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IAF’s Covid relief efforts increased three-fold in one week

New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force has flown 732 sorties with a flying time of over 1,419 hours within the country and across the globe transporting Covid relief materials in the last one month. In the past...

IAF to bring in Oxygen tankers to cater to surging demand

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As Covid-19 hospitals across the country face oxygen shortage, the Indian Air Force aircraft flew to Singapore to get oxygen containers to meet the surging demand. Another IAF will fly to UAE to get...

IAF to use AI-aided tech for threat monitoring in captive networks: Chief

New Delhi, Apr 5 (IANS): Artificial Intelligence-assisted next-gen technologies would be employed for threat monitoring in the Indian Air Force's captive networks, including the current network upgrades, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria said on Monday. "If we intend to...

Rafales’ second squadron at Hasimara to counter threats from China

New Delhi, Mar 11 (IANS): The Indian Air Force plans to raise its second squadron of Rafale fighter jets at Hasimara Air Force base in West Bengal by next month to counter threats from China. Hasimara is a strategic base for...

New LCA deal takes HAL’s order book to Rs 83,000 crore

Bengaluru, Feb 4 (IANS) The new contract to deliver 83 Light Combat Aircraft (LCA Mark-1A) Tejas to the Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken up the order book value of its maker Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to Rs 83,000...

IAF seeks quotation from HAL for basic trainer aircraft

Bengaluru, Feb 4 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) sought quotation from the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) to make its basic Hindustan Turbo Trainer (HTT-40) for training its pilots, a top official said on Thursday. "We have received RFQ...

More firepower to IAF, 3 more Rafales to be added to fleet

New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Three Rafale combat aircraft will arrive in India on Thursday after flying non-stop from France, an Indian Air Force official said on Wednesday. The three new additions will add to the current fleet of...

Bengaluru air show to be first hybrid aerospace expo

Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) The 13th edition of Aero India 2021 here on February 3-5 would be the world's first hybrid aerospace and defence expo amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Friday. "The three-day air show will be...

India successfully flight-tests anti-radiation missile for IAF

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India on Friday successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed Anti-Radiation Missile (Rudram-1), which can hit any radio frequency emitting target. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauded the Defence Research and Development Organisation and other stakeholders for the successful...

IAF Day: Prez, PM greet nation, laud air warriors for humane services

New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of 88th Indian Air Force (IAF) Day and hailed the role played by the Air Force personnel...

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India needs stricter action as WhatsApp privacy policy goes live

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) With the controversial WhatsApp privacy policy coming into effect from Saturday for its over...