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India receives first Rafale Jet from France for Indian Air Force

Defence Minister received the first Rafale jet built for Indian Air Force (IAF) in France. The full first batch of jets will arrive in India only in May 2020. Key Facts: The word Rafale is a French word meaning gust of wind. It will boost India?s air dominance exponentially to ensure peace and security in ..

Modernization of the Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is the air warfare wing of the Indian Armed Forces. By virtue of the size of its personnel (140,000+) and aircraft assets (nearly 1800), it ranks as the fourth largest amongst all the air forces of the world (only the airforces of United States, China, and Russia are larger). The ..

India launches new search for Fighter Aircrafts

The Indian Air Force has launched a new search for fighter planes. The deal, which is estimated to be worth USD 15 billion for 114 aircraft, is currently the largest aircraft deal of this size in the world. It has attracted the attention of various major defense corporations in the world like the Lockheed Martin ..

Big Week ahead at the Supreme Court

The entire bench of the Supreme Court of India will reconvene after the 6-week summer vacation. A number of major cases like the Rafale Case, the Sabarimala Case and the ambit of Right to Information (RTI) ambit on the office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) are expected to be pronounced this week. What ..

IAF Jaguar suffers bird hit, pilot recovers plane till airbase

An Indian Air Force Jaguar fighter-bomber aircraft operating out of Ambala airbase suffered an engine failure, allegedly due to a bird strike. The quick-thinking pilot saved the aircraft by dropping off the fuel-tanks & small practice bombs which lightened the load and recovered it to Ambala airbase. The aircraft was on a routine training mission. ..