India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 29, 2015
The fuselage of the ill-fated Indian Navy's Dornier aircraft was salvaged from the bottom of the sea on Saturday, about 25 nautical miles off the Goa coast, Defence sources said.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday March 28, 2015
With the aim of having more ears and eyes in the sky to detect incoming missiles and aircraft the Ministry of the Defence today cleared the acquisition of the aircraft mounted radars - Airborne Warning and Control Systems (AWACS).
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 20, 2015
Following demands from private airlines, the runway of the Chandigarh airport of the Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon be available round the clock for civilian flights.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday March 6, 2015
India has rushed a team of IAF officials along with recovery kit by a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to Kathmandu to help in operations to clear the runway after a Turkish plane had a crash landing there.
Telangana News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 3, 2015
An NDA graduate, newly-appointed Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee president N Uttam Kumar Reddy served as a fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force before plunging into politics two decades ago.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 20, 2015
President Pranab Mukherjee will confer the prestigious Presidential Standard on 21 Squadron and 116 Helicopter Unit on March 4 at a grand ceremony at the Air Force Station in Jodhpur.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 31, 2015
A MiG-21 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Bed village in Gujarat's Jamnagar district on Saturday. The pilot managed to eject, and is safe, police said.
India News | Reuters | Thursday January 22, 2015
India and Russia have agreed to speed up work on a fifth-generation military aircraft, Indian officials said on Thursday, in a vote of confidence in an old defence partner days before US President Barack Obama arrives to advance ties.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Thursday January 22, 2015
India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to speed up work and iron out hurdles that are holding up the co-production and co-designing of a 5th Generation Fighter Aircraft.
India News | Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Saturday December 20, 2014
Accidents involving fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force in 2012-13 were caused due to "technical defects" and "human error", according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General. The number of such mishaps were considerably higher than i...
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Friday December 19, 2014
India today tested a one ton indigenously-developed glide bomb which successfully hit a target 100 kms away.
India News | Agencies | Thursday December 11, 2014
If you've always dreamed of being a fighter pilot, but were afraid of the skies, here's your chance. You can now experience what an Indian Air Force pilot goes through in combat, on your cell phone.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday December 2, 2014
The French and Indian defence ministers agreed to press ahead with negotiations on the sale of 126 Rafale fighter jets to India, both sides said on Tuesday, after slow progress cast doubt on the estimated $12 billion or about Rs 74,400-crore deal.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Saturday November 29, 2014
In a country where the political class often pays lip service to the memory of our war vets, there are some who genuinely walk the talk.
India News | Written by Rahul Joglekar (With inputs from Vishnu Som) | Thursday November 27, 2014
Wing commander Karun Krishna 'Jumbo' Majumdar is one of India's biggest war heroes. He was one of the first to fly in the Indian Air Force (IAF) before India gained Independence and one of the first Indians to receive England's Distinguished Flying C...
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday November 22, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is eager to "Make in India", but the private sector doesn't appear to be quite ready for it. So while Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar announced another big push today - clearing a proposal to acquire 814 artillery guns ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 22, 2014
Naxals on Friday ambushed a patrol party and hit an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter which was evacuating security personnel after a gun battle in the dense jungles of Sukma, Chhattisgarh injuring six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel an...
India News | Reported by Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday November 15, 2014
For 14-year-old Chandan, it was the best day of his young life. For an entire day, he was a fighter pilot, rubbing shoulders with the elite men who literally, fly high. But Chandan, too, is a fighter. For over three years, he has been battling cancer...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
In a challenging rescue operation involving a medical emergency, an Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter successfully evacuated a mother and her new born baby from a remote and inhospitable region of Ladakh at a height of over 16,000 feet.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 27, 2014
The company has been facing criticisms for security practices, but it points out that it has been making changes for some months now.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday October 27, 2014
The Indian Air Force has reportedly issued a circular warning its personnel against using Xiaomi phones for security reasons.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30 fleet and each aircraft is undergoing a thorough technical check following a recent crash near Pune.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
With cyclonic storm "Hudhud" approaching the coast, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today urged Union Defence Minister Arun Jaitley to issue instructions to Indian Air Force (IAF) to remain ready to extend support to the state administration.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 8, 2014
The Indian Air Force is keen on engaging private sector players in the area of aircraft maintenance and upgrading that has been affected due to the ongoing turmoil in Ukraine with whom the country has a long-term programme in this field, a top Air Fo...