Indian Air Force (IAF) Current Affairs, GK & News

Basic customs duty and health cess on medical oxygen, equipment launched

The Government of India has granted complete exemption from basic health cess on import of oxygen-related equipment and customs duty for a period of three months. Background With the COVID-19 double mutant variant B.1.617 spreading rapidly in the country, the demand for medical oxygen exploded exponentially. In order fulfil this high demand, the Government of ..

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IAF to Participate in Exercise Desert Flag VI in UAE

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will participate in the multinational exercise called “Desert Flag” in the United Arab Emirates. The Air Force of India will take part in the exercise along with the forces of the France and United States. Key Facts The six Indian Air Force fighter called “Su-30-MKI fighters” took their flight off to participate ..

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DRDO successfully test fires Akash-NG missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully test-fired the surface-to-air Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile off the Odisha coast. The missile can intercept the aerial threats. The missile has been launched in order to boost the Indian Air Force (IAF) defence system. Akash-NG Akash-NG is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile defense system. It has ..

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SAAW: Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon of DRDO

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited recently test fired the SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) from Hawk aircraft successfully. SAAW was developed by Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO). SAAW is the first smart weapon fired from an Indian Hawk. About SAAW SAAW is a long-range precision guided anti-airfield weapon. The weapon is capable of engaging ground targets ..

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Exercise Kavach: To be held under Andaman and Nicobar Command

The Indian Army is to conduct a large scale joint military exercise Kavach in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal. The exercise is to be held under the aegis of Andaman and Nicobar Command. About the Exercise The Joint Military Exercise Kavach will involve Indian Navy, Indian Army, Indian Air Force and Indian Coast ..

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