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It's advantage Indian Air Force in international air exercises
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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
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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

How Donyi Polo Airport is going to be India's force multiplier against China
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How Donyi Polo Airport is going to be India's force multiplier against China

India's ability to launch a military counter-offensive against China received yet anothet boost when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Donyi Polo Airport in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. This will help the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force to operate along the border with Tibet

China and India's eastern sector: Why LAC infra cannot remain poor to prevent any PLA misadventure
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China and India's eastern sector: Why LAC infra cannot remain poor to prevent any PLA misadventure

It is imperative that all-weather roads all along the LAC must be constructed, and on a war footing

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

How C 295 will boost India’s transport aircraft production ecosystem to make it ‘aatmanirbhar’
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How C 295 will boost India’s transport aircraft production ecosystem to make it ‘aatmanirbhar’

India is the fastest growing airline market and there is a huge demand for civil aircraft and engines. There is also a huge maintenance, repair and overhaul market to be tapped

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

Explained: How Deesa airbase in Gujarat will help thwart the threat from Pakistan
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Explained: How Deesa airbase in Gujarat will help thwart the threat from Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thrown his weight behind Indian Air Force’s new airbase at Deesa in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. It will be up and running by 2024 and help intercept enemy aircraft from Pakistan along the western borders

Prahar missile, HAL’s new jet and more…What to expect at DefExpo 2022, India’s largest defence exhibition
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Prahar missile, HAL’s new jet and more…What to expect at DefExpo 2022, India’s largest defence exhibition

DefExpo 2022 being held at Gandhinagar’s Helipad Exhibition Centre is seeing a record registration of 1,340 companies and participation of 75 other countries. The defence ministry has stated that as many as 451 agreements will be signed during the five-day exhibition

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

90th Indian Air Force Day celebrations underway in Chandigarh
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90th Indian Air Force Day celebrations underway in Chandigarh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh wished the Indian Air Force early this morning

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

Tales of Glory | Flt Lt RK Kamboj: Dreamer, achiever and air warrior of highest order
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Tales of Glory | Flt Lt RK Kamboj: Dreamer, achiever and air warrior of highest order

After Khabbu started flying the MiG-21 aircraft, he soon became the most dependable and indispensable pilot of any squadron he was posted in

10% reservation for females under Agniveer scheme in IAF from 2023, announces Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari
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10% reservation for females under Agniveer scheme in IAF from 2023, announces Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari

Air Chief Marshal VK Chaudhari said that 3,000 Agniveer Vayu will be recruited in the Indian Air Force by the end of this year

Indian Air Force to unveil new combat uniform for personnel on Air Force Day
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Indian Air Force to unveil new combat uniform for personnel on Air Force Day

Air Force Day marks the official induction of the Indian Air Force in 1932. Every year, the day is celebrated in the presence of the Indian Air Force chief and senior officers

Appropriate measures put in place to deal with Chinese activities along LAC: IAF chief
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Appropriate measures put in place to deal with Chinese activities along LAC: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari said the IAF has been preparing for all kinds of security challenges including "worst-case scenario" and asserted that it is fully ready to face any situation

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