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MiG-27

It’s time for the defense ministry and IAF to question whether there is any aircraft that can replace the MiG-21 on the horizon, keeping in mind existing acquisition programs.

This is the second and concluding installment of the two-part analysis of the process of acquisition of 126 Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) by the Indian Air Force (IAF).

This, first of a two-part analysis, examines the MMRCA process and invites you to draw your conclusions as to the veracity of the claims of transparency and adherence to the rule book.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) base here will host the eight-week-long seventh edition of the joint military training activities with the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) from October 14, a defense spokesman said.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has lost 999 aircraft in crashes since 1970 and 39 percent of these accidents occurred due to pilot error, a parliamentary panel was informed by the defense ministry.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

A Soviet-era MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed Friday in a forest area near a Madhya Pradesh village due to an engine problem, but there were no casualties as the pilot ejected safely, an official said.

For the first time, the 17-day exercise will include the IAF’s IL-76 AWACS and the RAF’s Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft.

An Indian Air Force (IAF) MiG-21 Type 77 aircraft crashed immediately after take-off from Chabua air base in Upper Assam. The pilot, sensing a technical snag, ditched the aircraft and ejected safely, making this the fifth IAF plane crash in less than two months.

The incoming chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Marshal PV Naik said today the cause of the Sukhoi-30 MKI crash resulting in the death of Wing Commander Nara last month has been ‘narrowed down to the failure of two systems’.