India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday August 6, 2015
In some of the most intense international air combat exercises ever featuring the Indian Air Force, IAF pilots flying Sukhoi 30 MKI fighters had a resounding 12-0 scoreline in their favour against Royal Air Force Typhoon jets in Within Visual Range (WVR) dogfighting operations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Government has said only one out of the six Mi-17 IV helicopters of the BSF based in the national capital is functional and the rest have been grounded for want of major overhaul.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 5, 2015
A helicopter with an Arunachal Pradesh government official and two pilots onboard remained untraced for the second day on Wednesday as inclement weather hampered the aerial search operation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 30, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today informed the Upper House that the Centre has withdrawn the multi-billion dollar tender for the 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircrafts (MMRCA), for which Rafale was shortlisted in 2012.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2015
The martyrs of the Kargil conflict in 1999 were remembered in Chennai on the occasion of Vijay Diwas with the three services of the Indian Armed Forces paying respects to soldiers who laid down their lives defending the country in the war.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 25, 2015
The government has said that "consultation process" is in progress for the possible creation of the institution of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The 36 Rafale combat planes and associated systems and weapons would be delivered in the same configuration as had been tested and approved by Indian Air Force, and with a longer maintenance responsibility by France, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
Three Indian Air Force jawans feared drowned in the Gaggar river in Panchkula district of Haryana on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 19, 2015
In a move aimed at boosting India's defence sector, 200 helicopters will be manufactured in the country with Russian collaboration as part of intensification and diversification of their strategic ties.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 10, 2015
The indigenously-developed supersonic surface-to-air missile "Aakash" was formally inducted in the Indian Air Force (IAF) in Gwalior today.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday July 8, 2015
INS Viraat - perhaps the oldest serving warship today and India's second aircraft carrier in the fleet - may live on as a museum after it is decommissioned next year.
India News | Written by Nazir Masoodi | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Questions are now being raised in Jammu and Kashmir on whether the Centre had violated procedures by directly debiting Rs 500 crore for the relief and rescue operations from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF).
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Wednesday June 24, 2015
The Rafale deal with France is yet to materialise, but the Indian Air Force is set to lose 54 fighter jets within the next six months.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit India soon as the two countries work towards finalising the deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.
India News | NDTV.com | Wednesday June 17, 2015
A Jaguar fighter - a twin-engine, single seater strike aircraft of Anglo-French origin - of the Indian Air Force crashed this morning near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 17, 2015
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that talks with India over the purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets were progressing well and would be finalised within "two to three months".
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday June 16, 2015
A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force has crashed near Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 10, 2015
A day after Indian Army carried out a surgical strike inside Myanmar on militants believed to be involved in the June 4 killing of 18 soldiers in Manipur, Union minister Prakash Javadekar today said the country's response will serve as a lesson to those who incite terror.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday June 10, 2015
The Indian Army, in a joint operation with the Air Force, engaged groups of militants at two locations inside Myanmar on Tuesday and said it had inflicted "significant casualties." Initial reports suggest that about 50 or more militants have been killed in the operations.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 6, 2015
In the just-concluded 'Operation Maitri' in the quake-hit Nepal, Indian Air Force and Army flew 2,223 sorties, shifted about 11,200 people to safer places and transported and dropped about 1,700 tonnes of relief material.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 4, 2015
'Operation Maitri', the massive rescue and relief operation initiated by India in Nepal following the April 25 earthquake, came to an end today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 3, 2015
Two Indian Air Force pilots were injured today after an advanced jet trainer aircraft crashed in a paddy field at Kudarsahi in Mayurbhanj district.
Opinion | Srinath Raghavan | Tuesday June 2, 2015
In his latest Mann ki Baat radio broadcast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his government's commitment to implementing the one rank one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces. Noting that this was a "complex issue, vexed issue", he asked ex-servicemen and soldiers to give him more time to address the matter.