RKS Bhadauria

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari to be new Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will take charge as the chief of the Indian Air Force after the incumbent, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, retires on September 30.

published on : 21st September 2021

Looking at procuring 350 aircraft over next two decades: IAF chief

The Chief of Air Staff also talked about the need for developing asymmetric capabilities to bolster the IAF's overall strength in view of challenges from China.

published on : 8th September 2021

Bengaluru: IAF Chief flies sortie in LCA Tejas fighter jet during HAL visit

The IAF also tweeted the pictures and said Bhadauria flew a sortie in a Tejas MK1 aircraft.

published on : 25th August 2021

Airpower will remain crucial to deal with any future security challenge: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria suggested that work has been underway for ensuring integration among the three services.

published on : 10th August 2021

IAF chief meets his UAE counterpart, discusses measures to strengthen ties between two forces

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauri's visit to the UAE comes nearly eight months after Chief of Army Staff Gen MM Naravane travelled to that country.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Military reform process demands cohesion

Even the UK faced similar problems, with services on divergent paths having tussles, arguments and counter arguments.

published on : 5th July 2021

Public spat as CDS calls Air Force a support arm, Air Chief says it is not

The  formation of the Chief of Defence Staff in December 2019 was to integrate and synergise the armed forces to prepare them to meet the requirements of modern warfare.

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

More troops at key positions since Galwan clash: RKS Bhadauria

At the CGP, which saw the commissioning of 161 new officers, Bhadauria conferred the ‘President’s Commission’ to the graduating officers.

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

MiG-21 Bison will be phased out in a planned manner: Indian Air Force chief RKS Bhadauria

The recent crash of a MiG-21 Bison-- that took life of a pilot, in Gwalior has turned the spotlight on India’s longest-serving fighter plane.

published on : 19th June 2021

Indian Air Force undergoing monumental transformation: IAF Chief 

The IAF Chief, who reviewed the parade earlier, also spoke about the crucial role played by IAF in the national fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 19th June 2021

Increase in capital outlay of Defence amid pandemic is huge step, says IAF Chief

This statement comes after defence forces received an overall hike of around 7.4 per cent over last year as Rs 3.62 lakh crore were provided to them excluding pensions amid the China military standoff

published on : 4th February 2021