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IAF plans to upgrade and make Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs more lethal with Russia's help

The Su-30MKI aircraft will needd new avionics and weapons, said Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa in an interview to Russian Defence Ministry newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda. Russia has already helped India upgrade MiG-21, MiG-27 and MiG-29 fighters.

Jul 23, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

Indian Air Force lost 12 aircraft in less than 6 months this year

February was the cruelest month for the Indian Air Force.

Jun 11, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

5W1H: Watch top news with research and latest updates, 27th May 2019

This is a special segment of 5W1H by Zee News which brings to you news with research and latest updates. Watch this video to know more.

May 27, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Badhir News: Special show for hearing impaired, 27th May 2019

This is a special segment for hearing impaired which brings to you latest updates of the afternoon. Watch this video to know the latest news stories of the day.

May 27, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

MiG-21 crashes near Rajasthan's Bikaner; pilot ejects safely

The aircraft took off from the NAL air force base for a routine mission.

Mar 08, 2019, 15:39 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says Wing Commander Abhinandan will fly again after he is declared medically fit

Wing Commander Abhinandan, flying a MiG-21 Bison, had engaged a PAF F-16 jet on the morning of February 27, 2019, and shot it down. 

Mar 04, 2019, 18:43 PM IST

People gather at Attari-Wagah border, await return of captured pilot

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan announced in Parliament on Thursday that Varthaman would be released on Friday as a "peace gesture".

Mar 01, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

India-Pakistan standoff: India will live, work, fight as one, says PM Modi

Amid heightened tensions between India and Pakistan, the Prime Minister said that India won't stop at any cost. Modi made the statement while addressing one crore BJP workers in 15,000 locations through the 'world's largest video conference, 'Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot'.

Feb 28, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

'Mera Booth Sabse Mazboot' event: PM Modi addresses party workers amid India-Pakistan tensions

A day after three Pakistani fighter jets violated Indian air space in response to Indian forces targeting Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest training camp in Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it is necessary to ensure that nothing is done to dent the morale of the security forces. Watch this video to know more.

Feb 28, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP workers amid India-Pakistan tensions, says 'India will work as one, stand as one'

The Prime Minister addressed the nation on Thursday amidst escalating tensions between India and Pakistan.

Feb 28, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Wreckage of Pakistani Air Force F-16 shot down by IAF MiG-21 spotted in PoK

Several Pakistani Army soldiers are seen near the wreckage. 

Feb 28, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

MiG 21 vs F-16: Features and specifications

On Wednesday, Pakistan made an unsuccessful attempt to raid some military establishments in India.

Feb 28, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

India protests Pakistan's vulgar display of IAF pilot, seeks his immediate release

India's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it had asked Pakistan's acting high commissioner that New Delhi expects the immediate and safe return of the military pilot held captive by Pakistan.

Feb 27, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Pakistan retracts earlier claim, says one IAF pilot in custody, instead of two

Pakistan's chief military spokesman General Asif Ghafoor took to Twitter to announce that "there is only one pilot under Pakistan Army's custody". 

Feb 27, 2019, 19:10 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: MiG 21 lost; Is India in safe hands?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the country is in safe hands and that he will not let the country down. The segment of Taal Thok Ke brings to you about about ''Is India in safe hands?''

Feb 27, 2019, 18:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi must suspend all his political activities till missing pilot returns safely: Omar Abdullah

India has admitted that an IAF pilot went missing after it foiled Pakistan Air Force's attack on military installations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Feb 27, 2019, 18:39 PM IST

Kashmir is and will always remain a part of India, says Rajnath Singh, in a strong warning to Pakistan

In a clear message to the neighbouring country, Rajnath stated that "Kashmir belonged to India and will continue to remain a part of the country." 

Feb 27, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

MEA confirms MiG 21 jet shot down, one IAF pilot missing

An Indian pilot is missing after an Indian Air Force aircraft shot down a Pakistani jet that was targeting installations in India, the government confirmed today. Pakistani fighter jets violated Indian air space in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Nowshera sectors today, but were pushed back by Indian Air Force jets.

Feb 27, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

More than my wife: When IAF Squadron Leader Meet Kumar, killed in MiG 21 crash, narrated his love for the jet

Eyewitnesses recall that even during the last minutes, he appeared to have steered away the aircraft from the civilian area towards the fields to ensure that no harm was caused to the people living in that locality.

Jul 19, 2018, 10:44 AM IST

MiG-21 Bison fighter jet that IAF Flying Officer Avani Chaturvedi flew: 10-point guide

MiG-21, which Flying Officer Chaturvedi flew, has served in the Indian Air Force for decades, and is set to be completely phased out over the next two years.

Feb 22, 2018, 16:37 PM IST