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Well prepared to fight another Kargil war: Indian Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said that if needed, IAF is capable of carrying out precision strikes from standoff distances.

Jul 16, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

In a first, IAF acknowledges its jets bombed Pakistani posts across LoC in 2002

On August 2, 2002, the message was given to the person who was being hit as that person never returned, said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa.

Jun 24, 2019, 14:33 PM IST

IAF upgrading Mirage 2000, eyeing 5th Generation LCA

The Indian Air Force is in the process of making a 5th Generation Light Combat Aircraft and the prototype of the same would be ready in 10 years.

Jun 24, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Pakistan never crossed LoC after Balakot airstrike, failed in its mission: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa said that while the Indian Air Force was able to achieve its military objective, Pakistan failed to achieve the same.

Jun 24, 2019, 12:01 PM IST

Will look into AN 32 aircraft crash, ensure it does not happen again: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

The wreckage of the IAF aircraft was found in a remote area in Arunachal Pradesh more than a week after it went missing with 13 people onboard.

Jun 15, 2019, 13:49 PM IST

Deshhit: Air Chief Marshal flies MiG-21 to honor Kargil martyrs

IAF Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa led a 'Missing Man' formation flypast of MiG-21 aircraft in Punjab’s Bathinda. He flew it to pay his tribute to Squadron leader Ajay Ahuja who was killed in action during operation Safed Sagar (Kargil 1999).

May 28, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Deshhit: Air Chief Marshal flies MiG-21 to honor Kargil martyrs

IAF Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa led a 'Missing Man' formation flypast of MiG-21 aircraft in Punjab’s Bathinda. He flew it to pay his tribute to Squadron leader Ajay Ahuja who was killed in action during operation Safed Sagar (Kargil 1999).

May 27, 2019, 21:58 PM IST

IAF chief BS Dhanoa, Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar fly 'missing man' formation for Kargil heroes

The 'missing man' flypast is an aerial salute to honour the fallen comrades-in-arms. 

May 27, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

IAF says Rafale jets would have further hurt Pakistan in dogfight vs F-16s

"The results would have been further skewed in our favour had we inducted our Rafale aircraft in time."

Apr 15, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Once Rafales come, Pak won't come near LoC or border: IAF Chief BS Dhanoa

IAF Chief BS Dhanoa on Monday said that Once Rafales come, Pak won't come near LoC or border. Watch full video to know more.

Mar 25, 2019, 17:58 PM IST

Balakot strike: IAF calculates target hits, not human casualties, says Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Monday in Coimbatore said that his men managed to hit all the targets during raid in Pakistan to destroy Jaish-e- Mohammad terror camps

Mar 04, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Congress leader Veerappa Moily's attack on IAF chief BS Dhanoa totally exposes party: BJP

In Hyderabad, Moily on Thursday had accused Dhanoa of "lying", a day after the latter called the Rafale deal a "game changer" and the Supreme Court verdict on it a "very fine" judgment. 

Dec 21, 2018, 08:39 AM IST

India ready and capable of countering threats from neighbours: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa claimes that the Indian Air Force is "very much alive" to emerging threats that could arise in the Indo Pacific region.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:01 PM IST

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

Social media causing sleep deprivation in pilots: Air Cheif Marshal BS Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa on Friday said that being online for long hours on social media is causing sleep deprivation in pilots.

Sep 15, 2018, 18:37 PM IST

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

Defence ties between India and Israel have grown manifold in the last couple of decades. India has emerged as Israel's biggest arms market and has been purchasing around $1 billion worth of weapons every year. 

May 21, 2018, 15:01 PM IST

Gagan Shakti 2018, IAF's 13-day long wargame, achieved more than its objectives: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Gagan Shakti 2018 was the biggest exercise by IAF in three decades.

Apr 23, 2018, 22:50 PM IST

Indian Air Force vs Chinese Air Force: The rivalry in numbers

Both India and China are looking to rapidly modernise their military with a focus on advanced hardware.

Mar 22, 2018, 23:14 PM IST

Indian Air Force on strong wicket vs China: Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Security analysts have generally agreed that the IAF has a dominant position in the north-east sector, courtesy geographical factors.

Mar 22, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

Not approached Lockheed Martin for buying US F-35 fighter jet: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

IAF Chief BS Dhanoa has said that no such request for procuring the American F-35 Lightning II aircraft has been made to the US.

Mar 01, 2018, 07:24 AM IST