TAS, L&T to deliver 100th missile launcher for IAF’s Akash project

NEW DELHI: Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have jointly delivered 100th Akash Air Force Launcher (AAFL) for Indian Air Force, developed with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). This event was flagged off by Dr BHVS Narayana Murthy, DG-MSS, DRDO at the Vemagal facility of TASL (near Bengaluru) on the […]

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IAF’s LCA Tejas to show flying skills at Singapore Airshow

NEW DELHI: A 44 member contingent of Indian Air Force reached Changi International Airport in Singapore today to participate in the ‘Singapore Air Show-2022’. The Air Show will be held from 15th to 18th February 2022. Singapore Air Show is a biennial event which provides a platform for the Global Aviation Industry to showcase their […]

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DRDO, IAF conduct successful flight tests of anti-airfield weapon

NEW DELHI: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Air Force (IAF) have jointly conducted two flight tests of an indigenously developed smart anti-airfield weapon in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. The two different configurations based on satellite navigation and electro optical sensors have been successfully tested. Electro optical […]

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DRDO, IAF jointly flight test Long-Range Bomb successfully

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) team jointly flight tested indigenously developed Long-Range Bomb (LRB) successfully from an aerial platform on October 29, 2021. The LR Bomb, after release from the IAF fighter aircraft, guided to a land-based target at a long range with accuracy within specified limits. […]

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Three units of IAF get chief’s citation for role in eastern Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhary on Friday awarded ‘unit citation’ to three squadrons of the Indian Air Force for their role in boosting India’s military presence in eastern Ladakh last year following the military standoff with China in the region. The units presented with the ‘Chief of Air Staff’s citation’ are No. 47 […]

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Air Marshal V R Chaudhari appointed next Chief of Air Staff

NEW DELHI: Government of India has decided to appoint Air Marshal V R Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff, as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC on 30th September, 2021. He has earlier served as the Air […]

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IAF Chief flies sortie in F-15 fighter jet in Israel

NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew a sortie in an F-15 fighter aircraft in Israel on Thursday apart from holding wide-ranging talks with his Israeli counterpart Maj Gen Amikam Norkin on further boosting bilateral military cooperation, officials said. The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) reached Israel on Tuesday on a […]

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Indian Air Force likely to operationalise second squadron of Rafale aircraft by July-end

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to operationalise its second squadron of the Rafale combat aircraft by the end of July and it will be based in Hasimara air base in West Bengal, officials said on Tuesday. The first squadron of the Rafale jets is stationed at Ambala Air Force station in […]

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Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari to be new IAF Vice Chief

NEW DELHI: Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari will be the new Vice Chief of Indian Air Force succeeding Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora, officials said on Wednesday. Air Marshal Chaudhari is currently serving as commander-in-chief of the IAF’s Western Air Command (WAC) that looks after the security of the country’s air space in the sensitive […]

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