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Dec 27, 2019
IAF's Mig-27 jets decommissioned after three decades of service; last of Soviet-made aircraft takes final flight from Jodhpur Air BaseFighter aircraft Mig 27, which proved to be ace attacker during the 1999 Kargil war and earned nickname of Bahadur from pilots, roared through the skies for one last time on Friday after serving the IAF for over three decades
Jul 06, 2019
India’s move to acquire 114 fifth generation combat jets impressive but leaves IAF vulnerable for years to comeFact is that this latest call to the world, while impressive, does not address the immediate paucity in the fighter frontline in IAF
Oct 08, 2018
Ahead of Air Force day, IAF's MiG-29 upgrade gains strength and ferocity with features of mid-air refuelling, multi-dimensional attackThe Indian Air Force's beast — MiG-29 — has gained in strength and ferocity after an upgrade, giving the force, which is battling a shortage of fighter aircraft, a much-needed boost, according to officials.
Apr 24, 2018
IAF tests capability to handle nuclear warfare, two-front war scenario with China, Pakistan during Gagan Shakti exerciseThe Indian Air Force tested its capability in dealing with a possible scenario of nuclear and biological warfare during a 13-day-long mega military exercise whose aim was to sharpen its war-waging capability in the wake of the fast evolving regional security situation
Jan 18, 2018
IAF flypast to involve 38 aircraft in R-Day parade; attack helicopter Rudra to make its maiden appearanceIndigenously-developed weapon system integrated helicopter Rudra will make its maiden appearance in the Republic Day parade on Rajpath on 26 January, Indian Air Force officials said.
Jan 03, 2018
MiG-29 aircraft crashes in Goa's Dabolim airport after going off runway; pilot ejects safelyA Mig-29 aircraft crashed in Goa's Dabolim airport on Wednesday after going off runway. However, media reports said that the pilot ejected to safety and there were no casualties
Dec 27, 2017
Doka La standoff exposed India's defence inadequacies: Why New Delhi must worry about its security apparatusThe Doka La standoff began on 16 June, 2017, after Indian soldiers objected to China’s attempts at building a motorable road at the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction near Sikkim. This is a Bhutanese territory claimed by Beijing.
Jul 24, 2017
MiG-35 flown in public for first time; pilot Mikhail Belyaev says new systems make it easier to flyFlying in the public gaze for the first time, the MiG-35, a 4++ jet, performed complex manoeuvers, including loops and vertical climb, with seemingly consummate ease.
Jun 21, 2017
Tata-Lockheed Martin F-16 deal is boost to Make in India, but it'll be a while before IAF is bolsteredUnited States' Lockheed Martin has tied up with Tata Advanced Defence System Limited to establish a local production facility for F-16 fighter jets for IAF.
Nov 25, 2014
30 Indian Air Force aircraft crashed in three years, says Defence Minister ParrikarThirty crashes of Indian Air Force aircraft in the past three years have cost the nation Rs.1,161.50 crore, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.