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IAF conducts touchdown exercise on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

The first of 20 Indian Air Force (IAF) Aircrafts landed on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway  near Unnao on Tuesday.  This is the first time that transport aircraft are landing and taking off from an expressway in India. The public gathered in large numbers to watch the exercise.Two AN-32 transport aircraft, three Jaguars, six Mirage 2000, six Sukhoi 30 MKI’s and two C130J are the

IAF chief hints targeting Pakistan’s nuclear sites in next Surgical strike

Indian Air Force Chief BS Dhanoa, in a major warning to Pakistan, said that his forces are proficient of smacking nuclear sites across the border if another decision on a surgical strike is taken by the government.Dhanoa answered, “The Air Force has the capability to locate, fix and strike across the border,”  when asked about the

PM Modi visits India`s Only Five Star Marshal Arjan Singh in Army Hospital

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday rushed to visit Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh at Research and Referral Hospital here, who is critically ill and hospitalised. Arjan Singh is the only officer of the Indian Air Force to be promoted to five-star rank, equal to a Field Marshal, to which he

All women BSF, IAF officers take part in joint camel expedition

All women BSF, IAF officers take part in joint camel expedition

All women BSF, IAF officers take part in joint camel expedition In a first, an all women Border Security Force (BSF) and Indian Air Force (IAF) officers were on a mission to create awareness about ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign through a joint ‘‘Camel Expedition-2017’ from BSF Gujarat frontier to Joint Check Post (JCP) Attari

Chiefs of Army, Navy, IAF review India’s security preparedness

The powerful Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) comprising chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Indian Air Force on Thursday reviewed the security preparedness of the three services including along the Sino-India border, official sources said. The standoff between armies of India and China in Dokalam and attempts by Chinese troops on Tuesday to

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle of IAF crashes in Kathua

Indian Air Force UAV crashes in Kathua. Srinagar: A Unmanned Ariel Vehicle (UAV) of Indian Air Force has crashed in the forest of Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. Kathua Police Deputy, Kumar said that on Friday morning, a UAV crashed in Ladoli village at Rajbagh tehsil of Kathua district.No casualties have been

IAF identifies highway stretches for landing of aircraft

New Delhi, Aug 4 :- The Indian Air Force has identified certain highways stretches to be used as landing strips for aircraft operation during operational contingencies, the government told the Lok Sabha today. Replying to a question, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said a generic plan in this regard was sent to the road

IAF to conduct flood rescue operations in Gujarat

IAF to conduct flood rescue operations in Gujarat

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday has released four helicopters to conduct flood rescue and relief operations in different parts of Rajasthan.Four 04 Mi-17v5 helicopters from bases at Rajasthan’s Jamnagar, Jodhpur and Phalodi have been assigned for the rescue operations.Villages in Dhanera and Deesa Taluka

Russia keen sell fighter jet MiG-35 IAF

Russia keen to sell new fighter jet MiG-35 to IAF

For all the Latest news download Daily Post app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Russia is keen on selling its new fighter jet MiG-35 to India with the MiG corporation’s chief saying the country has evinced interest in the aircraft and talks were on to understand its requirements. Director General of Russian Aircraft Corporation

Story of brave IAF Officer who sacrifices his life to save others

Every year we amend our travel plans trying to escape the unnecessary tension that cloaks mountains during monsoons – landslides, heavy rains, who wants that? But despite everything, these nature-related-calamities do affect the lifestyle of those who live here.Just like every year, Arunachal Pradesh stuck between massive landslides and torrential rains, leading to a lot

Crashed IAF chopper’s debris sighted crew’s fate unclear

Crashed IAF chopper’s debris sighted crew’s fate unclear. Itanagar, July 5 Wreckage, possibly of the Indian Air Force helicopter which went missing in Arunachal Pradesh on Tuesday, was spotted on Wednesday, but the fate of its three crew members is unknown, officials said.”It appears that a wreckage of a helicopter has been spotted between Yupia

CBI arrested Lt Col in connection with transfer racket at Army HQs

CBI arrested Lt Col in connection with transfer racket at Army HQs. CBI has arrested a lieutenant colonel and a mediator while exposing the transfer racket in Army headquarters. They were taking lakhs of rupees for transfer and posting at the desired places.Based on the intelligence inputs, the CBI has arrested Lt. Colonel Rangnath Swarnamani

UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini of Karnataka tops

UPSC 2016 results out, Nandini of Karnataka tops. New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Nandini K.R. of Karnataka bagged the top rank in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) 2016 exams, followed by Anmol Sher Singh Bedi and Gopalakrishna Ronanki, at second and third place, a statement from the Commission said.The written exam for the civil

Pilots of missing Sukhoi- 30 fighter jet died of injuries: IAF

New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The IAF on Wednesday declared dead the two missing pilots of the Sukhoi-30 fighter jet that crashed in Assam last week.”Squadron Leader D. Pankaj and Flight Lieutenant S. Achudev, the pilots of the Su-30 aircraft sustained fatal injuries when the aircraft crashed,” the Indian Air Force said, noting that analysis

IAF Sukhoi-30 missing, No Information Regarding 2 Pilots

Indian Air Force’s Sukhoi-30 disappeared near India-China border. There were two pilots in the aircraft. It took flight at 10:30 a.m. from here in the morning, but after half an hour the contact with the radio and radar broke. This aircraft was on the routine training mission. It is mentionable here that the Air Force

Road link to last Indian post on China border by next year

Road link to last Indian post on China border by next year. The construction of a 76-km-long motorable road in Pithoragarh district, which will run up to the last Indian security post on the India-China border in Vyas valley, will be completed in a year if the work on a rocky terrain faces no obstacles, officials

Vistara, IAF aeroplanes’ collision averted at Chandigarh airport

A major mishap was averted when an Air Vistara flight was asked to abort its take-off at the last moment to avoid crashing into an Indian Air Force plane that was landing on the same runway at the International Airport here. Sources said the timely intervention by the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) prevented the mishap

Effective use of resources must for operational readiness: Air Chief

Nagpur: Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has stressed on the need for effective utilisation of available resources for operational readiness at all times. “Maintenance Command has a major role in maintaining the ‘legacy equipment’ of the Indian Air Force,” Air Chief Raha said at the three-day conference at Maintenance Command which commenced yesterday. The conference

President greets IAF on its 84th anniversary

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday greeted the Indian Air Force (IAF) on its 84th anniversary and said the nation is proud of its capability. “The nation is proud of the capability and competency of the IAF. Over the last eight decades, the IAF has emerged as an immensely professional and combat-ready force,” Mukherjee said

Jaguar aircraft of IAF crashes in Rajasthan

New Delhi: A Jaguar aircraft of the Indian Air Force, which was on a training mission, has crashed near Pokhran in Rajasthan. Both the pilots managed to eject safely. The aircraft was on routine training sortie when the incident occurred in the area which is near the India-Pak border, defence spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Manish Ojha