IAF: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

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

Published: August 25, 2020

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

Published: July 31, 2020

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

Published: March 2, 2020

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

Published: February 28, 2020

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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MiG 27 Retire: Last Squadron of fighter jet Decommissioned

Published: December 27, 2019

The MiG-27, which is known to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) as the ‘Flogger’ and to Indian Air Force (IAF) as ‘Bahadur’, flew its last sortie in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. After this flight, IAF bid adieu to its squadron of seven aircraft as all were decommissioned. The last MiG-27 unit to operate the jet, Number 29 ..

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