India | Written by Nitin Gokhale | Sunday June 29, 2014
The Indian Air Force or IAF may lose its traditional conventional edge against Pakistan if the contract to buy 126 Rafale medium multi-role combat aircraft or MMRCA is not clinched immediately, senior IAF officials told Defence Minister Arun Jaitley ...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 21, 2014
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha today reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade of 193 flight cadets belonging to Pilot, Navigation and Ground Duty streams at Air Force Academy, Dundigal, near in Hydrabad.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 13, 2014
Seeking to attract the youth, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is all set to launch a video game called 'Guardians of the Sky' in which players can carry out virtual attacks on enemy targets flying a Su-30MKI combat aircraft.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday June 6, 2014
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was briefed on Friday by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Union rural development minister Gopinath Munde, who died after a road accident in Delhi on Tuesday morning, will be cremated with full state honours in his native place today.
India | Edited by Swati Gupta (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday May 27, 2014
A MIG-21 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force or IAF today crashed in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district in Kashmir, killing the pilot.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 6, 2014
Australia on Sunday sent planes and ships to investigate signals detected by a Chinese ship in the hunt for a missing Malaysian jet.
Election 2014 | Reported by Sandeep Phukan; Edited by Mala Das | Sunday April 6, 2014
Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde's supporters beat up a helicopter pilot in Beed in Maharashtra after he reportedly refused to defy rules.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
The Air Force has ruled out that the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft could have crashed due to suspected counterfeit Chinese parts. The Air Force also said that it had already sent some of the equipment to the US for physical verification by...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 30, 2014
The black box of the C-130J transport aircraft that crashed near Gwalior on Friday has suffered damage.
India | NDTV.com | Friday March 28, 2014
The Indian Air Force's new C-130J aircraft crashed near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh after taking off from Agra this morning. All five air force personnel on board were killed.
India | Nitin Gokhale | Friday March 28, 2014
The crash of Indian Air Force's C-130 J Super Hercules aircraft near Gwalior this morning has come as a big shock to military aviation specialists. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered by the Air Force to probe the reason behind the crash in which fiv...
India | Reported by Nitin A Gokhale, Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday March 28, 2014
Less than 10 minutes after it took off from Agra, one of the Indian Air Force's newest and sturdiest aircraft crashed near Gwalior, killing all five people on board.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 22, 2014
India today deployed two of its frontline surveillance aircraft in Kuala Lumpur to take part in the international search for the missing Malaysian airliner in the South Indian Ocean region.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday March 21, 2014
After objections raised by the defence forces, India today rejected China's request for permission to allow its four warships to enter Indian maritime zone to search for the missing Malaysian airliner.
World | Associated Press | Thursday March 20, 2014
Australia's prime minister said on Thursday two objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery in the Indian Ocean and an air force aircraft was diverted to the area to try to locate them.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Tuesday March 18, 2014
India has received a major setback in its attempt to cover itself financially after it cancelled a 12-helicopter deal with Italian defence giant Finmeccanica. The deal was cancelled in January over allegations of bribery and kickbacks.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 17, 2014
The Indian Air Force on Sunday airlifted seven critically ill patients from the snow-bound border town of Tangdhar in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 16, 2014
The theory that the missing Malaysian aircraft could have been hijacked for a 9/11-type attack on India was today debunked by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and strategic experts who said it would not have escaped detection had it entered the Indian air ...
India | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 16, 2014
India on Sunday suspended its search for a Malaysia Airlines plane around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and in the Bay of Bengal and is awaiting a new request from Malaysia, a defence official said.