Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne

  • General Bikram Singh takes over as new CoSC 31-12-2013 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General Bikram Singh on Monday took over as the new Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) to succeed Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, who is superannuating on December 31, 2013. The baton of the CoSC was handed over to General Singh by...
  • India gets its second Boeing Globemaster transport plane 23-07-2013 12:46 PM

    Washington: Indian Air Force (IAF) has taken delivery of its second military transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster III, a month after India's first C-17 arrived in the country and immediately began supporting IAF operations. The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, took delivery of the second IAF C-17...
  • Air Chief Marshal Browne confirms MiG-21 phase out to begin in 2017 24-05-2013 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: After 50 years of service, the phaseout of the MiG-21 will begin in 2017 as confirmed by Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne. It is expected to be replaced by the Light Combat Aircraft (LAC) Tejas. IAF operates about 80 (four squadrons) of these Russian-origin planes in its fleet...
  • IAF to induct 214 fifth generation fighter jets 04-10-2011 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct a total of 214 single and twin-seater variants of the advanced Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) being developed jointly by India and Russia. The fighters are likely to be inducted by 2017. "We are looking for 166 single seater and 48...
  • Only experienced pilots will fly MiG-21s: IAF 01-09-2011 03:53 PM

    New Delhi: In view of a large number of crashes involving the MiG-21s, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has decided that after December 2012 only experienced pilots will fly the fighter jet aircraft. IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal (ACM) NAK Browne on Thursday said those undergoing...