INDIAN AIR FORCE
Parliamentary panel to examine accidents involving defence assets, assess defence procurement policy
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has selected a number of subjects for examination, which include reviewing the selection procedure of officers in the armed forces, according to the Lok Sabha secretariat's bulletin.
Bengaluru to be backbone for Gripen offering to IAF: Saab
Swedish defence major Saab responded to the initial tender by the IAF for its Multi...
Pakistan sent two F-16 fighter planes last month to intercept a SpiceJet flight to Kabul
Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 2...
India's MiG 29 to fly with Eurofighter Typhoon in Oman
The Indian Air Force will be flying its MiG 29 (UPG) and C-17 Globemaster alongside Oman's Eurofighter Typhoon and F-16, in this bilateral exercise.Exercise Eastern Bridge V is being held at the Air Force Base Masirah in Oman from October 17-26.
Upset India weighs diplomatic options against Malaysia
New Delhi has sufficient clout to put a diplomatic cost on Kuala Lumpur owing to Malaysian President Mahathir's defiance on Kashmir earlier in UNGA. India can shift its Malaysia purchase to Indonesia as a retaliatory step to Mohamed's non-compliance.
Army to create structures for operational synergies with Navy, IAF
In a landmark military reform, PM Modi in his Independence Day speech on August 15 announced that the country will have a chief of defence staff (CDS) to bring synergy in functioning of the Army, Navy and Air Force.
Apache choppers need integration with ground forces: Experts
The choppers, known as 'Tank Killers', provide close air support to armoured formations and ground forces by flying at 'tree-top heights'.
Congress spreading rumours on 370 in India, Abroad: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed two poll rallies in Haryana on Tuesday where he mentioned the Rafale jets for the Indian Air Force, Article 370 and promised the water issue will be solved by stopping the water flowing to Pakistan.
Seven Rafale fighter jets to arrive in India by April-May next year: Rajnath Singh
The Defence Minister was in France for the official handover of the first Rafale aircraft.
'Saarang' helicopter, Suryakiran aircraft teams dazzle at Indian Air Force Day celebrations
Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated 87th anniversary on Air Force Day at Hindon Air Base in Ghaziabad. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat and IAF ...
France visit extremely productive: Rajnath Singh
The minister left with a message for French companies to make India their base for production of defence equipment.
Very comfortable, smooth flight, says Rajnath Singh after Rafale sortie
Singh, who changed into combat flight gear for the ride after he had performed a Shastra Puja on the plane at Merignac airport, said the aircraft will enhance the Indian Air Force combat capability massively -- intended only for self-defence.
India, France to deepen defence ties; agree to combat terrorism
The two ministers comprehensively reviewed the entire gamut of the bilateral defence cooperation, which is a key pillar of the India-France strategic partnership, the defence ministry said in a statement.
Open to further tax rationalisation for 'Make in India': Rajnath Singh
"French firms can make India its base for production of defence equipment, not only for India's large market but also for export to other countries," said Rajnath.
'Unprecedented moment': Rajnath describes experience of flying on Rafale
Just before taking off for the sortie, the minister performed a brief Shastra Puja on the new aircraft as he emblazoned it with an 'Om' tilak and laid flowers and a coconut.
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