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IAF airlifts four injured workers from Andaman to Kolkata

According to a statement released by the IAF, the four NHAI workers were injured on December 14.

US for more joint exercises with Indian Air Force

This is the third time a joint air exercise between the Indian and US Air Forces has been organised. The first was held in Gwalior in 2004 and the second was held at Kalaikunda in 2005.


Joint planning among Army, Navy, IAF key to win any war in shortest possible time: B S Dhanoa

The IAF chief said all the three services will have to adopt a coherent approach to effectively deal with all possible security threats facing the country, asserting that his force strongly stands for "jointness".

Rafale case: IAF officers emphasise in Supreme Court need for 4th, 5th generation fighter jets

They told the bench that Sukhoi 30s is the latest to be inducted which is a 3.5 generation aircraft and said the IAF does not have fourth or fifth generation aircraft.

First indigenously overhauled Sukhoi-30 MKI handed over to IAF, to be deployed in Pune

Sukhoi-30 has been developed by Russia and is manufactured under license in India by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in Ojhar.

IAF's Mehar Baba Prize, India's first competition in defence sector: All you need to know

Mehar Baba Prize: The IAF is holding a competition for participants to build a swarm of 50 drones to lead Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations.


Himachal Pradesh: IAF rescues 110 from Chamba and Killar

On Thursday afternoon, Air Force Station, Udhampur, was tasked with humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) mission near the Chamba and Killar valley in Himachal Pradesh, he said.

IAF ramps up rescue operations in Kullu, inducts more choppers

With the induction of these choppers the total number of IAF air assets in Kullu are now five. These include one MI-17 helicopter, two Advanced Light Helicopters and two Cheetah helicopters.

Watch: IAF carries out daring rescue of women and children tourists in Himachal

Video: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has carried out a skilfull rescue of stranded women and children at Chandrataal nead Kullu in Himachal by picking them up while the helicopter was on a hover.

IAF vice chief accidentally shoots himself in thigh, stable

Sources said Air Marshal Deo was rushed to a military hospital in Delhi where he underwent a surgery. His condition is stable.

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On its 86th anniversary, Indian Air Force displays power and preparedness

The Indian Air Force which was officially established on this day in 1932 will display an air show at Air Force Station Hindon in Uttar Pradesh to mark the day

Ahead of NDA Passing Out Parade, cadets demonstrate exemplary display of traditional military pageantry

Here are the photos from the PT and Equestrian Display ahead of the passing out parade of the 134th course at National Defence Academy in Pune.


Air Force Day rehearsals underway in full-swing

The Indian Air Force, Friday rehearsed for the upcoming Air Force Day celebrations at its base in Hindon in Ghaziabad.

First pictures: Mirage 2000 Fighter jet lands on Yamuna Expressway

In a first, a Mirage 2000 fighter jet of the Indian Air Force successfully landed on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura as part of trials to use national highways for emergency landing.

Sukhoi 30 aircraft crashes near Pune

The crash took place at about 5.30 pm near a village along the Solapur highway about 35 km from Pune city.

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Highlights from the Indian Air Force's 86th foundation day celebrations

The Indian Air Force on Monday celebrated its 86th foundation day in New Delhi and here are the highlights from the air show.

One of Indian Air Force's MiG planes crashed near Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh.

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One of Indian Air Force's MiG planes crashed near Kangra district in Himachal Pradesh.

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Mortal remains of Siachen martyr flown to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): The mortal remains of Sepoy Mustaq Ahmed of Andhra Pradesh, who was among the 10 army personnel killed by a Siachen avalanche on February 3, was brought to Hyderabad on Monday morning. The remains of the martyred soldier were brought to the old Begumpet Airport area here by a Special Indian Air Force aircraft from New Delhi. After the wreath laying ceremony, the mortal remains was flown to Nandayal in Kurnool District by a Indian Air Force helicopter and from there to his native place by road for final rites.

UAE, Germany and Italy condemn Pathankot attack

New Delhi, Jan 08 (ANI): The governments of UAE, Germany and Italy have condemned the terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot in which seven security personnel were martyred."Terrorism and extremism know no borders and no limits and pose a threat to innocent people everywhere around the world. In order to contain the dangerous threat that terrorism poses to our countries and peoples, international cooperation is indispensable," the Foreign Ministry of UAE said in a statement. Although, the UAE assured India of complete support in its fight against terrorism. "We utterly condemn the terrorist attacks on the Indian air force base in Pathankot and on the Indian Consulate General in Mazar-e-Sharif. The responsible parties must be identified and held accountable," Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson said in a statement. Earlier, Italy, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Maldives, Nepal, Brazil and France also condemned the terrorist attack. Six terrorists were neutralised in the terror attack at the Pathankot air base that began in the wee hours on January 1. Seven security personnel were martyred in the terror attack. The conspiracy behind the terrorist attack in Pathankot was hatched in Markaj, Pakistan, as per high-level official sources.