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IAF inducts 2nd LCA Tejas squadron [Video]

IAF inducts 2nd LCA Tejas squadron

The second squadron of Light Combat Aircraft Tejas fighter was inducted by Indian Air Force today at Sulur Air Force Station. 18 Squadron was operationalised by IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria. IAF..

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IAF Chief Air Marshal Bhadauria flies LCA Tejas at 2nd squadron induction ceremony [Video]

IAF Chief Air Marshal Bhadauria flies LCA Tejas at 2nd squadron induction ceremony

Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria landed the LCA Tejas fighter after a sortie at the induction ceremony of the second squadron of the LCA Tejas fighters in Sulur, Tamil Nadu today.

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Air Force ready 24x7 to attack terrorist camps across LoC in PoK if need arises: IAF Chief [Video]

Air Force ready 24x7 to attack terrorist camps across LoC in PoK if need arises: IAF Chief

Indian Air Force Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria on May 18 said, "If the situation demands so, of course, Indian Air Force is ready 24x7." He was replying to a question that if his force is ready to..

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Handwara encounter: Indian armed forces carrying out relentless fights against terrorists, says Praful Bakshi [Video]

Handwara encounter: Indian armed forces carrying out relentless fights against terrorists, says Praful Bakshi

A day after five security personnel including Colonel Ashutosh Sharma, who were killed in the exchange of fire with terrorist in Handwara on May 03, Indian Air Force Wing Commander (retd) Praful Bakshi..

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IAF aircraft showers petals on corona warriors in Jharkhand to express gratitude [Video]

IAF aircraft showers petals on corona warriors in Jharkhand to express gratitude

Indian Air Force's flypast over the hospitals in Ranchi and paid tribute to medical professionals and all other frontline workers in the view of coronavirus pandemic. The IAF showered petals over..

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Flypasts to showering flowers, this is how IAF honoured corona warriors [Video]

Flypasts to showering flowers, this is how IAF honoured corona warriors

The activities were conducted in honour of COVID-19 warriors including doctors, sanitation workers, media and policemen, who continue to serve the country amid COVID-19 crisis. Indian Armed Forces on..

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Watch: IAF choppers shower flower petals on Doon Medical College to thank frontline warriors [Video]

Watch: IAF choppers shower flower petals on Doon Medical College to thank frontline warriors

Choppers of the Indian Air Force on May 3 showered flower petals on the Doon Medical College in Dehradun in order to express gratitude and appreciation for medical professionals and all other frontline..

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IAF choppers shower flower petals on hospitals in Patna, Hyderabad [Video]

IAF choppers shower flower petals on hospitals in Patna, Hyderabad

Indian Air Force aircraft showered flower petals on hospitals in parts of the country on May 03. IAF helicopter showered flowers on All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna to express..

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IAF's Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on medical college in Assam's Guwahati [Video]

IAF's Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on medical college in Assam's Guwahati

The Indian Air Force's (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI flypast on hospital in Assam's Guwahati to honour medical professionals who are fighting day and night against the coronavirus pandemic. IAF also showered..

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Watch: IAF's Su-30MKI aircraft fly over Mumbai, give aerial salute to COVID-19 warriors [Video]

Watch: IAF's Su-30MKI aircraft fly over Mumbai, give aerial salute to COVID-19 warriors

The armed forces salute COVID-19 warriors for their efforts to contain the spread of pandemic. IAF's Su-30MKI aircraft flew over Mumbai to give aerial salute and to show solidarity with frontline..

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Watch: IAF choppers shower flower petals on Delhi's hospitals to salute COVID-19 warriors [Video]

Watch: IAF choppers shower flower petals on Delhi's hospitals to salute COVID-19 warriors

Indian Air Force aircraft showered flower petals at the hospitals in the national capital on May 03. IAF chopper showered flower petals on Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to..

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Watch: Armed forces pay aerial salute to corona fighters [Video]

Watch: Armed forces pay aerial salute to corona fighters

Armed forces showered flower petals at the hospitals across the nation to salute coronavirus fighters on May 03. IAF organised flypast to honour COVID-19 warriors who are treating patients selflessly..

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Watch: IAF aircraft shower flower petals at hospitals across country [Video]

Watch: IAF aircraft shower flower petals at hospitals across country

Indian Air Force aircraft paid aerial salute to corona warriors across the country. IAF also showered petals at a hospital in MP's Bhopal to honour COVID-19 warriors. IAF showered flower petals at a..

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Watch: IAF showers flower petals at a hospital in Leh [Video]

Watch: IAF showers flower petals at a hospital in Leh

Indian Air Force aircraft paid aerial salute to corona warriors and showered flower petals at a hospital in Leh on May 03. IAF organised 'flypast' to honour COVID-19 warriors who are treating patients..

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Watch: IAF aircraft flypast over Rajpath [Video]

Watch: IAF aircraft flypast over Rajpath

Indian Air Force aircraft flypast over Rajpath to express gratitude towards medical professionals and all frontline workers in fighting COVID-19 pandemic. The aerial salute to corona warriors was..

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Watch: Indian Army, IAF salute medical staff of govt hospital in Haryana's Panchukla [Video]

Watch: Indian Army, IAF salute medical staff of govt hospital in Haryana's Panchukla

Indian Army band performed outside government hospital in Haryana's Panchukla to express gratitude towards medical professionals fighting COVID-19. IAF helicopter also showered petals at the hospital..

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Watch: IAF fighter jets flypast over hospital in Mumbai [Video]

Watch: IAF fighter jets flypast over hospital in Mumbai

Aerial salute was paid to the warriors of coronavirus by the Indian Air Force in Mumbai on May 03. The fighter jets of IAF flypast over a hospital building paying tribute to the medical staff. IAF..

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IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh [Video]

IAF pays aerial tribute to coronavirus warriors in Chandigarh

Indian Air Force's C-130 aircraft flypast over Sukhna Lake to paid tribute to COVID-19 warrior. Nation will witness flypasts by fighter and transport aircraft of Indian Air Force at multiple locations...

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IAF aircraft flypast over Dal Lake paying tribute to frontline workers [Video]

IAF aircraft flypast over Dal Lake paying tribute to frontline workers

Indian Air Force's flypast over Dal Lake in Srinagar and paid tribute to medical professionals and all other frontline workers in the view of coronavirus pandemic. Nation will witness flypasts by..

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COVID-19: IAF, Indian Navy helicopters to shower flower petals over hospitals as tribute, informs Army PRO [Video]

COVID-19: IAF, Indian Navy helicopters to shower flower petals over hospitals as tribute, informs Army PRO

Indian Army PRO Colonel Aman Anand on May 2 informed about the events which will take place during the flypast to pay tribute to frontline COVID-19 warriors. He said that the nation will witness..

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IAF has two-pronged strategy to deal with shortage of fighter jets: Govt


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Rafale jets not enough for force's needs; indigenous weapons to be game changer: IAF chief

Soon to be inducted, the 36 Rafale jets will not be sufficient to take care of the force's requirements, IAF chief RKS Bhadauria said on Friday, highlighting the need to focus on developing indigenous..
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Govt took tough, bold decision, IAF successfully struck terror target: Air chief on Balakot airstrike


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IAF, Air India evacuate 236 from coronavirus-hit Wuhan, quarantined Japanese cruise ship

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar thanked both China and Japan for its cooperation in the evacuation.
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Plane leaves for Wuhan with 15,000 kg of medical supplies

An Indian Air Force special flight carrying around 15,000 kg of medical assistance comprising masks, gloves and other emergency medical equipment departed for Wuhan, China on Wednesday. ​​The same..
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In case of another Pulwama, there will be no status quo, says IAF chief Bhadauria


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IAF Chief Bhadauria flies five aircraft mission commemorating 1st anniversary of Balakot strikes

Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria flew a MiG-21 Type 69 aircraft in a formation also comprising two Mirage-2000s and two Sukhoi-30 MKIs. Commemorating the operation, the IAF said it stands..
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IAF flight leaves for China carrying 15 tonnes of medical supplies

The C-17 military aircraft will bring back over 80 Indians and around 40 citizens from neighbouring countries, government sources said. Last week, India accused China of deliberately delaying..
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Balakot airstrikes anniversary: IAF Chief RKS Bhaduria flies MiG-21 in same formation as WC Abhinandan's in 2019

Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday tooks a MiG-21 aircraft of the 51 Squadron to flight to mark the first anniversary of the Balakot airstrikes.
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Balakot air strike anniversary: When IAF's jets crossed Pakistan border


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There was no Pakistani aircraft within 150 kms of our strike package, says former IAF Chief on Balakot airstrike


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One year of Balakot airstrikes: How IAF avenged the Pulwama terror attack

In a pre-dawn strike on February 26, 2019, Indian Air Force's (IAF) IAF's Mirage 2000 fighter jets crossed the Line of Control (LoC) and pounded the terror camps in Balakot.
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Balakot most significant Indian air action in four decades: IAF chief


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IAF pilot killed, NCC cadet injured as trainer aircraft crashes in Punjab's Patiala

The deceased pilot has been identified as Wing Commander GS Cheema. He succumbed to a serious head injury.
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China delaying permission to India to send plane to Wuhan: Official sources

China is delaying grant of clearance to India's proposal to send an Indian Air Force plane to carry relief material for people affected by coronavirus in the neighbouring country and bring back Indians..
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Hindustan Aeronautics Limited back on Rafale Radar, talks on for making jets in India

French aircraft manufacturer Dassault and state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited have worked most recently on $2.1 b deal to upgrade IAF’s Mirage 2000 fleet. General Rawat has spoken of staggered..
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In Tokyo for a course, IAF officer held on woman’s complaint

According to a source in Tokyo, the wing commander from a non-flying branch was taken into custody on February 6. His wife approached a court there for bail on February 8, which ordered her to deposit..
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HAL to provide IAF with 83 Tejas fighters in Rs 39k cr deal

The over Rs 17,000 crore reduction in overall cost has come after hard-nosed negotiations spread over a year. The defence ministry and IAF were initially shocked at the “exorbitant price” being..
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Gaganyaan astronaut-elects begin training in Russia

The four Indian astronaut-elects, who left for Russia on Friday, have begun their 12-month long training on Monday. The four Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilots, picked after thorough screening, have..
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'India will work to create theatre commands, despite inter-Service rivalry & strong IAF objections'


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In major restructuring, IAF boosts fighter squadron strength by 20 per cent


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Abhinandan Varthaman shot down Pakistan F-16, confirms Vir Chakra citation

The audacious pre-dawn air strikes on the Jaish-e-Mohammed facility at Balakot on February 26 last year and the subsequent skirmish between Indian and Pakistani fighters garnered a dozen medals for the..
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Our govt cleared the stalled purchase of Rafale aircraft for IAF: Narendra Modi

The BJP government cleared the work which had been stalled for more than three decades leading to the inclusion of Rafale aircraft in the fleet of Indian Air Force (IAF), said Prime Minister Narendra..
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IAF adjudged best marching contingent among 3 services at R-Day parade

Flight Lieutenant Shrikant Sharma led the contingent of the Indian Air Force comprising of 144 air warriors. The smartly dressed air warriors were in 12 by 12 formation. Flight Lieutenant Mohit Kumar,..
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Gagannauts will go to space at 400km altitude, could communicate with International Space Station

India’s gagannauts will be sent to space at an altitude of 400km, the same height the International Space Station (ISS) orbits around the Earth. ​​There is a possibility that gagannauts will be..
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Gaganyaan will be historic achievement for India in 21st Century: PM Modi on 'Mann Ki Baat'

Modi praised the four pilots of the Indian Air Force who have been selected as astronauts for the 'Gaganyaan' mission and their forthcoming training in Russia.
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IAF reactivates No 222 'Tigersharks' squadron, first Sukhoi Su-30MKI unit for southern India

Here's all you need to know about the legendary IAF squadron
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'We Rule the Skies': IAF tweets photo of Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter pilots

The Sukhoi Su-30MKI, codenamed 'Flanker-H' by NATO, is a twinjet multirole air superiority heavy, all-weather, long-range fighter jet, developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under license by India's..
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In two days, IAF helicopters rescue 107 people stranded during 'Chadar Trek' in Ladakh


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It's a proud moment to lead IAF contingent at Republic Day celebrations, says Flt Lt Shrikant

Waking up at 3 AM, reaching Vijay Chowk by 4 AM, marching 12-14 kilometres per day is part of the 2-month drill for Flt Lt Shrikant Sharma and his 144 men contingent as they prepare for Republic day..
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India to acquire 200 fighter jets for Air Force: Defence secy

The government is in the process of acquiring around 200 aircraft to cope with the depleting aerial inventories of the Indian Air Force, defence secretary Ajay Kumar said here on Sunday.
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Former IAF officer arrested for posing as Amit Shah on phone to MP governor facilitating friend's appointment

In an effort to help his friend get the vice-chancellor's post of a university, Wing Commander Kuldeep Vaghela, who had worked in the Raj Bhavan before, impersonated the Union Home Minister and called..
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IAF flew 625 tonnes of new notes post-demonetisation: Former air chief Dhanoa

Post-demonetisation in 2016, the Indian Air Force flew 625 tonnes of new currency in 33 air sorties across the country to various destinations. This little-known aspect of demonetisation was revealed..
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'Had we procured Rafale...': Former IAF chief BS Dhanoa on India-Pak dogfight after Balakot strike

Dhanoa said had Abhinandan Varthaman been flying a Rafale instead of a MiG 21 during the India-Pakistan dogfight after the Balakot strike, the outcome would have been different.
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Ostentatious practices not acceptable: Army chief

New Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, much like his course-mates Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh and IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, is dead against ostentatious..
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Gaganyaan mission: 4 IAF top guns to undergo 11-month training in Russia, no woman among them

Four astronaut candidates who have been shortlisted for an advanced training for the country’s maiden human spaceflight mission or Gaganyaan are IAF top guns. The middle-ranking officers will undergo..
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'Very-very bold step': IAF chief RKS Bhadauria welcomes creation of CDS post, promises to full support to Gen Rawat

Bhadauria said it is the responsibility of the three services of the Armed Forces to support the CDS.
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IAF's new year greetings video rides high on patriotism, lauds air warriors

The India Air Force extended new year greetings to the people with a video that rides high on emotion and patriotism, as it lauded the IAF's air warriors who guard the skies. The nearly..
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IAF bids farewell to its iconic MiG-27

The iconic MiG-27, which played a key role during the 1999 Kargil war, was given an emotional farewell by the Indian Air Force as the fighter jet roared across the skies for the last time on Friday..
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Govt rejected IAF proposal to strike Pakistan after 26/11: B S Dhanoa

Former IAF chief B S Dhanoa said on Friday the government had rejected a proposal of the air force to strike Pakistani terrorist camps after 26/11. “We knew where the terror camps were located in..
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IAF decommissions MiG-27 after three decades of service

On Friday, Indian Air Force (IAF) decommissioned MiG-27, the fighter aircraft that played a stellar role during the Kargil war with Pakistan 20 years ago
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IAF's MiG-27 aircraft bids farewell, takes last flight in Jodhpur

The Indian Air Force on Friday will bid farewell to the MiG 27 aircraft, which wreaked havoc on the enemy in the Kargil war.
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IAF's MiG-27 to take to skies one last time today

The MiG-27, which proved to be an "ace attacker" during the 1999 Kargil War, will roar through the skies for one last time today after serving the IAF for over three decades. The swing-wing fighter has..
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Navigational error in bad weather led to AN-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh: IAF court of inquiry


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India to now get chief of defence staff, will be a 4-star general

India will get a chief of defence staff or a tri-Service chief, a four-star general like the Army, Navy and IAF chiefs but who will be "the first among equals", to act as a single-point military..
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IAF will continue to play critical role in security domain: Air Chief

"The present decade is likely to witness significant changes in nature and methodologies of warfare, particularly in the sub-conventional domain," Bhadauria said. "The Indian Air Force will continue to..
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Army to order six Apaches from US

Even as the IAF inducts 22 Apache Guardian attack helicopters armed with deadly missiles and rockets, the Army too is getting ready to order six of these heavy-duty choppers or "tanks in the air" from..
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First in India: Military civil radar to coexist at KIA

IAF conducts ab-initio (basic) flying training for its fledgling aviation on transport aircraft and helicopters at Yelahanka air base adjacent to KIA. The close proximity between Yelahanka and the new..
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Lot of lip service is being done regarding Make in India program: IAF chief

During an event, the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief said, "Everyone has to work in this direction (of indigenous development). We have given our support. DRDO has to design a timeline... PSUs should be..
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Flyer poses as IAF officer, is being quizzed


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