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Rakesh K Singh Bhadauria appointed as new Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who played a key role in negotiating the Rafale deal, has been appointed the new Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). He will take charge from the incumbent Chief B S Dhanoa on September 30 on his superannuation.

Rajnath Singh becomes first defence minister to fly in LCA Tejas

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 19th September 2019 flew in the Tejas fighter aircraft from the HAL airport in Bengaluru. He becomes the first defence minister to fly in the indigenously built light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas. Defence Minister Flies in Tejas Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was accompanied by Air Vice Marshal N Tiwari, ..

India Bolivia relations

India and Bolivia share cordial and friendly relations. Bolivia opened its diplomatic mission in India in 2012. Indian embassy operating in Lima, Peru is concurrently accredited to Bolivia since 1981. In 2007, India offered 200,000 USD to buy medicines for the victims of landslides. In 2008, India donated 100,000 USD in response to floods caused ..

New Aircrafts unveiled at the MAKS Airshow

The MAKS Air Show is the largest airshow organized in Russia and the Former Soviet Union every two years. The air show is major opportunity for the Russian and other aircraft manufacturers to showcase their latest innovation and aircrafts before a global audience and sign deals for manufacturing and development. New Technology unveiled at the ..

8 Apache Helicopter Inducted by the Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force plans to induct the Advanced Multi-rope attack helicopters, the AH-64E into its fleet on September 3, 2019. The inducted Helicopters will provide a major boost to the attack and reconnaissance capabilities of the Indian Air Force. About the AH-64E Apache Helicopters The AH-64 Apache is a versatile and all-weather twin-turboshaft attack ..

Indo-French Joint Air Exercise “Garuda-V” started in Mont-de-Marsan

The 6th edition of Exercise Garuda-VI has started between Indian and French Air Force from 1st of July 2019 at French Air Force Base – Mont-de-Marsan. The exercise will see the most potent fighter aircraft of the two countries going head-to-head to validate the latest defence strategies and fine-tune their waging capabilities and is expected ..

India inks Rs 200 crore defence deal with Russia for ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile

Under the emergency provisions, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has signed an Rs 200 crore defence deal with Russia to acquire ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile for its fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers. The Mi-35s are the existing attack choppers of the Indian Air Force and are set to be replaced with the Apache gunships being ..

Mohana Singh becomes first woman fighter pilot to fly Hawk jet

Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh has become the first woman fighter pilot to fly by day a Hawk advanced jet aircraft. She achieved the feat at the Kalaikunda Air Force Station in West Bengal. Lt Mohana’s training involved flying both air-to-air combat and air-to-ground missions. She has undertaken many practice missions which involved firing of rockets, ..