Indian Air Force

IAF to conduct combat drills in Eastern Sector amid increased Chinese deployment along LAC

The exercise 'Poorvi Aakash' is expected to involve the IAF's frontline fighter jets, including the Rafale and the Su-30MKI aircraft, and other assets deployed in the region.

published on : 21st January 2023

IAF jets successfully touch down NH-16 during trial run in Bapatla

As the trail run was successful, necessary arrangements would now be made to inaugurate the airstrip by 2023.

published on : 30th December 2022

IAF successfully fires Brahmos missile from Sukhoi SU-30 MKI

With this, IAF has achieved a "significant capability boost" to carry out precision strikes from SU-30MKI aircraft against land or sea targets over very long ranges.

published on : 29th December 2022

Sabre-killer Gnat to Sukhoi: Air Force heritage centre to open in Chandigarh

The centre will comprise artifacts, simulators, and interactive boards in order to highlight the various facets of IAF operations.

published on : 29th December 2022

Mirzapur’s Sania: Daughter of TV mechanic who is set to become first Muslim woman IAF pilot

Strongly believing that language can never be a barrier on the way to success, Sania, a student of Hindi medium, said that firm determination paved her way to success.

published on : 23rd December 2022

'Critical deficiencies' must be addressed to retain our combat edge: IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said, "the Indian Air Force needs to evolve into an aerospace power and to do so, there is a need to develop the capability to fight and win tomorrow's wars."

published on : 23rd December 2022

DAC approves acquisition proposals worth 84,000cr for armed forces, coast guard

These proposals include six for the Indian Army, six for the Indian Air Force, 10 for the Indian Navy and two for the Indian Coast Guard for a total value of Rs 84,328 crore.

published on : 22nd December 2022

Freight auto driver flees with 4,000 eggs meant for IAF mess in MP's Gwalior

The vehicle went missing soon after it left for the IAF mess, following which the supplier filed a complaint with Morar police station.

published on : 12th December 2022

Airbus-Tata project a major leap in make-in-India: PM Modi

PM lays foundation of project in Vadodara, says India is emerging as one of the fastest-developing aviation sectors in the world

published on : 31st October 2022

His visits were like festival: Family on departed hero

We cooked food and shared them with other families as well,” Sreelakshmi, who had married Pradeep on August 26, 2012, said in a trembling voice.

published on : 24th October 2022

BrahMos: Air force to get armed with next generation missile by 2025

Since it is lighter, smaller and compact, the next-generation missile systems can be fitted on several platforms.

published on : 21st October 2022

Creation of weapon system branch for officers approved; can save Rs 3,400 cr in flying training: IAF Chief

This is the first time since Independence that a new operational branch is being created, Chaudhari said in his speech here on the occasion of 90th anniversary celebrations of the IAF.

published on : 8th October 2022

Women Agniveer in IAF from next year: IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal

The Indian Air Force has decided to induct women candidates under the Air Force Agniveer scheme from next year, said IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal (ACM) VR Chaudhari on Tuesday.

published on : 5th October 2022

Theatre Command structure should not in any way compromise the IAF’s doctrine: IAF Chief

On the increased air activity by the Chinese the air chief said “we continuously monitor it by enhancing our air defence efforts there.”

published on : 4th October 2022

Female Agniveers in IAF from next year: Air Chief VR Chaudhari

"A high ratio of women officers in the IAF is testimony to our commitment in providing equal opportunity and a level playing field for every individual irrespective of gender,"he said.

published on : 4th October 2022

Appropriate measures put in place to deal with Chinese activities along LAC: IAF chief 

Addressing a press conference ahead of the Air Force Day on October 8, he also said that recent developments at the global stage show the need for a strong military to ward off any challenge.

published on : 4th October 2022

IAF jets scrambled after 'bomb threat' on Iran-China flight over Indian airspace

According to sources, inputs were received at 9:20 am by Delhi Police about a bomb threat on board a Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Indian Air Force inducts first indigenous Light Combat Helicopter Unit 'Dhanush'

The Helicopters have been christened as Prachand. The ceremony was presided over by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in the presence of the Air Chief.

published on : 3rd October 2022

IAF retires MiG-21 ‘Swordarm’ Squadron

The Indian Air Force After a long and meritorious tenure in the Kashmir valley, the ‘Swordarms’ pass on the baton of being ‘Guardian of the Valley’.

published on : 1st October 2022

Ankit Kumar Jha was terminated for misconduct: IAF

In a media statement, the IAF said it is extending full cooperation in the investigations.

published on : 27th September 2022
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