Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

India developing 5th Generation stealth fighter, to complement IAF's Rafale, Sukhoi Su-30MKI and LCA Tejas

The supersonic AMCA is being developed by the Aeronautical Development Agency and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The all-weather multirole AMCA is likely to have twin-engines with stealth features. It will in all probability be single-seater combat aircraft.

Oct 09, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria addresses press conference

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria addresses a press conference on promotional video of Balakot Airstrike

Oct 04, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria admits own missile shot down IAF Mi-17 V-5 helicopter in Budgam, says action against 2 officers

The officers responsible for defence responsibilities at the Srinagar airbase ordered the missile to lock on to the helicopter mistaking the aircraft for an incoming enemy missile.

Oct 04, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

'Ready to face any challenge,' says Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Monday took over as the 26th chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, who demitted office on his superannuation, on Monday. Watch this video to know more.

Oct 01, 2019, 07:44 AM IST

Rafale will give IAF edge over China and Pakistan, always prepared for Balakot-type airstrikes: ACM Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

IAF will base its 36 Rafale jets in two squadrons. While 18 Rafale fighters will join the 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows' at Ambala in Haryana to tackle Pakistani threats, the remaining 18 combat aircraft will be stationed in West Bengal's Hashimara to take care of China.

Sep 30, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes over as Indian Air Force chief, ACM Birender Singh Dhanoa retires

ACM Rakesh Singh Bhadauria has the honour of having his initials RB on the trainer version of the Rafale fighters bought by India in recognition of his contribution in sealing the deal. He had flown the Rafale jet, which will soon join officially join the IAF as part of the Ambala-based 17 Squadron 'Golden Arrows', during Exercise Garuda 2019, the joint military drill with the French Air Force in July 2019.

Sep 30, 2019, 11:40 AM 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