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Indian Navy is testing Rafale fighter aircraft's naval version in GoaIndian Navy is testing Rafale fighter aircraft's naval version in Goa

Indian Navy is testing Rafale fighter aircraft's naval version in Goa

France is aiming to secure a mega-contract from the Indian Navy for looking for fighter jets for its indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant

Defence Jan 7, 2022, 10:18 AM IST

Spooked by India's Rafale jets, Pakistan buys full squadron of 25 J-10C fighter aircraft from ChinaSpooked by India's Rafale jets, Pakistan buys full squadron of 25 J-10C fighter aircraft from China

Spooked by India's Rafale jets, Pakistan buys full squadron of 25 J-10C fighters from China

Pakistan’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed confirmed that the Chinese aircraft have been procured in response to India’s acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France. 

Defence Dec 30, 2021, 2:01 PM IST

HAL places biggest-ever order with BEL for Tejas Mk1A fighter jet systemsHAL places biggest-ever order with BEL for Tejas Mk1A fighter jet systems

HAL places biggest-ever order with BEL for Tejas Mk1A fighter jet systems

The contract was signed for five years, beginning 2023, which involves supplying critical avionics Line Replaceable Units (LRU), flight control computers and night flying LRUs. 

Defence Dec 16, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh Police recover Mirage fighter jet's tyre stolen from trailer amid traffic jam-dnmUttar Pradesh Police recover Mirage fighter jet's tyre stolen from trailer amid traffic jam-dnm

Uttar Pradesh Police recover Mirage fighter jet's tyre stolen from trailer amid traffic jam

According to reports, the alleged theft took place when a consignment of new tyres of Mirage-2000 fighter jet and other air force equipment was being transported from the Bakshi Ka Talab air force station to the Jodhpur airbase.
 

Top Stories Dec 5, 2021, 2:07 PM IST

Mirage fighter aircraft's tyre stolen in a traffic jam near LucknowMirage fighter aircraft's tyre stolen in a traffic jam near Lucknow

Mirage fighter aircraft's tyre stolen in a traffic jam near Lucknow

Investigators are trying to understand why would anyone steal a fighter aircraft tyre especially when it cannot be used on any roadworthy vehicle.

Defence Dec 3, 2021, 9:06 AM IST

Govt clears decks for satellite to aid IAF fighter jets, okays 6.71 lakh AK-203s for Indian ArmyGovt clears decks for satellite to aid IAF fighter jets, okays 6.71 lakh AK-203s for Indian Army

Govt clears decks for satellite to aid IAF fighter jets, okays 6.71 lakh AK-203s for Indian Army

The Defence Acquisition Council approved a capital acquisition proposal worth Rs 2,236 crore to acquire GSAT-7C satellite. The deal for 6.71 lakh AK-203 assault rifles is worth Rs 5000 crore.

Defence Nov 24, 2021, 12:37 AM IST

President to honour Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman with Vir Chakra todayPresident to honour Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman with Vir Chakra today

Group Captain Abhinanadan Varthaman receives Vir Chakra, other officers conferred gallantry awards

Group Captain Abhinanadan Varthaman was given Vir Chakra for his outstanding role in combating Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 fighter jet in 2019 during an aerial dogfight. 

Defence Nov 22, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today land in C130 Hercules gcwPM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway today land in C130 Hercules gcw

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway; IAF aircraft to touch down

The Indian Air Force will also perform an airshow on the 3.2 km long airstrip built on the Expressway, which will allow Indian Air Force fighter jets to land and take off in an emergency. 

Top Stories Nov 16, 2021, 8:37 AM IST

IAF fighter jets to conduct touchdown exercise on newly developed Purvanchal Expressway in UP on Nov 16-dnmIAF fighter jets to conduct touchdown exercise on newly developed Purvanchal Expressway in UP on Nov 16-dnm

IAF fighter jets to conduct touchdown exercise on newly developed Purvanchal Expressway in UP on Nov 16

On Friday, the Indian Air Force’s three Jaguar conducted trial run on the Expressway. 

Defence Nov 13, 2021, 2:16 PM IST

F16 hunter Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group CaptainF16 hunter Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group Captain

Balakot strike hero Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman promoted to Group Captain

Wing Commander Varthaman's MiG-21 fighter jet shot down a Pakistan Air Force F-16 in a dogfight

Defence Nov 3, 2021, 9:12 PM IST

Aircraft carrier Vikrant sets out for second round of sea trialsAircraft carrier Vikrant sets out for second round of sea trials

Aircraft carrier Vikrant sets out for second round of sea trials

During the second round of sea trials, a thorough performance check will be carried out. 

Defence Oct 24, 2021, 5:03 PM IST

IAF gets new Emergency Landing Field 40 Km from Pakistan border on Barmer HighwayIAF gets new Emergency Landing Field 40 Km from Pakistan border on Barmer Highway

IAF gets new Emergency Landing Field 40 Km from Pakistan border on Barmer Highway (WATCH)

Indian Air Force fighter and transport aircraft on Thursday made perfect 'touchdown' landings on a 3 km stretch of the Barmer National Highway in Rajasthan in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari. 

Defence Sep 9, 2021, 11:48 AM IST

IAF to procure 350 aircraft in next 2 decades, AMCA prototype by 2025 VPNIAF to procure 350 aircraft in next 2 decades, AMCA prototype by 2025 VPN

350 aircraft to be bought in next 2 decades, AMCA prototype by 2025: IAF chief

"Looking at northern neighbours, we need niche technology built in-house. This is what will give us the maximum result and string surprises in the next conflict," the IAF chief said.

Defence Sep 8, 2021, 1:50 PM IST

IAF aircraft to try highway touchdown in Barmer, including one with Rajnath Singh and Gadkari VPNIAF aircraft to try highway touchdown in Barmer, including one with Rajnath Singh and Gadkari VPN

IAF aircraft to try highway touchdown in Barmer, including one with Rajnath Singh and Gadkari

The fighter jets that would 'touch-and-go' on the Barmer highway would include Sukhoi-30MKI and Jaguars. Besides, the Hercules C-130J transport aircraft will also attempt to land on the highway. 

Defence Sep 6, 2021, 8:34 PM IST

MiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes in Bikaner-VPNMiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes in Bikaner-VPN

MiG-21 Bison fighter jet crashes in Barmer; pilot ejects safely

An inquiry has been ordered to find out why the aircraft crashed.

Defence Aug 25, 2021, 6:57 PM IST