IAF Current Affairs, GK & News

HANSA-NG: New-Gen two-seater flying trainer aircraft

‘HANSA-NG’, the new generation two-seater flying trainer aircraft completed the in-flight engine relight test. Where was the aircraft tested? The test was conducted at the aeronautical test range (ATR) facility of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) at Challakere, Chitradurga district (Karnataka), and all the parameters of the aircraft were found to be normal. The ..

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Test-Fire of BrahMos Air Launched missile

The Indian Air Force (IAF) announced that it successfully test-fired an Extended Range (ER) version of the BrahMos air-launched supersonic cruise missile. From which aircraft was the missile launched? BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was launched from the Sukhoi fighter jet (Su-30 MKI) and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target (a decommissioned ..

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“MY IAF”: Indian Air Force launches new mobile application for aspirants

As part of the ‘Digital India’ initiative, the Chief of the Air Staff, Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria has launched a mobile application named ‘My IAF’ containing career-related information with job details that are going to be useful for candidates. How will it serve the candidates? The app will serve the candidates by providing information regarding ..

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Five Rafale fighter jets, built by Dassault Aviation of France, arrive at Ambala airbase

The first batch of the Rafale fighter jets has landed at the Ambala Air Base Station and was greeted with a special water cannon salute. This is the first western combat aircraft to join the Indian Air Force 23 years after the Sukhoi aircraft were imported. Highlights The French-manufactured Rafale multi-role combat jets covered a ..

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IAF and Savitribai Phule Pune University sign MoU

The Indian Air Force and Savitribai Phule Pune University recently collaborated by signing a Memorandum of Understanding to set up a ‘Chair of Excellence’ at Department of Defence & Strategic Studies. To commemorate the centenary birth year of the only five-star rank IAF officer Arjan Singh, the chair has been named as ‘Marshal of the ..

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Exercise Indradhanush

The Indian Air Force and the Royal Air Force commenced the 5th edition of joint exercise Indradhanush at Hindan Air Force Station. It is a joint exercise between India and which country? The exercise Indradhanush is a joint exercise between India and United Kingdom. The exercise started in 2006. The 2020 exercise is the 5th ..

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