India Air Force contingent departs to participate in Exercise Cobra Warrior in UK
New Delhi: An Indian Air Force contingent comprising 145 Air Warriors departed Air Force Station Jamnagar on Sunday for participating in Exercise Cobra Warrior at the Waddington Air Force Base of the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom.
IAF's Light Combat Aircraft Tejas to debut in multilateral air exercise in UAE
New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has deployed the indigenously built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for its maiden international multilateral Exercise Desert Flag VIII at Air Force Base Al Dhafra in the UAE.
IAF planes carrying army field hospital land in quake-hit Turkey
New Delhi/UNI: Two Indian Air Force (IAF) planes carrying an army field hospital for a 30-bedded medical facility have reached Adana in quake-hit Turkiye, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted.
India sends relief material, equipment, doctors to quake-hit Turkiye, Syria
New Delhi/UNI: India on Tuesday sent five planeloads of relief material, equipment and personnel, including NDRF personnel and doctors, to quake-hit Turkiye and Syria.
Madhya Pradesh: Pilot dies as two IAF fighter jets crash during training exercise near Gwalior, inquiry ordered
Gwalior: At least one pilot died when two Indian Air Force fighter jets- a Sukhoi Su-30 and a Mirage 2000- crashed during a training exercise close to Gwalior city in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.
Two IAF fighter jets crash in Madhya Pradesh, two of three pilots safe
Bhopal/IBNS: Two Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jets, Sukhoi Su-30 and Mirage 2000, have crashed during a training exercise over Morena in Madhya Pradesh, media reports said.
IAF, Japan Air Self Defence Force set to exercise jointly in Japan
New Delhi: To promote Air Defence cooperation between the countries, India and Japan are all set to hold the joint Air Exercise, 'Veer Guardian-2023' involving the Indian Air Force and Japan Air Self Defence Force (JASDF) at Hyakuri Air Base, Japan from Jan 12 to 26.
Air Marshal Pankaj Mohan Sinha assumes command of IAF’s Western Air Command
New Delhi/IBNS: Air Marshal Pankaj Mohan Sinha assumed command of the Indian Air Force’s Western Air Command on 01 January 2023, according to an IAF press communique.
IAF successfully test fires the extended-range version of BrahMos Air Launched missile
The Indian Air Force successfully test-fired the extended-range version of the BrahMos Air Launched missile in the Bay of Bengal, according to a statement on Thursday.
No single service can win a war on its own: IAF chief VR Chaudhari
Chandigarh/UNI: No single Service can win a war on its own and tomorrow’s conflicts cannot be fought with yesterday's mind-set, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said Saturday addressing 90th anniversary celebrations of the IAF here.
Aatmanirbharatha in Defence: Rajnath Singh presides over formal induction of Light Combat Helicopter
New Delhi: In a big boost to Aatmanirbharatha in Defence, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday presided over the formal induction of Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), into the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Jodhpur.
Indian Government approves creation of Weapon Systems branch in Indian Air Force
New Delhi: In a historic step for the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Government has approved the creation of a new branch, called the Weapon Systems (WS) branch.
IAF monitoring situation along LAC: Air Force Chief
New Delhi/UNI: The India Air Force is continuously monitoring the situation along the LAC, and efforts are being enhanced, Air Force Chief VR Chaudhari said Tuesday.
IAF scrambles its fighter aircraft to intercept Iranian plane
New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday scrambled its fighter aircraft to intercept a China-bound Iranian aircraft following a bomb scare but allowed it to proceed after getting a second intimation to disregard the scare.
IAF inducts indigenous light combat helicopter Prachand
The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday inducted the first batch of indigenous Light Combat Helicopters, named Prachand, boosting the country's combat prowess, media reports said.