Indian Air Force

The CDS’ chopper crash was a result of entry into clouds: Indian Air Force

The Tri-Services Court of Inquiry into the Mi-17 V5 accident on 08 Dec 21 has submitted its preliminary findings, said the IAF.

published on : 14th January 2022

IAF chopper crash: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh apprised findings of probe team

The probe team has already completed its investigation into the crash of the Russian-origin Mi-17V5 helicopter.

published on : 5th January 2022

Deployment of first regiment of S-400 to be completed next month

The Indian Air Force said the process of deployment of the missile system has begun and it will take at least six more weeks to complete the deployment.

published on : 2nd January 2022

IAF's MiG-21 plane crashes in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer during night sortie, pilot killed

The pilot killed in action was Wing Commander Harshit Sinha, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said.

published on : 24th December 2021

Remnants of IAF chopper crash that killed CDS Bipin Rawat shifted to Sulur Air Base

IAF has started shifting remnants of the Mi - 17V5  chopper, which crashed at Nanchappachatiram near Coonoor on December 8, to the Sulur Air base.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Seven aircraft of IAF crashed in last two years: Government in Rajya Sabha

Minister of State for Defence Ajay Bhatt said every aircraft accident in the IAF is investigated by a Court of Inquiry (CoI) to ascertain the cause of the accident.

published on : 20th December 2021

Ready to enhance troop deployment in Eastern Ladakh if need be: IAF Chief Vivek Ram Chaudhari

IAF Chief Vivek Ram Chaudhari said the status quo with regard to the deployment of forces in the region continues at the same level as April last, following the Galwan incident.

published on : 18th December 2021

Court of Inquiry on Sulur chopper crash will be thorough process, will take few weeks: IAF Chief

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh had informed Parliament that a tri-services inquiry team led by Air Marshal Manavendra Singh started investigation into the helicopter crash.

published on : 18th December 2021

India's security dynamics involve multifaceted threats: IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said the Air Force is on the cusp of transformation into a highly potent air force with many new injections such as Rafale jets, Apache helicopters.

published on : 18th December 2021

Ready to provide additional Rafale jets if India requires: French defence minister

Parly, who is on a visit to India, made the comments at a think-tank ahead of her wide-ranging talks with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

published on : 17th December 2021

IAF chopper crash: Sole survivor Group Captain Varun Singh succumbs to injuries

He was airlifted from Wellington Military Hospital to Bengaluru on December 9 and every effort was made to revive the injured officer

published on : 15th December 2021

Sulur chopper crash: State government wants YouTuber Maridhas’ claim probed

AAG Veera Kathiravan was arguing on behalf of the Tamil Nadu police in a petition filed by Maridhas to quash the FIR in the sedition case registered against him for his social media posts.

published on : 14th December 2021

Karnataka minister seeks probe by SC judge into Sulur chopper crash  

Eshwarappa demanded that the Centre order a probe by a sitting Supreme Court judge to allay doubts, if any, into the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of the CDS and 12 others.

published on : 14th December 2021

IAF, DRDO test fire Stand-Off Anti-Tank missile from Pokhran ranges

Defence sources said that the release mechanism, advanced guidance, tracking algorithms, all avionics with integrated software performed satisfactorily.

published on : 11th December 2021

IAF thanks locals, Nilgiris administration for help in rescue operations after chopper crash

Locals from Katteri village were the first to reach the site of the crash and had informed the police and the fire departments about the accident.

published on : 11th December 2021
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