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In A First IAF’s AN-32 Aircraft Lands At Pakyong Airfield in Sikkim

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence New Delhi, 18 January 2019 An AN-32 aircraft of 43 Sqn carried out a successful landing at Pakyong airfield in Sikkim on 16 Jan 19. This is the first landing by an AN-32 class of aircraft at this airfield, which is one of the highest airfields in India. The team was led by Wg Cdr SK... Read More
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Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa Reviews IAF & RFASF Ex AviaIndra 2018 At Jodhpur

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 19 December 2018 Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff visited Air Force Station Jodhpur on 19 Dec 2018 to interact with the participating forces of ongoing Ex AVIAINDRA 2018 between Indian Air Force (IAF) and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFASF). Chief of the Air Staff was received by Air Commodore Philip... Read More
INDIA’S FIRST MILITARY FLIGHT USING BLENDED BIO-JET FUEL Breaking News civil aviation defence industry defence ministry Indian Air Force military aviation 

INDIA’S FIRST MILITARY FLIGHT USING BLENDED BIO-JET FUEL FLOWN BY IAF

National Defence Bureau, New Delhi, 17 December, 2018 On 17 December 2018, Experimental Test Pilots and Test Engineer from IAF’s premier testing establishment ASTE, flew India’s first military flight using blended bio-jet fuel on the An-32 transport aircraft. The project is a combined effort of IAF, DRDO, Directorate General Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum.             On 27... Read More
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
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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
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