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China's two aircraft carriers complete training, sea trials: Military spokesman
The training was aimed at testing the performance of the aircraft carriers' weapons and equipment, improving the training level of such warships and honing the capabilities of personnel to fulfill missions.
China doubles air bases, air defence positions and heliports near LAC after 2017 Doklam standoff: Stratfor
The report authored by security ex...
India to start bidding process by Oct to procure 6 submarines costing Rs 55,000 crore
The defence ministry has already shortlisted two Indian...
View: Bumpy road to rebuilding air power; IAF likely to remain on tenterhooks
The euphoria generated by the arrival of Rafale should not blind us to the long haul that the IAF needs to make in renewing and expanding its fleet to overcome obsolescence and attrition. There is definitely an urgency to replace the large ageing fleet of MiG-21, MiG-23 and MiG-27 by a high-tech single engine aircraft in the next 10-15 years .
Army, IAF to maintain very high-level of alertness along LAC: Sources on border standoff with China
The Indian Army and the IAF will maintain a very high-level of operational readiness in all areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, North Sikkim, Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh till a "satisfactory" resolution to the border row with China is arrived at, people familiar with the developments said.
Section 144 imposed around Ambala airbase ahead of Rafale jets' arrival
Security has been tightened around the Ambala Air Force Station, Haryana a day ahead of the much-anticipated arrival of the first batch of f...
First batch of 5 Rafales reaches UAE's Al Dhafra airbase on way to India from France
The first batch of five Rafale fighter aircraft on Monday took off from France for India, nearly four years after the two countries inked an...
First batch of five Indian Air Force's Rafale jets takes off from France to India
"You can call them (Rafale) both beauty and the beast," said Indian Ambassador to France Jawed Ashraf who interacted with the IAF pilots at the Merignac airbase before they set off for India.
The First batch of Rafale jets fly out from France, for India
The first batch of five Rafale jets on Monday took off from France for India, officials said. The multi-role fighter aircrafts are scheduled...
First five Rafales just two days away, India's wait for the gamechanging squadron ends
For almost two decades, the IAF has been perceived to be handicapped on long-range weapons and sensors vis-a-vis PAF. Rafale will reverse this & give IAF the decisive edge with better sensors and weapons. Each Rafale in the air would require at least two F16s for a counter-challenge.
Top IAF brass to meet to discuss China border situation, rapid Rafale deployment this week
The Air Force has deployed its entire fleet of modern fighters like Mirage 2000, Sukhoi-30, and the MiG-29 fighters all along with the advanced and forward bases from where they have been carrying out both day and night operations. The advanced Apache attack helicopter has also been deployed in forward bases along the China border.
Taiwan military holds live-fire drills against potential Chinese threat of invasion
"We want the world to see our determination and efforts to protect our country." President Tsai Ing-wen said, observing the exercise in a helmet and green military uniform.
Defence Ministry approves procurement of indigenous Astra missiles
The indigenous design and development proposals approved — worth over Rs 20,400 crore — includes the cutting-edge Astra beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAM) that has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The missile, which has been successfully tested, will be ordered by both the Air Force and Navy.
Cricket takes back seat as lieutenant colonel Dhoni hails Rafale jets induction into IAF
An excited Dhoni promptly expressed his delight at five Rafale fighter jets being formally inducted into the 17 Squadron of the IAF at a glittering ceremony at the Ambala air base.