Indian Air Force

Bodies of Kuwait fire victims arrive in Kochi; CM Vijayan pays homage

Kuwaiti authorities have identified 46 Indians and 3 Filipinos among the 49 deceased, with about 50 others sustaining injuries in the blaze.

Air Force convoy ambushed by terrorists; 5 injured

SRINAGAR: Five members of the Indian Air Force personnel sustained injuries when two vehicles in their convoy were subjected to intense terrorist gunfire in the Surankote region of Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir, as per sources. Among the five wounded, one airman is said to be in critical condition. Additional forces were promptly deployed to […]

IAF’s C-130J makes night landing at Kargil for first time

The night landing of the tactical lift aircraft with the elite Garud commandos on board at the Kargil airstrip demonstrated the IAF’s operational capabilities in the strategically crucial sector, people familiar with the matter said. The night landing was carried out recently.

Indian crew safe after Houthi drone attacks on Red Sea tanker

This incident is part of a series of attacks by Houthi militants on commercial shipping, marking the 14th and 15th incidents since October 17, as reported by the US Central Command.

IAF’s ‘Parashurama’ makes comeback at Prayagraj flypast

PRAYAGRAJ: The 91st Indian Air Force (IAF) Day anniversary flypast in Prayagraj witnessed a momentous event as the iconic Dakota DC-3 VP 905, affectionately named ‘Parashurama,’ graced the skies. This aircraft, restored in 2018, occupies a distinctive place in the history of aviation in India. It was gifted to the IAF by the Union Minister […]

Indian Air Force Day: IAF Celebrates Milestone with Focus on Modernization and Service

NEW DELHI: The Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan has extended his greetings on the 92nd Indian Air Force (IAF) Day on October 8. This marks nearly a century of service to the nation. He conveyed his appreciation to the air warriors, veterans, and their families. “This momentous occasion underscores the IAF’s dedication to […]

IAF introduces a new flag, balancing heritage and modernity

NEW DELHI: On Saturday, the Chief of Air Staff revealed the updated Indian Air Force (IAF) flag, signifying a momentous occasion in the history of the IAF and mirroring the evolving principles of the organisation. The new IAF flag incorporates the Air Force Crest in the upper right corner, situated towards the end of the […]

IAF will counter enemies with tactical mastery, Says ACM Chaudhari

NEW DELHI: As the Indian Air Force (IAF) approaches its 91st-anniversary celebration scheduled for October 9, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari shared significant updates and insights during a press briefing on Tuesday. Under the theme “Air Power beyond Boundaries,” the upcoming event promises a display of aerial prowess and highlights the IAF’s dedication to […]

IAF Deputy Chief tests Tejas, reviews combat aircraft projects

NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Ashutosh Dixit, conducted a sortie in the LCA Tejas trainer aircraft on Thursday to evaluate its capabilities and assess the progress of indigenous combat aircraft projects. The sortie took place at the National Flight Test Centre, Aeronautical Development Agency, and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Tejas Division […]

J&K: IAF Dazzles Udhampur Sky With Chinooks, Rafales

The Indian Air Force’s (IAF) two-engine tandem-rotor Chinook and newly inducted Rafale fighter aircraft stole the show at the air show that was held in Udhampur.