28 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Three squadrons of the aging MiG 21 and MiG 27 fighter jets are set to be phased out this year even as Indian Air Force focuses on cannibalization to keep the serviceability rate of its aircraft high.
27 Jun 2015
Lucknow: The Agra-Lucknow expressway in Uttar Pradesh is all set to become country’s first road runway for combat jets of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
18 Jun 2015
Baghdad: Islamic State today said it had shot down an Iraqi fighter plane north of the city of Ramadi in Anbar Province. It was not immediately possible to independently confirm the claim made on one of Islamic State's Twitter accounts.
11 Apr 2015
New Delhi: India said on Friday it will buy 36 Rafale fighter jets in fly-away condition from France. India had shortlisted Rafale, made by Dassault Aviation, in a USD 20-billion deal for purchase of 126 fighter jets for the MMRCA project in 2012.
16 Jun 2015
Allahabad (UP): A Jaguar fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) today crashed while on a routine sortie near here, the second such incident this year.
14 Mar 2015
Beijing: The Sino-Myanmar border turned tense on Saturday as China deployed fighter jets after lodging a strong diplomatic protest with its neighbour following the death of four Chinese when a Myanmarese warplane reportedly dropped a bomb in southwestern Yunnan province.
12 Apr 2015
Paris: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked France and wrapped up his first visit here that saw the two nations elevate their strategic ties to a new level as they agreed on a deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets and decided to move ahead with the log-jammed Jaitapur nuclear project.
11 Apr 2015
Panaji: The deal struck with France for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets will bring some relief to the Indian Air Force into which they will be inducted within two years, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday.
10 Mar 2015
United Nations: Libya's request for UN approval to buy fighter jets, tanks and other weaponry to fight Islamic State militants has been put on hold at the request of seven Security Council members led by Spain, diplomats have said.
12 Apr 2015
Hannover: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived here on the second leg of a three-nation tour during which he will seek Germany's support for his 'Make in India' campaign.