28 Dec 2019
After 26/11, government rejected IAF's proposal to strike Pakistan: Dhanoa
The Indian Air Force's proposal to strike Pakistan had been rejected by the previous governments twice before, revealed former IAF chief Birender Singh Dhanoa on Friday.
06 Oct 2019
Abhinandan's 51 Squadron to get citation for downing Pakistan's F-16
The Chief of Indian Air Force, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, will award a unit citation to 51 Squadron, to which Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman belonged.
19 Sep 2019
Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria to take over as IAF Chief
Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria will take over as the next Chief of Air Staff, the principal spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense said on Thursday.
03 Sep 2019
8 Apache attack choppers inducted into IAF at Pathankot airbase
The Indian Air Force inducted eight Apache helicopters today at the Pathankot Air Force Station in Punjab.
02 Sep 2019
Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here
Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who brought down an F-16 of Pakistan in February, flew with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa from the Pathankot airbase for some 30 minutes on Monday.
24 Jun 2019
20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation
20 years ago, the valiant Indian forces fought Pakistanis to reclaim our territories which were captured. Yes, we are talking about the 1999 Kargil War, which once again proved the valor of Indian officers.
25 Apr 2019
Secrecy, success and propaganda war: IAF reviews Balakot strikes
On February 26, IAF breached Pakistani airspace to attack Jaish-e-Mohammed camp in Balakot as a response to Pulwama attack, in which 40 CRPF soldiers were martyred.
05 Apr 2019
US report claims IAF didn't down Pakistani F-16. Cover-up much?
Weeks after India and Pakistan indulged in aerial combat, a US publication has contradicted IAF's claim that it shot down a Pakistani F-16.
07 Mar 2019
Prepared to proactively engage with any threat from Pakistan: IAF
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it was in a "high state of preparedness" for engaging proactively with any kind of perceived threat from Pakistan.
05 Mar 2019
Terrorists being trained for attack via sea, says Navy Chief
During a press interaction on Tuesday, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba said they have reports that terrorists are being trained to carry out an operation via sea.
04 Mar 2019
Bombs penetrated buildings, exploded inside: Here's what happened at Balakot
The unprecedented Balakot strikes in Pakistan drew a deep red line for India. With its seamless operation, IAF scripted history.
04 Mar 2019
We don't count casualties, government does that: IAF Chief
Almost a week after Indian Air Force jets demolished Jaish-e-Mohammed's biggest camp in Pakistan's Balakot, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said they don't count the number of human casualties.
18 Feb 2019
Fire in my heart too: Modi on outrage after Pulwama
Amid growing anger and demand for revenge in the nation after the horrendous Pulwama attack, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he shared the same fire as countrymen.
17 Feb 2019
Vayu Shakti: IAF showcases firepower in backdrop of Pulwama attack
Days after the Pulwama attack rocked Kashmir, the Indian Air Force (IAF), on Sunday, carried out a mega exercise at the Pokhran firing range near the Pakistan border to demonstrate its control over the skies.
15 Feb 2019
#PulwamaTerrorAttack: PM Modi pays tributes to martyred CRPF personnel
The mortal remains of 40 CRPF personnel who lost their lives in a deadly terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama district on Thursday have been flown to Delhi.
15 Sep 2018
Gaganyaan mission: IAF to assist ISRO in astronaut training
Since PM Modi announced plans to send Indian astronauts to space by 2022, ISRO has been frantically trying to make requisite arrangements for its landmark Gaganyaan mission.
12 Sep 2018
Rafale deal: IAF chief backs government, says India facing threat
On Wednesday, Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa backed the government on the controversial Rafale deal, saying that the procurement of Rafale fighter jets was crucial for strengthening India's weakening air force strength.
25 Apr 2018
GaganShakti-2018: 13-day mega exercise sees 14,000 men, 11,000 sorties
The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew as many as 11,000 sorties in its mega 13-day GaganShakti exercise, which came to an end April 22.
17 Apr 2018
Gaganshakti-2018: Historic Air Force exercise 'shakes heavens, splits Earth'
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the middle of its largest exercise in three decades, with more than 1,100 aircraft involved in "flying a lot of sorties and dropping a lot of bombs," said Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa.
03 Feb 2018
Jodhpur: US Air Force general flies fighter jet Tejas
American Air Force General David L Goldfein on Saturday became the first foreign military chief to fly India's light combat aircraft Tejas.
16 Nov 2017
Indian military unveils joint training doctrine to boost tri-service integration
After finalizing a joint war doctrine earlier this year, The Indian Army, Navy and Air Force have prepared a joint training doctrine.
07 Oct 2017
India looks to buy 114 single-engine fighter jets
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has started looking to buy 114 new single-engine fighter jets to increase its firepower even as it struggles with a depleting fleet.
06 Oct 2017
Pakistan warns India against surgical strikes, attacks on nuclear installations
Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has warned India against conducting any surgical strikes in its territory or targeting its nuclear installations.
03 Jan 2017
SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff
Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.
01 Jan 2017
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command
Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.
31 Dec 2016
Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief
Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.
19 Dec 2016
Lieutenant General Rawat's efficiency in the Congo
In August 2008, Lt. General Bipin Rawat was sent to the Congo to command the Indian Army's deployment.
18 Dec 2016
Government announces new army, air force, security chief
The government announced the names of the new air force and army chief, while also listing the new heads for India's security agencies.