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7 January, 2019 9:24 AM Rafale fighter vs JF-17 jet: Check out the features of the two aircraft

While India has finalised the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France, neighbouring Pakistan has reached out to China for speedy procurement of JF-17 planes. Even before the Indian Air Force (IAF) gets the 36 Rafale fighters in a fly-away condition from Dassault Aviation, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is attempting to add as many as 62 JF-17 jets. But who has the edge? Where 62

2 January, 2019 1:34 PM Rahul Gandhi: Give Me 20 Minutes With PM For One-On-One Debate On Rafale

In the Parliament, earlier today, Rahul Gandhi had accused the PM of "hiding in his room" and "lacking the guts" to face questions on the Rafale jet deal Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today sought a 20-minute one-on-one US Presidential style debate with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Rafale fighter jet deal. Mr Gandhi, who opened the Lok Sabha debate 91

1 January, 2019 2:49 AM Defence Ministry cleared 111 military projects worth Rs 1.78 lakh crore under Make in India

10 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas planes have been delivered to the Air Force till now. New Delhi: In the last three years, the Defence Ministry cleared 111 military projects worth over Rs 1.78 lakh crore for producing military hardware under the Make in India in the defence sector. Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre informed the Lok Sabha, "In the last three 101

17 December, 2018 5:04 PM Indian Air Force Flies First Military Aircraft With Bio-Jet Fuel

An-32 military transport aircraft: The project is a combined effort of IAF, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the Directorate General Aeronautical Quality Assurance (DGAQA) and CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum. In a first, experimental test pilots and test engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) flew an An-32 military transport 61

12 December, 2018 6:17 PM India To Soon Launch 2,250 Kg Satellite For Indian Air Force

India will be launching GSAT 7A, a military communication satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF), on December 19 with its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) rocket, said Indian space agency. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its GSLV rocket will launch the 2,250-kg communication satellite, GSAT-7A from the second 76

4 December, 2018 11:34 AM Centre rejects demand for higher military service pay for 1 lakh personnel; Army to seek review

The Army is reportedly upset with the decision taken by the Finance Ministry and will seek its review. NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government at the Centre has rejected a long-standing demand of the armed forces for higher Military Service Pay (MSP) for around one lakh personnel including Junior Commissioned Officers, PTI quoted military sources as saying 107

2 December, 2018 11:53 AM IAF's Air Devil team, Su-30MKI enthral audience at Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland

The hugely popular Hornbill Festival 2018 showcases the rich ancient culture and civilization of Nagaland. The festival this year coincided with the Formation Day of Nagaland.  KOHIMA: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday enthralled the audience at the opening ceremony of the 19th edition of the Hornbill Festival 2018 in Nagaland. While five skydivers 165

2 December, 2018 8:51 AM Cope India 2018: IAF-US Pacific Air Force joint exercise to begin on December 3, US Air Force contingent lands in West Bengal

America's fighter aircraft F-15 arrived at AFS Kalaikunda on Saturday as part of the US contingent to take part in an India-US joint exercise 'Cope India 2019' in West Bengal. The 12-day exercise will commence on December 3 and continue till December 14 at Air Station Kalaikunda and Air Station Arjan Singh (Panagarh) in West Bengal. The exercise will host more than 40 aircraft 117

31 October, 2018 2:24 PM Watch: Spectacular views of world's tallest statue from IAF planes

Three Indian Air Force aircraft flew in Vic formation while painting the tricolour as a salute to the majestic statue which stands at 182 metres.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the world's tallest statue - Statue of Unity - on Wednesday to honour Sardar Vallabhai Patel. While the imposing structure is a sight to behold from the ground, it is every 107

31 October, 2018 9:29 AM A India unveils Statue of Unity, here's quick look at tallest statues in the world

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Wednesday morning. At a height of 182 metres (597 feet),  Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary on Wednesday morning. At a height of 182 metres 237