Fighter jet

'Lemons to protect Rafale' part of Indian culture: Sitharaman

Pictures of Singh receiving the first Rafale jet in France had shown him drawing an "Om" sign in devnagri script on the cutting edge plane and also placing lemons under the wheels.

published on : 11th October 2019

Rajnath Singh says his visit to France 'extremely productive'

During his three day-visit to France, Singh met French President Emmanuel Macron and also held talks with his French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to bolster the defence ties.

published on : 11th October 2019

Inducting Rafale ‘important development’ for IAF, will be game changer for India: Experts

Rafale, which is not only unmatched with its ability to suppress and blind enemy sensors and radars, can also engage enemy aircraft or ground targets, while remaining much inside Indian airspace.

published on : 9th October 2019

Rajnath Singh receives first Rafale fighter jet from France

Rajnath Singh, who is on a three-day visit to France, attended a ceremony Tuesday at aircraft maker Dassault Aviation facility in Merignac, southwestern France.

published on : 8th October 2019

Rajnath Singh to perform ‘Shastra Puja’ in Paris, take sortie in Rafale fighter

The Shashtra Puja is a ritual associated with Navratra where warriors re-dedicate their weapons to uphold justice and truth.

published on : 7th October 2019

First Rafale jets to be seen in Indian skies in May 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be receiving the first Rafale fighter aircraft in France on October 8 when he is also scheduled to fly a sortie.

published on : 4th October 2019

Government likely to order 36 more Rafale fighter jets

The purchase of another 36 Rafale fighter jets will take the fleet to 72, which will be key to bolster India's air power, particularly in the aftermath of the Balakot strike.

published on : 22nd September 2019

India delaying fifth-generation fighter aircraft programme: Russian official

India and Russia had agreed to a joint programme to develop a variant of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft or perspective multi-role fighter (PMF) in 2007.

published on : 28th August 2019

IAF to phase out MiGs by December, says air chief BS Dhanoa

The first variants of the MiGs entered the IAF 55 years back, in 1964 as its first supersonic jet.

published on : 21st August 2019

Pakistan deploying fighter jets to Skardu near Ladakh, India watching closely: Sources

The Indian intelligence agencies along with the Air Force and Army are keeping a close watch on the movement of the Pakistani Air Force.

published on : 12th August 2019

Injured Su-30 pilot shifted to Kolkata

The aircraft was on a routine training mission and it crashed at a muddy paddy field at Milanpur area of Tezpur while it was flying towards the IAF’s airbase for landing

published on : 9th August 2019

IAF's Sukhoi fighter jet crashes near Tezpur in Assam, pilots eject safely

The locals claimed both pilots were injured following ejection. They rescued the duo and rushed them to a hospital in an ambulance.

published on : 8th August 2019

Balakot strikes lessons: India needs to upgrade its fighter fleet, gain tech advantage

According to experts and veterans of India's defence forces, the Balakot airstrikes put to rest all issues over India's capabilities to pinpoint targets deep inside enemy territory.

published on : 2nd August 2019

US military assistance to Pakistan: India conveys 'grave concern' to Washington 

Last week, the Pentagon notified the Congress of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in the monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.

published on : 1st August 2019

US against any country purchasing S-400 defence system from Russia: Pentagon

The remarks by a top Pentagon official came in response to a question on India going ahead with its decision to purchase the S-400 missile defence system from Russia.

published on : 18th July 2019
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