Tag: Iaf

Indian Fighter Jets Destroy Terror Camp Across LoC, confirms Foreign Secretary

New Delhi: A group of 12 Mirage 2000 jets of Indian Air Force (IAF) dropped 1,000 kg bombs on a terror camp and destroyed it completely across the Line of Control (LoC), confirmed Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale today. As per reports, the attack took place around 3:30 am today morning. Balakot, Chakothi and Muzaffarabad terror launch […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Rahul, Kejriwal praise IAF pilots for crossing LoC

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday praised the pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) following reports that they crossed the Line of Control (LoC) with their fighter jets and returned after dropping a payload in Pakistan. “I salute the pilots of the IAF,” Gandhi tweeted. Kejriwal […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Jai Hind: B-Town celebrities praise IAF strikes across LoC

Mumbai: A string of Bollywood celebrities like Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha and Suniel Shetty took to social media to salute pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) following reports that they crossed the Line of Control (LoC) with their fighter jets and returned after dropping a payload in Pakistan. Earlier on Tuesday, Pakistan […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
PAF F-16 Crosses LoC, Gets shot down by India

New Delhi: India on Wednesday shot down a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 that had come close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The aircraft fell 3 kilometres inside Pakistani-administered Kashmir. As the PAF jets approached the LoC, IAF scrambled fighters and the retaliatory fire from the ground forced […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
India demands immediate, safe return of pilot in Pak custody

New Delhi: India on Wednesday said Pakistan has committed an “unprovoked act of aggression” by targeting Indian military posts with its air force and sought immediate and safe return of an Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot in its custody. After an aerial engagement in the J&K’s Nowshera sector on Wednesday, Pakistan claimed that it has captured […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
After Pakistani intrusion, Indian military on high alert: Services

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF), Army and Navy said on Thursday that they were on high alert and that Pakistani jets tried to target Indian military installations in Jammu and Kashmir a day earlier but were pushed back. Air Vice Marshal R.G.K. Kapoor told the media at a tri-service press conference that the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 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
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IAF shoots down Pak UAV on Rajasthan border

New Delhi: The India-Pakistan tension might have eased a bit, but an Indian Air Force Su-30 MKI on Monday shot down a Pakistani Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in the Nal sector on the International Border in Rajasthan today morning. Earlier in the day, IAF chief B.S. Dhanoa had claimed that the operations were still going […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
We didn't lose any Su-30 jet; Pakistan's claims false: Defence Ministry

New Delhi: India did not lose any Su-30 fighter jet during a dogfight with Pakistani jets on February 27, the government said here on Tuesday and added Pakistan was making “false claims” to hide the loss of a F-16 aircraft. “All the Su-30 aircraft engaged in combat with Pakistani fighter jets landed back safely. Pakistan […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
PM Modi is Pakistan's poster boy, not us: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, dubbing him the “poster boy of Pakistan” for publicly hugging former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and inviting the neighbouring country’s spy agency ISI to Pathankot after the IAF base was attacked. Gandhi’s remarks came after Modi on Tuesday called the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
MiG-21 crashes in Rajasthan, pilot safe

Jaipur: A MiG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan on Friday. The pilot ejected safely, the Defence Ministry said. An IAF spokesperson said the MiG was on a routine mission and it crashed after getting airborne from Nal, near Bikaner. Ghosh said initial inputs indicated a bird hit […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
IAF jets scramble to push back PAF fighters

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) scrambled fighter jets on Monday morning after four Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets and a UAV were spotted flying close to the Punjab border. Around 3 a.m., the IAF Su-30 MKIs and Mirage-2000s went airborne after the flying activities were detected across the border in the Khemkaran sector, […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
IAF says it's holding back more evidence of F-16 kill

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Monday it has more credible information and evidence to prove that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had lost an F-16 in air battle over Line of Control (LoC) on February 27 apart from electronic intercepts, radio transcripts and sightings from ground posts but was withholding them due […]

  • Sunday, 02 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
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