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WATCH: Full Dress Rehearsal Parade Ahead Of Air Force Day

These stunning visuals show the Indian Air Force's full dress rehearsal Parade at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad ahead of the 89th Anniversary Celebration of the IAF on October 8.

Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari takes charge as new IAF chief
Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari Takes Charge As New IAF Chief

After assuming charge, the new chief said that he was honoured and privileged to have been entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Indian Air Force.

IAF Chief Reviews Eastern Air Command Amid Threats From China
IAF Chief Reviews Eastern Air Command Amid Threats From China

While addressing the Commanders, the CAS highlighted the increasing importance of the Eastern Air Command in the overall strategic perspective.

IAF Keeps 11 Transport Aircraft, 25 Helicopters On Standby As Preparatory For Cyclone Yaas
IAF Keeps 11 Transport Aircraft, 25 Helicopters On Standby As Preparatory For Cyclone Yaas

"This is in preparation for the approaching Cyclone Yaas and the operations are ongoing since May 21. To date, the IAF has airlifted 606 personnel and 57 tonnes of load for this purpose."

Indian Airforce Recruitment
Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021: Huge Vacancies In 'Group C' Posts For Matric, 12th And Graduate Students

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has invited applications for direct recruitment of ‘Group C’ civilian posts in the South Western Air Command. Eligible candidates can apply against the vacancies on or before March 13, 2021. Indian Air Force Recruitment 2021 Total No. of Posts & Vacancies The AIF has invited applications for a total of […]

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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 […]

Indian Navy Employed The Maximum Percentage Women Among Three Services
Indian Navy Employed The Maximum Percentage Women Among Three Services

New Delhi: The Indian Navy has the maximum percentage of women in its workforce among the three services at 6.5 per cent, according to details provided by the government in Rajya Sabha on Monday. The percentage of women in the Army and the Indian Air Force is 0.56 and 1.08 respectively. In a written reply […]

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Three More Rafale Jets Leave For India From France

New Delhi: A third batch of three more Rafale fighter jets on Wednesday took off from France for a non-stop flight to India, in a further boost to the strike capability of the Indian Air Force. The Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) of the United Arab Emirates will provide mid-air refuelling to the three Rafale […]

Republic Day: Flt Lt Swati Rathore To Become First Woman Leading Flypast At Parade
Republic Day: Flt Lt Swati Rathore To Become First Woman Leading Flypast At Parade

Jaipur: Indian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore, who hails from Rajasthan, will script a new chapter in the history of woman empowerment by becoming the first woman to lead the flypast on the main Republic Day parade at Delhi’s Rajpath. Born in a small village in Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, Swati did her schooling from […]

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 […]

Defence Minister Rajanth Singh Says, India Willing To Respond To Any Kind Of Aggression On Borders
Defence Minister Rajanth Singh Says, India Willing To Respond To Any Kind Of Aggression On Borders

Hyderabad: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is willing to respond to any kind of transgression, aggression or unilateral action on its borders. He was speaking at the passing out parade of various flight cadets of the Indian Air Force (IAF) who completed their pre-commissioning training at Air Force Academy in Dundigul. “You are all […]

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 […]

Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes
Indian Air Force Slams Anil Kapoor Over AK Vs AK Trailer, Asks To Withdraw Scenes

Mumbai: A day after Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor shared the teaser of his new Netflix movie AKvsAK with Anurag Kashyap on Twitter, the Indian Air Force (IAF) raised objection to some of the scenes in the movie. The IAF took to Twitter to slam actor Anil Kapoor and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap for the inaccurate uniform […]

IAF To Receive Next Lot Of Rafale Combat Jets In November
IAF To Receive Next Lot Of Rafale Combat Jets In November

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is making preparations to receive the second lot of Rafale combat aircraft built by French company Dassault Aviation by next month. The force has sent a team of experts led by the Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Projects) to coordinate the logistical issues. The air force pilots are being […]

India Flight-Tests Anti-Radiation Missile Rudram-1 Off Odisha Coast
India Flight-Tests Anti-Radiation Missile Rudram-1 Off Odisha Coast

New Delhi: India on Friday successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed Anti-Radiation Missile (Rudram-1), which can hit any radio frequency emitting target. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauded the Defence Research and Development Organisation and other stakeholders for the successful test of the first indigenous anti-radiation missile for the Indian Air Force. Also Read: India Successfully Test-Fires […]

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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 […]

Gunjan-Saxena
Gunjan Saxena: Lucky To Have Support From IAF

Mumbai: Indian Air Force pilot Gunjan Saxena, whose life story has been made into a feature film, says she was lucky to have the support of commanding officers and supervisors in the IAF but whenever there is a major change in an organisation some individuals take more time to adjust than others. The Flight Lieutenant’s […]

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Indigenous Light Combat Choppers Deployed In Ladakh

New Delhi: Amid border tension with China in Eastern Ladakh, two Light Combat Helicopters developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have been deployed for operations at high altitude in Leh to support Indian Air Force missions. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL, on Wednesday said: “It is the lightest attack helicopter in the world, designed and developed […]

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India's Multi-Role Rafale Fighter Jets Acquisition Irks Pakistan

Islamabad: India’s acquisition of five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault, which arrived at the IAF airbase in Ambala near New Delhi on Wednesday to upgrade its air force, has irked Islamabad. In a weekly press briefing, Pakistan foreign office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui termed the Indian Air […]

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Kashmiri 'Rafale Man' Was Part Of Surgical Strike Against Pakistan

New Delhi: The highly decorated Kashmiri officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), who has been training pilots for Rafale fighter jets in Paris, was part of the 2016 surgical strike against terror launch pads in Pakistan following the attack in Uri. Defence Air Attache in France, Air Commodore Hilal Ahmad Rather, who is being […]

IAF To Receive Three More Rafale Combat Aircraft On November 4
Historic: 5 Rafale Jets Land In India, Big Boost To Indian Air Defence

New Delhi: Five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault landed safely at the IAF airbase in Ambala on Wednesday afternoon. Significantly, the frontline IAF airbase is likely to be used in case of conflict at the northern or the western borders. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said […]

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First Batch Of Rafale Leaves France, To Land In India on July 29

New Delhi: The first batch of five Rafale jets flew out of France today and will arrive in India on Wednesday, July 29, when the fighter jets will officially be inducted and join the Indian Air Force fleet in Haryana’s Ambala. The fighter jets, built by French aviation firm Dassault, took off from the Merignac […]

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Indian Air Force To Get Rafale Boost Amid India-China Standoff

New Delhi: At least five out of the first batch of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft are likely to join the Indian Air Force (IAF) by July end, providing it much-needed muscle amid a depleting fighter strength. The Indian Army is stretched between its northern borders with China where it is locked in multiple standoffs with […]

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Massive Fire In Assam's Leaking Gas Well, Govt Seek IAF's Help

Guwahati: A massive fire broke out at the leaking natural gas producing well of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Tuesday even as an expert team from a Singapore-based emergency management firm was trying to plug the leakage, prompting the state government to seek the Indian Air Force’s help to douse the […]

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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 […]