IAF to take part in international exercise in UAE

Amid growing ties between India and the Arab world, six Indian Air Force (IAF) Su-30-MKI fighters will take off for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday to participate in the multinational exercise ‘Desert Flag’. Continue Reading

‘Several countries show interest in buying Tejas aircraft’

The delivery of the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) to the Indian Air Force under a Rs 48,000-crore deal will begin from March 2024 and around 16 aircraft will be rolled out annually till the completion of the total supply of 83 jets, Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited R Madhavan said. Continue Reading

Rafale fighters to be part of Indo-French air exercise

The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday announced that the newly inducted Rafale fighter jets are going to be part of the bilateral air exercise ‘Desert Knight-21’ between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and French Air and Space Force. Continue Reading

Two IAF doctors to train for Gaganyaan Mission in Russia

Two flight surgeons will soon fly to Russia where they will get hands-on experience in space medicine from their Russian counterparts for the Gaganyaan mission, an Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) official said on Sunday. Continue Reading

IAF turns 88; President, PM greet brave warriors

Indian Air Force (IAF) is observing its 88th foundation day today. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and others took to Twitter to wish India’s air warriors. Continue Reading

Editorial: Happy deal

Amid the ongoing India-China standoff in eastern Ladakh along Line of Actual Control (LAC), the United States has approved India’s request to buy $ 90 million worth of equipment, spare parts and logistical support for its fleet of C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft. Continue Reading

IAF formally inducts Rafale, Rajnath holds talks with French Defence Minister

The Indian Air Force (IAF) today formally inducted the much talked about fourth-generation flying machine, Rafale in its arsenal. Continue Reading

IAF brings back 58 Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran

A military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) brought back 58 Indians from corona virus hit Iran today, official said. Continue Reading

76 Indians from corona virus-hit Wuhan taken to ITBP quarantine facility

The 76 Indians and 36 foreigners evacuated from corona virus-affected Wuhan city of China this morning were being taken to an ITBP facility in the national capital for quarantine. Continue Reading

Separate theatre command for J&K: General Rawat

India is looking at setting up a separate theatre command for Jammu and Kashmir, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat said today. Continue Reading