Indian Air Force Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Air Force

The IAF was founded on 8 October, 1932 as an auxiliary air force of the British Empire. Now, it forms the air arm of the Indian Armed Forces, Its primary responsibilities are to secure the Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare in the event of conflict. However, it is also involved in humanitarian missions ..

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Prasthan Offshore Security Exercise

‘Prasthan’ is an offshore security exercise that was conducted in Mumbai’s Offshore Development Area (ODA) on 23rd March 2022. This exercise was conducted under the aegis of the Western Naval Command’s Headquarters. Overview: This exercise is conducted every six months. This exercise was led by the Indian Navy. The participants of this exercise were from ..

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Exercise Paschim Lehar

The Exercise Paschim Lehar is conducted to enhance the cooperation among the different naval commands in the Indian Navy. It involves Indian Army and Indian Air Force as well. Recently, the exercise was conducted in the west coast. About the exercise The exercise was held for twenty days. It was conducted to enhance the operational ..

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DRDO flight-tests New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG)

New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG), a surface-to-air Missile has been successfully flight-tested Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on 21 July, 2021 from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha.   Highlights Having a range of 80km Akash-NG has a better range compared to the original version which has a range of around ..

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Forest Fire in Mizoram

The Indian Air Force recently deployed two Mi-17V5 helicopters equipped with Bambi Bucket to control the forest fires. The forest fires have been raging in the hills of south Mizoram. Most Fire Prone Zones The Lunglei and Aizwal of Mizoram where the forest fires are currently raging is the most fire-prone zone in India according ..

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October 31: Ekta Diwas

Every year on October 31, India celebrates the National Unity Day or Ekta Diwas. This year the celebrations of the day are to be held in Kevadia, Guajrat. PM Modi is to participate in the celebrations. Key Highlights This year Ekta Diwas is to be celebrated to commemorate 145th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. ..

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