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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

AIR Marshal Vijay Pal Singh Rana takes over as air officer-in-charge administration

NEW DELHI: Air Marshal Vijay Pal Singh Rana, Vishisht Seva Medal took overasAir Officer-in-charge Administration (AOA) on 1 st February,  2021. An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College Wellington, the Air Marshal was commissioned in the Administration branch of Indian Air Force (IAF) in December 1984. In a career spanning over 37 years, the Air […]

Continue Reading

Indian Air Force to buy 83 Tejas Light Combat aircrafts from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Rs 45,696 crore

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today and has approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 crore. “The CCS […]

Continue Reading

Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates Air India One flight

NEW DELHI: President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the Air India One — B777 aircraft — on its inaugural flight to Chennai. “The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind boarded the Air India One – B777 aircraft for inaugural flight to Chennai today (November 24, 2020). He is visiting Tirupati, Andhra […]

Continue Reading

5 Rafale jets arrive in India in a boost to IAF’s combat capability

NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday received its first batch of new multirole combat fighter aircraft in nearly two decades with the arrival of five Rafale jets, giving the country’s air power a strategic edge in the midst of a bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh. The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and […]

Continue Reading