Indian Air Force’s (IAF’s) Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jet in February 2019, was awarded the Vir Chakra by President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. The Defence Investiture Ceremony was held at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday, November 22.
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‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’ Trailer Released; Ajay Devgn As Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik in Movie Based on 1971 Indo-Pak War, Know The True Story
The much-awaited trailer of Ajay Devgn’s movie “Bhuj: The Pride Of India” was released on Monday, i.e. July 12. The movie, directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, is based on the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The lead role of Squadron Leader Vijay Kumar Karnik is played by Ajay Devgn.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Flies Joint Sortie With IAF Chief BS Dhanoa From Pathankot Airbase
Vir Chakra awardee WIng Commnader Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday flew a joint sortie with Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa in the trainer version of the MiG-21 Type 69 fighter aircraft from Pathankot airbase. The 26 Squadron is based at Pathankot Air Force Station
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman to Get Vir Chakra, 5 IAF Pilots to be Conferred Vayu Seva Medal For Carrying Out Balakot Airstrikes; Yudh Seva Medal For Sqn Ldr Minty Agarwal
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be conferred Vir Chakra on Independence day for shooting down Pakistan’s F-16 fighter jet during aerial combat which took place on February 27 after Pakistan Air Force (PAF) violated the Indian airspace.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Meets Army And Air Force Personnel in Jammu And Kashmir; Watch Video
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman on Saturday cheered by army and air force personnel. The video of the IAF officer’s interaction with his colleagues is doing rounds on social media.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Recommended For ‘Vir Chakra’, IAF Also Recommends 12 Fighter Pilots For Vayu Sena Medal For Carrying Out Air Strikes on JeM Camps in Pakistan
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday recommended Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman for the Vir Chakra, the third highest Gallantary award of wartime after the Paramvir Chakra and the Mahavir Chakra.
Inspired by Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, Over 2,000 Kashmiri Youths Take Part in Indian Army Recruitment Drive
On Saturday over 2000 Kashmiri youths took part in a recruitment rally of the Territorial Army in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. Amongst the youths appeared for the recruitment rally told the media that they were inspired by Indian Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s bravery.
IAF Air Strikes in Pakistan: ‘We Don’t Count the Dead, Says Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa After BJP Chief Amit Shah Claims Over 250 JeM Terrorists Killed in Balakot
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.
‘R-73 Selected’, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman’s Last Radio Message Before Ejecting Out of Mig-21 Bison
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.
Pakistan Air Force Pilot Shahzaz Ud Din Whose F-16 Was Shot Down by Wg Cd Abhinandan Varthaman Mistaken to be Indian; Lynched by PoK Locals?
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.