 PM IST

Dragging Rahul Gandhi into chopper deal baseless: Antony

Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday described as baseless allegations that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi was involved in the $750 million VVIP chopper deal.

Feb 16, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

UPA govt should probe helicopter scam in totality: Joshi

BJP leader Murli Monohar Joshi said if UPA government wanted upcoming session of Parliament to function, it should accept demand for probe in totality into alleged kickbacks in VVIP helicopter deal.

Feb 16, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

Chopper deal: BJP alleges cover-up, raises questions on internal inquiry

BJP on Saturday asked the government to come clean on the internal inquiry initiated by it in the VVIP chopper deal and alleged the involvement of a "big political leader" in the scam.

Feb 16, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

Chopper deal: Orsi denies knowing the family of former Air Chief

Former Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi has denied knowing family of Air Chief Marshal S P Tyagi in investigations in Italy into payment of kickbacks of Rs 362 for supplying 12 VVIP choppers to India.

Feb 16, 2013, 16:30 PM IST

Browne inaugurates medium-lift helicopter complex

IAF Chief Air Marshal NAK Browne Monday inaugurated the medium-lift helicopter complex for the new squadron of its latest Mi-17 V5 helicopters at Phalodi airbase near the Indo-Pak border here.

Jan 07, 2013, 12:15 PM IST

Air Chief in France, to visit Rafale Squadron

Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne is on a four-day visit to France where he will visit the squadron of Rafale fighter jets.

May 21, 2012, 18:07 PM IST

`IAF to get 75 microlight gliders for NCC cadets`

NCC cadets would soon get
exposure to flying as the IAF is procuring 75 microlight gliders to train them for aviation-related activities.

Jan 17, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

Chinese aggression won`t be repeated: Air Chief

Air Chief Marshal PV Naik virtually ruling out a possible threat perception from China as of now.

Dec 06, 2010, 14:51 PM IST

MMRCA flight test evaluation by April, says IAF chief

The Indian Air Force will
complete flight test evaluation for the medium multi-role
combat aircraft (MMRCA) by April next year, Air Chief Marshal
Pradeep Naik said.

Dec 28, 2009, 13:06 PM IST