Tag: Air Force

Armed Forces Personnel to be trained at Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts
Armed Forces Personnel to be trained at Academy of Pastry and Culinary Arts

During the course of this intensive programme, specially designed for them, these Defence personnel will receive complete hands-on training to equip them with not only basic cookery skills, but will also hone gourmet food preparation skills through exposure to advanced techniques.

  • Friday, 15 April 2022
Deployment Of First Regiment Of S-400 To Be Completed Next Month
Deployment Of First Regiment Of S-400 To Be Completed Next Month

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said last month that the S-400 missile defence deal between India and Russia has a very important meaning for the Indian defence capability and it is being implemented despite the US attempting to "undermine" the cooperation.

  • Saturday, 01 January 2022
IAF Chief Calls To Augment Combat Capability Of Force Through Innovation, Self-Reliance

Indian Air Force chief urged the Commanders to continue their efforts in ensuring a safe operational flying environment and stressed on the need to augment the combat capability of the IAF through innovation, self-reliance and indigenisation.

  • Friday, 17 September 2021
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Python on Air Force plane in Agra: This is how the snake was rescued

Agra: We have heard about snakes in plane only in movies but in reality it did happen on Wednesday when an eight-foot-long Indian Rock Python was spotted in an Air Force transport plane at the Agra airbase. The Python was trapped inside the undercarriage bay of the right wing of AN-32 Aircraft number K2706. The […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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India-US Air Force exercise 'Ex Cope India-18' from Monday

New Delhi: The Air Forces of India and the US will begin a 12-day joint exercise “Ex Cope India-2018” on Monday to provide operational exposure to their personnel and undertake mutual exchange of best practices for enhancing operational capability, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday. It will be the fourth edition in the series of […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
US flies bombers over South China Sea

Washington: US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bombers flew over the South China Sea earlier this week on a training mission, according to the American military. The bombers took off on Tuesday from Andersen Air Force Base on the island of Guam, according to a statement from US Pacific Air Forces, which oversees air operations in […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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Armed forces short of more than 9,000 officers

New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha on Friday that the three Services are short of over 9,000 officers and 45,000 personnel in other ranks. According to the data tabled in the lower house, the Indian Army — the largest of the three Services — has vacancies for 8,370 […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
IAF doesn't count number of dead: Air Force chief Dhanoa

Coimbatore: The casualty figure in the air strike on the Balakot camp will be given out by the government, Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said on Monday while asserting that the Indian Air Force does not count the number of dead. Addressing a press conference here, he said the death toll depends on the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
India called Pakistan's bluff with air strikes: Modi

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir): India has called nuclear-armed Pakistan’s bluff with its air strikes on terror camps in that country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday, adding that one country cannot have two Prime Ministers. Referring to the air strikes by the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Balakot, Modi told an election rally here: […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Naval Commanders to review operations, strategies

New Delhi: The first edition of the three-day biannual Naval Commanders’ conference, to begin in New Delhi on Tuesday, will review major operations undertaken during the past six months, according to a press statement here on Sunday. “The Chief of the Naval Staff, with the Commanders-in-Chief, will review major operational, material, logistics, human resources, training […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Veteran IAF pilots relive 1971 photo, image goes viral

New Delhi: Months ahead of the India-Pakistan war broke out in 1971, it was just another day at work for the five young pilots at IAF’s 22 squadron in Kalaikunda as they moved around camouflaged nets and concrete blast pens in their black overalls and bikes, preserving themselves for the action. Realising the similarities in their […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Rafale jets not for 'ornamentation', necessary for security of nation: Centre to SC

New Delhi: The Centre strongly defended before the Supreme Court on Friday its deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, saying they were not for “ornamentation” but essential for national security. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi reserved verdict on the pleas, including the one filed by former Union ministers Yashwant […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
India supplies two helicopter gunships to Afghanistan

New Delhi: As part of its assistance to Afghanistan, India on Thursday handed over two Mi-24 attack helicopters to Kabul to battle terrorism. The two helicopter gunships will replace the four supplied in 2015, giving more fire power to the Afghan armed forces. Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Vinay Kumar, acting Minister of Defense Asadullah Khalid, Air […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Amit Panghal seeded 2nd, gets bye along with three others at World Boxing C'ships

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was seeded second and got a bye into the pre-quarterfinals along with three others as Indian boxers aimed for a medal haul of more than a bronze in the men’s World Boxing Championships, starting here on Monday. Amit was joined in the last-16 by Asian silver-winning duo of […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Panghal loses to Zoirov in final of World C'ships, bags silver

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov beat India’s Amit Panghal 5:0 by unanimous decision in the final of the 52-kg category of the World Championships on Saturday. Panghal had to be satisfied with a silver for what was undoubtedly an impressive show at the Worlds. The first round did see Zoirov have the upperhand for a […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021