IAF News

F-21 jets will not be sold to any other country if we get IAF contract: Lockheed Martin

Vivek Lall, vice president of Strategy and Business Development for Lockheed Martin, says if F-21 wins the contract, then India will also be integrated into the company's global fighter ecosystem, which is a USD 165 billion dollar market.

Explained: How Apache attack helicopter will augment Indian Air Force's capabilities

The Indian government has signed a contract for 22 Apache helicopters with the US government and Boeing. This contract was signed in September 2015 for $3 billion.


Balakot lessons

IAF review of the cross LoC operation points to the urgent need to speed up modernisation of the force

IAF on Balakot strikes: Could have inflicted heavy damage on Pakistan if we had 'tech asymmetry'

In the report, the IAF said Pakistan Air Force has been consistently enhancing its air defence and offensive capabilities since the Kargil war in 1999 and there was a need for India to bolster its "technological asymmetry" for aerial combat.

Five of six designated targets were hit in Balakot airstrike: IAF review

According to sources, the operation had planned to use six Israeli Spice 2000 Penetrator type PGM (precision-guided munition) to hit the targets, and five of them had hit the designated mean point of impact (DMPI) on the buildings in the Balakot complex.

IAF puts out radar images to show how it downed Pak F-16

The IAF statement comes days after a report in the Foreign Policy magazine cited US government officials saying that Pakistan’s F-16 combat jets “have all been accounted for”.


IAF's MiG 27 aircraft on routine mission crashes near Rajasthan's Jodhpur, pilot ejects safely

This is the second crash of MiG 27 in 2019. On February 12, a MiG 27 aircraft crashed near Pokhran range in Rajasthan, with the pilot inside. However, the pilot had ejected safely before the fighter aircraft hit the ground.

‘Game changer’: IAF inducts Chinook choppers

The IAF had signed a contract with Boeing in September 2015 for 15 Chinook helicopters. The first batch of four helicopters has been delivered on schedule and the last batch is to be delivered by March next year. These helicopters will be deployed in the Northern and Eastern regions of India.

Explained: What happens to a fighter pilot when he ejects from an aircraft

A pilot usually sustains injury either due to the forces involved in ejecting the aircraft, or due to how he landed. There could be significant pain in the back, particularly with standing or ambulating.

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Balakot air strike: IAF only counts targets, not casualties

In his first remarks since the February 26 attack on a Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot in Pakistan, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said the Rafale jet should come into India's inventory by September.

IAF Photos

Indian Air Force jets' landing drills on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

As part of an emergency landing drill, sixteen aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Tuesday took part in a touch-and-go exercise at an airstrip on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

IAF with MTDC gears up for Indian Air Force Show 2015

IAF along with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation gears up for Indian Air Force Show 2015.


IAF Videos

India's Own Tejas Fighter At Bahrain Air Show

This was the first appearance of Tejas at a foreign air show, and is bound to be compared with Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter produced with Chinese help.