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IAF hits JeM's biggest camp in Pakistan: India

IAF hits JeM’s biggest camp in Pakistan: India

New Delhi: Indian Air Force (IAF) jets early on Tuesday hit the biggest training camp of the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) group in Pakistan, eliminating a very large number of terrorists and their trainers. Foreign Secretary Vijay K. Gokhale told the media that the “non-military pre-emptive action was specifically targeted at the[Read More…]

Damage caused by IAF strike not known: Omar Abdullah

Damage caused by IAF strike not known: Omar Abdullah

Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that one cannot possibly speculate on what will happen next following the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike across the Line of Control (LoC) as there was no information of the damage caused. “Unless we know which Balakote is[Read More…]

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IAF aircraft goes missing near China border

An Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft has gone missing after it lost radio contact in Assam’s Tezpur, near China border on Tuesday. The fighter jet, with two pilots on board, took off from Salonibari in Assam at 10.30 am on Tuesday. The aircraft’s fleet was facing some engine troubles[Read More…]

IAF’s Sukhoi-30: Bloodstained shoe, wallet found, no trace of pilots

IAF denied permission to private airline to operate flight

Indian Air Force on Tuesday denied permission to a private airline to operate its flight from here to Jaisalmer citing security reasons. Following this the airline threatened to initiating legal action against the IAF for disrupting the flight and causing monetary loss to it. “A private airline, which had sought[Read More…]

Homegrown ‘eye in the sky’ joins IAF fleet at aero show

The Indian Air Force inducted the first indigenously developed all-weather airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system — ‘Eye in the Sky’ — at the Aero India 2017 in Bengaluru, augmenting its ability to detect incoming cruise missiles, fighter jets and even drones from both Pakistan and China. The Netra[Read More…]

ECI blocks launch of book on Rafale, N Ram was to inaugurate

Need about 200-250 Rafale jets: Air chief Arup Raha

Outgoing air force chief, Arup Raha on Wednesday said the 36 Rafale warplanes ordered from France for $8.7 billion were not enough and India needed to buy around 200-250 such fighter jets to sharpen its military edge. The Air Chief Marshal, who is set to retire on December 31, also[Read More…]

IAF chief Arup Raha hits out at China’s comment over Agni-V test

A day after Chinese foreign office reacted sharply on trial of nuclear capable Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile, IAF Chief Air Marshal Arup Raha said India believes in peace and tranquility with neighbours but historically we have been drawn into conflicts. Without naming China, Air Chief Marshal Raha said, “We have[Read More…]

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