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  • facts to know about indian air force

    Facts to know about Indian Air Force

    India | Mar 02, 2014, 07:23 AM IST

    New Delhi: From 1948 to the Kargil conflict, the Indian Air Force ( IAF) has always exhibited its winning capabilities. IAF's professional and prompt operations in peace time, at home and abroad and in peacekeeping,

  • iaf celebrates 81st anniversary

    IAF celebrates 81st anniversary

    India | Oct 01, 2013, 07:56 AM IST

    Jodhpur: A series of events including display of various types of aircraft and military weapons featured in the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force at its 32 Wing station here yesterday.The 32 Wing,

  • iaf chopper makes emergency landing

    IAF chopper makes emergency landing

    India | Sep 30, 2013, 08:47 PM IST

    Rajkot: An Indian Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing in Maktanpar town near Wankaner taluka of Morbi district today due to a technical snag, officials from the force said.The chopper—Chetak SA 316 B—had taken

  • iaf looking to induct seven more c 17 aircraft browne

    IAF looking to induct seven more C-17 aircraft: Browne

    India | Sep 30, 2013, 08:49 PM IST

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force is looking forward to add to its fleet seven more C-17 heavylift aircraft which are capable of ferrying tanks and artillery guns close to the borders with China and

  • illegal sand mining on iaf land ngt seeks centre s response

    Illegal sand mining on IAF land: NGT seeks Centre's response

    India | Sep 26, 2013, 04:11 PM IST

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today sought responses of the Centre, UP and Haryana on a plea alleging that sand was being illegally mined from land belonging to IAF in Faridabad and is being

  • iaf jets stage bombing runs from base near pakistan border

    IAF jets stage bombing runs from base near Pakistan border

    India | Sep 20, 2013, 04:58 PM IST

    Halwara (Punjab): The placid, green grasslands at an Indian Air Force (IAF) firing range here, about 140 km from the Pakistan border, reverberated with the sound of explosions Friday as supersonic fighters staged bombing runs

  • crashlanded chopper airlifted to dehradun by iaf

    Crashlanded chopper airlifted to Dehradun by IAF

    India | Sep 04, 2013, 09:26 PM IST

    Dehradun: A Pawan Hans helicopter which had crashlanded at Harshil during rescue operations after the mid June calamity in Uttarakhand was airlifted today by an IAF chopper in a delicately handled operation.The crashlanded Pawan Hans

  • iaf chief s china visit likely only next year

    IAF chief's China visit likely only next year

    India | Sep 03, 2013, 08:29 PM IST

    New Delhi: India is likely to send the Air Force Chief to China only next year, in effect meaning that the incumbent Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne would not be able to undertake the visit

  • iaf chief s visit to china not called off antony

    IAF chief's visit to China not called off: Antony

    India | Sep 02, 2013, 05:48 PM IST

    Hindon (UP): Defence Minister A K Antony today made it clear that the IAF chief's planned visit to China has not been called off amid indications that the schedule is now expected to be reworked. 

  • c 17 heavy lift transport plane inducted into iaf

    C-17 heavy-lift transport plane inducted into IAF

    India | Sep 02, 2013, 07:27 PM IST

    Hindon (UP): Giving a major thrust to IAF's capability to swiftly move troops and tanks to battle fronts, Defence Minister A K Antony today formally inducted its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service

  • iaf to induct c 17 heavy lift transport aircraft on sept 2

    IAF to induct C-17 heavy lift transport aircraft on Sept 2

    India | Aug 25, 2013, 08:38 PM IST

    New Delhi: Giving a major boost to strategic airlift capabilities of the Air Force, Defence Minister A K Antony will formally induct the 75-80 tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service on September 2 at

  • know more about iaf s super hercules plane

    Know more about IAF's Super Hercules plane

    India | Aug 26, 2014, 07:52 AM IST

    New Delhi: The C-130 Hercules is a mid-sized transport airplane designed to airlift people or cargo around a theater of operations.  It dates back to the Korean War, when the Air Force decided that it

  • india dares china iaf lands super hercules plane on

    India dares China: IAF lands Super Hercules plane on airstrip near LAC

    India | Aug 21, 2013, 05:54 PM IST

    New Delhi:  In a subtle show of strength to China, the IAF today landed its C-130J Super Hercules transport plane at the world's highest and recently-activated Daulat Beg Oldie airstrip in Ladakh near the Line

  • agusta westland vvip chopper deal cag report slams defence

    Agusta Westland VVIP chopper deal: CAG report slams Defence Ministry, IAF

    India | Aug 13, 2013, 07:28 PM IST

    New Delhi:  The CAG today slammed the Defence Ministry and Air Force for “several instances” of deviation from rules in the procurement of VVIP choppers in the Rs 3,727 crore AgustaWestland deal.In its report tabled

  • army iaf raise red flags on appointment of chief of defence

    Army, IAF raise red flags on appointment of Chief of Defence Staff

    India | Jul 29, 2013, 04:49 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 29: Unfortunately, India is not likely to get a super-General as adviser to the defence minister and also member of the cabinet committee on security for advice on defence and national security

  • why are migs flying coffins for iaf pilots

    Why are MiGs flying coffins for IAF pilots?

    India | Aug 02, 2013, 09:21 AM IST

    New Delhi: The crash of a MiG-21 Bison and the death of a pilot near Uttarlai air base in Barmer, Rajsthan, on Monday, is yet another  mishap in the troubled history of an aircraft that

  • iaf wing commander dismissed over bribery charges

    IAF Wing Commander dismissed over bribery charges

    India | Jul 16, 2013, 04:55 PM IST

    New Delhi, Jul 16: IAF has dismissed a Wing Commander who was allegedly caught demanding a bribe of Rs 20,000 from officials of a French defence firm at the Aero India show in Bangalore in

  • iaf pilot killed as mig crashes in rajasthan

    IAF Pilot killed as MiG crashes in Rajasthan

    India | Jul 15, 2013, 01:17 PM IST

    Jodhpur, Jul 15: A MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft of IAF today crashed while landing at Uttarlai Airbase in western Rajasthan, leaving the pilot dead.The aircraft was on a routine sortie when it crashed at 9.30

  • iaf evacuates helicopter amid landslide warning in

    IAF 'evacuates' helicopter amid landslide warning in Uttarakhand

    India | Jul 12, 2013, 08:13 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 12: After evacuating over one lakh people stranded in flash-flood hit Uttarakhand, Indian Air Force pilots (IAF) "rescued" a helicopter parked at a helipad in Gauchar Thursday night.The pilots were woken up

  • iaf flight lieutnant sacked for having an affair with

    IAF Flight Lieutnant sacked for having an affair with Squadron Leader's wife

    India | Jul 10, 2013, 05:08 PM IST

    Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Jul 10: An IAF officer has been dismissed from service after he was indicted by a court of inquiry for allegedly having an affair with the wife of a fellow Squadron Leader.The woman,