On Wednesday, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria flew a sortie in MiG-21 of 51 Squadron with two Mirage-2000s and Sukhoi-30MKI from Srinagar airbase to mark the completion of one year of Balakot airstrike.
The debutant director and writer of 'Tejas', Sarvesh Mewara said: "When your debut film has Ronnie Screwvala as the producer and Kangana Ranaut as the lead actor, going all out to chase your dreams feels worth it."
Indian Air Force ALH Helicopters carried out search & rescue operation at Niraq in Zanskar valley (Ladakh) & rescued 71 trekkers in last two days. The trekkers were on the famous 'Chadar Trek' when they got stranded due to sudden flooding in the river.
The legendary MiG-27 fighters of the Indian Air Force (IAF) retires on Friday after a final sortie at the Jodhpur Air Force station. The swing-wing aircraft has been the backbone of the IAF for the past four decades. The upgraded version has been serving the IAF since 2006. The other MiG variants such as MiG-23 BN and MiG-23 MF and the pure MiG 27 have already been decommissioned from the IAF.
In December 2017, the IAF had issued a single-vendor tender to the HAL for procuring 83 LCA, but the negotiations and other related issues have been going on since then mainly due to issues over the price.
Ghaziabad's Loni (rural area) was placed in the top of the chart of the 108 most polluted cities in the country as per the Central Pollution Control Board's AQI figures, a day after stringent measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) was implemented in the city to tackle the menace of air pollution.
Mi 17 V5 helicopters of Indian Air Force evacuated a crashed aircraft of UTair Pvt limited at 11500 feet at Kedarnath helipad on October 26. The helicopter was flown to Sahastradhara near Dehradun.
Without naming Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who vociferously attacked Modi on the Rafale deal issue in the run-up to Lok Sabha elections, Modi said that his government was committed to strengthening the defence forces.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flew a sortie on the newly inducted French-built Rafale fighter, which was formally handed over to India here on Tuesday.
Shortly before flying a sortie, Singh performed Shastra Puja (worship of weapons) on the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami. Videos from the Dassault Aviation facility in France' Merignac show Singh writing an 'Om' on the jet and laying flowers and a coconut on it.