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It's advantage Indian Air Force in international air exercises
Opinion

It's advantage Indian Air Force in international air exercises

India must be proud that all Western air forces have rated IAF aircrew as great professionals and very superior in their air combat capabilities

Mission Gaganyaan: India's first mission to send humans to space runs into trouble
India

Mission Gaganyaan: India's first mission to send humans to space runs into trouble

Mission Gaganyaan aims to take a crew of three astronauts to an orbit 400 km above the Earth's surface. The project was conceived in 2007. It was formally started in 2018 and Rs 10,000 crore was allocated for it

Application process for AFCAT 2023 begins, check steps to register
Education

Application process for AFCAT 2023 begins, check steps to register

Candidates who want to register for AFCAT entry will be required to pay an amount of Rs 250 as examination fee

AFCAT 2023: IAF begins registration process today; exam to be held in February
Education

AFCAT 2023: IAF begins registration process today; exam to be held in February

The AFCAT 2023 exam will be conducted on 24, 25, and 26 February next year. While the deadline for the submission of AFCAT 2023 application forms is 30 December 2022. Read more to know about the exam and selection process

IAF to place Rs 1,400 crore order for new age missiles to destroy enemy radars
India

IAF to place Rs 1,400 crore order for new age missiles to destroy enemy radars

The destruction of radar systems can help the Indian Air Force to strike targets without detection

Explained: The 12-year-long legal battle for pension fought and won by 32 retired Indian Air Force women officers
India

Explained: The 12-year-long legal battle for pension fought and won by 32 retired Indian Air Force women officers

In a big win for 32 former women Short Service Commission (SSC) officers, the Supreme Court has directed the Centre and the Indian Air Force (IAF) to consider them for pensionary benefits

Want to join Indian Air Force? Great chance to become Agniveer Vayu; know details
India

Want to join Indian Air Force? Great chance to become Agniveer Vayu; know details

After discharge from the Indian Air Force (IAF), Agniveer Vayu will be eligible for other jobs including Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and state police forces

In numbers: Know India's military might over belligerent Pakistan
India

In numbers: Know India's military might over belligerent Pakistan

Although India had achieved conventional military superiority over Pakistan several decades ago, the Indian government under PM Narendra Modi has focussed on upgrading the fighting capability of the Indian armed forces over the past few years

Explained: The C-295 transport airplane that will now be manufactured in Gujarat
India

Explained: The C-295 transport airplane that will now be manufactured in Gujarat

A new plant in Gujarat’s Vadodara will soon manufacture the C-295 transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force under a Rs 21,935-crore mega deal. The Airbus planes can be used for multiple purposes — airdrops as well as for casualty or medical evacuation

WATCH: Rafale, Chinook take part in air show to celebrate diamond jubilee at Udhampur Air Force station, J&K
India

WATCH: Rafale, Chinook take part in air show to celebrate diamond jubilee at Udhampur Air Force station, J&K

As part of the event, a fly-past began with skydiving by a team of Akashganga from AN32 followed by air maneuvers and different formations by Jaguar, MIG29, Su-30 and Rafale aircraft

Air Force Day 2022: IAF's 'Big Birds' put on a thrilling show
Photos

Air Force Day 2022: IAF's 'Big Birds' put on a thrilling show

The Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated its 90th anniversary in Chandigarh. Here’s a look at how the parade and fly-past marked this year’s event

New weapon system branch, women Agniveers from 2023: The big changes for the Indian Air Force
India

New weapon system branch, women Agniveers from 2023: The big changes for the Indian Air Force

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said the Centre has approved a new weapon system branch for the Indian Air Force (IAF). Speaking on 90th Air Force Day, the IAF chief said they plan to induct women Agniveers from next year

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari announces creation of new weapon system branch for IAF
India

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari announces creation of new weapon system branch for IAF

The weapon system branch will essentially man the specialised streams of surface-to-surface missiles, surface-to-air-missiles, remotely piloted aircraft, and weapon system operators in twin and multi-crew aircraft

From LCH Prachand to INS Vikrant, how ‘Make in India’ defence is transforming the nation
India

From LCH Prachand to INS Vikrant, how ‘Make in India’ defence is transforming the nation

The ‘Make in India’ programme received a great boost when India inducted the Light Combat Helicopter Prachand. The recent projects, showcasing India’s capabilities in the defence sector, has caught China and Pakistan on the back foot

Video: IAF prepares for Air Force Day in Chandigarh, these aircraft will be on display
India

Video: IAF prepares for Air Force Day in Chandigarh, these aircraft will be on display

In the year 1932, the Indian Air Force (IAF) was established in undivided India during British colonial rule. The Indian Air Force (IAF) had participated in World War II, for which King George VI of Britain had awarded the IAF the prefix 'Royal'

IAF scrambles fighter jets after bomb scare on Iranian passenger plane in Indian airspace
India

IAF scrambles fighter jets after bomb scare on Iranian passenger plane in Indian airspace

According to PTI, the Delhi ATC received inputs from the Lahore ATC that there was a bomb threat on the Mahan Air flight. Subsequently, the Delhi ATC informed the pilots but they decided to fly on

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies in LCH, new 'Prachand' addition to IAF arsenal
India

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies in LCH, new 'Prachand' addition to IAF arsenal

The induction of the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) into the Indian Air Force (IAF) is expected to strengthen India's air and border security. The IAF and the Indian Army were waiting for the 'Prachand' for a long time

Prachand: New guardians for India's skies as LCH gets inducted into IAF
India

Prachand: New guardians for India's skies as LCH gets inducted into IAF

The LCH helicopters have been purchased from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 3387 crores. Of these, 10 helicopters are for the Indian Air Force (IAF) while 5 are for the Indian Army

Light Combat Helicopter Induction: Indigenously-developed LCH named Prachand
India

Light Combat Helicopter Induction: Indigenously-developed LCH named Prachand

Light Combat Helicopter Induction: The choppers have been flown extensively in Ladakh and the desert sector to meet the requirements of the armed forces

LCH capable of dodging enemy, carrying variety of ammunition, delivering it to site quickly: Rajnath Singh
India

LCH capable of dodging enemy, carrying variety of ammunition, delivering it to site quickly: Rajnath Singh

The Indian Air Force inducted the first fleet of indigenously-built Light Combat Helicopter, which has been developed primarily for mountain warfare after a requirement for it was felt during the Kargil War in 1999