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Updated : 1 year, 8 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 6 (ANI): Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman' 51 Squadron will be awarded unit citation by Air Chief Marshal R K S Bhadauria for thwarting Pakistani aerial attack and shooting down their F-16 fighter aircraft on Feb 27, earlier this year.
New Delhi [India], Oct 4 (ANI): Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria on Friday listed the successful strike on Jaish terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot as a major achievement of the force this year.
New Delhi [India], Oct 4 (ANI): The Indian Air Force on Friday showed the story of Balakot airstrikes on a terror camp in Pakistan in a promotional video at the annual Air Force Day press conference which was addressed by Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria.
New Delhi [India], Oct 4 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Friday said that the Mi-17 helicopter, which crashed on February 27 in Srinagar killing all six personnel on board, was hit by an IAF missile and assured action against those guilty.
Ankara [Turkey], Sept 30 (ANI): The Turkish military shot down a drone near the Syrian border after it violated the country's airspace multiple times, the Defense Ministry said.
Zlate Moravce [Slovakia], Sept 29 (ANI): A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed in Slovakia here with initial reports indicating that the incident may have occurred due to a shortage in fuel.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 25 (ANI): One of the main planners of the Balakot aerial strikes on Pakistan in February this year, Group Captain YS Negi managed to eject safely from his MiG-21 fighter aircraft which crashed in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, on Wednesday.
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): As visuals of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flying a sortie with IAF chief BS Dhanoa played out on TV screens, viewers were quick to spot the swashbuckling 'gunslinger' moustache was missing on the famed India pilot who shot down a PAF F-16 fig
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who famously shot down a Pakistan Air Force's F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight in February earlier this year, flew a joint sortie with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa on Monday.
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who emerged as a hero after he shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during a dogfight in February earlier this year, flew a sortie with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa in a MiG-21 fighter aircraft here on Monday.
Updated : 1 year, 10 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Vir Chakra awardee Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet post-Balakot operations, has resumed flying operations.
Beijing [China], Aug 21 (ANI): China on Wednesday objected to the US decision to sell 66 F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, saying it will impose sanctions on American companies linked to the deal.