South Western Air Command Current Affairs, GK & News

Tarun Chaudhri becomes first IAF pilot to complete wingsuit skydive jump

Wing Commander Tarun Chaudhri has become the first Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot to perform a wingsuit skydive jump. He achieved the feat on July 21 during the Kargil Diwas celebrations at Air Force Station in Jodhpur. The jump was accomplished from a Mi-17 helicopter from an altitude of 8,500 feet. This is the first ..


Air Marshal BS Dhanoa to be new IAF chief

Air Marshal BS Dhanoa has been appointed as the next chief of IAF. He will take over from the present IAF chief Arup Raha from December 31. Dhanoa got commissioned into the fighter stream of the IAF in June 1978. He has vast experience serving in various squadrons of IAF and also in the Intelligence ..


Sudarshan Shakti

Recently, the Indian Armed Forces (Army and Air Force) is testing its war-fighting doctrine in the Barmer-Jaisalmer sector, in biggest ever war game. The frontline IAF fighter aircraft such as the Sukhoi-30, AWACS and UAVs provided live feed of war games to battle field commanders. Sixty thousand troops and 300 tanks participated in the exercise ..