Tag Archives: Indian Air Force
Lakshya UAV Crash Lands In Odisha
An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Lakshya of the Indian Air Force crashlanded in Odisha's Balasore district on Friday. The UAV crashlanded in an agricultural field at Chandamuhi village in Baliapal block. "There may be some technical reason behind the accident. A team of Defence Research and De..
Armed Forces Short Of More Than 9,000 Officers
India's three armed services are short of over 9,000 officers and 55,000 personnel in other ranks, Parliament was told on Friday. According to the data tabled in the Lok Sabha by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre, the Indian Army the largest of the three Services had on..
Indian Air Force Fighter Jet Sukhoi Crashes In Barmer
A Sukhoi aircraft of the Indian Air Force today crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district, leaving three villagers injured. Both the pilots ejected safely. "The Sukhoi aircraft crashed near Barmer while on a routine training sortie.Both the pilots ejected safely," Defence spokesperson Lt Col Manish ..
India Could Have Destroyed Pakistan’s Nuclear Sites In 1984: CIA
If the Indian Air Force (IAF) had attacked Pakistan's vital nuclear facilities in 1984, it could have destroyed or created enough damage to stop the country from generating nuclear weapons for several years, a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) report has said. According to media reports, the CIA ..
Tejas Fighter Debuts At Republic Day Parade
India's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) developed indigenously made their maiden appearance at the Republic Day parade here on Thursday. Despite overcast conditions, three fighter jets flew at a height of 300 metres from ground at a spee..
IAF Evacuates Injured Passengers From Maoist-Hit Chhattisgarh
New Delhi: The Indian Air Force on Tuesday said it evacuated seven passengers, including two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, injured in a bus accident in Maoist-affected Bijapur district in Chhattisgarh. The bus, carrying 19 CRPF personnel, met with the accident on Monday evening n..
Modi In Uttarakhand To Attend Combined Commanders’ Conference
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday to inaugurate the Combined Commanders Conference, an official said. The Prime Minister earlier reached the Indian Military Academy (IMA) campus from the Jolly Grant airport in a special Indian Air Force (IAF) chopper. Modi would be in the h..
Bipin Rawat To Be New Army Chief, Dhanoa To Head IAF
Lt. Gen. Bipin Rawat will be the new Army Chief and Air Marshal B.S. Dhanoa the new chief of Indian Air Force, the Defence Ministry announced on Saturday. Lt Gen. Rawat and Air Marshal Dhanoa, presently the Vice Chiefs of their respective services, will take over on December 31, when incumbents G..
Will Soon Name New Army, IAF Chiefs: Parrikar
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday that he will soon name the next Indian Army and Indian Air Force chiefs. He was speaking after paying tributes at the Amar Jawan Jyoti here on Vijay Diwas or Victory Day that is observed on December 16 to mark the military triumph over Pakistan in ..
All IAF Aircraft Fitted In Underwater Locator Beacon: Minister
All transport aircraft and helicopters of Indian Air Force which fly over the sea have been fitted with an Underwater Locating Beacon, Parliament was told on Friday. "All transport aircraft and helicopters of IAF undertaking maritime operations have now been equipped with Underwater Locating Beac..