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IAF gets ‘desi’ dogs to scare away birds from runways

Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 | The Indian Air Force (IAF), for the first time, inducted the Mudhol Hound, an Indian breed of sight...

Uttarakhand flood: Seven Navy diving teams, IAF on standby

New Delhi, Feb 7 | Seven diving teams of the Indian Navy are on standby for relief operations in flood-affected areas at Joshimath...

Three Rafale combat jets land at IAF base from France (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 27 | Three Rafale combat aircraft landed in India on Wednesday night after flying non-stop from France, an Indian Air Force...

From original tunes to western beats, IAF Ashok Kumar to lead...

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 18 | From original compositions of martial tunes to western beats, Indian Air Force Warrant Officer Ashok...

IAF chief reviews operational preparedness in Ladakh

New Delhi, Jan 11 | Amid the border dispute with China, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria on...

Arunachal CM assures IAF chief to help in defence preparedness

Itanagar, Jan 6 | Indian Air Force Chief R.K.S. Bhadauria on Wednesday met Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu and assured full...

IAF officers can now enroll for higher studies in Gujarat University

New Delhi, Jan 6 | Indian Air Force officers can now enroll for higher studies in a private institution affiliated in Gujarat. The force...

Pakistan becoming pawn in Chinese policy to enter Afghanistan: IAF chief

New Delhi, Dec 29 | Indian Air Force chief R.K.S. Bhadauria on Tuesday said that Pakistan is becoming a pawn in Chinese policy and...

IAF chief Bhadauria flies Light Combat Helicopter over Bengaluru (LEAD)

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria flew the home-grown Light Combat...

IAF chief Bhadauria flies Light Combat Helicopter over Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria flew the home-grown Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) over this...

IAF to receive three more Rafale combat aircraft on November 4

New Delhi, Nov 2 | The Indian Air Force will receive three Rafale combat aircraft on November 4 from the manufacturer French company Dassault...

Motor Sich, under scanner for Chinese investment, competes with Russian Helicopters...

New Delhi, Oct 28 | As Ukraine-based JSC Motor Sich competes with JSC Russian Helicopters to get Indian Air Force's contract of overhauling VK...

Ukraine blames Russia of ‘fake propaganda’ for thwarting IAF contract

By Sumann SharrmaNew Delhi, Oct 21 | Vyacheslav A. Boguslayev, CEO of the Ukrainian aircraft and helicopter engine manufacturing company Motor Sich, has accused...

SC terms ex-IAF officer dangerous for country, denies bail in spying...

New Delhi, Oct 8 | The Supreme Court on Thursday termed a former IAF officer, who's facing trial under the Official Secrets Act (OSA),...

Threat matrix to India has become more complex, says IAF chief...

New Delhi, Oct 8 | : Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Thursday said the evolving threat matrix to India...

Three IAF officers part of Balakot ops honoured with gallantry award

New Delhi, Oct 8 | Three Indian Air Force officers who took part in the Balakot operation last year received gallantry medals on the...

IAF Day: Prez, PM greet nation, laud air warriors for humane...

New Delhi, Oct 8 | President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of 88th...

IAF appeals to NCR residents not to litter around Oct 8

By Sumit Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Oct 2 | The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday appealed to the people living in the National Capital...

Mathur takes over as new chief of IAF Training Command

Bengaluru, Oct 1 | Air Marshal R.D. Mathur on Thursday took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Indian Air Force's Training...

1,875 women officers serving in IAF: Shripad Naik

New Delhi, Sep 19 | The strength of women officers serving in the Indian Air Force (IAF) is 1,875, out of which 10...

IAF to formally induct Rafale aircraft on Sept 10

New Delhi, Sep 9 | The Indian Air Force will formally induct the newly acquired Rafale fighter jets on Thursday at its airbase in...

IAF to hold recruitment rally in B’luru on Sep 23

Bengaluru, Sep 3 | The Indian Air Force (IAF) will hold a recruitment rally for Karnataka candidates in the city from September 23 to...

IAF chopper crew rescue man stuck in dam water

Raipur, Aug 17 | An IAF chopper crew on Monday morning rescued a man stuck for around 16 hours in the fast flowing water...

Gunjan Saxena: I had support of fellow officers, supervisors, commanding officers...

By Sugandha RawalNew Delhi, Aug 13 | Just a day after the Indian Air Force (IAF) raised objection over the presentation of gender bias...

Pilot of crashed AI Express flight earlier flew MiG-21s in IAF

New Delhi, Aug 8 | Captain Deepak V. Sathe, who was among those killed when the Air India Express plane he was piloting crashed...

AMU puts fighter plane gifted by IAF listed for sale

Aligarh, Aug 4 | A fighter plane gifted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) to Aligarh Muslim University in 2009, was listed online for...

5 Rafale jets land safely at IAF airbase in Ambala

New Delhi, July 29 | Five of the 36 medium multi-role Rafale fighter jets built by French aircraft manufacturer Dassault landed safely at the...

IAF to get Rafale boost amid India-China standoff

New Delhi, July 20 | At least five out of the first batch of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft are likely to join the Indian...

IAF received last 5 of 22 Apache attack helicopters in June

New Delhi, July 10 | The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters from Boeing last month....

IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers

New Delhi, June 30 | The Indian Air Force has indigenously designed and developed an pesticide spraying tool for Mi-17 choppers --...

IAF chopper makes emergency landing on expressway in Haryana (Ld)

Chandigarh, June 26 | An IAF Cheetah helicopter, flying from the Hindon air base to Halwara on Friday, safely made an emergency landing on...

IAF chopper makes emergency landing on expressway

New Delhi, June 26 | An IAF Cheetah helicopter, flying from the Hindon air base to Halwara on Friday, safely made an emergency landing...

Well prepared to respond to any contingency: IAF chief

Hyderabad, June 20 | Indian Air Force chief R.K.S Bhadauria on Saturday said that the Indian armed forces are well prepared and suitably deployed...

IAF chief to review graduation parade at Air Force Academy

Hyderabad, June 19 | Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria will review the Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal,...

Massive fire in Assam’s leaking gas well, Govt seek IAF’s help...

Guwahati, June 9 | A massive fire broke out at the leaking natural gas producing well of Oil India Ltd (OIL) in Assam's Tinsukia...

IAF develops airborne isolation pod for Covid patients

New Delhi, June 8 | The Indian Air Force (IAF) has developed an Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT) for...

‘Flying Bullets’ operationalised, IAF chief takes Tejas sortie

New Delhi, May 27 | Indian Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria flew the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter on Wednesday with the...

IAF’s 18 Squadron with LCA Tejas to be operational on May...

Chennai, May 25 | The No. 18 Squadraon 'Flying Bullets' of the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be operationalised by Chief of Air Staff...

Test flight of IAF fighter triggers sonic boom in Bengluru (Lead)

Bengaluru, May 21 | A test flight of an Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet had triggered a sonic boom over the city on...

For ex-IAF pilot, fighting virus is tough, not the flying

By Sanu GeorgeThiruvananthapuram, May 10 | A 54-year-old former Air Commodore B. Balachandran AVSM VM is getting ready to fly after a gap of...

Stranded IAF crew rescued from icy heights in Sikkim

Guwahati, May 8 | In a daring operation, four IAF crew and Air Dispatch personnel left stranded on the icy heights in north Sikkim...

Punjab CM thanks people for helping pilot of crashed IAF plane

Chandigarh, May 8 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday thanked area people for helping the pilot of an Indian Air Force (IAF)...

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Sikkim

New Delhi, May 7 | An Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper made a force landing in a field, 10 nautical miles away from Sikkim's...

Armed forces shower petals pan India to honour corona warriors

New Delhi, May 3 | The Indian Air Force (IAF) jets and transport planes across India on Sunday showered petals on hospitals and...

IAF copters to shower petals over dedicated Covid hospitals

New Delhi, May 2 | Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters will be showering petals over most of the hospitals engaged in fighting the coronavirus...

IAF aircraft aborts take-off as tyre deflates

New Delhi, April 30 | An Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft experienced a tyre deflation just before take off from the Palam Air...

IAF flies 180 Iran evacuees to Srinagar

Jaipur, April 21 | A total of 180 persons evacuated from Iran left for Srinagar from Jaisalmer by Indian Air Force aircraft on Tuesday...

IAF chopper makes emergency landing in Punjab

New Delhi, April 17 | An Indian Air Force (IAF) apache helicopter made an emergency landing on Friday on a field in Punjab's...

IAF chopper on COVID duty lands on UP expressway

New Delhi, April 16 | An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an emergency landing on an expressway in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat on...

IAF Chetak on Covid duty makes emeergency landing on Delhi highway

New Delhi, April 16 | An Indian Air Force Chetak helicopter headed to Chandigarh with medical samples made an emergency landing on Outer Ring...

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Beijing, Feb 27 | Beijing's new economic forms have displayed robust performance in 2020 despite the Covid-19 epidemic, official figures showed.The added value of...