Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: Indian Air Force

Recent events have shed light on the attempt of Russian hackers to infiltrate the Indian Navy and Air Force exams through the dark web. The Intelligence Department of Delhi Police were the ones who brought the widespread operation to hack into numerous entrance exams and complete them remotely.
The Indian Air Force has dismissed an officer after he refused to take the COVID-19 vaccine stating that he was using ayurvedic medicines suggested by the AYUSH ministry to increase his immunity against COVID-19. The officer has now challenged his termination in the Gujarat High Court which has issued a notice to the Indian Air Force.
Iranian missiles missed IAF Rafales enroute to India from France via Al Dhafra US Airbase in UAE while pilots took cover. The Rafales were being delivered to India for induction into the Indian Air Force. Iranian missiles narrowly miss...
A shocking 2017 report by the national auditor CAG observed that several agencies lied about the malfunctioning missiles and poor quality of spare parts provided by the private vendors to the government and said that the Akash Missile System...
After suspending the Switzerland based firm for a year for major defense scandal just months ago, the Defense Ministry now lifts partial ban on Swiss Pilatus. Top IAF officials are believed to be under scanner for this aircraft deal....
The Ukraine India Antonov Aircraft scandal is a controversy surrounding the mysterious landing of the aircraft in Jaipur enroute from Karachi. Further, there have been a spate of crashes of Antonov AN-32 aircraft in the past 2 years which...
In 2017, the $500 million Spike anti-tank missile deal was canceled so that we can develop our own indigenous defence technology. The deal however was 'back on table' after Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to India. But the...
This piece was published in 2014 and is reproduced here to highlight how the Indian Air Force rewrote the rules of air combat through the use of its innovative tactics while flying the MiG 21 Bison. The Cope India 2004...
A parliamentary panel has expressed its deep concerns over the continued incidents of mishaps involving aircraft of the Indian Air Force, resulting into loss of precious lives and huge money. In its latest report, the Standing Committee on Defence...