Articles tagged under: IAF

Induction of Chinook Helicopters in Indian Air Force

March 25, 2019
Induction of Chinook Helicopters in Indian Air Force

New Delhi: On 25 March 2019, the IAF formally inducted the CH 47 F(I)- Chinook heavy lift helicopters into its inventory at Air Force Station Chandigarh. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest and the event was attended by various dignitaries. IAF had signed a contract with M/s Boeing Ltd in September 2015 for 15 Chinook helicopters. The first batch of four helicopters has been delivered on schedule and the last batch is to be delivered ...Read More

Modi’s popularity surges to 62% ; Rahul’s rating sinks by 8% after Balakot Air strikes – Survey

March 09, 2019
Modi’s popularity surges to 62% ; Rahul’s rating sinks by 8% after Balakot Air strikes – Survey

New Delhi: The decisive IAF Air strikes at Balakot terror training camps in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) on February 26 has boosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity surged to 62 per cent as per the National approval ratings debated on the National Republic TV last night, Concerned Citizens’ Forum (CCF), a group of patriotic Indian citizens, said. In a statement here on Saturday, the Forum said that in post Balakot Air Strikes, Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s rating sinks t...Read More

In high state of preparedness, to detect and thwart any act of aggression from Pakistan: IAF

March 07, 2019
In high state of preparedness, to detect and thwart any act of aggression from Pakistan: IAF

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force today in a statement said it is in a high state of preparedness, to proactively engage any perceived threat in the present security scenario. 'A strict vigil in the skies to detect and thwart any act of aggression from Pakistan Air Force is being maintained.' 'As per NOTAM No. A0234/19 issued by CAA Pakistan, it has opened their airspace with Oman, Iran, Afghanistan and China only. The eleven Entry/Exit points located along Indo-Pak airspace boundary are st...Read More

False claim by Pak of shooting down Su-30 appears cover up for loss of its own aircraft: IAF

March 05, 2019
False claim by Pak of shooting down Su-30 appears cover up for loss of its own aircraft: IAF

New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) today in its statement rejected Pakistan' claim of shooting down IAF aircraft Su-30 and said it appears to be a cover up for loss of its (Pakistan's) own aircraft. Full text of the statement: In the morning of 27 Feb 19, our Air Defence system was on full alert. Build up of PAF aircraft on their side of LoC was noticed in time and additional aircraft were scrambled to tackle the adversary. In their attempt to attack our ground targets, PAF aircraft were e...Read More

We hit desired target, we don’t count bodies: IAF chief Dhanoa on Balakot airstrike

March 04, 2019

New Delhi/Coimbatore: The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, on Monday said the aerial strike on February 26 achieved its target and the Pakistani retaliation itself was an ample proof of it. "We hit the target......If we had dropped bombs in the jungle, there would be no need forthem (Pakistan) to respond," Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa told reporters in his first media interaction since the aerial strike. "The target has been clearly amplified by the Foreign Secret...Read More

Indo – Pak action live updates

February 27, 2019

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Indian Fighter Jets Drop 1000 Kg Bombs At Terror Sites In Pakistan

February 26, 2019
Indian Fighter Jets Drop 1000 Kg Bombs At Terror Sites In Pakistan

New Delhi: News agency ANI quoting Indian Air Force(IAF) sources today reported that at 0330 hours today a group of Mirage 2000 Indian fighter jets struck a major terrorist camp across the Line of Control(LOC) in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan and completely destroyed it. 1,000 Kg bombs were dropped on terror camps across the Line of Control. 12 Mirage 2000 jets took part in the operation that dropped 1,000 Kg bombs on terror camps across LOC, completely destroying it. Indian media r...Read More

First batch of four Chinook helicopters for IAF arrives at Gujarat port from America ahead of schedule

February 10, 2019
First batch of four Chinook helicopters for IAF arrives at Gujarat port from America ahead of schedule

Mundra: In a big boost for Indian defence forces, the first batch of four Chinook helicopters (47Fi) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on Sunday. The Chinook is a multi-mission, heavy-lift transport helicopter. Its primary mission is to move troops, artillery, ammunition, fuel, water, barrier materials, supplies and equipment on the battlefield. Its secondary missions include medical evacuation, disaster relief, search and rescue, aircraft recovery, fire...Read More

Jaguar planes to fill sky with tri-color, MI-17 to shower flowers at Statue of Unity inauguration function

October 29, 2018
Jaguar planes to fill sky with tri-color, MI-17 to shower flowers at Statue of Unity inauguration function

Bharuch: Suryakiran team of Indian Air Force(IAF) will fill the sky above 182-meter tall 'Statue of Unity' with Indian tricolors soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicate the statue to the nation after his speech. Prime Minister is coming to Sardar Sarovar dam site on 31st of October to dedicate world's tallest statue featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Modi had conceived and kicked off this project as State Chief Minister. Three Jaguar planes will emerge from Narmada dam side and f...Read More

Air Show in Vadodara on Air Force day, to end with enthralling sky-diving display

September 24, 2018
Air Show in Vadodara on Air Force day, to end with enthralling sky-diving display

Ahmedabad: South Western Air Command, as part of 86th Indian Air Force Day celebrations will put up an Air Show at Vadodara on September 26 & 27. Defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Ghosh today said that Hawk aircrafts will be in formation of renowned Surya Kiran Aerobatics Team. The Air Show will end with an enthralling display by ‘Akash Ganga’, the IAF’s sky diving display team enthralling the crowd with their breath taking maneuvers. The Indian Air Force, establ...Read More