Arup Raha

Arup Raha News

There are merits and demerits to the principle of seniority: IAF Chief Arup Raha

Underlining that there will always be people who will speak for it and against it, Raha said once a decision has been, everyone should go along with it.

Pune: Electronic Maintainance System to be launched at over 170 locations, says Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

The Air Chief Marshal added, “The Indian Air Force will continue to be in the forefront of the modernisation, because we are a technology-intensive force.”


Opening up

There will be women fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force. It’s a watershed moment too long in the making.

First batch of women fighter pilots to be inducted in June

Parrikar lauded Raha's insistence to push forward the proposal to induct women as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force.

Air chief warns ‘China making moves to contain India’

Raha said that China’s growing influence was with a strategic aim, and it was being factored in India’s foreign and defence policies.


IAF mission to build modern, credible aerospace power: Arup Raha

Raha said he found it heartening to know the field trials on various counter-measures are underway and active work is being undertaken to find out objective methods of detecting and combating fatigue.

Failure to take off

Air chief has pointed to worrying absences in air defence.

Ceasefire violations by Pakistan along LoC quite serious: IAF chief

"The issue is quite serious and it should not happen," said Raha.

Timing of incursion with Xi's visit a "mystery", says IAF chief Arup Raha

A fighter aircraft base is coming up at Nyoma in Ladakh, but added that the project would take about 5 years to be completed, said Raha.

Arup Raha Photos

President Mukherjee, PM Modi, Sonia remember Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 68th death anniversary and paid homage to the Father of the Nation.

'Shauryanjali'- a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan 1965 war begins

'Shauryanjali', a six-day exhibition on India-Pakistan war of 1965, showcasing major battle scenes and captured tanks of the Pakistani Army during the war, started today at Rajpath, New Delhi.


Sachin Tendulkar at Air Force Day 'At Home'

'At Home' was hosted by the Chief of the Air Staff on the occasion of 82nd Anniversary of Indian Air Force at Air House in New Delhi on Wednesday.