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IAF response to developments in eastern Ladakh shows combat readiness: IAF...

Hindon, Oct 8 : The Indian Air Force displayed its combat readiness with its "prompt action" in response to developments in eastern Ladakh, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said on Friday. In his address on the 89th Air Force Day, the Chief of Air Staff said external forces will not be allowed to violate Indian territory.

Ramban Fire: IAF helicopters with ‘Bambi Buckets’ assisted police, admn in...

Jammu, June 30 : The sorties of Indian Air Force with 'Bambi Buckets' assisted the local administration, police and army teams in dousing the devastating fire that broke out in Khari area of Banihal Tehsil in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, here on Wednesday. Around one dozen houses completely were gutted in the fire. Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Masrat Ul Islam on Wednesday told UNI that on a requisition, choppers of the Indian Air Force also helped the rescue teams in dousing the fire.

Defence Minister Rajnath reviews Armed Forces preparedness to tackle cyclone Tauktae

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday held a meeting to review the preparedness and assistance being provided by the Armed Forces to civil authorities to tackle the situation arising out of Cyclone Tauktae, through video conferencing. During the meeting, Mr Singh was informed that 11 Indian Navy Diving Teams have been kept on standby in case of any request from authorities of affected states whereas 12 flood rescue teams and medical teams have been earmarked for immediate response and deployment.

IAF undertakes 534 sorties to airlift oxygen containers, cylinders to aid...

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Intensifying its efforts to aid the civil administration by ferrying oxygen containers and medical supplies, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday said that as on early hours of May 10 its aircrafts has carried out 534 sorties from various parts of the country, airlifting 336 oxygen containers of total capacity of 6,420 Metric Tonnes (MT) and other medical supplies and equipment. The cities covered are Jamnagar, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Panagarh, Indore, Ranchi, Agra, Jodhpur, Begumpet, Bhubaneshwar, Pune, Surat, Raipur, Udaipur, Mumbai, Lucknow, Nagpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Baroda, Dimapur and Hindan.

IAF Chief on two-day visit to Sri Lanka

New Delhi, Mar 3 (UNI) Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria arrived at Colombo on Wednesday on an invitation from Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF).SLAF is celebrating its 70th anniversary and presentation of the President's colours to two of its units on Friday.

ACM Bhadauria, Gen Shunji discuss ways to enhance defence ties

New Delhi, Dec 10 (UNI) Japan Air Self Defense Force chief General Izutsu Shunji and Indian Air Force (IAF) chief ACM RKS Bhadauria on Wednesday recognised the progress made in defence ties between two countries and discussed avenues to further enhance cooperation and interoperability between the two Air Forces.

IAF sets new record of highest skydive landing at Khardungla Pass

New Delhi/Leh, Oct 9 (UNI) Aiming to instil the qualities of camaraderie, team spirit, physical and mental courage, Indian Air Force (IAF) has achieved a new record of the highest Skydive Landing at Khardungla Pass in Leh at an altitude of 17982 feet, breaking its past record.
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