Indian Air force

First C-295 aircraft inducted into Indian Air Force

C-295 induction ceremony took place at the Hindan Air Force Station in Ghaziabad in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

published on : 25th September 2023

Srinagar Diary: Police officer arrested for alleged links with LeT

The officer is accused of helping the LeT operative to evade arrest and attempting to implicate a police officer who was investigating him.

published on : 23rd September 2023

12 new Sukhoi fighters among Rs 45,000 crore proposals cleared by defence ministry

This will help make up for the fast dwindling fighters in the IAF. At present, the force is down to 30 combat squadrons against the 42 squadrons sanctioned for it.

published on : 15th September 2023

Indian Air Force receives first C-295 transport aircraft from Airbus, 55 more to follow

All 56 aircraft will be fitted with an indigenous electronic warfare suite to be developed by the state-run Bharat Electronics Ltd and Bharat Dynamics Limited.

published on : 13th September 2023

Indian Air Force to participate in multinational exercise 'Bright Star-23' in Egypt

The Indian Air Force contingent will consist of five MiG-29, two IL-78, two C-130, and two C-17 aircraft.

published on : 27th August 2023

IAF pushes for indigenisation, keen to induct 100 LCA Tejas fighters

Once this order is completed in the stipulated 15 years, the IAF will have 40 LCA, over 180 LCA Mark-1A and at least 120 LCA Mark-2 planes.

published on : 25th August 2023

Indian Air Force pushes for indigenisation, keen to induct 100 LCA Tejas fighters

The decision followed the Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari’s review of the status of the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) programme at the Air Headquarters on Wednesday.

published on : 24th August 2023

IAF uses immersive technology to train cadets

The technology was procured from a domestic startup over a year ago as part of the self-reliance objective of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

published on : 1st August 2023

Defence Bill in Parliament set to grant disciplinary, administrative powers to inter-services heads

The Parliament's standing committee on defence presented a report on the inter-services bill to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Indian armed forces likely to get their first Integrated Theatre Command in August

The South-West Command to function as a test-bed ITC; the other commands will come up as per the ‘One Border One Force’ concept.

published on : 12th July 2023

MP floods: IAF helicopter rescues youth stuck on tree in Seoni

The IAF helicopter rescued the person safely and provided him food and the latter was handed over to the Seoni district administration for a health check-up.

published on : 29th June 2023

US fighter jet engines to be rolled out in three years

Final pact to be signed soon, the engines will be fitted in Indian Air Force’s indigenous fighter jet Tejas Mark 2  

published on : 24th June 2023

Technology key to defence preparedness: President Droupadi Murmu

During the parade, the cadets presented the President with a ‘Rashtriya Salute’ and were subsequently adorned with ‘wings’ and ‘brevets’ on their chests by her.

published on : 18th June 2023

Two daughters of Punjab farmers commissioned as IAF flying officers

Flying Officer Ivraj will be joining the Flying Branch as a helicopter pilot While Flying Officer Prabhsimran, will be joining the Education Branch of the IAF, an official statement said.

published on : 17th June 2023

President Draupadi Murmu Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy in Hyderabad

Addressing the event, she said that the Indian Air Force was becoming future-ready, to face the challenges in a high-tech war in a network-centric future battle space.

published on : 17th June 2023

New promotion plan in the offing for top officers of armed forces

Sources said initially, a common Confidential Report for two and three-star officers has been approved to be implemented.

published on : 17th June 2023

Sukhois carry out long-range precision-strike drill in Indian ocean region 

This is within a few days of another such operation carried out towards the Eastern Seaboard, into the Indian Ocean.

published on : 10th June 2023