Indian Air Force

India to unveil Rafale M deal for INS Vikrant aircraft carrier on Bastille Day

India to unveil Rafale M deal for INS Vikrant aircraft carrier on Bastille Day

India to purchase 26 Dassault Rafale M naval fighter aircraft India and France will sign this week a deal for… Read More

10 months ago

USAF B-1B Bombers take part in Cope India exercise for first time (The Indian Air Force would need a Squadron of Lancer Strategic Bombers urgently)

The Indian Air Force, which has reportedly toyed with the idea of acquiring modern bombers in the past, would need… Read More

1 year ago

India’s Tejas, Rafale, Su-30MKI to dogfight against USAF F-15E Strike Eagle fighter bombers in Cope India air exercise

The timing of Cope India with participation of the F-15E is important as the F-15EX is one of the contenders… Read More

1 year ago

Dassault wants to prove the Rafale M can fly from a ski-jump in India but INS Vikrant lift may be too small to accommodate either the French fighter or the F/A-18

The Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet – Rafale M’s competitor – already demonstrated the ski-jump capability in December 2020 at NAS… Read More

3 years ago

Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter makes emergency landing on school ground

On Aug. 25, 2021 an Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter made an emergency landing on a school ground… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] F-15EX performs first flight, paving the way for the delivery of the first two jets to the USAF later this year

The F-15EX completes 90-minute test flight. As the interesting video in this post shows, the new Boeing F-15EX fighter jet… Read More

3 years ago

As Boeing gets approval to offer F-15EX to India, the USAF prepares to welcome the first new F-15s since 2004

The F-15EX will compete with Sweden’s Saab Gripen and France’s Dassault Rafale among others for the IAF’s plan to replace… Read More

3 years ago

Boeing completes delivery of all AH-64E Apache and CH-47F Chinook military helicopters to the Indian Air Force

The final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over to the IAF at Air Force Station, Hindan.… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing thinks to Push F-15EX to India

Boeing has requested US government clearance to offer the F-15EX for an Indian Air Force requirement for 110 fighters.   Boeing is… Read More

4 years ago

Indian Air Force Bids Farewell to the MiG-27 Bahadur

Seven MiG-27MUs of 32 Wing, 29 Squadron Scorpions took off from Jodhpur AFS for the last time today. On Dec.… Read More

4 years ago

U.S. State Department Reprimanded Pakistan Air Force Chief for using F-16 and AIM-120 against India

U.S. State Department did not mention the shooting down of an Indian MiG-21 by Pakistan F-16 as this will trigger… Read More

4 years ago

Video shows Indian Air Force Jaguar in serious trouble after suffering bird strike

The IAF credited the Jaguar pilot for saving civilian lives as well as protecting a war-waging asset. On  Jun. 27,… Read More

5 years ago

“Our jets used clouds to hide from Pakistani Radar during Balakot airstrikes,” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said

Divya Spandana, social media director for India's main opposition party, the Congress Party, mocked Modi, tweeting that the ability to use radar… Read More

5 years ago

“News of Pakistani pilots training to fly Qatari Rafale is fake news,” French ambassador to India says

The news caused concerns in the Indian military establishment since the IAF is procuring 36 Rafales. The French ambassador to India,… Read More

5 years ago

“JF-17 Thunder used to shoot down Indian MiG-21, but F-16s were around too,” Pakistani Spokesperson Says

"As regard to how to use F-16, in what context [they] were used or not now it remains between Pakistan… Read More

5 years ago

Lack of hardened aircraft shelters for Su-30s forced India to respond to PAF intrusion with MiG-21s first

“Owing to the bureaucratic delays, we could not develop blast pens for Su-30 MKIs near the LoC," anonymous Indian Defence… Read More

5 years ago