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IAF’s air warriors summit seven major peaks across seven continents

From snow storms that piled up a huge mass of snow outside their tents to the sun that refused to get weary even after shining all day or the sub-zero temperatures to the arduous treks, the five Air Force personnel saw it all

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As Purandar airport awaits NOC from IAF, Defence Minister to call meeting of stakeholders soon

Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to call a meeting among the stakeholders of the proposed Purandar airport — including the Maharashtra Airport Development Authority (MADC), the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) — to take a final call on the requisite go-ahead for the airport from the IAF. […]

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Lack of timely decision making resulted in gaps in IAF: Nirmala Sitharaman

The IAF is likely to start the process later month to acquire a fleet of single engine fighter jets which are expected to significantly enhance its overall strike capability. It is also looking at procuring various other platforms and weapons systems.

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Government committed to fill gaps in IAF, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Last week, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa had said IAF is capable of effectively countering any threat from China and Pakistan simultaneously in a two-front war.

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IAF chief BS Dhanoa: Ready to fight war at short notice

Addressing Indian Air Force personnel on Sunday, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa said that IAF is prepared to fight a war at a short notice and face any security challenge posed to the country.

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IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead

Air force chopper crash LIVE updates: The Mi-17 V5 helicopter was on an air maintenance mission when it crashed at around 6 am. Follow for the latest details.

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Ambala, Hasimara IAF bases being readied for Rafale jets

The Rafale combat jets will come with various India-specific modifications including Israeli helmet mounted displays, radar warning receivers, low band jammers, 10 hour flight data recording and infra-red search and tracking systems among others.

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VIDEO: IAF’s Jaguar aircraft take off from Ambala airstrip in a late-night drill

The Indian Air Force performed a late night drill of its Jaguar aircrafts at Ambala station on Friday. A video of its aircrafts taking off from the airstrip at Ambala in Punjab was posted by news agency ANI.

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Boost to IAF? India eyes $8 billion deal for 100 Avenger Predator drones with US

The estimated requirement of IAF is for 100 drones, sources said, adding that if a deal — most likely with San Diego-headquartered General Atomics — goes through, its size could be around $8 billion.

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Marshal Arjan Singh, 1965 war hero, passes away at 98: Here’s how politicians reacted

Marshal Arjan Singh is remembered with awe and respect for his heroic leadership of the IAF during the Indo-Pak War of 1965. 

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UAV crashes in Jammu and Kashmir, no casualty

The UAV had disappeared from the radar of the IAF around 2.30 am and its last location then was Khanpur, sources said.

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CAG report: ‘IAF’s strategic missile systems not yet inducted on China border’

Developed by the DRDO, Akash missile system was planned to be inducted in the IAF from 1994 to replace the Pichora missile system. A medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defence system, Akash can target enemy aircraft up to 30 km away, at altitudes of up to 18,000 m.

IAF helicopter crash: 3 charred bodies recovered in Arunachal Pradesh

The IAF chopper was requisitioned for evacuation of persons stranded in Sagalee in Papum Pare district after the road to Seppa was washed off by landslides triggered by heavy rains on Saturday, had airlifted 52 persons in five trips on Tuesday before crashing

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Rajasthan: IAF’s MIG-23 aircraft crashes in Jodhpur’s Balesar, both pilots safe

Rajasthan IAF crash: This is second such incident, earlier, on July 4, an Indian Air Force chopper with three on board went missing near Sagalee in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Wreckage of missing IAF chopper found in Papum Pare District in Arunachal Pradesh

Several teams of the army, police and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have been engaged in the search operation since early Wednesday morning despite inclement weather, with officials in Itanagar saying none of the parties had actually reached the site where the wreckage was spotted.