On May 30, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), for the first time in the country, successfully demonstrated its capability to design next-generation "technology of nozzle less booster" in 'Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR)' propulsion based missile.
The First biannual IAF Commanders' Conference of 2018 was inaugurated today by Hon'ble Raksha Mantri at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan).
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., and the US Department of Defense today announced a contract award for the 11th lot of F135 propulsion systems, powering all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
Indo-Russian relations, IAF's dwindling assets and no PAK-FA jets in the horizon
On May 28, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) under the leadership of Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman gave its consent to the procurement of thermal imagers and infrared sensors valued at over 6900 crore.
BrahMos, supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired at 1040 hours today from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Balasore, Odisha as part of service life extension programme.
Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, Indian Air Force, is embarking on a four day visit to the State of Israel from 21st to 24th May 2018.
To resume the Indo-Italian defence cooperation, an Indian delegation under the leadership of Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra is in Italy to participate in the 9th India-Italy Joint Defence Committee meeting. The Italian side is led by Lt Gen Carlo Magrassi, Secretariat General and National Armaments Director.
In yet another first, the IAF successfully conducted its first online selection test for airmen from May 3-6, 2018. Taking forward the Digital India Initiative of the Government of India, the first ever Scheduled Test for Airmen Recruitment...
Late Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh DFC was the first and the only 'Five Star' rank officer of the IAF and was a keen lover of the game of Hockey.
The Dakota DC-3 VP 905, which was accepted by the CAS from the Hon'ble Member of Parliament (RajyaSabha) Mr. Rajeev Chandrasekhar on 13 Feb 18, was formally inducted into the IAF today evening at Air Force Station Hindan.
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff felicitated six airwarriors for their outstanding performance in the recently...
The US Air Force awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Raytheon's AN/ALR-69A(V), the world's first all-digital radar warning receiver.
Boeing's KC-46 tanker program has now completed all required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight tests following a successful refueling/communications flight with a C-17 Globemaster III.
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded Boeing a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years.
The Indian Air Force conducted pan India Exercise Gagan Shakti-2018 from 08-22 Apr 2018. The aim of the exercise was real time coordination, deployment and employment of air power in a short and intense battle scenario.
Sgt Shahzar Rizvi of IAF Shooting team won a Silver medal for the country today at ISSF World Cup being held at South Korea. He won the medal in 10 Mtr Air Pistol individual event.
CAE today announced that its Defence and Security business unit has expanded operations in Australia by opening a new office in Canberra, the capital city of Australia.
A Dakota DC-3 aircraft of 1940’s vintage would be inducted shortly in to the Vintage Aircraft Flight of the Indian Air Force. A large fleet of Dakota DC-3 served in the IAF till 1988.
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Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has won the coveted All India Management Association (AIMA) Managing India Award for the ‘Outstanding PSU of the Year’.
Indian desire to acquire armed drones from United States (US) has received the much required flip. On April 19, US president Donald Trump gave his approval for a new policy on the export of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) which will allow export of armed drone to its allies.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed developmental testing on the Small Diameter Bomb II, a key step toward bringing this new capability to fighter pilots. Government confidence testing, a prerequisite for operational testing, is scheduled to be completed this year.
As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise 'Gaganshakti-2018', fighters, helicopters and transport assets have been deployed at the Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG).
During both phases of Exercise Gagan Shakti, the IAF is effectively exercising its Maritime war fighting concepts on both the Western and Eastern seaboards.
5000 sorties in 3 days, disaster-relief evacuation drills and more, the air warriors are 'shaking the heavens and splitting the Earth'
As part of the ongoing IAF exercise 'Gaganshakti-2018', in a joint operation, the IAF and Indian Army Parachute Brigade undertook a Battalion level airborne assault on the evening and night of April 14, 2018, in the desert sector.
The Defence Secretary, Sanjay Mitra, IAS, visited Air Force Base at Sirsa, Haryana on 14 Apr 18. He was accompanied by Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC, Vice Chief of Air Staff.
As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise 'Gaganshakti-2018', on 14 Apr 18 the IAF conducted maritime air operations on the Western sea board, with the clear aim of air dominance and deep strike validation over the extended area of interest in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise 'Gaganshakti-2018', the Indian Air Force conducted a Mass Casualty Air Evacuation Drill in the Northern sector.
The F-35 program has accomplished the final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of the program.
Major IAF level exercise Gaganshakti has started from April 11, 2018. This year over 1100 aircraft have been deployed at their operational locations. This exercise is also unique as LCA our indigenous fighters are being deployed at forward bases.
During the Exercise GaganShakti-18, the IAF has formalised the concept of a Forward Surgical Centre (FSC).A Forward Surgical Centre is set up at a remote forward location in the IAF with the aim of enhancing the medical capabilities at a forward base which is located away from a service hospital.
Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman addressed a meeting of India's Defence Attaches (DAs) here today.
Lockheed Martin delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II combat search and rescue tanker to the California Air National Guard on April 5 at the company's site here.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is pleased to announce the recent award of a $81M Foreign Military Sales contract by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the United Kingdom (UK) MQ-9B PROTECTOR unmanned aircraft system programme.
With eye on the expanding footprint of Chinese navy in the Indian Ocean, Indian Air Force(IAF) is conducting an "all encompassing coordinated and composite exercise named Gaganshakti" from April 8-22.
Boeing recently achieved a major certification milestone following a successful refueling flight between two KC-46 tankers. The company's tanker program has now completed its required Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) fuel on-load testing.
Boeing and the Canadian government have agreed to an amendment to an existing performance-based logistics (PBL) contract. Under the $313 million fixed-price amendment, Boeing will continue to provide full system logistics...
The Government owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited records a turnover of over 18,000 crores (provisional and unaudited) for the year ending March 31, 2018 (corresponding figure for the previous year was 17,605 crores).
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has achieved the landmark turnover of more than 10,000 Crores (Provisional & Unaudited) during FY 2017-18, sustaining double digit growth over the previous year's turnover of 8,825 Crores.
In line with Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 and following the announcement of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crowne Prince, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers and Minster of Defense, to localize 50 per cent...
Naini Aerospace Limited (NAeL), Allahabad made its first delivery of 335 LCA and 28 ALH cable looms after being taken over by HAL as a subsidiary.
Ministry of Defence proposed an open challenge to people attending the event with prizes worth 1,00,000