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on This Day : On 25 Aug 81, IAF's mighty Mig-25 flew its first sortie. Wg Cdr AJ Singh, CO, 102 Sqn and the then CAS, ACM Idris Latif were the pilots in its maiden flight. Mig-25, 'Garuda', is one of the fastest fighters ever to have entered military service.
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Indian Air Force Aug 23
Important notice for AFCAT candidates: Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 02/2019 at exam centres in Srinagar (J&K) on 24 & 25 Aug 19 has been rescheduled. Fresh dates of exam shall be notified shortly.
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Indian Air Force Aug 21
Chairman COSC and CAS ACM BS Dhanoa released the Coffee Table Book 'Vayu Shakti-2019' at Air HQ, New Delhi, today. Ex Vayu Shakti, a comprehensive Fire Power Demonstration (FPD) by the IAF, was held at Pokharan Air-to-Ground Firing Range on 16 Feb 2019.
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Indian Air Force Aug 21
Replying to @IAF_MCC
Sgt Mani Ram & NC(E) Arun Kumar have been airlifted to MH Jodhpur. Cpl Prasad is being treated at Govt. Hospital, Barmer. IAF expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the deceased air-warriors. An investigation has been ordered by IAF authorities.
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Indian Air Force Aug 21
On 21 Aug 19, at about 1015 hrs, an IAF service vehicle met with an accident near Barmer, Rajasthan. There were 06 IAF personnel travelling in the vehicle. Cpl GS Rawat, NC(E) Ashok Kumar & NC(E) L Serpa Kumar sustained fatal injuries.
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Indian Air Force Aug 20
Replying to @IAF_MCC
Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Chairman COSC & the CAS ACM BS Dhanoa launched books on Indigenisation efforts of Defence equipment by services at a seminar on Modernisation & Indigenisation Plans of the IAF in NewDelhi today.
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Indian Air Force Aug 20
In collaboration with CII and SIDM, Indian Air Force organised a seminar on Modernisation & Indigenisation Plans of the IAF in NewDelhi today. Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the seminar and Chairman COSC & the CAS ACM BS Dhanoa addressed the participants.
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Indian Air Force Aug 20
: Good news for IAF aspirants. In a major step, inductions of Ground Duty Branch Officers for IAF through National Defence Academy(NDA) has commenced from 2019 selection cycle. The last date for filling online application is 03 Sep 19. Details on
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Indian Air Force Aug 19
Replying to @SpokespersonMoD
IAF promptly responded & deployed Mi-17 helicopter for the rescue mission. Inspite of weather and prevailing low light conditions, a professional and dedicated team of IAF rescued a total of 03 adults & 06 children and brought them to safety.
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Indian Air Force Aug 19
: On 19 Aug 19 at 0010h, IAF received information from District Commissioner, Karnal about 09 civilians stranded amidst overflowing Yamuna river approx 10 Km South West of Nakur, with the water level rising.
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Indian Air Force Aug 19
: In a daring rescue operation, IAF Mi-17 helicopter rescued two civilians stranded in overflowing Tawi River near Jammu today.
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Armée de l'air Aug 16
Saviez-vous que dans la mythologie hindouiste, "Garuda" est la plus puissante des créatures ailées ? Cet aigle, roi de tous les oiseaux, est vénéré dans plusieurs pays d'Asie. Mais c'est aussi le nom d'un exercice franco-indien 😉
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Indian Air Force Aug 16
Chairman COSC & ACM BS Dhanoa arrived at for the two-day Commanders Conference of Eastern Air Command () today. A Ceremonial Guard of Honour was accorded to him on his arrival.
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Indian Air Force Aug 16
: On 15 Aug 19, responding to a call for from state authorities, launched an Advanced Light Helicopter which rescued three villagers from a river island in Niwari, MP. Prompt response & skilful execution of the mission ensured precious lives were saved.
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Indian Air Force Aug 14
Indian Air Force extends warm greetings to all on the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day. Jai Hind! स्वतंत्रता दिवस के शुभ अवसर पर, भारतीय वायुसेना की ओर से सभी को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं । जय हिंद !
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Indian Air Force Aug 14
– Indian Air Force congratulates Air-warriors conferred with Presidential Award on the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day. - भारतीय वायु सेना की ओर से भारत के ७३ वें स्वतंत्रता दिवस के अवसर पर राष्ट्रपति पुरस्कार से सम्मानित वायु योद्धाओं को बधाई।
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Indian Air Force Aug 14
Indian Air Force contingent reaches to impart Meteorological training to the personnel of Myanmar Air Force. This landmark outreach will enhance mutual defence cooperation between the two nations.
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Indian Air Force Aug 12
Replying to @IAF_MCC
A large number of aerial missions are being launched to ensure relief material reaches even the most inaccessible areas and maximum people are brought to safety. is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that rescue and relief is provided to all in need. 2/2
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Indian Air Force Aug 12
Gujarat,Karnataka,Maharashtra & Kerala are facing the fury of floods. has launched a large scale operation in response to the natural calamity. IAF has established hub centres in affected states to create seamless 'air-bridge' for rescue teams and relief material. 1/2
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Indian Air Force Aug 12
Replying to @IAF_MCC
Showing great skill & courage, crew swiftly rescued 125 stranded persons from the Naraa Hajipur Road, Bhuj Taluka, Kutch district. As we combat the fury of the floods, IAF reaffirms its commitment to the Nation in providing rescue and relief to all in need. 2/2
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