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India4, Aug 2020, 10:26 AM
Defence Diaries: India's game-changing Rafale edge
India’s first five Rafale fighter jets – 3 single-seat and 2 twin-seat, finally tore into its skies and landed at the Ambala air force station on July 29 after a 7,000 km flight from France. Dubbed as a game-changer, the 36 Rafale fighter jets is expected to further increase India’s strength and strategic depth in the region. Find out more about the Indian Air Force's most advanced aircraft from Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retired), IAF test pilot, and Defence and Foreign Policy Analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra in this episode of Newsable Defence Diaries.
India29, Jul 2020, 8:18 PM
Rafale: Why Ambala? What do new fighter jets mean to the IAF?
People of Ambala city will be able to see Rafale soar high in the sky for the next few months. The Indian Air Force will train on the fighter jets round the clock.
India29, Jul 2020, 2:31 PM
Rafale Fighter Jets Will Force Enemy To Think Hard, Says Abhijit Iyer-Mitra
The first batch of the French Rafale fighter jets touched down at Haryana’s Amala on July 29 after covering a distance of nearly 7,000 km to join the Indian Air Force fleet. These jets, which are India’s first major acquisition of fighter planes in over 2 decades, will introduce new capabilities in IAF's fighter fleet that will be unrivalled in the region. We asked Defence and Foreign Policy analyst Abhijit Iyer-Mitra if the induction of this omnirole fighter sends a strong message to China and Pakistan about India’s air power and defence preparedness and here’s what he had to say.
India28, Jul 2020, 8:48 PM
Rafale Fighter Jets A Game-Changer For IAF, Says Air Marshal Anil Chopra
The first batch of the much-awaited Rafale fighter jets took off from France on July 27 and are enroute to India. The distance covered by them is close to 7,000 kms, and will require air-to-air refueling. The aircraft will be inducted at Air Force Station Ambala on July 29, subject to weather and the final induction ceremony will take place in the second half of August. We spoke to Air Marshal Anil Chopra (retired), an Indian Air Force (IAF) test pilot and a pioneer of the Mirage-2000 fleet, and here’s what he had to say on the five Rafale fighter jets that are on their way to India.
India10, Jul 2020, 5:37 PM
Boeing completes delivery of Apache, Chinook military helicopters to India
Boeing said it completed delivery of all 22 Apache and 15 Chinook military helicopters to the IAF and is fully committed to meet their operational needs of the Indian armed forces
India4, Jul 2020, 1:52 PM
Balakot airstrikes: India’s reaction was appropriate, says former US NSA John Bolton
Former US National Security Advisor (NSA) John Bolton has said the Balakot airstrikes by IAF was a crisis well handled by the Indian side
India26, Jun 2020, 4:52 PM
IAF helicopter makes emergency landing on highway in Haryana
The chopper made an emergency landing on the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal expressway, also called the Eastern Peripheral Expressway
India20, Jun 2020, 1:35 PM
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria: Well prepared and suitably deployed to respond to any contingency
The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said that the Air Force is determined to deliver and is well prepared and suitably deployed to respond to any contingency. He said the IAF won't let the sacrifices of Indian soldiers in Galwan Valley go in vain
India28, May 2020, 6:36 PM
Chinese in Ladakh: Time to revisit air war lessons from Kargil War
While tensions are increasing at India’s border with China and the Chinese forces flexing their muscle, it would serve India well to revisit the air war lessons the IAF took away from the Kargil War in 1999
India27, May 2020, 7:51 PM
Big day for HAL: FOC standard LCA Tejas inducted into IAF Squadron ‘The Flying Bullets’
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's Light Combat Aircraft Tejas has been inducted into IAF squadron ‘The Flying Bullets’ at a function at Sulur (Tamil Nadu)
India18, May 2020, 7:27 PM
COVID-19, revenue cuts, import restrictions; here’s what Indian Air Force faces
Combatting COVID-19, import restrictions and revenue cuts that IAF has a lot on its hands. We travel the path of its preparedness for the near and far future
India9, May 2020, 11:05 AM
MiG-29 crashes, locals run to rescue IAF pilot, earn Punjab CM’s praise
After locals from Nawanshahr in Hoshiarpur district rushed to rescue the IAF pilot after his MiG-29 crashed. The pilot and ejected himself. Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh thanked and applauded the locals for their efforts.
India4, May 2020, 9:39 AM
Air Force honours corona fighters in Kolkata, faces hurdles from state administration
Corona warriors were honoured for their relentless effort in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in Kolkata on Sunday. IAF choppers showered flower petals at two hospitals. However, this impeccable gesture allegedly faced obstacles from the state administration.
India3, May 2020, 1:46 PM
IAF pays tribute to corona warriors with fly pasts and flower showers
In Bengaluru, fighter jets dropped petals at hospitals across the city in a gesture to thank the tireless efforts of medical professionals and other frontline workers at the forefront of battle against the deadly coronavirus.
India27, Feb 2020, 3:11 PM
Coronavirus outbreak: IAF evacuates 112 people, including foreign nationals from China
IAF has evacuated 112 people, including foreign nationals from the Coronavirus-hit China.