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Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter Crashes In Arunachal Pradesh

An Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter crashed near Mandala, Arunachal Pradesh, on March 16. The helicopter was performing an operational sortie near Bomdila, when it was reported to have lost contact with the air traffic control (ATC.) Search parties have been organied, and operations are underway to look for the crew in the helicopter. Furthermore, this is not the first time such tragic crash was reported in AP.

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 04:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Arunachal Pradesh, Helicopter Crash, Indian Air force, Search Operation, Indian Army

Courtesy: Zee News India

Aircraft Crashed

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MiG 29K Fighter Flight Crashes Near Goa Coast, IAF Issues Statement

In a breaking incident, a MiG 29K fighter aircraft crashed over sea on a routine sortie off Goa coast after it developed a technical malfunction while returning to base. On October 12, the pilot ejected safely and was recovered in a swift search and rescue operation. The incident was confirmed by the Indian Navy in an official statement. Furthermore, a Board of Inquiry (BoI)… read-more

Wed, 12 Oct 2022 - 12:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Travel, Fighter Aircraft, Indian Air force, Breaking News, crash


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Iranian Origin Plane Bound To Cross Indian Air Base Receives Bomb Threat, IAF Scramble To Intercept

The Union Civil Aviation received a bomb threat in an Iranian-origin aircraft, Mahan Air flight headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran in Iran, scheduled to cross over the Indian airbase. Amid the threat, and refusal of landing in India, Indian Air Force Su-30MKI fighter jets from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases were scrambled to intercept the plane, which avoided landing. Moreover, the nature of the threat call is unclear.

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 03:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: aircraft, Iranian Plane, China, bomb threat, Indian Air force

Light Combat Helicopters

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Rajnath Singh To Induct Light Combat Made-In-India Helicopters Into IAF

Made-in-India light combat helicopter will be inducted into the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 3. The indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) which will be a major boost to the IAF. The chopper will be inducted in the presence of the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Notably, 15 LCH choppers will be included in the Indian Defence sector, 10 for the IAF, whereas the remaining for the Indian Army.

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 10:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Air force, Rajnath Singh, Light Combat Helicopters, Indian defence, IAF Induction Ceremony

Courtesy: ANI

National Flag

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Indian Army, Navy & Force Celebrate 76th Independence Day With Enthusiasm

Marking the historic 75 years of Independence Day, on August 15, the Defence Forces of India are celebrating the 76th Independence Day.  As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), commemorative visits are being undertaken by Indian Navy ships to foreign ports on every continent (except Antarctica).  Furthermore, the Indian Air Force also celebrates the event at air bases. Whereas, the Indian Army unfurled 75-foot Tiranga.

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 09:48 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air force, National Flag, Independence Day


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Indian Air Force Receives 57,000 Applications For Agnipath Scheme Despite Widespread Protests

The Indian Air Force on June 27, recieved 57,000 applications for enrollment into the Agnipath scheme. Meanwhile, Congress party staged 'Satyagraha' at 3,500 assembly headquarters. Congress party also submitted a memorandum to PM Modi urging him to withdraw the Agnipath scheme. The Agnipath scheme is a defence services recruitment process implemented by the centre, which immediately received criticsm and was welcomed by some.

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 05:41 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Indian Air force, Agnipath Scheme, Congress, PM Modi, satyagraha

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

S Prabhakaran

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Air Marshal S Prabhakaran Takes Over As IAF Western Air Command

Air Marshal S Prabhakaran took charges as the Indian Air Force (IAF) Western Command, on March 1, in Delhi.  Prabhakaran joined the IAF as fighter pilot in 1983, following which he held various positions like Directing Staff as DSSC, Commandant of the College of Air Warfare and Assistant Chief of Air Staff Intelligence, in service of 38 years. He also won Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Vayu Sena Medal.

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 07:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air Marshal, S prabhakaran, Hyderabad Commandant, Western Air Command, Indian Air force

Courtesy: ANI

PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi Asks Air Force To Join 'Operation Ganga' To Evacuate Indians In Ukraine

PM Narendra Modi asked the Indian Air Force (IAF) to join 'Operation Ganga' to evacuate Indian nationals in Ukraine, amid the ongoing invasion. Modi, on March 1, said, the IAF's aircraft would be more efficient evacuating more people in a short time. Furthermore, the IAF is to send C-17 aircrafts to rescue Indians, from March 1. Meanwhile, Air Indian flights are operating special flights to bring Indians back safely.

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 01:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: PM Narendra Modi, Air India, operation ganga, Indian Air force, Ukraine Russia Crisis

Courtesy: ANI

CM Yogi Adityanath

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CM Adityanath Salutes Bravery Of IAF Troops On 3rd Anniversary Of Balakot Airstrike

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on February 26, saluted the courage of Indian Air Force soldiers on the third anniversary of the Balakot airstrikes. "This valor of our soldiers is that indelible blow on the chest of the terrorists living on enemy soil, which will always be remembered with pride," tweeted CM Adityanath. On February 26, 2019, the Indian Army launched an airstrike on Pakistan and destroyed the JeM camp.

Sat, 26 Feb 2022 - 02:22 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: CM Yogi Adityanath, Balakot Airstrike, Twitter, Jammu-Srinagar, Indian Air force

Courtesy: ANI

Rafale Jets

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3 More Rafale Jets Delivered To India: Union Govt

Three more rafale fighter jets arrived in India, confirmed Indian Government on February 23. The fighter jets from France, landed in India on February 22 evening. With this, the deal of 36 fighter jets worth Rs 60,000 crore is close to being completed. Notably, only one aircraft of the 36 is now left to be inducted in the Indian Air Force, which is expected to land in India by March-April. 

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 08:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rafale jets, France, India, Indian government, Indian Air force

Courtesy: ANI