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IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria in Colombo for Sri Lanka Air Force 70th anniversary celebrations

Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday arrived in Colombo for a two-day visit as the Sri Lanka Air Force`s (SLAF) is celebrating its 70th anniversary.

Mar 03, 2021, 19:56 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

Video: Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria flies indigenous Light Combat Helicopter

Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took a sortie in indigenous Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) in Bengaluru on November 20

Nov 20, 2020, 17:50 PM IST

Rattled Pakistan reacts to IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria's 'two-front war' remark, spews venom

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri further asked the IAF Chief to "keep in mind his country's defence limitations", according to Pakistani media Dawn. 

Oct 10, 2020, 00:34 AM IST

Air Force is all set for war on two fronts: RKS Bhadauria

Statement issued by Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria - Air Force in Ladakh is fully ready for operation. Powerful aircraft like Rafale, Chinook & Apache Helicopter are deployed to give a befitting reply to China.

Oct 06, 2020, 08:48 AM IST

‘Uneasy status’ prevails at northern frontiers with China: IAF chief RKS Bhadauria

Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Tuesday (September 29, 2020) said that an ‘uneasy status’ prevails at northern frontiers with China at present in an apparent reference to the heightened border tension with Beijing.

Sep 29, 2020, 11:55 AM IST

Rafale fighter jets to be formally inducted into IAF today at Ambala airbase: Check programme details

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly will be the chief guests for the event. The Rafale jets are India's first major acquisition of fighter planes in more than two decades.

Sep 10, 2020, 01:25 AM IST

Induction ceremony of IAF's Rafale fighters on September 10, Rajnath Singh and French Defence Minister to be chief guests

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence will be the chief guests for the event. 

Sep 09, 2020, 16:16 PM IST

Induction ceremony of Rafale fighter jets into IAF to be held at Ambala airbase on September 10

Earlier, sources had said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is most likely to attend the ceremony.

Sep 07, 2020, 17:21 PM IST

Army Chief Naravane's visit to Ladakh after IAF Chief visited Eastern Air Command yesterday

Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria visited major airports in the eastern region yesterday to review operational preparedness and capacity enhancement, Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane today arrived in Ladakh to review the ongoing security status.

Sep 03, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria visits eastern air bases amid India-China border row

In the view of the current border tension with China, Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria visited air bases in the eastern sector while Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane arrived in Leh to review the operational preparedness of the troops along LAC in eastern Ladakh where armies of the two nations are in a standoff position for over three months. 

Sep 03, 2020, 15:13 PM IST

IAF's Rafale fighter jets has proven its worth in combat: Here's how

India on Wednesday received its first batch of new multi-role fighter aircraft in two decades with the arrival of five Rafale jets, giving the country's air power a strategic edge. The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered one of the most potent combat jets globally, landed at the Ambala Air Force base at around 3.14 pm to a rousing reception.

Jul 29, 2020, 23:21 PM IST

From speed to weapon capabilities, Rafale is way ahead: Home Minister Amit Shah

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, he called it a historic day for the Indian Air Force (IAF) and a proud moment for India.

Jul 29, 2020, 21:17 PM IST

How Rafale fighters give IAF massive edge over China and Pakistan: Explained

The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered one of the most potent combat jets globally, landed at the Ambala Air Force airbase.

Jul 29, 2020, 19:32 PM IST

IAF Chief welcomes Rafale fighters, pilots at Ambala airbase, jets accorded ceremonial water salute: Watch video

Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria was accompanied by Air Officer Commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C), Western Air Command Air Marshal Balakrishnan Suresh and other IAF officers.

Jul 29, 2020, 18:35 PM IST

Rajnath Singh, top military brass review situation in eastern Ladakh

Singh carried out the review at a meeting with CDS and three military chiefs besides several other senior military officials.

Jul 10, 2020, 14:02 PM IST

LCA Tejas to join IAF 18 Squadron today at Tamil Nadu's Sulur airbase

The No 18 Squadron, formed in 1965 with the motto "Teevra aur Nirbhaya" meaning "Swift and Fearless," was earlier flying MiG 27 aircraft. 

May 27, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

IAF looking for 114 multirole fighters, 100 AMCA, over 200 LCA Tejas, confirms Air Force Chief ACM RKS Bhadauria

In future, the Indian Air Force is planning to acquire 450 fighter aircraft for deployment on the northern and western frontiers of the country, Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday.

May 19, 2020, 07:12 AM IST

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria flies MiG-21 in Srinagar on Balakot airstrike anniversary

To mark the first anniversary of the Balakot airstrikes, Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday (February 26) flew the MiG-21 aircraft of the 51 Squadron from Srinagar airbase.

Feb 26, 2020, 13:17 PM IST