Air Force

IAF deputy chief reviews combat jet projects, flies LCA trainer

The deputy chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Marshal Ashutosh Dixit, visited the National Flight Test Centre, Aeronautical Development Agency, and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s Tejas Division in Bengaluru to take stock of the progress of the indigenous combat aircraft projects. Read More

IAF Sukhoi-30MKI fly for six hours over Indian Ocean Region

Two Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft went on an outing over the Indian Ocean Region for eight hours, this week, the service said. This comes mid China’s expansionist strategy and increased forays in the region. Read More

ACM says IAF looking to equip smaller fighters with BrahMos

The chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said that the IAF is looking to equip its smaller fighter planes with the next-generation BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. Read More

IAF Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in MP’s Bhind

An Indian Air Force Apache AH-64 combat helicopter made an emergency landing near Bhind in Madhya Pradesh while it was carrying a routine operational training. Read More

IAF grounds its MiG-21s, marks end of a glorious but controversial record

The Indian Air Force has grounded all its remaining MiG-21 fighter jets, India Sentinels has learned. This development comes within days of a MiG-21 crash in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh. The crash had killed three people on the ground while the pilot ejected safely with some injuries. Read More

Rajasthan MiG-21 crash update: 3 civilians killed on ground, pilot safe

The civilian death toll in Monday morning’s MiG-21 fighter crash in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district has reached three. The Indian Air Force’s Russian-origin vintage warplane, which is still in service, crashed on a house at Bahlolnagar village in Hanumangarh. Read More

Mig-21 crashes in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh, 2 civilians killed

An Indian Air Force Mig-21 fighter crashed in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan killing two civilians on the ground, including a woman. Read More

Exercise Cope India: Rafale, Tejas and B1B bomber in action

The sixth edition of joint air exercise between the Indian Air Force and the United States of American Air Force named “Cope India” culminated on April 24 at Air Force Stations Kalaikunda, Panagarh and Agra. Read More

‘Ex Iniochos’: IAF to participate in multinational air drill in Greece

The Indian Air Force will participate in Exercise Iniochos – 2023, a multinational air-combat drill hosted by the Hellenic Air Force (Greek air force). The exercise will take place at the Andravida Air Base in western Greece from April 24 to May 4. Read More

In IAF brass meet, CDS exhorts need for fleet sustenance, indigenization

The chief of defence staff, General Anil Chauhan, attended the Indian Air Force Commanders' Conference at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhavan), on Thursday. During his visit, the IAF top brass briefed him about the operational readiness of the service, the Air Force said. Read More


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