INDIAN AIR FORCE
Navy to buy Rs 1,589 crore satellite from ISRO
The Rs 1,589 crore order for a new military satellite—named GSAT 7R—will include launch cost and procurement of necessary infrastructure on ground.
Pakistan suffers over Rs 8 bn in losses due to airspace closure
Pakistan has incurred a loss of over ₹8 billion due to the closure of its air...
Rafale will provide IAF strategic deterrence: Defence Ministry
India has signed an agreement to purchase two squadrons (36) of the twin-engin...
Balakot showed IAF's ability of precision bombing: IAF Chief
Early this year, after the Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF personnel, the Air Force launched air strikes at a terror camp in Balakot, inside Pakistani territory.
IAF pilots test F-21 simulator
Flight Lieutenant Avani Chaturvedi, India's first female pilot, was among the fighter pilots who examined the simulator.
If India chooses F-21, it will plug into 'world's largest fighter plane ecosystem': Lockheed Martin
The top contenders for the deal include Lockheed's F-21, Boeing's F/A-18, Dassault Aviation's Rafale, the Eurofighter Typhoon, Russian aircraft Mig 35 and Saab's Gripen.
IAF can fight entire spectrum of warfare: Dhanoa
During the 1999 Kargil war, Air Chief Marshal (CAS) Dhanoa was the Commanding Officer of the 17 Squadron and was operating from Srinagar. He said the IAF adopted some innovative ways to tide over its operational limitations during the conflict.
Missile manufacturer BDL to have Rs 25,000 crore orders
The company has an MoU with Thales, UK for STARSTREAK missiles. It is also in talks with various OEMS to get new technologies.
Shortage of certain spare parts of AN-32 jet due to strain in Russia-Ukraine ties
In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said the Indian Air Force (IAF) has 98 AN-32 aircraft and none has outlived its operational life.
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