Indian Air Force Crew Begins Training on Apache Helicopter in USA Breaking News defence ministry Indian Air Force 

IAF Aircrew commenced training on Apache helicopters.

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 22 October 2018 IAF Aircrew commenced training on Apache helicopters. The Boeing Apache is a twin-turbo shaft attack helicopter with tandem cockpit for 02 crew & a tail wheel-type landing gear arrangement. The helicopter will enhance combat capability of IAF. Subscribe National Defence on YouTube. Click here!     Read More
Wing Commander (Retd) JP Baduni and his wife, late Mrs Vidhu Baduni Breaking News Indian Air Force 

RETIRED IAF OFFICER DONATES 17 LAKHS TO SCHOOL WHERE LATE WIFE TAUGHT FOR 21 YEARS

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 10 Oct, 2018 Wing Commander (Retd) JP Baduni is a veteran officer of the IAF. His wife, late Mrs Vidhu Baduni was a teacher in the Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute for a period of 21 Years from 1986. She expired on 06 Feb this year due to a cardiac arrest. In her memory her... Read More
Aerospace Breaking News defence ministry Indian Air Force make in india military aviation 

IAF To Seek Acceptance of Necessity For MMRCA 2.0 From MoD Shortly: Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

Indian Air Force (IAF) will shortly seek Acceptance of Necessity (AON) from Ministry of Defence (MoD) before swiflty moving to release Request For Proposal (RFP) for procurement of 110 fighter aircraft also known as MMRCA2.0. Global Request for Information (RFI) was released in July this year, in response of which 7 companies including fighter jet Rafale’s manufacturer Dassault Aviation, expressed... Read More
AIR MARSHAL VR CHAUDHARI AVSM VM TAKES OVER AS THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF appointments Breaking News Indian Air Force 

AIR MARSHAL VR CHAUDHARI AVSM VM TAKES OVER AS THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi,  1st October 2018 Air Marshal VR Chaudhari AVSM VM was commissioned into Fighter Stream of the IAF on 29 Dec 1982.  He is an alumni of the National Defence Academy.  The Air Officer has flown various aircraft and is experienced on MiG-21, MiG-23MF, MiG-29 and SU-30MKI with a flying experience over 3800 hrs. He is... Read More
AIR MARSHAL RAGHUNATH NAMBIAR AVSM VM & BAR TAKES OVER COMMAND AS AIR OFFICER COMMANDING-IN-CHIEF EASTERN AIR COMMAND appointments Breaking News Indian Air Force 

AIR MARSHAL RAGHUNATH NAMBIAR TAKES OVER COMMAND AS AOC-IN-C EASTERN AIR COMMAND

National Defence Bureau,  New Delhi, 1st October, 2018 Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar took over as the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command of Indian Air Force on 01 October 2018. Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the IAF as Fighter Pilot in June 1981. He is an Experimental Test Pilot... Read More
AIR MSHL HS ARORA AVSM, AOC-in-C HQ SWAC (1) appointments Breaking News Indian Air Force 

AIR MARSHAL HARJIT SINGH ARORA AVSM TAKES OVER COMMAND AS AOC-In-C SOUTH WESTERN AIR COMMAND

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 1st October 2018 Air Marshal Harjit Singh AroraAVSM took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), South Western Air Command at Gandhinagar on 01 Oct 18.  He succeeds Air Mshl RK Dhir PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC who retired on 30 Sep 18. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot... Read More
Breaking News defence industry defence ministry Defence Tech DRDO 

DRDO SUCCESSFULLY TEST FIRES ASTRA BVR AIR-TO-AIR MISSILE FROM Su-30MKI

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, September 26, 2018 Astra, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM), was successfully test fired by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 aircraft, today from Air Force Station, Kalaikunda. The missile successfully engaged a manoeuvring target with high precision meeting the mission objectives. In the series of trials held to date, Astra has... Read More
IAF Casevec Swiss National Zanskar valley Breaking News Indian Air Force 

IAF ONCE AGAIN DOES CASUALTY EVACUATION OF SWISS NATIONAL FROM ZANASKAR VALLEY

New Delhi, 13 Sep, 2018 Barbara de Rham and Antoine, her husband, were on a holiday, trekking the hills of Ladakh in the Zanskar valley. Barbara developed acute symptoms of “altitude sickness” which required the immediate evacuation to a place with better medical facilities. The Embassy of Switzerland at Delhi requested for her evacuation to Leh at the earliest. The... Read More
How many fighter jet squadrons does India need? Breaking News defence ministry Geopolitics Indian Air Force pakistan 

India’s Neighbours Are Not Sitting Idle. IAF Needs 42 Fighter Squadrons For Pakistan And China: CAS ACM BS Dhanoa

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 12 September 2018 Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says that “Our neighbours (Pakistan and China) are not sitting idle. They are replacing their 2nd and 3rd generation fleet fast with 4 plus generation fighter jets and developing 5th generation fighter jets. India needs 42 squadrons of fighter jet to... Read More
Real heroes of Indian Air Force Breaking News Indian Air Force 

Indian Air Force’s Most Daring Helicopter Crevasse Casualty Evacuation In KOLAHAI GLACIER HILLS | Real Heroes

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 09 September 2018 Hazik Mushtaq Beigh and his friends were trekking in the Kolahai Glacier area when the team fell in a crevasse; two of the team were fatally injured. Hazik suffered injuries which required his immediate evacuation to a medical facility. Western Air Command of Indian Airforce launched two Cheetah helicopters, of the Udhampur... Read More
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