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Hercules On Highway!
Watch IAF's Jet Land at Emergency Field Landing in Rajasthan's Jalore

Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft landed at the Emergency Field Landing in Rajasthan's Jalore on Sept 9. IAF's C-130J Super Hercules landed on the National Highway in Jalore, Rajasthan.

IAF aircraft carrying Rajnath, Gadkari lands at NH in Rajasthan
IAF Aircraft Carrying Rajnath, Gadkari Lands At NH In Rajasthan

The emergency landing strip at Satta-Gandhav stretch on National Highway-925 in Jalore, Rajasthan, has been constructed for Rs 43 crore, including land acquisition for Rs 5 crore.

IAF evacuates Indian from Afghanistan
IAF Plane Evacuates 150 Plus Indians From Kabul

These passengers include the employees of Indian Embassy and other working professionals in many projects in Afghanistan.

Anti-Drone Systems
IAF To Procure 10 Anti-Drone Systems For Border Deployment

Indian Air Force has floated a Request for Information (RFI) for Indian vendors for Counter Unarmed Aircraft System (CUAS) that can be armed with laser directed energy weapons to bring down rogue drone.

Ex-IAF Officer Grows Diabetic-Friendly Rice In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Health experts often advise diabetics to exclude rice from their diet menu as much as possible because of high content of carbohydrates. But, a retired defence personnel in Jagatsinghpur…

IAF Chief
IAF To Use AI-Aided Tech For Threat Monitoring In Captive Networks: Chief

New Delhi: Artificial Intelligence-assisted next-gen technologies would be employed for threat monitoring in the Indian Air Force’s captive networks, including the current network upgrades, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S.…

IAF Group Captain Dies In MiG-21 Accident

New Delhi: A Group Captain of the Indian Air Force was killed in an accident involving a MiG-21 Bison aircraft at an airbase in central India on Wednesday, the IAF said. The accident took place when the aircraft was taking off for a combat training mission, the IAF said on Twitter. It said Group Captain […]

IAF gets 'Desi' Dogs To Scare Away Birds From Runways

Agra: The Indian Air Force (IAF), for the first time, inducted the Mudhol Hound, an Indian breed of sight hound from Karnataka, to chase away birds and animals from the runways and reduce risk of bird-hits. Four Mudhol hound puppies, including two females, were brought to the Agra airbase on Sunday. These were handed over […]

IAF Officers Can Now Enroll For Higher Studies In Gujarat University
IAF Officers Can Now Enroll For Higher Studies In Gujarat University

New Delhi: Officers of the Indian Air Force (IAF) can now enrol for higher studies in a private institution affiliated in Gujarat. The force has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Institute of Defence Studies and Research (IDSR), an autonomous institution of Gujarat University, in this regard, the IAF said in a statement. The […]

Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes
Anil Kapoor Seeks Apology After IAF Objects To Netflix AK Vs AK Trailer

Mumbai: Moments after the Indian Air Force (IAF) demanded withdrawal of scenes from soon-to-be-released Netflix movie ‘AK vs AK’ starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap, Kapoor took to Twitter and posted a video seeking an apology for ‘offending people’. Objecting to some of the scenes, the IAF slammed actor Anil Kapoor and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap […]

IAF To Receive Three More Rafale Combat Aircraft On November 4
IAF To Receive Three More Rafale Combat Aircraft On November 4

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force will receive three Rafale combat aircraft on November 4 from the manufacturer French company Dassault Aviation, sources said on Monday. The three Rafale jets will arrive in India flying non-stop from France. The Rafale jets will fly directly from Istres in France to Jamnagar and they will be accompanied […]

IAF Day: Prez Kovind, PM Modi Greet Nation, Laud Air Warriors For Humane Services

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of 88th Indian Air Force (IAF) Day and hailed the role played by the Air Force personnel in not just safeguarding the country but also for playing a major role in humanitarian services during any disaster. […]

IAF Well Positioned To Deal With Any Threat: Air Chief Bhadauria

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is very “well positioned” to deal with any threat and very strong deployments have been made in all relevant areas considering the security scenario, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on Monday, referring to the border standoff with China in eastern Ladakh. Addressing a press conference ahead of Air […]

World's Best Combat Plane Gets Best Fighter Pilots: MS Dhoni On Rafale Induction

New Delhi: Former India captain MS Dhoni on Thursday said that with the final induction ceremony of the Rafale jets into the Indian Air Force (IAF), the world’s best combat proven 4.5 generation fighter plane has got the world’s best fighter pilots. “With the final induction ceremony, the world’s best combat proven 4.5 generation fighter plane […]

Rajnath Singh
5 Rafale Jets Inducted, Can Be Deployed At LAC At Short Notice: Rajnath Singh

Ambala/New Delhi: Five Rafale combat aircraft made by French company Dassault Aviation can be deployed at a short notice at the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the Ambala Air Base in Haryana on Thursday during the induction ceremony. “This induction is important considering the kind of atmosphere […]

Rafale Jets
Rafale Jets To Be Formally Inducted Into IAF Today At Ambala Air Base

New Delhi: The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets will be formally inducted into the Indian Air Force today in Ambala air base, at a time India is engaged in an escalating border row with China in eastern Ladakh. A galaxy of dignitaries including Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, his French counterpart Florence Parly, Chief […]

IAF Launches ' MY IAF' App To Provide Career-Related Information To Aspirants

New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria on Monday launched a mobile application, “MY IAF”, that will provide career-related information to those who want to join the Indian Air Force, an official statement said. The app was launched by the chief of the Air Staff at Vayu Bhawan as part of the ‘Digital […]

IAF To Integrate Rafale With Hammer Missiles To Boost Combat Capabilities

New Delhi: As it inducts the first batch of five Rafale jets in the midst of the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, the Indian Air Force is looking at integrating the fleet with new generation air-to-ground missile systems having a strike range of up to 60 KM, people familiar with the development said. […]

IAF operationalises no.18 Squadron, equips it with LCA Tejas

Coimbatore: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday operationalised its no.18 Squadron, the “Flying Bullets”, at Sulur near here, equipping it with the fourth generation Mk1 LCA (Light Combat Aircraft) Tejas. The indigenous tailless compound delta wing aircraft was inducted at an official ceremony in the presence of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria at the […]

PM Modi Salutes Corona Fighters, Hails Armed Forces' Gesture; Medics Express Gratitude

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday, lauded the frontline coronavirus warriors’ efforts and the armed forces’ gesture to honour them through flypast across the country. Meanwhile, the frontline health workers across the country have expressed their gratitude for the gesture and felicitation of the armed forces. “Saluting those who are at the forefront, […]

IAF Chief
Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria Safe, Says IAF After Shooting Incident At Pearl Harbor

New Delhi: In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the Indian Air Force said on Thursday Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who is currently in the US military base there, is safe. The IAF Chief is at the US base in Hawaii to attend a […]

Deal With HAL For 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Soon: IAF

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to sign a deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for acquiring 83 Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) as negotiations over the price of the fighter jets are almost done, defence sources said here on Tuesday. In December 2017, the IAF had issued a single-vendor tender to […]

India's MiG 29 To Fly With Eurofighter Typhoon In Oman

New Delhi: The MiG 29 fighter aircraft of Indian Air Force (IAF) will be flying alongside the Eurofighter Typhoon and F-16 in India’s bilateral air exercise with Oman which kicked off on Thursday. According to the IAF, this is the first occasion that the MiG 29 will participate in an international air exercise outside India. […]

IAF Led In Giving Women Officers Permanent Commissions: Air Chief

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken the lead in granting permanent commission to women officers after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced last year that women would be given such an option in the armed forces, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria said here on Friday. Bhadauria, while addressing his […]

Shooting Down Chopper On Feb 27 Was 'Big Mistake', Action Against Two Officers: IAF Chief

New Delhi: Air Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on Friday described as a “big mistake” the IAF shooting down its helicopter in Kashmir on February 27, when Indian and Pakistani forces engaged in a dogfight and said disciplinary action is being taken against two officers. The operational preparedness of the IAF has been of a […]