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17 January, 2018 10:58 AM In pics: Nirmala Sitharaman becomes first woman Defence Minister to fly in IAF's Sukhoi Su 30

JODHPUR: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday took off in the Indian Air Force's frontline combat jet Sukhoi 30 MKI from the air base in Jodhpur. Dressed in the pilot's G-suit, the country's first woman Defence Minister sat in the rear seat behind the pilot. She is the first full-time woman Defence Minister to fly the sortie. She is reportedly 43

17 December, 2017 9:21 AM Work to integrate Brahmos on 40 Sukhoi aircraft begins

New Delhi: Work has begun to integrate the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on 40 Sukhoi combat aircraft which is expected to fulfill critical needs of the Indian Air Force in the wake of evolving security dynamics in the region. The air-launched variant of the Brahmos, the world's fastest supersonic cruise missile, was successfully test fired from a Sukhoi- 46

9 December, 2017 8:24 AM Israeli retaliation strikes kill two Palestinian gunmen in Gaza

Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said two of its gunmen were killed in the bombings. Militants fired at least three rockets toward Israeli towns from the Hamas-controlled strip on Friday, declared a “day of rage” by Palestinian factions 26

30 November, 2017 4:41 PM Mid-air refuelling feat by IAF

This allows aircraft to be airborne for more time, boosting the force’s capabilities For the first time, an IL-78 refueller aircraft of the Indian Air Force on Thursday carried out air-to-air refuelling of the Embraer transport aircraft that has the indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) system Netra mounted on it. “A mere 10-minute in-flight 30

25 November, 2017 2:41 AM Pilot escapes as trainer aircraft blows up

An Indian Air Force (IAF) trainee pilot, Rashi Rehna, escaped unhurt when the trainer aircraft, Kiran, that she was flying blew up at Duddeda village in Kondapaka mandal of Siddipet around 2 p.m. on Friday. Sources said, when the accident took place, parts of the aircraft, which took off from the Hakimpet Air Force Station, fell to the ground like fire balls 32

24 November, 2017 12:32 PM Air Force Trainer Aircraft Crashes Near Hyderabad, Woman Pilot Safe

The crash occurred few minutes after the IAF Kiran aircraft took off from Air Force Station, Hakimpet on the outskirts of Hyderabad. Hyderabad: A woman trainee pilot of Indian Air Force (IAF) ejected safely as an aircraft on a routine training mission crashed near Hyderabad on Friday, officials said. The crash occurred few minutes after the IAF Kiran 67

24 November, 2017 11:22 AM IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, no casualties

A Kiran trainer aircraft crashed on Friday in Siddipet in Telangana. The Indian Air Force trainer aircraft had taken off from Hakimpet Air Force station. The crash took place 50 kms from Hakimpet at 2 pm. The woman cadet was on board who was undergoing fighter training, had ejected in time. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause 56

19 November, 2017 5:52 PM Jammu Man Shocked On Seeing His Picture Among Dead Terrorists

Abdul Majid having a long beard and wearing Afghani cap, displayed several newspapers which carried his picture on the front page with an alias 'Abu Zargam'. Jammu: In a faux pas, several media houses today reportedly carried the picture of a local lad as one of the six Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists killed in a fierce gun battle in Bandipora district 77

19 November, 2017 3:55 AM 6 LeT terrorists, including Mumbai attack mastermind's nephew, gunned down in Kashmir

A Garud commando of the Indian Air Force laid down his life in the line of duty Srinagar: Six top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist were gunned down in north Kashmir's Bandipora district on Saturday in an encounter in which a Garud commando of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was also killed. Among those killed include Obaid, nephew of Mumbai attack mastermind 61

18 November, 2017 1:39 PM Five militants gunned down, IAF Garud commando killed in encounter in J&K’s Bandipora

Army, CRPF cardon off Chandergeer area. Five militants and one Indian Airf Force GARUD personnel have been killed by the security forces in an ongoing operation in Bandipora's Hajin, 30 km away from Srinagar, on Saturday. An Army spokesman said the operation is on as more militants are believed to be trapped in the area. "Five militants have been killed 26