Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday applauded the Indian Naval pilots for carrying out the landing of LCA Tejas (Navy) on the indigenously-developed aircraft INS Vikrant. PM Modi, while responding to a tweet by the Indian Navy on the landing of the aircraft on INS Vikrant, said that the efforts for achieving self-reliance are on full swing.
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‘Flying Bullets’, IAF’s No. 18 Squadron, Becomes Operational After Induction of LCA Tejas Mk 1 Aircraft
Giving a boost to “Make in India” programme, he Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday inducted Tejas Mk-1 Final Operation Clearance (FOC) aircraft into the recently resurrected No 18 Squadron, the “Flying Bullets” at Air Force Station Sulur. The Squadron is the first in the IAF to induct this platform.
Garima Abrol, Widow of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol of Indian Air Force, Clears SSB Interview, Will Join Air Force Academy in January 2020
Garima Abrol, widow of Squadron Leader Samir Abrol one of the Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots who died in a plane crash on February 1, this year in Bengaluru, cleared Services Selection Board (SSB) from AFSB Varanasi in the widow category.
Indian Air Force to Call Off Deal to Procure 20 Hawk Jets
A defence deal to buy 20 Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer planes is likely to be called off by the Air Force. The main reason for scrapping the deal is that the price to buy these advance trainer jets are like to cost more than Rs 2,000 crore, which is beyond the expectations of the defenceContinue reading “Indian Air Force to Call Off Deal to Procure 20 Hawk Jets”
Indigenous Built LCA-Tejas Performed Well During The ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’
The major positive to take away from the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) biggest war-like exercise, ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018′ is the performance of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas. The indigenously-manufactured (LCA) Tejas was put to test by the IAF in the 14-day long exercise. The aircraft performed as per the requirement of the force. The majorContinue reading “Indigenous Built LCA-Tejas Performed Well During The ‘Gagan-Shakti 2018’”