India | 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 | Press Trust of India | Friday December 12, 2014
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today took a dig at his predecessor AK Antony, saying though he had a clean image, it was not reflected in defence procurement during his time.
India | 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 | Vishnu Som | Tuesday December 9, 2014
The war medals of the Father of the Indian Air Force, Wing Commander Jumbo Majumdar, will be coming back to India, and will likely be showcased at the Indian Air Force's museum.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
A Navy vessel and an Air Force aircraft carrying nearly 1,000 tonnes of fresh water reached Male today as India mounted a major effort to help the Maldivian capital that is reeling from an acute shortage of drinking water after its lone desalination ...
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 7, 2014
Ahead of President Vladimir Putin's visit here, Indian and Russian officials will be holding talks on the multi-billion dollar Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) joint project.
India | 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 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Air Marshal Jagjeet Singh has taken over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief at Headquarters Maintenance Command in Nagpur today.
Opinion | Nitin Gokhale | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Nitin Gokhale on what must be urgently corrected.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 30, 2014
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today said India has no territorial ambitions, except for recovering the territories that the country had lost to its neighbours.
India | 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...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
A Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Air Force, used for surveillance, crashed today on the outskirts of a village near Bhuj town in Gujarat's Kutch district.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 26, 2014
On the eve of the sixth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, the government on Tuesday said that the overall coastal and maritime security along the entire coast is "much stronger than before" as several steps have been taken in this regard.
India | 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 | Vishnu Som | Thursday November 20, 2014
In exactly one week, a Distinguished Flying Cross awarded to the man widely considered the father of the modern Indian Air Force will be auctioned in London.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 14, 2014
India's frontline combat aircraft Sukhoi-30 fleet, which was grounded after a crash near Pune, will be back in air "within a week's time", said Air Force Chief Arup Raha today.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday November 7, 2014
A major forest fire, which broke out in a forest 30 kilometres away from Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam late on Thursday and started spreading, was brought in control by four of the Indian Air Force's newly-acquired MI-17 V5 helicopters.
India | 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.
India | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Europe's Airbus and Tata Sons have bid for a multi-billion dollar contract to replace the Indian Air Force's ageing fleet of AVRO cargo planes, as New Delhi looks to boost the role of the local private sector in modernising its armed forces.
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.