Air force welcomes new air crafts

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Indian Air Force Took Delivery Of First C-295 Aircrafts From Spain

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday took the delivery of its first C-295 transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space, with Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari attending the handing over ceremony at Seville in Spain, officials aware of the matter said. The 16 aircraft is the first of the 56 such planes ordered by the IAF under a ₹21,935-crore project to modernise its transport fleet.

Wed, 13 Sep 2023 - 03:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air Force, Indian News, business, Aircrafts, Spain project, Security

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Mig Fighter Jets crash

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Mig Fighter Jet Crashes In Suratgarh, 3 Civilians Died

In Rajasthan's Suratgarh Air Force space, a mig fighter jet crashed in the morning hours. The incident occurred during its routine morning sortie in which pilots reported safe, three civilians died in the accident. The pilot is safe and a military helicopter has reached the accident site for rescue.  Three women were killed and three more were injured in the crash. Bikaner range IG Om Prakash supervising… read-more

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 03:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Mig Aircraft, Air Force, Indian Air force, crash, 3 Civilians

Courtesy: Zee News India

BrahMos Missile

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3 IAF Officers Sacked For Accidental Firing In Pakistan Town

Three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers were sacked after the accidental firing of the BrahMos missile in Pakistan. On August 23, the Indian Government regretted the incident, which happened earlier this year and removed the officers. Notably, three IAF officers fired the BrahMos missile in the Mian Channu town of Pakistan. Although there were no casualties or damage to properties, the matter became a concern for the IAF.

Tue, 23 Aug 2022 - 07:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air Force, IAF, Three Officers Sacked, Pakistan, BrohMos Missile

IMRH Chopper

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India To Allow Pvt Companies To Make Military Choppers; Plans To Replace Russian Built Mi-17

The Indian defence ministry has given the nod to private companies to develop military helicopters. With this the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) rules will be amended allowing private companies to collaborate with Indian Defence PSUs. The Indian Multi-Role Helicopters (IMRH) which will be developed under this collaboration, will replace Russian built Mi-17 and Mi-8 choppers in the Indian military inventory.

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 02:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Defence Ministry, Military Chopper, Air Force, Mi-17 Chopper, IMRH Chopper

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rajnath Singh

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh:1971 War Finest Example Of Whole-Of-Govt Approach

Defence Secretary Rajnath Singh has said that the 1971 War was the finest example of the whole-of-government approach. In his address at the PC Lal Memorial Lecture in Delhi, he stressed, "The 1971 war is the finest example of the whole-of-government approach, not only for the armed forces, but also for national security." Air Force Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari was also in attendance at the PC Memorial Lecture.

Fri, 06 May 2022 - 02:50 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister, India, National Security, Air Force

Courtesy: ANI

Remains of captain Chen Yi found

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Remains Of Crashed F-16 Jet Plane Found In Chiayi County: Taiwan

Suspected remains of the crashed F-16V pilot were found by Taiwan's search and rescue teams. The F-16V fighter jet crashed off the nation's southwest coast on January 11. At Dongshi Township in Chiayi's County at 4 pm, captain Chen Yi's human remains were found, reported Taiwanese military. The remains will be analyzed on January 14. On January 11, the F-16V plane vanished from the radar during a training mission. 

Fri, 14 Jan 2022 - 10:54 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Taiwan, F-16 JET, plane crash, Air Force, World news

Courtesy: ANI

UK military evacuating Afghan People

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UK Airlifted Over 11,000 People From Afghanistan

Over 11,000 people have been evacuated from Taliban-captured Afghanistan by the United Kingdom. The evacuation process will continue for now and no fixed date has been fixed for the end of evacuation flights. However, UK Foreign Minister Dominic Raab previously notified that the evacuation of the people will continue till the end of August. “More than 1,000 UK Armed Forces personnel deployed in Kabul,” said UK’s Defence Ministry.

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 02:56 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: UK, Afghanistan, Taliban, Air Force

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As per the Consulate, the situation in Afghanistan remains dangerous

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India Evacuates 50 Diplomats, Staffs From Afghanistan's Kandahar

With the Taliban rapidly taking control of several key areas in Afghanistan's Kandahar, 50 diplomats and other staff members of the Kandahar Consulate have been evacuated on an Air Force plane by India. The Indian embassy had earlier advised about the growing security concerns adding, Indian Nationals face a "serious threat" of kidnapping. External Affairs Ministry said that India was carefully examining Afghanistan's deteriorating situation… read-more

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 02:30 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Taliban, Kandahar Consulate, Air Force, evacuation, Afghanistan, Kidnapping, Indian Nationals

Courtesy: NDTV

Air Force

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World Air Forces Report: USA Has Largest Fleet, India Ranks 4th

The World Air Forces Report has revealed that India, with 2,119 active fleet, stands fourth among the countries having strongest air force in the world. The list has been topped by the USA with 13,232 active fleet. Moreover, Russia with 4,143 and China owning 3,260 aircrafts have been ranked second and third respectively. The report published by Flight International and Embraer ranked S-Korea, Japan, Pakistan and France on fifth, sixth,… read-more

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 11:24 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: World, Defence, Air Force, USA

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LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft

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Govt Approves To Procure 83 LCA Tejas Fighter-Jet Worth Rs 45,696 Cr

The PM headed Cabinet Committee on Security approved the procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 trainer aircraft at the cost of Rs 45,696 crore on January 13. Equipped with critical operational capabilities, the fighter-jet is an indigenously designed, developed, and manufactured fighter aircraft. Touted as game-changer, the 4th-generation Light Combat Aircraft would be equipped with Active Electronically-Scanned Array… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 06:59 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: LCA Tejas Mk-1A, Fighter Aircraft, Union cabinet, Trainer aircraft, Air Force, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Courtesy: NDTV