Indian Air Force, Royal Air Force of Oman begin joint exercises in Jodhpur

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) kicked off  a bilateral exercise named Eastern Bridge-VI today (from 21 to 25 February 2022) at Air Force Station Jodhpur. This sixth edition of the exercise will provide an opportunity to enhance operational capability and interoperability between the two Air Forces. […]

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Indian Air Force’s Tejas MK-I showcases ‘superior flying skills’ in Singapore Air Show 2022

NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas MK-I has showcased “superior flying skills” at the in Singapore Air Show 2022. The Singapore Air Show that is being held from February 15 to February 18 provides India with the opportunity to showcase the indigenous Tejas MK-I  to the world. Singapore Air […]

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DRDO, Indian Air Force successfully flight-test indigenous Stand-Off Anti-Tank Missile

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) flight-tested the indigenously designed and developed Helicopter launched Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile from Pokhran ranges on December 11, 2021. The flight-test was successful in meeting all its mission objectives. The release mechanism, advanced guidance and tracking algorithms, all avionics with integrated software, […]

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Narendra Modi hands over HAL’s LCH to Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the indigenously developed light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force in Jhansi. The Prime Minister, on the concluding day of ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’ in Jhansi to celebrate the 193rd birth anniversary of Rani Laxmi Bai, also laid the foundation stone for a […]

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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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Indo-UK Tri-Service Exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ Concludes

NEW DELHI: The maiden bilateral tri-service exercise, Konkan Shakti 21, between the armed forces of India and the UK culminated in the Arabian Sea on 27 October 2021. Smooth execution of the first edition of the exercise is testimony to the professional abilities, mutual understanding and shared commitment of the two nations and their personnel […]

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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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Airbus gets Rs 22,000 crore contract form Defence Ministry for 56 C-295 transport aircraft

NEW DELHI: India has formalised the acquisition of 56 Airbus C295 aircraft to replace the Indian Air Force (IAF) legacy AVRO fleet as India’s Defence Ministry inked a nearly Rs 22,000 crore contract with Airbus Defence and Space of Spain to procure 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft which will replace Avro-748 planes of the Indian […]

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Modi government clears procurement of 56 transport aircraft for Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: In a major decision, the Narendra Modi government-led Cabinet Committee on Security on Wednesday approved the procurement of 56 C-295 medium transport aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF) to replace its ageing Avro planes which were first inducted around 60 years ago. Sixteen aircraft will be delivered in a flyaway condition by […]

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