Indian 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

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

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

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

Two explosions rock Indian Air Force station in Jammu; probe underway

The police officials and forensic experts immediately rushed to the spot to ascertain the cause and nature of the explosions.

published on : 27th June 2021

India and China agree to maintain dialogue to resolve LAC standoff; IAF to stay vigilant

The two countries agreed to this as they held another round of diplomatic talks to resolve the prolonged border standoff in eastern Ladakh that erupted in early May last year.

published on : 25th June 2021

Delhi government announces Rs 1 crore gratia for kin of six bravehearts who died in line of duty

Honouring the bravery of our personnel, CM Arvind Kejriwal initiated financial assistance for personnel in Delhi Police, Defence, Paramilitary and other forces.

published on : 20th June 2021

Geopolitical uncertainty in neighbourhood has triggered major transformation in IAF: Air Chief

The Air Chief was presiding over the Passing Out Parade at the Air Force Academy, Hyderabad. A total of 161 officers got commissioned into various branches and services on Saturday.

published on : 19th June 2021

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF Chief 

In 2016, India had signed an inter-governmental agreement with France to procure 36-Rafale jets at a cost Rs 59,000 crore.

published on : 19th June 2021
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