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Apache helicopters will enhance operation capabilities of IAF as strike force: Dhanoa

"Apache AH-64E attack helicopters will replace the ageing Mi-35 fleet. A total of 22 Apaches are to delivered and the first eight helicopters have been delivered on time," he said.

These 3 things made IAF chief Dhanoa's last sortie with Wg Cdr Abhinandan special

Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa: "We have got two things in common -- both of us ejected (laughs); second, we both fought Pakistan. I fought during the Kargil war and Abhinandhan after the Balakot airstrike."


Amid Indo-Pak tension, IAF chief BS Dhanoa says air force cautious and alert along border

The two neighbouring countries have exchanged heavy fire ever since the Centre scrapped Article 370, which gave special status to the Valley and bifurcated the state into two union territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Abhinandan Varthaman will fly once declared 'medically fit': IAF chief

After his return from Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border late Friday night, Abhinandan Varthaman underwent a series of medical tests as part of a “cooling down” process.

Rafale, S-400 are a booster dose, says IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa

Addressing the annual press conference ahead of Air Force Day on October 8, ACM Dhanoa said that the IAF “had been consulted at an appropriate level” when the government took the decision to procure only 36 Rafale aircraft.

Rafale deal, S-400 jets booster dose to Air Force: IAF chief BS Dhanoa

"It's a very good aircraft. We have got a good package and we have a lot of advantages in Rafale deal," Indian Air Force Chief B S Dhanoa said.


IAM will be key to meet PM’s 2022 human space flight target: IAF chief

India’s efforts to launch a human being into space is complicated as the mission will be attempted without a trial of sending animals into space, as done by countries, the IAM’s commandant Air Commodore Anupam Agarwal said.

IAF better equipped than China to tackle any challenges, says Air Marshal Dhanoa

Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff, also said the IAF had no objection to the dual use of air bases for military as well as civilian purposes.

Indian, US air forces to deepen cooperation in Indo-Pacific region, says US Air Force chief

The US Air Force Chief said connecting capabilities of the two forces will be one of the priority areas to enhance interoperability. However, he did not give a direct reply when asked if the US would increase its military presence in the South China Sea.

Mi-17 chopper crashed due to detachment of tail rotor: Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa

The IAF chief also paid homage to the seven military personnel killed in the crash. Dhanoa said there was no technical problem in the engine of the aircraft as the Mi 17 V5 fleet is still flying.

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IAF Chief B S Dhanoa flies MiG-21 sortie with Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman

Days before his retirement from the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa Monday undertook his last fighter sortie on a MiG-21 aircraft with Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman at the Pathankot airbase in Punjab.