Tag: Iaf

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.

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft
Wreckage of missing Su-30 found

New Delhi: The wreckage of the Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft with two pilots, that had gone missing a few days back after taking off from Tezpur airbase, has been found, IAF sources said on Friday. “Wreckage has been found close to the last known position of the aircraft. As of now weather is bad and the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
IAF Sukhoi jet goes missing near Indo-China border

Guwahati: An Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 fighter jet with two pilots on board went missing from near the Indo-China border in Assam on Tuesday morning. A search has been launched to trace the aircraft and pilots. The Sukhoi took off from the IAF Tezpur air base, located only about 172 km from Indo-China border in […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Women in IAF
IAF opens recruitment path for women NCC cadets with C certificate

New Delhi: In a path-breaking step, the Indian Air Force for the first time is opening the NCC special entry route for women cadets of the Air Wing who hold a C level certificate. Applications will be accepted online. Recruitment to the three services through the Combined Defence Services (CDS) exam is a three stage […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Nine Odia workers stranded in Telangana floods rescued

Hyderabad: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday rescued 24 construction workers, nine of them from Odisha, who were stranded by floods in Telangana’s Medak district since Saturday, officials said. The rescue operation, which was aborted Saturday evening due to heavy rains, resumed on Sunday morning and lasted for more than an hour. Two Chetak […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
Rafale will be game changer for IAF: Air Marshal Nambiar

Shillong: The Rafale fighter jets are “highly capable” and will be a game changer for the Air Force, Chief of the Eastern Air Command Air Marshal R Nambiar has said. All Air Force units in the region, except for some in West Bengal, will get the modern platforms, including the Rafale, the Chinook and the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Rafale will give India unprecedented combat capabilities: IAF vice chief

New Delhi: The Rafale is a beautiful aircraft which will give India “unprecedented” combat capabilities, the Indian Air Force said Wednesday amid escalating controversy over the Rs 58,000 crore deal. Vice Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal S B Deo also said those criticising the Rafale deal must understand the laid down norms and procurement […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
CTTC celebrates 'Tejas' induction in airforce

Bhubaneswar: Central Tool Room and Training Centre (CTTC) here celebrated the induction of India’s first home-grown fighter jet ‘Tejas’ in the IAF today as critical assemblies for it were made at its production centre. “CTTC’s production centre at Bhubaneswar is making various critical assemblies of the fighter aircraft,” said Sibasis Maity, Managing Director of CTTC […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
plane crash
IAF's C-130J plane crashes near Gwalior, all five crew killed

In a major setback to the Air Force, a newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft today crashed near....

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Truth shall prevail, CAG report on Rafale reaffirms dictum: Jaitley

New Delhi: Soon after the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) tabled its report on the Rafale fighter jet deal with France in the Rajya Sabha, Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday took a swipe at the Opposition parties saying that “truth shall prevail” and the report reaffirms the dictum. “Satyameva Jayate – the truth shall […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Hina Jaiswal is IAF's first woman flight engineer

Bengaluru: The IAF inducted Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal from the 112th helicopter unit at the Yelahanka air base in the city’s northern suburb as its first woman flight engineer, said the Defence Ministry on Friday. “Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman flight engineer after completing the course at […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
No Surya Kiran aerobatics at Bengaluru air show: IAF

Bengaluru: Aerobatics by the IAF’s Surya Kiran aircraft would not be part of the flying display at the air show from Wednesday due to the death of a pilot following collision of two planes in the air while rehearsing near the Yelahanka airbase, a senior official said on Tuesday. “Surya Kirans won’t be part of […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Aero India: IAF honours slain Surya Kiran pilot with 'missing man' formation

Bengaluru: Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets flew in a “missing man” formation at the inauguration of the Aero India 2019 here on Wednesday as a mark of respect to Surya Kiran aerobatics team pilot Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, who was killed in a mid-air collision a day ago while practicing for the air show. […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
HAL Recruitment 2021
HAL admits to delays in receivables from IAF, Army

Bengaluru: Claiming that its financial condition was stable and robust, state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) on Thursday admitted that receivables amounting to Rs 9,500 crore were delayed from customers including the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Army. “Our finances are stable and robust. There is no problem with our financial condition as we have Rs […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Aero India 2019 concludes on a high, 50 pacts signed

Bengaluru: It’s curtains for the biennial Aero India 2019 air show after a spectacular flying display by fighters, helicopters and jet trainers delighted about a lakh visitors at the IAF Yelahanka base here on Sunday. Asia’s premier air show was, however, subdued this time, marred as it was by two tragedies. On Saturday, a massive […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021