Air Force Current Affairs - 2019

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India test-fires BrahMos from indigenous warship INS Kolkata successfully

The 290 km-range BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile was successfully test- fired from country’s largest indigenous warship INS Kolkata off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka. The combat ship is yet to be formally inducted into the Indian Navy. The missile was test-fired from INS Kolkata, which is a new ship under Project 15-Alpha series, Read More…

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Pakistan Budget 2014 allocates Rs.700 billion for Defense

Pakistan’s Defense budget has been raised to Rs700. 2 billion for the fiscal year 2014-15 starting on July 1, compared with Rs 627.2 billion provided in the last fiscal, which shows a jack up of Rs 73 billion. However, the military had demanded an increase of Rs 173 billion in defense spending. As per military Read More…

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IAF Mountaineering Team explored Mt Garud Parvat an unclimbed peak in Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Air Force launched a mountaineering excursion to Gorichen region of Arunachal Pradesh with a goal to discover and climb unclimbed peaks. The team led by Wg Cdr D Panda, included 15 air warriors. After widespread search and scouting, the team summited an unclimbed peak of height 5887M. It was a exciting and exhausting task Read More…

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IAF mountaineering squad explores unclimbed peaks in Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Air Force launched a mountaineering expedition to Gorichen area of Arunachal Pradesh with an aim to explore and climb unclimbed peaks. The 15-member team of IAF personnel was led by Wg Cdr D Panda. The expedition included both experienced and newly trained mountaineers. The team climbed an unclimbed peak of height 5887M in two Read More…

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India conducts successful test of first indigenous air-to-air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) ‘Astra’ missile

India tested its first indigenous air-to-air Beyond Visual Range (BVR) ‘Astra’ missile from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet, marking an important achievement in the development of complex BVR weapons. Astra will initially provide a 44-km range with “high single-shot kill probability”, while its Mark-II version will be able to hit hostile aircraft over 100 km away. Astra v/s Brahmos Read More…

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Tejas test-fires missile successfully

India’s first indigenously designed and developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas successfully launched an infrared seeking air-to-air missile that hit its target with precision. With the success achieved in the test, the plan to induct the aircraft in the Indian Air Force has moved further. About LCA Tejas The LCA was christened Tejas (Radiance) by Prime Read More…

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Air Marshal Arup Raha to be next Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal Arup Raha who is presently the Vice Chief of Air Staff will be the next Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force. He will assume the position after the retirement of the present Chief of the Air Staff NAK Browne on December 31, 2013. Air Marshal Arup Raha is presently the Read More…

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