IAF inks Rs 300 crore deal to procure Spice bombs from Israel

The Indian Air Force(IAF) has signed Rs 300-crore deal with the Israeli government to buy as 100 SPICE bombs.The newly ordered SPICE bombs are an advanced version of SPICE-2000 bombs. Spice 2000 Bombs are the same explosives which was used by the IAF to target Jaish-e-Mohammed camps in Balakot, Pakistan on February 26,2019. SPICE stands… Continue reading IAF inks Rs 300 crore deal to procure Spice bombs from Israel

Post Balakot, Indian Air Force zeroes in on key vulnerability

IAF officials has said that the Indian Air Force(IAF) has identified a shortage of Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft to provide round-the-clock surveillance as a major deficiency after the Balakot air strike. An airborne warning and control(AWACS) system is an airborne radar picket system designed to detect aircraft, ships and vehicles at long… Continue reading Post Balakot, Indian Air Force zeroes in on key vulnerability

Why Mirage of ’80s is IAF’s ‘weapon of choice’

India with its 12 Mirage-2000 fighter jets decimated multiple terror camps across the Line of Control in Pakistan. The Mirage-2000 is one of the Indian Air Force’s (IAF) most versatile and deadliest aircraft and it was first commissioned in 1985.Soon after inducting the Mirage, IAF gave it the name – Vajra – meaning lightning thunderbolt… Continue reading Why Mirage of ’80s is IAF’s ‘weapon of choice’

Issues in upgrade of An-32 aircraft resolved

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has cleared all issues related to the upgrade of An-32 transport aircraft. At  Aero India 2019, Ukraine has offered its new An-132 aircraft to the IAF as a replacement for the An-32 fleet. The Indian Air Force had, in 2005, conceived the upgrade of An-32s to overcome maintenance challenges due… Continue reading Issues in upgrade of An-32 aircraft resolved

IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi

IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi News: In a major step towards improving the availability rate of the backbone of the Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter fleet, the IAF’s Base Repair Depot (BRD), in Ojhar, Maharashtra has successfully overhauled a Su-30 MKI aircraft. Important Facts: 2. During the overhaul, the aircraft was stripped completely and rebuilt… Continue reading IAF gets first overhauled Sukhoi