Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne

  • General Bikram Singh takes over as new CoSC December 31, 2013

    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 the...
  • India gets its second Boeing Globemaster transport plane July 23, 2013

    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 from...
  • Air Chief Marshal Browne confirms MiG-21 phase out to begin in 2017 May 24, 2013

    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 and...
  • Dhoni, Sachin not to fly Sukhoi at this point: IAF October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: More than a year after Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni did not avail the offer to fly in its frontline Su-30MKI combat aircraft, the IAF on Tuesday suggested that they would not be able to fly in any of their fighter jets in near future as the...
  • Indian Air Force celebrates 80th anniversary October 8, 2012

    Here are the images of celebrations to mark 80th anniversary of Indian Air Force. ...
  • IAF Chief praises pilot who refused to fly Rahul in Assam October 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne on Friday praised the helicopter pilot who refused to fly Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in September during his Assam visit, saying safety of the Congress leader was more important than anything else. Browne also said the force will not break any rule to...
  • IAF to induct 214 fifth generation fighter jets October 4, 2011

    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 twin-seater...
  • Only experienced pilots will fly MiG-21s: IAF September 1, 2011

    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 training...