Tag: IAF

Twitter, twitter everywhere….what to read what not to read

Lalit Shastri Manmohan Bahadur, Additional Director General, Centre for Air Power Studies, Delhi, who retired as Air Vice Marshal of IAF, and has been an ace helicopter pilot, UN soldier and dabbles in Security and strategic issues, has expressed surprise over an opinion column published by ThePrint questioning Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, the

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IAF airlifts 5000kg of rescue and life saving equipment for Maharashtra flood hit areas

Newsroom24x7 Network Ahmedabad: South Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force has airlifted 5000kg of rescue & life saving equipment & 84 personnel by 2 Avro & 2 An-32 aircraft from Pune and Mumbai for Kolhapur and Sangli. Meanwhile, according to PRO Defence Gujarat, helicopters are standing by at Pune and Mumbai as they

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Indian Air Force: The first batch of the Apache Guardian Attack Helicopters to arrive in July

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Indian Air Force has Tweeted: The first batch of the (Apache Guardian Attack) helicopters is scheduled to be shipped to India by July this year. Selected aircrew & ground crew have undergone training at the training facilities at US Army base Fort Rucker, Alabama. Read more on https://t.co/iGT8y5kfPL https://t.co/pHRArBCjbz https://twitter.com/IAF_MCC/status/1127071718244139009?s=17

IAF MIG-27 on routine sortie crashes near Jodhpur

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: An Indian Air Force MiG-27 aircraft got airborne from Air Force Station Uttarlai, Rajasthan at 1127 hrs today for a routine sortie. The aircraft crashed at 1145 hrs, approximately 120 km south of Jodhpur. The pilot ejected safely and has been recovered by Search and Rescue helicopter. The pilot is safe

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Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa will take over as IAF Chief on 31 December

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Air Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa, PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, will takeover as Chief of Air Staff on 31 December 2016, on retirement of Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, PVSM AVSM VM ADC. Air Marshal BS Dhanoa will be the 25th Chief of the IAF since independence. The appointment was formally

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Earthquake Nepal: Indian Army takes up major rescue and relief operation

Army Operation Maitri (Update at 5 Pm on 27 Apr) Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Under “Operation Maitri” – the ongoing rescue and relief operations of Indian Army (IA) being undertaken keeping in focus the priorities underscored by Nepal Army, a Task Force(TF) Headquarters has been established in Kathmandu under Maj Gen Sandhu of IA. Another TF has been

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