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China can never get better of us, says Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria
"We hope that the talks will progress along the lines that are expected. Current progress is slow, what we see is an increase in the effort to dig-in for winter, in terms of forces on the ground, in terms of deployment of air assets in airfields close by. Defence forces see the ground reality. Our further action will depend on ground realities," he added.
3-4 Rafale fighter jets from France to join Indian Air Force in first week of November
An IAF team headed by Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Pr...
Indian Air Force team in France to make preparations to induct more Rafale jets
The IAF's Rafale project management team has an office in Par...
IAF demonstrated its operational capability along northern border: Chief of Air Staff
"The evolving threat matrix in our region is becoming complex, ranging from aspirational adversaries with huge investments in military arsenal, to those collusively supported by non-state actors, apart from growing sub-conventional threats emanating from terrorism and cyber space," he said.
Air Marshal Amit Dev takes over as AOC-n-C of Indian Air Force's Eastern Air Command
An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College and National Defence College, Air Marshal Amit Dev was commissioned into the fighter stream of IAF in December 1982 as a fighter pilot and has built a distinguished career spanning nearly 38 years.
IAF ready for any conflict including two-front war: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Chinese threat
The Indian Air Force is very "well positioned" to deal with any threat and very strong deployments have been made in all relevant areas cons...
Security scenario in eastern Ladakh at uneasy "no war no peace" status: IAF chief
"The present security scenario along our northern frontiers is at an uneasy no war no peace status. Our defence forces are prepared for any eventuality as you are aware," the Chief of Air Staff said. The IAF is looking at inducting around 450 aircraft and helicopters in the next two decades, besides upgrading at least 200-300 planes during this period, Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria said.
Hero MotoCorp appoints former Air Chief BS Dhanoa as independent director
Dhanoa served as the Chief of the Indian Air Force from January 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019. The company has also appointed Sanjay Bhan as Head of Global Business.
Army gears up for winter in eastern Ladakh; biggest operation in decades to stock supplies
Under the operation, the Army transported large quantities of clothes, tents, food items, communication equipment, fuel, heaters and other supplies to army personnel deployed at forward posts and mountain passes at the height of over 16,000 feet.
Five Rafale jets formally inducted into Indian Air Force in boost to India's air power
Ten Rafale jets have been delivered to India so far and five of them stayed back in France for imparting training to IAF pilots. The delivery of all 36 aircraft is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2021. A second batch of four to five Rafale jets are likely to arrive in India by November.
Rudram missile will give Air Force capability to detect and attack enemy radars: DRDO
"It (Rudram-I) is basically anti-radiation missile launched from an aircraft and when you release it, it will be able to detect any emitting elements and then you will be able to lock on to that emitting element and then it will be able to go on to act on them," DRDO chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy told ANI.
Indian Navy's first batch of three women pilots ready for maritime reconnaissance
The spokesman said the three women pilots were part of the six pilots of the 27th Dornier Operational Flying Training (DOFT) Course, who graduated as Fully operational Maritime Reconnaissance (MR) Pilots at a passing out ceremony held at INS Garuda on Thursday.
Russian-origin defence equipment deployed in Ladakh, signifies special relationship: Indian envoy
Indian Ambassador to Russia B Venkatesh Varma also claimed that there is great interest in Russian defense industry to cooperate with the defense industry in India, both in the private sector and in the public sector to go forward and establish joint ventures for the future.
Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: India keeping a close watch, feels that just drones can’t win wars
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that India has similar capability available – a reference to the Israeli origin Harop/Harpy suicide drones in service – but UAVs are very susceptible to enemy action and have to be part of a larger mix of weapons in any conflict.
Army, IAF chiefs visit forward areas as China moves more forces to Chushul
China has moved additional forces opposite the Chushul sector in eastern Ladakh after a large number of well-armed Indian troops occupied virtually all the dominating heights from Thakung to Reqin La over the weekend to pre-empt any misadventure by Chinese soldiers.