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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

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

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

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 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

Paris teases 2024 Games during Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony gcwParis teases 2024 Games during Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony gcw

With fighter jets, Paris teases 2024 Games during Tokyo Olympics closing ceremony; See here

The focus shifted to Paris, where jets from the Patrouille de France (Patrol of France) released blue, white and red smoke — forming the French flag in the sky.
 

Sports Aug 9, 2021, 5:13 PM IST

Rafale join IAF 101 Squadron Hasimara Air Force Station-VPNRafale join IAF 101 Squadron Hasimara Air Force Station-VPN

Rafale fighter jets join the 'Falcons of Chamb and Akhnoor'

The 101 Squadron, based at the Hasimara air base in West Bengal, is the second IAF squadron to be equipped with the Rafale.

Defence Jul 28, 2021, 9:58 PM IST

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas launched incendiary balloons sparks small fire-dnmIsrael strikes Gaza after Hamas launched incendiary balloons sparks small fire-dnm

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas launched incendiary balloons sparks small fire

 Israeli fighter jets struck a weapons manufacturing site in Gaza overnight in response to incendiary balloons launched over the frontier into Israel.

Middle East Jul 2, 2021, 1:32 PM IST

IAF Navy commence 2-day passage exercise with US Carrier Strike Group in Indian Ocean-dnmIAF Navy commence 2-day passage exercise with US Carrier Strike Group in Indian Ocean-dnm

IAF, Navy commence 2-day passage exercise with US Carrier Strike Group in Indian Ocean

 During the exercise, the fighter jets of three forces carried out a joint flypast.


 

Defence Jun 23, 2021, 5:49 PM IST

IAF to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean-VPNIAF to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean-VPN

IAF, Navy to engage with US Carrier Strike Group in the Indian Ocean

The IAF will deploy aircraft like Jaguar and Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter jets, AWACS, AEW&C and air-to-air refueller aircraft while the US Navy is expected to field fighter jets like F-18 and E-2C Hawkeye AEW&C aircraft. 

Defence Jun 22, 2021, 7:40 PM IST

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief-dnmInduction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief-dnm

Induction of Rafale aircraft into Indian Air Force by 2022: IAF chief

The IAF is absolutely on target with respect to the Rafale induction plan, he said while responding to a reporters' query on timeline for receiving the 36 fighter jets from France.
 

Defence Jun 19, 2021, 6:23 PM IST

China defends 28 PLAAF aircraft breaching Taiwan airspace, calls its response to collusion-VPNChina defends 28 PLAAF aircraft breaching Taiwan airspace, calls its response to collusion-VPN

China defends 28 PLAAF aircraft breaching Taiwan airspace, calls its response to 'collusion'

PLA fighter jets and nuclear-capable bombers entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone hours after the G7 leaders issued a joint statement after their summit where they reprimanded China on many issues, including Taiwan. 

World News Jun 16, 2021, 8:17 PM IST