Air Force

New generation Akash missile successfully test-fired, target intercepted amid inclement weather

Designed and developed by DRDO, the Akash-NG system has been equipped with active electronically scanned array multi-function radar to search, track and fire control in one platform.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Another drone spotted near Jammu Air Force Station

Another drone was spotted in the same area, where an AIF station was attacked, in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

published on : 15th July 2021

IAF likely to operationalise second squadron of Rafale fighter jets by July-end

Currently, the IAF has around 25 Rafale jets and the remaining ordered aircraft are expected to be delivered by 2022.

published on : 13th July 2021

Hyderabad-based Bharat Dynamics bags Rs 499-crore deal to supply missiles to Indian Air Force

With the Union Cabinet giving clearance for export of Akash Weapon System, Bharat Dynamics Limited is looking to take up export orders.

published on : 9th July 2021

Home secretary Ajay Bhalla reviews J&K security post Jammu drone attack

The meeting was attended by the chiefs of the Intelligence Bureau, NSG and CISF, among other senior officials. 

published on : 7th July 2021

At least 45 dead, 49 rescued in crash of military plane with 92 on board: Philippine defense secretary

The Lockheed C-130 Hercules was one of two ex-US Air Force aircraft handed over to the Philippines as part of military assistance this year.

published on : 4th July 2021

Public spat as CDS calls Air Force a support arm, Air Chief says it is not

The  formation of the Chief of Defence Staff in December 2019 was to integrate and synergise the armed forces to prepare them to meet the requirements of modern warfare.

published on : 3rd July 2021

510 Air Warriors inducted in IAF

The newly inducted air warriors were administered the oath by the institute’s Commanding Officer, the release added.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Air power has huge role to play in any integrated battle roles: IAF Chief 

Bhadauria's comments on air power came soon after Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat talked about the IAF's air defence charter as well as its role as a supporting arm to the ground forces.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Not much done to deal with drone threat

The IAF, at the request of the Ministry of Defence, could have been tasked with surveillance and licensing of drones because they have the expertise.

published on : 2nd July 2021

'Need to factor this in our strategy': Army chief thinks drone warfare will be on the rise

Talking about challenges, the General said easy availability of drones increases the complexity and challenges the armed forces have to face.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Anti-drone technology at Jammu air force base

After the attack at the Air Force Station near Jammu, anti-drone equipment have been installed in several sensitive locations, sources in the security establishment said.

published on : 1st July 2021

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari to take over as IAF's new Vice Chief of Air Staff

He was commissioned into Fighter Stream of the IAF on 29 Dec 1982 as a fighter pilot and has served nearly 39 years.

published on : 30th June 2021

LeT suspected to be behind IAF station attack in Jammu, drones may have come from across border: DGP

Two drones dropped explosive material on the IAF station located at Jammu airport on Sunday injuring two personnel.

published on : 29th June 2021

NSG's special bomb squad investigating Jammu Air Force Station attack case

They further informed that a team of the Anti Terror Unit of Delhi Police's Special Cell is also going to Jammu to look into the blast.

published on : 29th June 2021
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