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

IAF celebrates 89th anniversary

Indian Air Force is celebrating its 89th Foundation Day on October 8, 2021. Key facts Air Force Day parade is being held at the Hindon airbase, Ghaziabad. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh are attending the event. The parade was ..

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India’s 1st Emergency Landing Facility on National Highway in Rajasthan

Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh and Union Highways Minister, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Emergency Landing Facility on a National Highway in Rajasthan on September 9, 2021. Key Facts This emergency landing facility has been constructed on the Satta-Gandhav stretch of National Highway (NH) 925A in Barmer, Rajasthan. On the occasion, C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft ..

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CCS clears procurement of 56 transport aircraft

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has cleared the procurement of 56 transport aircraft from Airbus on September 8, 2021. Key Points This decision would provide a major fillip to the transport fleet of Indian Air Force. This deal to buy the C-295MW transport aircraft will cost upwards of Rs 20,000 crore. First 16 of ..

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Advanced Chaff Technology developed by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed an advanced chaff technology with the objective of safeguarding Indian Air Force Fighter Jets from enemy missiles. Key Points This advanced chaff technology will be used to distract enemy’s radar-guided missiles. Indian Air Force started the process of induction of this new technology after completing its ..

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Russia to supply 21 MIG-29 fighter jets to India

In the year 2020, the Indian Air Force received approval from the defence ministry to procure 21 MiG-29 fighter jets besides 12 Sukhoi MK1 from Russia. In recent news, a spokesperson of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation has said that Russia will supply 21 MiG-29 fighters to India.   Highlights The Indian Air Force ..

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