Buying sensors to thwart drone attacks: IAF Chief

  Amidst rising tension between India and Pakistan and reports indicating that the Balakot terror camp, which was destroyed by the IAF aerial strikes on February 27 and other such launch pads have become active again, IAF chief RKS Bhadauria said here on Friday if the Government decides they will…

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Rafale, S-400 system to enhance India’s combat power

  The acquisition of Rafale fighter jets and S-400 missile system will greatly enhance the Indian Air Force's combat prowess giving it an edge over its neighbors, Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria said on the Air Force Day on Friday. The first four of 36 Rafale jets are…

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In A First, A Mi17 Helicopter Successfully Lifts A Light Field Gun

  In a joint exercise by the Army and the Air Force on Thursday, a light field gun was successfully airlifted by a Mi-17 helicopter at Tuting Advanced Landing Ground in Arunachal Pradesh. With this, the time needed for deployment of guns at the forward post will drastically reduce in…

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IAF strongly pitches for desi fighters, from Tejas to 5 generation jets

  Highlights IAF has put its full weight behind the development of a home-grown fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA) Now, the IAF’s full focus is on the futuristic twin-engine AMCA, with advanced stealth, multi-sensor integration, and supercruise capabilities In a strong push for indigenization, the IAF has put its full weight…

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IAF’s heavy-lift Mi-26 choppers set to fly back to Russia for overhaul

  The first of the Indian Air Force’s three iconic Mi-26 heavy-lift helicopters known as Halo is set to fly to Russia in about six months to undergo extensive overhaul and repairs that are expected to extend its life by another 10-15 years, ThePrint has learned. The move will enable…

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