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IAF gets its first fleet of 8 Apache AH-64E attack helicopters

The Air Force Chief said Apache attack choppers are being purchased to replace the ageing Mi-35 helicopters.

03 Sep 2019 8:59 AM

Watch: Abhinandan Varthaman, who downed Pak F16, flies with IAF chief

IAF chief Dhanoa also a MiG-21 pilot and had flown the planes during the 1999 Kargil war while commanding the 17 Squadron, during the war.

02 Sep 2019 1:39 PM

Senior woman IAF officer's plea for caste certificate for kids dismissed by Delhi HC

The court said that office orders would not come in the way of issuing certificates to children.

27 Aug 2019 10:36 PM

IAF gets its 11th Globemaster, the last by Boeing

India’s plan to buy more of these aircraft was hampered by bureaucratic delays.

27 Aug 2019 7:14 AM

Remembering the IAF in a distant war

The book, The Forgotten Few: The Indian Air Force in World War II, is a narrative history of the Indian Air Force’s contribution to World War II.

25 Aug 2019 7:28 AM


5 IAF officers guilty of Mi-17 crash: Probe

The Mi-17 V-5 chopper had crashed within 10 minutes of taking off, as Pakistan Air Force and IAF aircraft were involved in a dog fight.

24 Aug 2019 3:46 AM

Five Indian Air Force officers found guilty in Feb 27 Srinagar chopper crash

Inquiry was ordered by Air Force Headquarters under an Air Commodore-rank officer as the crash resulted in death of 6 of its personnel.

23 Aug 2019 1:19 PM

IAF probe finds 5 officers guilty in Feb 27 Srinagar chopper crash

Six IAF personnel on board and a civilian on the ground had lost their lives in the crash.

23 Aug 2019 1:04 PM

Defence Minister to induct Apache attack choppers at Pathankot Air Base

The AH-64E helicopters, the latest variants of the Apache, were delivered from the US.

22 Aug 2019 12:32 PM

Rajnath Singh to visit France in September to receive first Rafale jet

Top military brass of France as well as officials of Dassault, makers of Rafale, would also be present at handing over ceremony on Sep 20.

22 Aug 2019 8:18 AM


IAF pilot Abhinandan returns to cockpit after 6 months, starts flying MiG 21

Varthaman was conferred Vir Chakra, the coveted wartime gallantry medal, for downing the F-16 jet of Pakistan during the aerial combat.

22 Aug 2019 8:06 AM

51 years after IAF aircraft went missing, parts of AN-12 BL-534 recovered

'After 13 days of rigorous search and recovery operation in Dhaka Glacier, the team recovered parts of the AN-12 Aircraft,' release said.

19 Aug 2019 12:39 PM

Will a CDS mean the end of inter-service wars?

It would suffice to say that every major military power in the world has a combined defence organisation.

19 Aug 2019 12:05 AM

Eastern Air Command Commanders' Conclave starts in Shillong

EAC Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, EAC Air Marshal RD Mathur welcomed the IAF Chief and introduced the commanders to him.

16 Aug 2019 6:58 PM

'Witnessed Abhinandan shooting down Pak's F-16 fighter jet,' says Squadron Leader

'I was the one who was providing him with the air situation picture. I saw the fading of F-16 blip from my screen,' Agarwal said.

16 Aug 2019 8:46 AM


Inquiry ordered to investigate Sukhoi-30 crash in Tezpur

Both pilots ejected safely from the aircraft and have been rescued.

09 Aug 2019 4:50 PM

IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman clears medical tests, fit to fly fighter jets again

IAF has recommended a gallantry award – Vir Chakra – the third-highest wartime gallantry award - for Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.

09 Aug 2019 9:17 AM

Abhinandan Varthaman, Balakot pilots to be awarded with top military honours

Vir Chakra is India’s third-highest wartime gallantry award, after the Param Vir Chakra and the Maha Vir Chakra.

08 Aug 2019 10:56 AM

Maharashtra CMO requests for NDRF team from Goa

NDRF teams carried out rescue ops in Walva, Urun Islampur, Sangli, evacuated locals whose houses were completely deluged in water.

06 Aug 2019 6:09 PM

Indian Air Force rescues 58 people from rain-hit Thane

Two columns of the Army, comprising 120 personnel, were also on way to Thane to help in the rescue efforts. (Photo: Representational image)

04 Aug 2019 4:49 PM