ndia on April 15 will celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Arjan Singh was born in Lyallpur (Faisalabad, now in Pakistan).
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday released radar images quashed Pakistan’s claim that it had not usd F-16 fighter jets against India on February 27, the day when the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) violated the Indian airspace.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon induct US-made Apache AH-64E attack helicopters, as the first batch of our choppers will arrive in July this year.
In a landmark move, lady officers will now be granted permanent commission (PC) in all 10 branches of the Indian Army. The defence ministry in a statement on Tuesday said, “Women officers will be granted permanent commission in the Indian Army in all the ten branches where women are inducted for short service commission.”
Pakistan today claimed that its navy chased away the Indian Naval submarine after it entered its waters on March 4. A Pakistani Navy spokesperson said that they used its specialised skills to ward off the submarine, successfully keeping it from entering Pakistani waters.
Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa on Monday during a press conference in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, said that the Indian Air Force (IAF) only focussed on whether targets were hit or not and didn’t count the number of casualties suffered by terrorists.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in his last radio message before ejecting his Mig-21 Bison was, “R-73 selected”. He then let loose the Vympel R-73 air-to-air missile at the Pakistan fighter jet, F-16, before he himself was hit.
On February 27, when the entire nation was praying for the safety of Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who was taken into custody by Pakistan Army after his aircraft crashed into Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), we lost lost six IAF personnel in a Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash in Jammu and Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Another Pakistan’s lie busted today,after Lockheed Martin, manufacturer of F-16 rubbished the claim of Danyal Gilani, Director in the Information Minister’s office and chairman of Pakistan’s Central Film Board.
Pak security forces saved IAF Wing Commander Varthaman from a mob and was taken to the Pakistani Army base, but PAF’s pilot who landed in Laam Valley, stretching out westward from Naushehra into PoK was lynched by its own citizens, for mistaking him to be an Indian pilot.