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IAF AFCAT 2022: Registration for 317 posts begins today; check details here
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IAF AFCAT 2022: Registration for 317 posts begins today; check details here

Candidates can apply online till 30 December by visiting the official website of IAF AFCAT - https://afcat.cdac.in/AFCAT/.

IAF Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman awarded Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind
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IAF Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman awarded Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind

The ace pilot shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during aerial combat on 27 February a day after the Balakot airstrike

Watch: Dramatic rescue in Andhra Pradesh using chopper, JCB earthmover and ziplines to rescue 10 people
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Watch: Dramatic rescue in Andhra Pradesh using chopper, JCB earthmover and ziplines to rescue 10 people

According to the Andhra Pradesh Police, the rescue efforts also involved the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Revenue department and swimmers

IAF Mi-17 chopper crash-lands in Arunachal Pradesh after technical snag, all crew safe
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IAF Mi-17 chopper crash-lands in Arunachal Pradesh after technical snag, all crew safe

In September, two pilots were killed when an army helicopter crash-landed on a hill in Shiv Garh Dhar area near Patnitop tourist resort in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir

With 25 airfields capable of launching ops, IAF well placed against Chinese air force in Himalayas
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With 25 airfields capable of launching ops, IAF well placed against Chinese air force in Himalayas

China effectively has three airfields close to eastern Ladakh, and around eight in Tibet. One more is coming up in Xinjiang. They are trying to upgrade infrastructure but have the disadvantage of very high altitude

​Russia begins supplying S-400 air defence system; what gives warfare its double edge
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​Russia begins supplying S-400 air defence system; what gives warfare its double edge

Sources said that the system will be first deployed at a location close to the western border of the country from where it can tackle threats from both parts of the borders with Pakistan and China

In a boost to Indian capabilities Russia starts supplying S-400 Air Defense Systems to the country
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In a boost to Indian capabilities Russia starts supplying S-400 Air Defense Systems to the country

The S-400 Air Defence System was contracted for by India in a deal worth around Rs 35,000 crore and five squadrons would be provided to India for tacking air threats from up to 400 km

Second edition of Army Commanders' Conference begins today
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Second edition of Army Commanders' Conference begins today

The conference is an institutional platform for conceptual level deliberations, culminating in making important policy decisions for the Indian Army

First Zika virus case reported in UP's Kanpur; IAF officer being treated
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First Zika virus case reported in UP's Kanpur; IAF officer being treated

The IAF officer was suffering from fever for the past several days and was admitted to the Air Force Hospital in the district, an official said

IAF Day 2021: From 83 Tejas aircraft to Akash missiles, here's what the IAF is set to acquire
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IAF Day 2021: From 83 Tejas aircraft to Akash missiles, here's what the IAF is set to acquire

These recent defence deals will aid in protecting our India's airspace and strengthen the IAF's capabilities

IAF Day 2021: A look at the fleet of the fourth largest operational air force on its 89th Foundation Day
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IAF Day 2021: A look at the fleet of the fourth largest operational air force on its 89th Foundation Day

The Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) forms an important part of the IAF, with the first Tejas squadron, called the Flying Daggers, being formed in 2016

IAF Day 2021: Wishes, quotes and messages to send on 89th Foundation Day of Indian Air Force
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IAF Day 2021: Wishes, quotes and messages to send on 89th Foundation Day of Indian Air Force

This year, the celebrations for IAF Day will commemorate the heroes of the 1971 India-Pakistan War, which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh

Indian Air Force Day 2021: History, significance and how the day is celebrated
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Indian Air Force Day 2021: History, significance and how the day is celebrated

The day is celebrated to raise awareness around the world about IAF as an organisation that works towards strengthening national security.

Pune airport to remain shut from 16 to 29 Oct due to maintenance work; all commercial flights suspended
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Pune airport to remain shut from 16 to 29 Oct due to maintenance work; all commercial flights suspended

For these 14 days, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be undertaking runway resurfacing work which was earlier supposed to take place in April this year but was postponed.

IAF fully committed to theaterisation concept, says Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari
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IAF fully committed to theaterisation concept, says Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari

On the ambitious theaterisation programme, Chaudhari said the IAF is fully committed to it but added that discussions are required before new structures are put in place.

Air Marshal DK Patnaik takes charge as head of Indian Air Force's Eastern Air Command
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Air Marshal DK Patnaik takes charge as head of Indian Air Force's Eastern Air Command

Patnaik has held a number of important positions including command of a frontline fighter base, assistant chief of air staff operations (air defence) and commandant, College of Air Warfare

Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari takes over a IAF chief, succeeds RKS Bhadauria
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Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari takes over a IAF chief, succeeds RKS Bhadauria

In a brief address to the IAF personnel, Chaudhari spoke on acquisition of new technology, promotion of indigenisation and innovation, strengthening of cyber security and need for adopting new training methods to deal with security challenges

Did you know: This remote place in North East India gave wings to Bangladesh Air Force
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Did you know: This remote place in North East India gave wings to Bangladesh Air Force

Fifty years ago, on this date, IAF chief PC Lal and Group Capt AK Khandker, deputy chief of Bangladesh Armed Forces declared the formation of the Bangladesh Air Force from the tarmac in Dimapur

Air Marshal VR Chaudhari appointed new IAF chief; to take over from RKS Bhadauria on 30 Sept
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Air Marshal VR Chaudhari appointed new IAF chief; to take over from RKS Bhadauria on 30 Sept

Air Marshal Chaudhari was commissioned into the fighter stream of the Indian Air Force on 29 December, 1982.

IAF AFCAT 2 2021: Results out at afcat.cdac.in; check details here
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IAF AFCAT 2 2021: Results out at afcat.cdac.in; check details here

The exam was conducted to fill 334 technical and non-technical vacancies in the IAF for commissioned officers in flying and ground duty