Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief RKS Bhadauria on Saturday said the induction of 36 Rafale aircraft into the Indian Air Force would take place by 2022. The IAF is absolutely on target with respect to the Rafale induction plan, he said while responding to a reporters’ query on timeline for receiving the 36 […]

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Indian Air Force airlifts 3 oxygen tankers from Bangkok to Jamnagar

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted three oxygen tankers from Bangkok in Thailand to Gujarat’s Jamnagar on Wednesday, senior officials said. Moreover, two C-130 aircraft of the Singapore Air Force brought a total of 256 oxygen cylinders to the Panagarh air base in West Bengal, they added. India is struggling with the second […]

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Narendra Modi reviews Covid-19 related operations by Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria called on Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi today. He briefed the PM on the efforts being undertaken by IAF to help in the Cover-19 related situation. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria informed the Prime Minister that the IAF has ordered 24×7 readiness of the entire heavy lift fleet and […]

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IAF airlifting oxygen containers, essential medicines and other medical equipment in fight against Covid-19 cases

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) has swung into action by carrying out sorties from various parts of the country to airlift oxygen containers, cylinders, essential medicines, equipment required for setting up and sustaining COVID hospitals and facilities in the fight against fresh surge in COVID-19 cases. The IAF Transport aircraft and helicopters have been […]

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IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria set to visit to France next week

NEW DELHI: Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria is scheduled to leave for France on Tuesday on a three-day visit during which he will hold talks with several senior French military officials and take stock of production and delivery timelines of some of the remaining Rafale jets. The Indian Air Force( (IAF) Chief […]

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Air Force Commanders Begin 3-Day Conference; Review India’s Security Scenario

NEW DELHI: India’s Raksha Mantri (RM) Shri Rajnath Singh addressed the biannual Air Force Of India (IAF) Commanders’ Conference (AFCC-21) on 15 April 21 at Air Headquarters. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) welcomed the Raksha Mantri, Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and […]

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IAF chief flies Su-30MKI fighter jet to witness its ‘capability enhancement’

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria Thursday flew a Su-30MKI fighter jet in Bengaluru to witness its “capability enhancement”, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said. “CAS (Chief of Air Staff) visited Bengaluru and interacted with test crew of Aircraft & Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE) & software engineers of Software Development Institute,” it said on […]

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Fourth batch of three Rafale fighter jets land in India: Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: The 4th batch of three IAF Rafales landed on Indian soil after a direct ferry from Istres Air Base France, informed the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday. “The 4th batch of three IAF #Rafales landed on Indian soil after a direct ferry from #IstresAirBase France,” the IAF tweeted. “Rafales were refuelled in-flight […]

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