Indian Air Force: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Defence Ministry places 10 lakh hand grenades order with private sector for the first time

On October 1, 2020, the Defence Ministry placed orders with a private firm for the first time. The order has been placed for the supply of 10 lakh hand grenades. These grenades will replace the vintage design grenades that are in use. So far, these products were either imported or made by the Ordnance factories. ..

CAG report: Irregularities in Defence Purchases

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Auditor General submitted its report on Defence Ministry to both the houses of the Parliament. Key findings of the Report The modernisation of Mi-17 medium lift helicopters that was proposed in 2002 has still not been achieved. According to the report, the contracted delivery of the upgraded ninety ..

Women Officers for the first time join Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy

For the first time in the history of Indian Defence System two women officers were selected to join as Observers in the Helicopter Stream of Indian Navy. They will be the first women combatants operating warships. Highlights The two women officers joining the Helicopter team are Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh and Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi. ..

Indian Air Force to formally induct Rafale Fighter Jets in Ambala

The Indian Air Force is going to formally induct the Rafale aircraft on September 10, 2010 at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft will be a part of 17 Squadron called as the Golden Arrows. The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft have arrived to the Air Force Station, Ambala from France on July ..

“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 ..