Air Force Day

DNA: Nation celebrates 87 years of pride and honour of Indian Air Force

The 87th anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was celebrated with pomp and fervour at the Hindon Airbase on Tuesday. Watch video to know more.

Oct 08, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

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Oct 08, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who carried Balakot strike, flies MiG-21 Bison at Hindon station on IAF Day

Air Fighter Pilots, who took part in Balakot airstrikes, were included in the parade as a mark of tribute to the teams which carried out the strike on February 26 and thwarted the Pakistani aerial attack on February 27.

Oct 08, 2019, 11:28 AM IST

Air Force Day 2019: Hindon Airbase, Delhi becomes the witness of Air Force Day today on 8th October

Hindon Airbase, Delhi becomes the witness of Air Force Day, 2019 today on 8th October. Indian Air Force soldiers show their power, stamina and skills during this great show.

Oct 08, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Deshhit: Rajnath Singh to perform Shastra puja in Paris on Dusshera

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will on Tuesday perform the Shastra Puja (worship of weapons) on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami after receiving the first of 36 Rafale jets in the French port city of Bordeaux. After performing the puja, he will fly a sortie in the aircraft. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

Indian Air Force Day 2019: From Chinook to Apache, IAF to showcase its newest acquisitions on October 8

The aircrafts will be taking off from different airbases across the country to showcase India's power might at the Hindon base on the occasion of Air Force Day. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 07, 2019, 20:40 PM IST

5W1H: Apache-Chinook included in full dress rehearsal in preparation for Air Force Day

Watch in 5W1H: Full dress rehearsal in preparation for Air Force Day, Apache-Chinook included for the first time.

In this segment of Zee News which called '5W1H', We take you to the crux of the news story. We tell you - What, Where, When, Why, Whom & How of the news story which helps you to understand it better.

Oct 06, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

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

IAF to celebrate 86th anniversary on October 8 with scintillating air show

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will celebrate its 86th anniversary on Monday. 

Oct 07, 2018, 23:10 PM IST

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

Indian Air Force celebrates its 85th anniversary with scintillating air display - Watch

A series of scintillating air drills and parade is underway at the Air Force base. 

Oct 08, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Can tackle any threat from China, strike Pakistan nukes: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa also said India is prepared to counter any threat from China. 

Oct 05, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

India celebrates 84th Air Force Day in Ghaziabad

Indian Air Force celebrating 84th Air force Day . Watch the full segment for more details.

Oct 08, 2016, 13:23 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi greets nation on 84th anniversary of Air Force Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings on the 84th anniversary of the Air Force Day and thanked the force for protecting skies.

Oct 08, 2016, 10:40 AM IST

Britain's Royal Air Force acrobatic team 'Red Arrows' to perform at Air Force Day

The Royal Air Force`s world-renowned acrobatic team, Red Arrows, will be performing at the (Indian) Air Force Day on October 8, the British High Commission said.

Oct 04, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

Situation still 'live' after surgical strikes: IAF chief Arup Raha

The situation on the frontier with Pakistan is still "live" after the surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the IAF chief said Tuesday, adding that the force is fully capable of handling any eventuality, including a two-front war.

Oct 04, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar attends 83rd IAF Day celebrations

Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday attended the 83rd Air Force Day celebrations at the Hindon air base in Ghaziabad.

Oct 08, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Rafale negotiations to 'hopefully' conclude by year-end: IAF chief

Rafale negotiations to 'hopefully' conclude by year-end, says IAF chief. 

Oct 03, 2015, 16:37 PM IST

PM interacts with Army Chief, NSA at Air Force Day reception

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday interacted with army chief General Dalbir Singh and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval at the Air Force Day reception here against the backdrop of continuous ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Oct 09, 2014, 00:49 AM IST