Category: AIRFOCE

IAF moves tanks, carriers in display of its airlift prowess

Source: Hindustan Times. Early last Friday when C-17 Globemasters — the strategic heavy-lift transport aircraft — of the Indian Air Force dipped down mountain peaks and came into land in Leh Airport as a part of Exercise Bahubali, they had a secret load inside their belly – tanks and armoured personnel carriers for rapid troop

Rafale jets a must-buy: IAF chief wrote to Defence minister amid political row

In the first week of November, an apprehensive Indian Air Force (IAF) wrote to defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman to underline that the political controversy around the Rafale deal should not endanger the purchase of the fighters from France, a senior defence ministry official aware of the development said requesting anonymity. A spokesperson for IAF declined

Exercise enhances trust, cooperation between US, Indian air forces

Airmen from the U.S. and Indian air forces marked the successful completion of 12 days of bilateral training and increased mutual cooperation during the Cope India 19, or CI19, closing ceremony Dec. 14 at Kalaikunda Air Force Station. A long-standing bilateral U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored field training exercise, FTX, conducted with the Indian Air Force,

Indian Air Force Flies First Military Aircraft With Bio-Jet Fuel

source:NDTV. An-32 military transport aircraft: The project is a combined effort of IAF, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Directorate General Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum. In a first, experimental test pilots and test engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew an An-32 military transport aircraft using blended

Vijay Diwas celebrated at Indian Air Force Headquarters in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: To commemorate India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 War, ‘Vijay Diwas’ was celebrated in the city on Sunday. The War Memorial at the Indian Air Force Headquarters Training Command saw a wreath-laying ceremony in memory of the armed forces personnel who laid down their lives for the country in the War. Air Marshal

Indigenous EW system ignored for Tejas Mark 1A fighter

Source: Business Standard. In a path breaking achievement, the Defence R&D Organisation (DRDO) has indigenously developed an “electronic warfare” (EW) system for the Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) fleet of 60 MiG-29 fighters. Yet, when buying EW systems for the Tejas Mark 1A fighter that Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) is developing, the aerospace firm signed a
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