Tag Archives: Indian Air Force
Number Of IAF To Land On Lucknow-Agra Expressway
Going ahead with its plan to use highways as landing strips during emergencies, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will conduct an exercise next week where a number of aircraft will land on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway, officials said on Wednesday. According to Defence Ministry officials, the operational ..
Prepared To Fight At Any Time: IAF Chief
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal B. S. Dhanoa, on Sunday said the Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight at any time. "Notwithstanding the pace of ongoing acquisition, modernisation, indigenisation effort and our desire for peace, we are prepared to fight at a short notice should th..
Seven Killed In IAF Chopper Crash In Arunachal (Second Lead)
An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter Mi-17 V5 crashed on Friday in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on the India-China border, killing all seven people on board, an official said. The chopper with five IAF and two Army personnel took off from Khirmu base. A Defence Ministry official who wished not ..
IAF Chopper Crashes In Arunachal, Five Dead
A Mi-17 V5 helicopter of the Indian Air Force crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday killing five personnel onboard. The chopper crashed around 6 a.m. while it was on an Air Maintenance Mission, IAF sources said. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident. IA..
Chinese Troops Still In Chumbi Valley: IAF chief
Air force chief Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Thursday said Chinese troops are still stationed in the Chumbi valley in Doklam area and hoped they go back soon. Asked about the situation at Doklam, the Air Force Chief said there was no standoff, but Chinese troops continued to be in the Chumbi ..
India Bids Adieu To Marshal Of IAF Arjan Singh
Hundreds of people including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three Service Chiefs bid a tearful adieu to Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh at a state funeral at Brar Square here on Monday. Arjan Singh, who led the air operations in the 1965 war with Pakistan, died at t..
Marshal Of IAF Arjan Singh Passes Away
Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who was on Saturday admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) here after a suspected massive heart attack and in a critical condition, has passed away, a defence official said. He was 98. The end came at 7.47 p.m., the official said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi..
Marshal Of The IAF Arjan Singh Suffers Massive Heart Attack, On Ventilator
Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh was on Saturday suspected to have suffered a massive heart attack and was in a critical condition on ventilator support at the Army Hospital (R&R) here. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited the hospital's Intens..
CBI Files Chargesheet In Rs 3,726 Cr AgustaWestland Case
The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet in Rs 3,726 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case against former Indian Air Force chief S.P. Tyagi and eight others. The agency submitted the 30,000-page chargesheet before special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge Arvind Kumar. Tyagi's cousin ..
3 Assam Youths Arrested In Pathankot
Punjab Police has arrested three young men in Pathankot district on the basis of suspicion, police said on Wednesday. All three belong to Assam, sources said. The arrests were being linked to the Monday recovery of an abandoned bag containing three Army uniforms. The bag was left on Defence Road ..