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    October 31, 2017
    Tillerson Cements India-US strategic bonds
    By Ranjit Kumar

    Though the Donald Trump administration took more than nine months to finalise the South Asian strategy, the road laid by previous Obama administration, for a comprehensive and solid strategic partnership with India has further...

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    October 24, 2017
    IAF landing operations on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

    Indian Air Force carried out major landing operations on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway, about 60 km west of Lucknow, today. The series of landings took place close to Bangarmau in Unnao District of Uttar Pradesh, where a 3 km stretch was specially prepared for such operations.

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    October 16, 2017
    Exercise INDRA-2017: Indo-Russia Joint Exercise

    Giving the Indo-Russian defence cooperation a major boost, Exercise INDRA-2017, the first ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces will be conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia from 19 to 29 Oct 2017.

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    October 10, 2017
    Anniversary celebrations of the IAF
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    While the 85th anniversary of the IAF was celebrated across the nation, the main event at the national level was the Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station, Hindon.

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    October 10, 2017
    Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with IAF Commanders during Air Force Commanders' Conference

    The bi-annual IAF Commanders’ Conference was inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri this morning at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhavan). Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, welcomed Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman...

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    September 29, 2017
    India-US: New Phase in Defence Partnership
    By Ranjit Kumar

    After India-US defence relations reached to its astounding heights at the fag end of Obama administration, both the countries saw a lull in high level contacts creating a perception that the new Trump administration believes more on transactional relationship than sharing something critical to India's defence needs.

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    September 27, 2017
    Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa during Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium at Joint Base Pearl

    Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC inspecting a Guard of Honour at Joint Base Pearl Harbour-Hickam, Hawai, USA.

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    September 25, 2017
    Chief of the Air Staff to address Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium at Hawai

    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff is on an official visit to USA from 26-28 September 2017 to attend Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium at Hawai.

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    September 21, 2017
    French support for 'Make in India'

    Rafale International together with the GIFAS (Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales) and the Nouvelle-Aquitaine Regional Council (Conseil régional de Nouvelle-Aquitaine) commits to the "Make in India" with more than 100 French SMEs.

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    September 20, 2017
    Visit of Chief of the Air Staff to Australia

    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff is on an official visit to Australia from 19-22 September 2017. The visit is intended to further strengthen the existing defence cooperation between the Air Forces of the two countries.

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    September 20, 2017
    VCAS interacting with Admiral Tin Aung San, Commander-in-Chief, Myanmar Navy

    The Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC interacting with Admiral Tin Aung San, Commander-in-Chief, Myanmar Navy at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi on September 20, 2017.

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    September 19, 2017
    VCAS interacting with Chief of General Staff, State of Kuwait

    The Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC interacting with Chief of General Staff, State of Kuwait Lieutenant General Mohammed Khaled Al-Khadher at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan), New Delhi on September 19, 2017.

  • September 18, 2017
    The nation bids adieu to the Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh

    Mortal remains of the Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh (MIAF) - a legendary icon of IAF were cremated with full state honours at Brar Square Crematorium in Delhi Cantt today.

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    September 18, 2017
    Paying homage to Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh DFC

    Three Service Chiefs giving last salute to Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh DFC at Brar Square crematorium, New Delhi today.

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    September 16, 2017
    A Glorious Era Comes to an End:

    The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh

    A Legend Breathes his last at Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi

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    September 15, 2017
    Successful Development Trials of Astra Missile

    The final Development Flight Trials of Astra - Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile (BVRAAM) were successfully conducted over the Bay of Bengal, Off the Coast of Chandipur, Odisha during 11-14 September 2017.

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    September 10, 2017
    Hon'ble Raksha Mantri visits Air Force Station Uttarlai

    The Hon'ble Raksha Mantri Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman was on her maiden visit to forward Air Base at Uttarlai on 10 Sep 2017.

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    September 7, 2017
    High Expectations from Nirmala Sitharaman
    By Ranjit Kumar

    With only 20 months left for the new defence minister to justify her appointment, Nirmala Sitharaman faces an uphill task to meet the expectations of the defence community.

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    September 7, 2017
    Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as Defence Minister

    Nirmala Sitharaman took over charge as Defence Minister, here today. On her arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Sitharaman was received by outgoing Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre, Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra, Defence Secretary (Defence Production)...

  • September 6, 2017
    Joint Press Statement on the India-Japan Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue

    Following is the text of the Joint Press Statement on the India-Japan Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue, during the two day visit of the Defence Minister Arun Jaitley to Japan to attend the dialogue which was held from September 05, 2017

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    September 1, 2017
    Saab and Adani announce Collaboration Plan for Aerospace and Defence in India

    Defence and security company Saab and Indian infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group today announce a collaboration plan within aerospace and defence in India, aligned with the Government of India's Make in India initiative.