air force

Agnipath scheme: IAF receives over 1.83 lakh applications in 6 days

The government had on June 16 increased the upper age limit for recruitment under the scheme to 23 years from 21 for the year 2022, and subsequently announced a slew of placatory steps.

published on : 29th June 2022

'Selected vendor for multi-role fighter aircraft programme will have to ensure tech transfer': IAF

In April 2019, the IAF issued an RFI (Request for Information), or initial tender, to acquire 114 jets at a cost of around USD 18 billion (one billion is equal to 100 crore).

published on : 27th June 2022

'Progress made in deliberations for tri-services theaterisation plan': IAF chief Marshal VR Chaudhari

The Chief of Air Staff said the IAF is hopeful that the final structures, as and when they come out, would be potent, robust and capable of tackling the existent and future threats.

published on : 26th June 2022

Air Force strategy programme aims to arm officers with theory and practice

Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Friday delivered the keynote address during the culmination of the WASP.

published on : 26th June 2022

IAF contingent in Egypt for ‘unique’ tactical experience

The Indian Air Force is participating in a month-long unique tactical leadership programme with the Egyptian Air Force.

published on : 26th June 2022

100th Akash Air Force Launcher delivered to IAF

The event was flagged off by Dr BHVS Narayana Murthy, DG-MSS, DRDO, at the Vemagal facility of TASL near Bengaluru on Tuesday.

published on : 24th June 2022

Air Force officer allays apprehensions on Agnipath

Wing Commander Sajja Sri Chaitanya’s visit came amidst nationwide protests against the Agnipath scheme.

published on : 20th June 2022

‘Transformational reforms underway with focus on ‘Atmanirbharta’: Army Chief General Manoj Pande

Further, he said disruptive technologies are shaping the character of modern warfare. Therefore, harnessing and leveraging technology is no longer an option but an essential mission mandate, he said.

published on : 19th June 2022

Agnipath scheme: Amidst protests, Government issues clarification to bust the Myths

The clarification also touched upon the issues like operational effectiveness, regimental systems and the myth that the scheme was implemented without consultation with the serving officers.

published on : 17th June 2022

BJP allies in Bihar demand withdrawal of 'Agniapth's scheme amid protests in state

JD-U parliamentary board chairperson and former union minister Upendra Kushwaha said on Thursday that the union government should do a rethink on the scheme.

published on : 17th June 2022

Amid protests, Modi government increases upper-age limit to 23 for recruitment under Agnipath scheme

Unveiling the scheme on Tuesday, the government had earlier said the entry age for all new recruits will have to be between 17 and a half and 21 years.

published on : 17th June 2022

'Agnipath scheme reform in right direction': Congress' Manish Tewari deviates from party line

The remarks are at variance with his party, which has criticised the government over the scheme and has demanded that it should be kept in abeyance.

published on : 16th June 2022

Defence veterans divided over cause of protests against 'Agnipath' scheme as government faces heat

While some feel it is an expression of the youths' apprehension regarding their future, others say it may have been orchestrated.

published on : 16th June 2022

'No change being done to Army's regimental system': Government sources on Agnipath scheme

The scheme is aimed at increasing opportunities for youths to serve in the armed forces and the recruitment of the personnel under it will be around triple of the current enrolment.

published on : 16th June 2022

Agnipath protests: Union ministers, CMs urge students not to be 'deceived'; political blame game starts

In a statement, Union minister Ashwini Choubey said Prime Minister Narendra Modi always thinks and works for the welfare of the country.

published on : 16th June 2022
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