Gagan Shakti

Gagan Shakti 2018 exercises not aimed at any country, says Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa

He assured that the IAF had tested out the deployment of all its resources.

Apr 26, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF conducts pan India exercise, aims real-time coordination in intense battle scenario

The aim of the exercise was real-time coordination, deployment and employment of air power in a short and intense battle scenario.

Apr 25, 2018, 08:11 AM IST

Responding to nuclear strikes, chemical warfare and testing the Tejas: What Indian Air Force tried to perfect in Gagan Shakti 2018

IAF sources said they found the performance of the HAL Tejas satisfactory.

Apr 24, 2018, 22:22 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

Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF, Army undertake mass air evacuation drill, high hill troop transfer in East, North-Eastern sector

The IVTT was conducted in the high hills of Northern and North-Eastern Sector

Apr 21, 2018, 08:05 AM IST

Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force exercises put Sukhoi Su-30 fighters from east coast in operations over Arabian Sea

It will now focus on working with the Indian Navy on dominance drills over the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

Apr 17, 2018, 19:35 PM IST

Indian Air Force conducts 'Gagan Shakti 2018', its biggest exercise in three decades

In a massive show of strength - one not seen in over three decades, the Indian Air Force is conducting 'Gagan Shakti 2018' training exercise with focus on key areas like aerial combat, air to surface combat, paratrooper assault and medical evacuation. 

Apr 17, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

WATCH: Army paratroopers practice airborne assault as part of IAF exercise Gagan Shakti 2018

The assault included paradrop of 560 paratroopers, combat vehicles and GPS guided cargo platforms.

Apr 15, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

Gagan Shakti 2018: IAF tests long-range striking capabilities, Sukhoi jet refuelled mid-air

In a joint operation with Indian Navy, the Indian Air Force on Saturday conducted long-range maritime air exercise – Gagan Shakti – in the Western Seaboard. One highlight of the exercise was IL-78 flight refuelling IAF aircraft midair. According to the IAF, the re-fuelling ensures “long range striking capabilities”.

Apr 15, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Gagan Shakti 2018: Indian Air Force set for show of strength in exercises with Army and Navy

Every single air power asset of the Air Force will be put to the test.

Apr 06, 2018, 16:41 PM IST