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  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness 06-06-2014 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...
  • Boeing delivers 4th C-17 aircraft to Indian Air Force 26-10-2013 12:58 AM

    Boeing has delivered its fourth C-17 Globemaster III aircraft to the Indian Air Force (IAF), with one more to be supplied by the year end. This keeps the American aircraft giant on track to deliver five of the large, versatile military transport aircraft to the IAF this year, and five...
  • Army, Air force and Navy personnel positioned in Odisha 12-10-2013 07:56 PM

    With Cyclone Phailin set to hit near Gopalpur in Odisha this evening, army, navy air force and NDRF personnel were ready to move out in the state. GOC Madhya Bharat, Lt Gen Ramesh Rana, who was coordinating rescue and relief operations said "While some columns are already moving, other columns...
  • Cyclone Phailin: IAF sends C-17 aircraft to transport relief material 12-10-2013 02:25 PM

    The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s latest strategic transport aircraft, the C-17 Globe Master undertook its first sortie towards transporting of relief materials including specialist army vehicles and ambulance from bases in central India to Bhubaneswar, ahead of the arrival of cyclone Phailin, due to strike land later this evening. The...
  • C-17 Globemaster the big draw at 81st IAF day 08-10-2013 03:08 PM

    The big transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster is the big draw as the Indian Air Force celebrates its 81st anniversary today. ...
  • IAF to induct its biggest transport plane on Monday 01-09-2013 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: Bolstering IAF's capability to swiftly transport combat troops and equipment such as tanks to the front, Defence Minister AK Antony will formally induct its biggest 70-tonne C-17 heavy-lift transport aircraft into service at the Hindon Air Base near New Delhion Monday. The Defence Minister will formally induct the...
  • 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...
  • IAF's C-17 Globemaster-III makes its maiden flight to Andaman & Nicobar 01-07-2013 03:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force's latest acquisition American strategic C-17 Globemaster-III made its maiden flight to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday. Climbing an altitude of 28,000 feet with an unrefueled range of 2,400 nautical miles, the aircraft landed at Port Blair to induct the rotational Infantry Battalion...
  • IAF gets its first American strategic C-17 Globemaster aircraft 18-06-2013 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has received its first American strategic airlifted on Tuesday as the C-17 Globemaster aircraft landed at the Hindon airbase near the national capital. Two more C-17 aircraft will be brought in within weeks. The aircraft are part of a fleet of 10 aircraft that...
  • Boeing deal shows growing ties with India: US 08-06-2011 12:18 PM

    Washington: The United States has described India's proposed purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster heavy-lift transport aircraft in a $ 4.1 billion deal as indicative of growing military and humanitarian ties between the two countries. The deal announced during President Barack Obama's India visit "will double the value of US-Indian...