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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.

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 ..

Australia to host biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise “Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18)”

The biennial multi-national large force employment warfare exercise “Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18)” will be hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in Australia, which is scheduled from 24th July to 18th August. For the first time, the Indian Air Force is participating in the mega exercise with fighter aircraft, which will involve over 100 ..

Sukhoi fighters to be integrated with BrahMos missiles

India is heading towards joining the power club of few countries having air-launched cruise missiles with a proposal to equip the Indian Air Force’s vanguard fighter aircraft Su-30 MKI with BrahMos. The Cabinet Committee on Security is likely to mull over the proposal of the Defence Ministry to procure the air-launched version of the 290-km-range ..

News Today : December 14, 2011

NTPC inks pact worth Rs 43 cr with EGCB, Bangladesh NTPC Ltd, country s largest state-owned power generator, signed a Contract Agreement worth Rs 43 crore with Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh Ltd (EGCB) for providing Operation and Maintenance Services (OMS) to 2×120 MW Gas based Siddhirganj power plant, Dhaka. This is the largest single ..

Phaseout of MiG-21

The Flying Coffins MiG-21s, which have been in news for frequent crashes, will be phased out by the Indian Air Force by 2017 and replaced by modern fighter aircraft such as Su-30MKI and indigenous LCA. The phase-out will begin from 2015-16 and last of the squadrons of the aircraft will be phased out by 2017 ..