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CDS to create joint command for air defence

Rawat has also directed that efforts be made to cut out all infructuous ceremonial activities which are manpower-intensive.

03 Jan 2020 5:20 AM

Air Force's MiG-27 to take to skies one last time today

The aircraft will be decommissioned in a grand ceremony to be held at Air Force Station Jodhpur on 27 December 2019.

27 Dec 2019 9:11 AM

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria safe, says IAF after shooting incident at Pearl Harbour

Another official said while the IAF Chief was staying at US Air Force base in Pearl Harbour, incident of shooting took place in naval base.

05 Dec 2019 10:10 AM

IAF looks for industry help to tackle obsolete assets challenge

Air Marshal R.K.S. Shera stated that IAF is operating a mix of inventory.

16 Nov 2019 7:13 AM

Lt Col Sharma appointed as Army's 1st female JAG officer deployed on foreign mission

Indian Army officials told ANI that she will be appointed as the military legal expert with the Government of Seychelles.

14 Nov 2019 2:24 PM


Pakistan stoops to new low with Varthaman's mannequin display at PAF museum

A Twitter post by Pakistan journalist and political commentator Anwar Lodhi showed a photo of the mannequin of the IAF braveheart.

11 Nov 2019 1:45 PM

Pakistan exhibits Indian bomb from 1971 war at Kartarpur gurudwara site

There was no immediate response from Indian officials on the issue.

08 Nov 2019 2:55 PM

Ex-JKLF leader held for killing 4 IAF men

The Centre had in March this year declared the JKLF as an unlawful association.

19 Oct 2019 2:33 AM

In a first, IAF jets to take part in Oman drill

The last exercise, Eastern Bridge-IV was held in 2017 at Jamnagar.

18 Oct 2019 2:42 AM

IAF starts war-time drill in five states

As part of the drill SU-30 aircraft landed at the Kolkata airport from its base in Assam in the afternoon.

16 Oct 2019 5:35 PM


PM's new official aircraft will be flown by Air Force pilots: report

Centre is planning to initiate process of divestment of stake in Air India, which has debt of over Rs 60,000 crore, from November this year.

10 Oct 2019 9:29 AM

'Enhance self-defence, not attack anyone,' says Rajnath after India gets 1st Rafale

Singh called his tryst with Rafale as good, adding that Rafale's induction will enhance the strength of IAF.

09 Oct 2019 9:12 AM

‘Never imagined I would be flown at supersonic speed’: Rajnath on Rafale sortie

Giving timeline for delivery of 36 jets, Singh said he expects first 18 aircraft to be delivered by Feb 2021.

09 Oct 2019 8:52 AM

Rajnath Singh to receive first Rafale fighter aircraft in France today

Singh will also perform ‘Shastra Puja’, a ritual involving the worship of weapons, before he receives the first Rafale fighter jet.

08 Oct 2019 9:19 AM

As IAF turns 87, merge HAL with it

Indians have failed the IAF, thereby pushing the country into a state of despair, in the face of a multi-dimensional Sino-Pakistani threat.

08 Oct 2019 1:25 AM


Abhinandan Vartaman's 51 squardon to get citation award for Balakot

The award is slated to be received by commanding officer Group Captain Satish Pawar on Oct 8.

06 Oct 2019 11:26 AM

War, as we have known it, is no more

The fighter plane is 100-year-old technology, having been first used in World War I in 1914.

06 Oct 2019 4:39 AM

Name of IAF officer killed by Yasin on War Memorial soon

All the wreath lying ceremonies to honour the Indian soldiers are now mostly held at the National War Memorial.

06 Oct 2019 4:18 AM

Air Chief: Shooting down Mi-17 was a ‘big mistake’

The incident had resulted in the death of seven people, including six IAF personnel on board the chopper and a civilian on the ground.

05 Oct 2019 1:57 AM

‘Big mistake, shot down our own chopper on Feb 27,’ admits Indian Air Force chief

Ahead of the press conference, the Indian Air Force also showed video clips of the Balakot strikes.

04 Oct 2019 1:08 PM