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IAF chief flies MiG-21, reviews op readiness on western front

IAF chief flies MiG-21, reviews op readiness on western front

Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Thursday asked air warriors at a frontline base in Western Command to maintain the "highest standards of readiness" in view of the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, officials said. IMAGE: Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria flies MiG-21 Bison during a visit to a fighter squadron at a frontline airbase. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter The Western Command looks after the aerial defence of the sensitive Ladakh sector as well as various ..., 17 hours ago

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VR Chaudhari Takes Over As Chief Of Air Force's Western Air Command

Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari on Saturday took charge as commander-in-chief of the Indian Air Force's Western Air Command (WAC) which looks after the security of the country's air space in the sensitive Ladakh sector as well as various other parts of north ...
 NDTV1 week ago Air Marshal V R Chaudhari takes over as chief of IAF#39;s Western Air Command  Money Control1 week ago VR Chaudhari To Take Over As Air Force's Western Air Command Chief  NDTV2 weeks ago Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari to take charge of Western Air Command amid tension...  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

IAF's 10-year roadmap for enhancing aerial prowess

At the end of a three-day brainstorming conclave, top commanders of the Indian Air Force on Friday drew up a broad roadmap for next 10 years to significantly enhance the country's aerial prowess to confront emerging threats including from the adversaries on the northern and western fronts, officials said.   The IAF commanders held detailed deliberations on the border row with China in eastern Ladakh, key short-term and long-term security challenges facing the nation and on the complex ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

First batch of 5 Rafale jets land at Ambala air base

India on Wednesday received its first batch of new multi-role fighter aircraft in two decades with the arrival of five Rafale jets, giving the country's air power a strategic edge in the midst of a bitter border row with China in eastern Ladakh and frayed ties with Pakistan.  IMAGE: The first batch of five Rafale combat jets enter the Indian air space on its way to Ambala airbase from France. Photograph: @IAF_MCC/Twitter The aircraft, having an undisputed track record and considered ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Kargil@21: When the choppers attacked the enemy

Twenty one years ago, the Indian Army and Indian Air Force fought a bloody and bitter war to evict Pakistani intruders from the icy heights in Kargil.Air Commodore Nitin Sathe (retd) salutes the lesser known heroes of the Kargil War. Part 1: Colonel Gautam Khot (retd), Vir Chakra: 'The enemy started firing at us' Part 2: Group Captain Ashwani Bhakoo (retd), VSM: 'The Pakistanis had state of the art anti-aircraft missiles to shoot us down' Part 3: Group Captain Alok Chauhan ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Govt to rope in ex-IAF officers to probe Kozhikode crash

Along with IAF officials, the AAIB will also reach out to experienced private sector executives, meteorologists, and aviation psychologists to be part of the probe. Arindam Majumder reports.   IMAGE: The AIE flight (IX-1344) from Dubai overshot the table-top runway while landing at the international airport in Karipur, Kozhikode, on Friday. Photograph: ANI Photo Retired officials of the Indian Air Force (IAF) are likely to be roped in to investigate the Air India Express plane crash in ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
Times of India

Rafales land, Rajnath warns those threatening India

All the 36 Rafales, under the Rs 59,000 crore deal inked with France in September 2016, will be delivered by end-2021. The first five were received by Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria and Western Air Command chief Air Marshal B Suresh at Ambala on Wednesday.
 Times of India2 weeks ago
Economic Times

India, China agree on complete disengagement

NEW DELHI: India and China on Friday resolved to push ahead with "complete disengagement" of troops in eastern Ladakh in a timely manner for "full restoration" of peace and tranquility along the LAC even as Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

'China doesn't want war'

'China would rather tie us down and bleed us as much as it can so that we aren't able to lift our heads to face them.' IMAGE: An Indian Air Force helicopter seen flying over Eastern Ladakh, June 19, 2020. Air Marshal Pranab Kumar Barbora retired as the Indian Air Force's vice-chief in December 2010 after having served the IAF and the nation for 40 years. Commissioned in the IAF just before the 1971 War, he was twice awarded the Chief's Commendation as well as the Vayu Sena Medal and the Param ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'You cannot trust the Chinese!'

'We should have seen these signals and reacted earlier.''We miss out on a certain strategic advantage by arriving late on the scene.'Air Marshal P K Barbora and Air Commodore Nitin Sathe (retd) discuss the IAF's readiness to operate against the PLA. IMAGE: The Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet. Photograph: Indian Air Force   Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Bhaduria, paid a 'quiet' visit to the all important airfields of Leh and Srinagar on Friday. The chief of the air staff was brought up to ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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