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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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Nine perish as two IAF choppers collide (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Eight killed as two IAF choppers collide (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) At least eight Indian Air Force (IAF) personnel were killed Thursday when two helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an air force spokesperson said. ... Read more...

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IAF rescues marooned civilians in Jammu


August 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Sunday evacuated two dozen stranded civilians from an island in the flooded Tawi river in Jammu, an officer said.The civil administration ... Read more...

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IAF chief in Kashmir on two-day visit


July 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir."The air chief met the station ... Read more...

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Nod for $1.8 bn defence procurement proposals


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's defence ministry Friday gave its approval to three key proposals from the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Indian Navy to buy 14 new ... Read more...

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Chandigarh airport to be expanded on defence land


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared a defence ministry proposal for exchanging 2.5 acres of land between the Indian Air Force and the union territory administration to ... Read more...

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Deserter IAF officer escapes from custody, yet untraced


May 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 16 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) and Haryana Police are hunting for a wing commander, declared a "deserter" December last year, after he escaped from air force ... Read more...

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New simulators for training air force pilots


May 9th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is acquiring simulators to help its rookie pilots learn the art of flying, parliament was informed Wednesday.The IAF has already ... Read more...

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Rs.11 crore unpaid by VIPS for flying in IAF planes


May 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) VIPs travelled by IAF planes and helicopters on 1,888 occasions over three years since April 2009, raking up a Rs.28.83 crore bill, of which Rs.11 ... Read more...

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Sukhoi skids at Pune airport, flights hit


April 19th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) A Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force skidded and shot off the runway at the Pune airport here Thursday, hitting civilian air traffic, officials ... Read more...

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India ‘well prepared’ in case of war: Antony


April 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) India is well prepared to defend itself in the face of a war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday, dismissing as "rumours" reports about ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage combat jet crashes, pilots safely bail out (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Mirage-2000 combat jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan Monday but the two pilots safely bailed out, an officer said.The trainer ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage-2000 crashes, pilots bail out (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Mirage-2000 combat jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Rajasthan Monday, but the two pilots safely bailed out, an officer said.The ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage-2000 crashes, pilot safe


March 5th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF), Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in Rajasthan Monday but the pilot ejected to safety, an officer said."The crash occurred around 12.45 ... Read more...

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IAF rescues 61 people in Ladakh region


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 61 people trapped in a partially frozen river in the cold desert Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Friday.Amir ... Read more...

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Top officer survives IAF Mirage-2000 crash (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and another pilot ejected safely as an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in central India, ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage-2000 crashes, pilots eject safely (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Air Force Mirage-2000 combat jet crashed in central India Friday afternoon but the two pilots ejected to safety, an IAF spokesman said.The aircraft, ... Read more...

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IAF Mirage-2000 crashes, both pilots safe


February 24th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage-2000 combat aircraft crashed Friday but both pilots ejected to safety, an officer said.The aircraft, which had taken off from ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper


February 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to carry troops and ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 313 stranded passengers between Leh and Srinagar


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Over 300 stranded passengers were Tuesday airlifted between Leh town of Ladakh region and Srinagar by special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties arranged by the Jammu ... Read more...

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Special IAF flights for people stranded in Kargil


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday announced special flights by the Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft Tuesday for people stranded in Kargil town of Ladakh region."The ... Read more...

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IAF to induct latest Russian military choppers Feb 17


February 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) In 10 days from now, India will formally induct the latest Russian military helicopters, Mi-17V5, into its service when Defence Minister A.K. Antony hands over ... Read more...

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IAF plane crashes near Chennai, pilots safe (Lead)


January 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) trainer aircraft crashed into a lake near here early Tuesday but both pilots ejected safely, officials said.The two-seater Kiran trainer ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts stranded Kashmiris


January 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday flew special sorties to airlift 126 people stranded in snowbound areas of Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region of Jammu and ... Read more...

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IAF rushes to evacuate snow-trapped in Jammu


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday rushed to evacuate as many snow-trapped people as possible from remote areas of the Jammu region before it starts raining ... Read more...

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Woman officer leads IAF contingent


January 26th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) History was made Thursday when Flight Lt Sneha Shekhawat, a woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, led a contingent of 144 airmen at the 63rd ... Read more...

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IAF to rescue people stranded in Jammu region


January 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) As the weather cleared in mountainous regions of Jammu Wednesday, the Indian Air Force (IAF) began preparations to evacuate some 300 snow-trapped people in Kishtwar district, ... Read more...

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IAF plane makes forced landing in Assam


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft made a forced landing in Assam following a technical snag. No one was hurt in the incident that took ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 1,377 people in Kashmir


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A total of 1,377 tourists and locals stranded because of bad weather were transported by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Srinagar to Jammu and vice-versa ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

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IAF sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it is making special arrangements of Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties for airlifting stranded passengers between this summer capital ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF staffer shot dead, wife injured


January 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 19 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force (IAF) staffer was shot dead and his wife critically injured after unidentified men broke into their home here early Thursday, police ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF officer killed (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A 48-year-old former Indian Air Force (IAF) officer who was working with a private company was found stabbed to death here Sunday, police said.Surender Kumar, ... Read more...

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