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IAF to do detailed analysis of women fighter pilots before charting road ahead

IAF to do detailed analysis of women fighter pilots before charting road ahead Aug 06,2018

Having inducted six women into its fighter flying stream on an ‘experimental basis’, who will be followed by a few others if found suitable, the IAF is now getting set to conduct a thorough analysis of ‘employability’ of women in its future combat philosophies and policies. IAF sources said the ‘experimental scheme’ to induct women as fighter pilots, which will be reviewed in December 2020 after being launched in December 2015, will be examined on several fronts before a decision

IAF 110 jet deal: F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-16, Rafale, Eurofighter Typhoon, Saab Gripen, MiG-35 in race

IAF 110 jet deal: F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-16, Rafale, Eurofighter Typhoon, Saab Gripen, MiG-35 in race Aug 01,2018

Indian Air Force (IAF) is likely to issue the request for proposal for 110 fighters around mid-2019, according to a report in The Hindu. The daily claimed that a senior defence source had told the newspaper that the IAF was in the process of studying the request for information from six global defence majors who had sent their proposals to supply the fighters. Top fighter jet producers Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Dassault Aviation, Eurofighter, Saab and United Aircraft Corporation have envisaged

Ex Pitch Black 2018: IAF shares stunning video of SU30MKI & C-130 J aircraft’s historic flight in RAAF Australia

Ex Pitch Black 2018: IAF shares stunning video of SU30MKI & C-130 J aircraft’s historic flight in RAAF Australia Aug 01,2018

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday shared a stunning video of SU30MKI and C-130J aircraft undertaking their maiden flight operations from Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) base in Darwin, Australia, a day before. Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules, a military transport aircraft, and four fighter planes Sukhoi Su-30MKI are a part of the IAF contingent taking part in the multinational air exercise – Ex Pitch Black 2018. A Garud team and an X C-17 are also the part of the Indian

India building new frontline airbase near border with Pakistan

India building new frontline airbase near border with Pakistan Jul 12,2018

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has begun constructing a ‘forward’ airbase in the western Indian state of Gujarat to counter a similar facility located across the border in Pakistan’s Sindh Province. Official sources told Jane’s that India’s Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi had “quietly” approved the construction of the base at Deesa in March for an estimated INR40 billion (USD581 million). The move followed the inauguration in December 2017

IAF Chief visits UK for greater military engagement

IAF Chief visits UK for greater military engagement Jul 09,2018

Enabling greater engagement between both the Air Forces, Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief ACM BS Dhanoa has left for United Kingdom to attend the Royal Air Force (RAF) Annual Air Power Conference and Royal International Air Tattoo on the eve of 100th Anniversary of the RAF. His visit will conclude on July 15. The visit would provide an impetus to our defence cooperation and pave the way for greater interaction between the RAF and the IAF said.This would further strengthen relations between the

Flying Daggers of IAF shifted to Sulur Air Base with Tejas in its armoury

Flying Daggers of IAF shifted to Sulur Air Base with Tejas in its armoury Jul 03,2018

Precisely two years after the induction of the indigenously developed supersonic fighter aircraft Tejas into its armoury, Flying Daggers or No.45 Squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has been shifted from Bengaluru to Sulur Air Force Station. A release issued by Defence Wing of Press Information Bureau on Monday said that Tejas reached an important milestone when it commenced operations from its home base at Air Force Station, Sulur. Training “No.45 Squadron has been involved in training

Tejas begins the sky party at AFS Sulur

Tejas begins the sky party at AFS Sulur Jul 02,2018

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Sunday pinned yet another page to its inspiring history when desi fighter Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was formally welcomed to its permanent home at the Air Force Station Sulur. The event marked the beginning of a new era for the No 45 Squadron, Flying Daggers, operating the Tejas, which was raised in Bengaluru on July 1, 2016. At a solemn event at the air base, multi-faith religious representatives offered prayers inside the brand new hangar in the presence

RIMPAC: India takes part in world’s largest naval exercise

RIMPAC: India takes part in world’s largest naval exercise Jun 30,2018

The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the world’s largest international maritime military exercise, with 25 nations, 25,000 personnel, land forces from 18 countries, 47 surface ships, five submarines and more than 200 aircraft, began off the coasts of Hawaii and southern California on Wednesday. The Indian Navy has deployed INS Sahyadri, an indigenously built Shivalik Class stealth multirole frigate, for the biennial exercise which will continue till August 2 and cover disaster relief,

IAF readies for ‘pitch black’ tour, war games with Indonesia and Malaysia

IAF readies for ‘pitch black’ tour, war games with Indonesia and Malaysia Jun 29,2018

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is priming its jets for simulated war games in Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia, in exercises spreading over more than a month that will see at least four Su 30 MKI fighters, a C 130 J special operations aircraft and a support C 17 transporter carry out military maneuvers. In Australia, the IAF will participate, for the first time, in the mega `Ex Pitch Black’ exercise which will involve over 100 aircraft from nine nations, officials aware of the programme told ET.

India gives USD 100 million military loan to Seychelles

India gives USD 100 million military loan to Seychelles Jun 26,2018

India and the Seychelles on Monday agreed to continue discussions on jointly developing a naval base in Assumption Island ‘based on “each other’s interests”, despite the opposition in the island nation having rejected the proposed 20-year pact which entails building an airstrip and a jetty on the island. Addressing a joint press conference after official bilateral talks with Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, President of the Republic of Seychelles at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, Prime

Tea Seller's Daughter Gives Wings To Her Dreams By Making It To The Indian Air Force

Tea Seller's Daughter Gives Wings To Her Dreams By Making It To The Indian Air Force Jun 24,2018

Nodream is too big or small if you set your heart and mind to it. And with each passing day, our faith in this statement is only growing stronger, thanks to some people and their inspiring stories. One such story is of 24-year-old Aanchal Gangwal from Madhya Pradesh. When Aanchal was in school, she saw the Armed Forces conduct a rescue mission and was highly impressed by them. Since then, she made it her dream to join the Indian Armed Forces. According to Hindustan Times, she said,

Govt drops plan to transfer two B-747s to IAF

Govt drops plan to transfer two B-747s to IAF Jun 12,2018

Air India’s failed divestment bid has led to the government for now dropping the plan to transfer two of the airline’s Boeing 747s to Indian Air Force for VVIP use post the Maharaja going into private hands. AI has four jumbo jets which are used for long haul flights by top dignitaries like the president and prime minister. “Since it was felt AI was going to be sold off, the plan was to transfer two of the five B-747s to IAF which already maintain Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) for short

IAF to Probe Sukhoi-30 Bombing which injured Civilian in Arunachal Pradesh

IAF to Probe Sukhoi-30 Bombing which injured Civilian in Arunachal Pradesh Jun 11,2018

The Indian Air Force has ordered a court of inquiry into an incident on Friday in which a man in Arunachal Pradesh’s Kamle district was injured during a routine bombing exercise involving Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft. A statement, issued by an air force spokesperson based in Shillong, Meghalaya, said the person had sustained sh-rapnel injuries following bom-bings by an aircraft. The official, however, claimed that the exercise had been conducted inside its Dulaunmukh range and the person could

LCA Mk2 renamed Medium weight fighter (MWF), Rafale coming in September 2019 : IAF Chief

LCA Mk2 renamed Medium weight fighter (MWF), Rafale coming in September 2019 : IAF Chief Jun 10,2018

In April, the Indian Air Force carried out the largest war games in the last three decades by bringing together more than 1,100 aircraft. The exercise, named Gagan Shakti, was used to test the IAF’s combat readiness for a short and intense war. It boosted the confidence of the Air Force, especially with regard to fighting a two-front war. At the biannual meeting of top IAF commanders held on May 31, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman praised the force for carrying out such a major exercise

Another Air Force Jaguar crashes in Gujarat, second in three days

Another Air Force Jaguar crashes in Gujarat, second in three days Jun 08,2018

n Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot escaped narrowly on Friday after the Jaguar aircraft he was flying developed a snag and crashed near an air base in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. The pilot, a Squadron Leader, was returning to the Jamnagar Air Force base after a routine training mission when he detected the snag while landing, an IAF spokesperson said. He managed to eject safely but it wasn't known immediately if he sustained any serious injuries. Sources said the plane rolled for about 500 feet before

IAF pilot crashes Jaguar Fighter Jet to save village

IAF pilot crashes Jaguar Fighter Jet to save village Jun 07,2018

The hashtag #HeroesInUniform is trending on twitter India, with accolades pouring in, because of the bravery of Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan. When he had a choice to save himself or hundreds others, he didn’t hesitate. He took off from the Jamnagar Air Force base in Gujarat, India, on a routine training mission yesterday. But at around 10.30am, he went down with his Jaguar fighter aircraft in a barren plot of land in Gujarat’s Kutch district. The fact that

Air Force Jaguar fighter crashes in Gujarat's Kutch, senior pilot killed

Air Force Jaguar fighter crashes in Gujarat's Kutch, senior pilot killed Jun 05,2018

The Air Officer Commanding of the Indian Air Force base in Gujarat's Jamnagar was killed Tuesday in a fighter plane crash in the state's northwestern region. The Jaguar fighter took off from Jamnagar and crashed in the Mundra taluk of Kutch district. Air Commodore Sanjay Chauhan suffered fatal injuries. Photos of the crash site showed debris scattered over a wide area. A Court of Inquiry will now investigate the cause of the accident. Other aircraft operated by the IAF have been involved in

India to send Su-30 MKIs and C-17 Globemaster for multi-lateral 'Pitch Black' exercise in Australia

India to send Su-30 MKIs and C-17 Globemaster for multi-lateral 'Pitch Black' exercise in Australia Jun 02,2018

This will be India’s first participation in the Black Pitch exercise hosted by Australia once every two years The exercise will be held at the Royal Australian Air Force bases at Tindal and Darwin from July 27 to August 17 The exercise will witness participation by over 100 aircraft India may have rebuffed Australia’s proposal to join the annual trilateral Malabar naval wargames it holds with the US and Japan but will be dispatching four Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets and a C-17

Indian Air Force commanders review security preparedness

Indian Air Force commanders review security preparedness Jun 01,2018

Top commanders of the Indian Air Force today reviewed the country’s preparedness to deal with any aerial threat, particularly when China is increasing its air power and Pakistan making efforts to boost its military strength. In her inaugural address at the conference of the commanders, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked the IAF to lay the roadmap for absorption as well as production of high-end aviation technology. Officials said Sitharaman complimented the commanders for the success

Tejas exits Bengaluru, and move to IAF base in Sulur

Tejas exits Bengaluru, and move to IAF base in Sulur Jun 01,2018

In June, Made-in-India ‘Tejas’ combat jets will win their way from Bengaluru to their new and permanent nest – Air force station at Sulur near Coimbatore. The fighters, which had won much appreciation for their performance during “Gagan Shakti”, the Indian Air Force (IAF)’s biggest pan-India combat exercise earlier this year, will begin with nine ‘Tejas’ combat jets which will form part of the IAF’s 45th Squadron, “Flying Daggers.” But with the second production line