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IAF's AN-32 aircraft formally certified to operate on indigenous bio-jet fuel

The IAF had been testing the green fuel - produced from tree-borne oils which are sourced from tribal areas and from farmers - for over a year.

May 25, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

IAF fires BrahMos air version missile from Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft

BrahMos provides IAF the capability to strike from large stand-off ranges on any target at sea or on land with pinpoint accuracy by day or night in any weather condition. 

May 22, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, May 20th, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary. This segment of DNA brings to you an analysis of top news of the day.

May 21, 2019, 00:28 AM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, May 17th, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary. This segment of DNA brings to you analysis of top news of the day.

May 18, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

DNA: IAF Chief Birender Singh Dhanoa flies 'formidable war machine' MiG-21

Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Birender Singh Dhanoa on Friday visited the Sulur Air Base in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. Watch this video to know more.

May 17, 2019, 23:28 PM IST

Abhinandan's unit dons 'Falcon Slayers' uniform patches to mark F-16 downing

The squadron, which has a fleet of MiG-21s, also calls itself 'AMRAAM dodgers' as its aircrafts evaded four to five AIM-120 AMRAAM missiles fired by PAF F-16 jets.

May 15, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Indian Army, Air Force, Navy combine might under Special Operations Division

Major General AK Dhingra has been named the GCO of the Special Operations Division.

May 15, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

Lockheed says F-21 jets will not be sold to any other country if it wins IAF deal

IAF has issued an RFI (Request for Information) or initial tender to acquire 114 jets. The top contenders for the deal include Lockheed's F-21, Boeing's F/A-18, Dassault Aviation's Rafale, the Eurofighter Typhoon, Russian aircraft Mig 35 and Saab's Gripen.

May 13, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

5W1H: Indian Air Force gets Its first Apache Attack Helicopter

The first Apache Guardian attack helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at a production facility of Boeing in Arizona

May 11, 2019, 17:08 PM IST

IAF adds more teeth as Boeing hands over first AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter to India

Air Marshal AS Butola represented the IAF and accepted the first Apache at a ceremony in the US.

May 11, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Italian journalist nails Pakistan's lie, confirms at least 130 Jaish terrorists killed in IAF strike in Balakot

Award-winning journalist Francesca Marino says her source in Pakistan is scared which is why details about Balakot strikes have come out so late. She, however, confirms that Pakistan launched a coverup after the IAF strikes and JeM even bribed or threatened families of slain terrorists to maintain silence.

May 08, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Indian Air Force plans to buy advanced 'bunker buster' version of Spice-2000 bombs

It is to be noted that Spice-2000 bomb was used by IAF's Mirage-2000 fighter jets in the airstrikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed terror camp at Balakot in Pakistan.

May 08, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

Air Force pays homage to Indian heroes who flew in World War One

The five pilots - Lt HS Malik, Lt Indra Lal Roy DFC, 2nd Lt SG Welingkar, Lt ESC Sen, Lt Naoroji - were the first and only Indians to fly with Royal Flying Corps.

May 06, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: IAF sends three C130Js for relief missions

The aircraft will carry approximately 45 tonnes of relief material including medicines for the cyclone hit locations.

May 04, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

IAF operates its fighter jets from civilian airports

The IAF had deployed Su-30MKI fighter aircraft for testing and carried out take-off and landing operations.

May 02, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

IAF salutes braveheart pilot for 1000 landings at Leh and Thoise's arduous airfields

Group Captain Sandeep Singh Chhabra has been hailed for his enormous and regular efforts in landing  IL-76MD in challenging airfields of Leh and Thoise.

May 02, 2019, 10:04 AM IST

Those whining about politics over security forces should clean their own houses first

Political parties accusing the government of politicising security forces need to take stock off their own long history of doing the same.

May 01, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

As a Deputy Chief, he was the chairman of India's negotiating team for 36 Rafale combat aircraft deal with France. 

May 01, 2019, 18:16 PM IST

IAF remembers late Air Chief Marshal Idris Hasan Latif on his first death anniversary

During his tenure as Chief of the Air Staff, Latif was involved in re-equipment and modernisation of the IAF.

Apr 30, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

China deploys H-6 bomber in Tibet, just 200 kilometers from border with Sikkim

A report from Indian intelligence agencies states that PLA is also reported to have inducted 155mm calibre vehicle mounted Howitzer.

Apr 26, 2019, 16:58 PM IST