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UK Typhoon Eurofighters intercept 5 Russian warplanes including Sukhoi Su-27B jets, TU-142 Bear Bomber near Estonia

The RAF Typhoon Eurofighters were scrambled on Monday to intercept a Russian Antonov AN-26 Curl transport aircraft and then later in the day a Russian TU-142 Bear Bomber and two Su-27B fighters were tracked following which the Typhoons were once again tasked with escorting aircraft.

Aug 07, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

RAF Typhoon fighters intercept Russian IL-76 military plane near Estonia

According to an RAF press release on the incident, the Typhoons are operating from Amari Air Base on a routine NATO mission in partnership with Estonia. In the last couple of months, the Typhoons have also been called in to intercept Russian fighter jets including Sukhoi Su-30s and Su-27s.

Jul 31, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

UK's Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 vs Russia's Sukhoi Su-30 and Su-27: RAF releases photos of face-off near Estonia's airspace

The RAF released photos of the Eurofighter Typhoon jets, part of Operation AZOTIZE of the Baltic Air Policing mission in Estonia, intercepting the Russian Sukhoi Su-30s on June 14 and 15. Ten days later, the Typhoons were directed to intercept two Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighters.

Jul 02, 2019, 17:17 PM IST

Air India Mumbai-Newark flight escorted by RAF Eurofighter Typhoons following bomb threat

The flight was AI 191 travelling from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) to Newark in the United States of America. 

Jun 27, 2019, 15:40 PM IST

RAF F-35s take part in first operational missions, UK calls it 'historic moment'

According to the UK Ministry of Defence, the F-35B Lightning II jets carried out more than 14 armed reconnaissance missions over Iraq and Syria but did not carry out any airstrikes.

Jun 25, 2019, 17:13 PM IST

DNA: Non Stop News, 21st June 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you important stories of the day. Watch this video for more info.

Jun 21, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Police officer Subodh Kumar Singh, killed during Bulandshahr violence, had probed Akhlaq lynching case

The slain police inspector was posted at Sayana Police station.

Dec 03, 2018, 21:49 PM IST

British planes scramble to intercept suspected Russian jets

Britain routinely monitors Russian warplanes near UK airspace and Royal Air Force (RAF) fighters intercepted jets flying over the North Sea last month.

Oct 31, 2018, 20:05 PM IST

Royal Family celebrates Royal Air Force's 100th Anniversary

This was an opportunity to meet RAF veterans, serving personnel and their families.

Jul 11, 2018, 23:21 PM IST

Police cannot be brute, will have to be civilised: Rajnath Singh

The 21st century police cannot be a "brute force" but will have to be a "civilised" unit, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday and asked the police personnel to be patient in dealing with challenging situations such as riots and protests.

Oct 07, 2017, 14:50 PM IST

AMU campus violence leaves two dead, RAF deployed

Two persons were killed in a gun battle between rival groups on the campus of Aligarh Muslim University, forcing authorities to deploy Rapid Action Force and order a "major clean-up" operation in AMU hostels.

Apr 24, 2016, 23:26 PM IST

IAAF suspended Russia under pressure, says Russian sports minister

IAAF voted on Friday to suspend the membership of the RAF and the participation of Russia from its competitions, including World Athletics Series and the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Nov 19, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

Faridabad Dalit burning: RAF platoon deployed to maintain peace

A platoon of Haryana's special Rapid Action Force was deployed on Friday to maintain law and order in Sunpedh village where two children of a Dalit family were burnt alive by upper caste men three days ago.

Oct 23, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Britain kills IS fighters in Syria for first time

 A Royal Air Force (RAF) drone last month killed a British jihadist in Syria who was planning attacks on Britain, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday.

Sep 08, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Queen Elizabeth's husband loses patience with photographer

 Queen Elizabeth II's 94-year-old husband Prince Philip was caught on camera losing patience with a photographer during events to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

Jul 11, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

RAF to set up five new battalions in country: DGP

Rapid Action Force (RAF) will set up five new battalions in the country, Director General of Police (DGP), Central Reserve Protection Force (CRPF) announced here on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 22:19 PM IST

New tell-all book reveals how RAF shot down UFO in `47

Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots shot down a UFO that was threatening Britain and Whitehall covered it up, according to a new book `The Berwyn Mountains Incident Revealed`, penned by Sven Sven Lumley.

Jul 05, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

British airmen mark 70 years since `Great Escape`

Fifty British airmen on Tuesday began a long trek in Poland marking 70 years since an audacious World War II breakout by Allied prisoners of war immortalised in the film "The Great Escape".

Mar 26, 2014, 01:51 AM IST

Prince William`s time in RAF as chopper pilot ends

Prince William`s stint as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot has ended, British media reported on Wednesday.

Sep 11, 2013, 20:40 PM IST

RAF plans to use only non-lethal weapons in Jharkhand

The Rapid Action Force (RAF) will use only non-lethal weapons during riot controlling operations, a senior RAF officer said on Tuesday.

May 28, 2013, 13:06 PM IST