Indian Air Force

South gets first Sukhoi-30 MKI squad to keep eye on Indian Ocean Region

The 'Tigersharks' squadron of Sukhoi 30 MKI jets integrated with the BrahMos cruise missiles was inducted by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat in the presence of top officials.

published on : 20th January 2020

71st Republic Day parade to be commanded by Wing Commander Vipul Goyal

The IAF marching contingent will consist of four officers and 144 Air warriors marching in the 'box formation'.

published on : 13th January 2020

Chinook, Apache choppers to take part in Republic Day flypast for first time

The 'Chinook' formation will comprise three newly-inducted transport helicopters in 'vic' formation, a senior IAF official said.

published on : 13th January 2020

India to acquire 200 fighter jets, including 83 LCA Tejas for Air Force: Defence Secretary

The contract for HAL-manufactured 83 LCA Tejas Mark 1 A advanced fighter jets are in the final stages, Ajay Kumar said.

published on : 13th January 2020

Varun Dhawan spends two 'magical' days with Indian Air Force

Varun on Friday took to Twitter, where he shared a string of photographs posing with the Air Force officers.

published on : 10th January 2020

Veg rolls, idli and more Indian food on menu for Gaganyaan space mission astronauts

The food items include egg rolls, veg rolls, Idli, moong dal halwa and veg pulav. Moreover, food heaters would also be provided to them.

published on : 7th January 2020

Ex-IAF chief BS Dhanoa rallies against politicisation of defence purchase deals

At the same time, the former air chief marshal added that people have the right to ask questions about the price of the Rafale aircraft as taxpayers' money is at stake.

published on : 5th January 2020

CDS Bipin Rawat focuses on preparing roadmap for creation of an air defence command

Rawat held a meeting with important functionaries of Integrated Defence Staff and directed heads of various wings to come up with recommendations to bring in inter-service synergy and jointness.

published on : 2nd January 2020

It's official: General Bipin Rawat appointed Chief of Defence Staff, to take charge on Tuesday

Before becoming the Army Chief, Rawat handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LoC with Pakistan, the LAC with China and in the Northeast.

published on : 30th December 2019

CDS can serve up to maximum age of 65 years, Modi government amends rules

The CDS will not be allowed to take up any private employment without prior approval for a period of five years after demitting the office, officials said.

published on : 29th December 2019

MiG-27, which played key role in Kargil, roars through the skies for one last time

The MiG-27, code-named 'Bahadur' in India, has had an impeccable track record in its more than three decades of glorious service to the nation.

published on : 27th December 2019

After serving for 40 years, IAF's MiG-27 to take to skies one last time on December 27

The swing-wing fighter has been the backbone of ground-attack fleet of the Air Force for several decades and the IAF will bid adieu to its squadron of seven aircraft from Jodhpur Air Base.

published on : 26th December 2019

MiG-27 to pass into history, its last squadron to be decommissioned in Jodhpur on Friday

A New Delhi-based IAF officer said the Jodhpur-based squadron of MiG 27 is the last one not only in SWAC but in the entire country.

published on : 25th December 2019

127 graduate from Dundigal’s AFA

The 204th batch of Flying Cadets graduated from the Air Force Academy, Dundigal on Saturday.

published on : 22nd December 2019

Balakot message was to tell Pakistan there will be cost for terror attacks: BS Dhanoa

Dhanoa asserted that there was a paradigm shift in the way the Indian government responds to terrorist attacks involving mass casualties.

published on : 15th December 2019
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