Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021: Vacancies released for IAF AFCAT-2, here's details

The Indian Air Force has opened the recruitment drive and invited applications for the course under the Short Service Commission (SSC) in Flying Branch, and Permanent Commission (PC) and SSC in Ground Duty Branches.

Jun 07, 2021, 22:34 PM IST

Cyclone Yaas: Landfall commences in Odisha, West Bengal coasts; IAF choppers deployed, NDRF teams on alert

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has pressed its choppers into service and deployed its personnel to assist the NDRF in the relief and rescue operations after Cyclone Yaas makes landfall in the afternoon on Wednesday.

May 26, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

DNA: Report of 'MIG 21', which defeats its own airmen

Officials said one Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot was killed near Moga in Punjab in the early hours of Friday when a MIG-21 aircraft crashed. IAF pilot Abhinav Chaudhary was a resident of Ganganagar in Meerut. The squadron leader's family originally hails from Baghpat, but is living in Meerut.

May 21, 2021, 22:56 PM IST

Amid COVID-19 crisis, IAF transports over 180 cryogenic oxygen containers, relief materials

Amid the devastating COVID-19 crisis in the country, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has transported as many as 180 empty cryogenic oxygen containers and other relief material like oxygen cylinders, oxygen plant equipment, essential medicines and hospital equipment. 

May 05, 2021, 09:41 AM IST

Indian Air Force flies 450 Oxygen cylinders from UK, 450 more to arrive

The IAF aircraft had got airborne from Jamnagar Airbase on Sunday, 2nd May to Brize Norton in the UK to lift critical life support equipment. The aircraft flew non-stop for 11 and a half hours to reach the UK. 

May 04, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

COVID-19: India is on 'Mission' for oxygen supply in the country

Amid the growing oxygen crisis in India, 4 cryogenic oxygen tanks will reach India from Singapore this evening.

Apr 24, 2021, 14:56 PM IST

Indian Air Force airlifting oxygen containers, cylinders, essential medicines

The IAF has also airlifted doctors and nursing staff from Kochi, Mumbai, Vizag and Bengaluru to set up the Defense Development Research Organization (DRDO) COVID-19 makeshift hospital in Delhi along with the necessary supplies.

Apr 23, 2021, 21:10 PM IST

IAF vaccinates all air force officials with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, ferries oxygen

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has pitched in to supply oxygen to several parts of the country amid rising COVID-19 cases. Air Force's C-17 and IL-76 aircraft airlifted cryogenic oxygen containers from Air Force Station Hindan to Panagarh in West Bengal for recharging. 

Apr 23, 2021, 14:49 PM IST

Centre ropes in IAF to bring in oxygen cylinders, medicines to Delhi-NCR

Indian Air Force airlifts oxygen cylinders, regulators, and essential medicines to the national capital region as it faces shortage amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 21, 2021, 23:52 PM IST

IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria holds talks with French Air Force Chief

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Tuesday held talks with Gen Philippe Lavigne, Chief of Staff of French Air and Space Force (FASF), on ways to further expand cooperation between the two sides.

Apr 21, 2021, 00:10 AM IST

Uttarakhand forest fire: IAF continues fire fighting operations in Pauri, Tehri districts

The Indian Air Force (IAF) continues to carry out fire fighting operations in Uttarakhand on Tuesday (April 6), which is the second day. Several sorties are being conducted over the burning forests of Pauri and Tehri districts to spray water over the flames and extinguish them.

Apr 06, 2021, 14:06 PM IST

Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 notification out, applications invited for 1,524 Group C Civilian posts

Those interested can apply for these vacancies by visiting the official site of Indian Air Force - indianairforce.nic.in. This recruitment drive is being conducted to fill up 1524 posts of the Group C Civilian category at the various Air Force Stations/Units.

Apr 06, 2021, 11:35 AM IST

Uttarakhand forest fire: IAF helicopter helps in fire fighting operations at Tehri Garhwal

Indian Air Force`s helicopter on Monday participated in fire fighting operations to douse the fire spread in the Koti colony forest area of Tehri Garhwal district.

Apr 05, 2021, 16:16 PM IST

India, China yet to pull back air forces from Ladakh despite 10 rounds of disengagement talks: Report

While India and China continue to hold negotiations for complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh, it has now emerged that both countries have still not pulled back their air forces from the main friction points.

Mar 31, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

Major boost for Indian Air Force, 10 Rafales to join fleet by next month

In a major boost for the Indian Air Force`s firepower, at least 10 new Rafale fighter aircraft would be joining its fighter fleet leading to the formation of the second squadron of the planes.

Mar 28, 2021, 15:46 PM IST

Balakot airstrike: IAF carries out long-range practice strike to mark second anniversary

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday carried out a long-range precision strike against a practice target to mark the second anniversary of the Balakot, also Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew a multi-aircraft sortie.

Feb 27, 2021, 20:17 PM IST

Successful trial of anti-tank guided missile Helina

Successful trial of anti-tank guided missile Helina. In this video, watch footage of missile testing.

Feb 19, 2021, 23:36 PM IST

F-15EX multi-role combat aircraft's historic first flight: WATCH

The F-15EX has been exhibited at the Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru. On Wednesday, the F-15EX made its historic first flight and Boeing tweeted, "Check out the F-15EX as it makes its historic first flight. F-15EX is built on a digital thread, allowing it to also serve as a testbed to incorporate future tech and capability for the US Air Force."

Feb 04, 2021, 18:49 PM IST

Seen through geo-strategic prism, India is central to peace, stability and security in this region: IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria

The IAF Chief also said, "Today we have this seamless air space surveillance capability across the entire air space and this has been done indigenously with our own industry. India and the IAF are conscious of responsibility shared with our friends and partners in responding to calls for assistance in wake of natural disasters and calamities."

Feb 03, 2021, 17:35 PM IST

Three more Rafale fighter jets land in India from France; further boosts Indian Air Force's strike capability

The Rafale fighter jets are capable of carrying a range of potent weapons. European missile maker MBDA's Meteor beyond visual range air-to-air missile, Scalp cruise missile and MICA weapons system will be the mainstay of the weapons package of the Rafale jets.

Jan 27, 2021, 22:30 PM IST