Indian Air Force

TMC To Demand Suspension Of Agnipath In Defence Committee Meet

KOLKATA: Expressing concerns, Trinamool Congress (TMC) will demand suspension of the Agnipath Scheme at Parliament Advisory Committee for Defence scheduled on July 8. Sources in TMC told The New Indian that they are not alone as opposition parties will close ranks to strongly oppose the scheme in the meeting. Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy has […]

Ex-Defence Secy SK Sharma, 4 Ex-IAF Officials Chargesheeted By CBI In AgustaWestland Chopper Deal Case

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma and four retired officials of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, sources said. Sharma had also served as Comptroller and Auditor General of India […]

Group Captain Varun Singh, Sole Survivor Of CDS Chopper Crash Succumbs To Injuries

BENGALURU: Group Captain Varun Singh, the lone survivor of the IAF Mi 17 V5 chopper crash that took the lives of India’s apex military officer Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and 11 other personnel on December 8, succumbed to his injuries at Air Force Command Hospital in Bengaluru. Confirming the […]

Rawat Chopper Crash: Russian MI-17-V5, One Of The safest, Reliable Aircrafts

New Delhi: The Russian made chopper, MI-17-V5 which crashed on Wednesday near Sulur airbase in Tamil Nadu, killing Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and 12 other men and officers of the Indian armed forces, is considered to be one of the safest aircraft with hardly any vulnerabilities. The MI-17-V5 helicopter that carried […]