[

air chief marshal rks bhadauria news

]

Latest from air chief marshal rks bhadauria

Rafale fighter jets to be inducted into Indian Air Force by 2022, says Bhadauria

India had signed an inter-governmental deal with France to buy 36 of these fighter jets at a cost of ₹59,000 crore in September 2016.

Air chief marshal RKS Bhadauria (ANI Photo)
Air chief marshal RKS Bhadauria (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 19, 2021 04:08 PM IST
Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

3 more Rafale jets leave for India from France

India ordered 36 warplanes from France (equivalent of two squadrons) in 2016 for Rs.59,000 crore under a government-to-government deal.

The jets’ arrival will allow the IAF to begin raising its second Rafale squadron at Hasimara in West Bengal. (TWITTER/@Indian Embassy.)
The jets’ arrival will allow the IAF to begin raising its second Rafale squadron at Hasimara in West Bengal. (TWITTER/@Indian Embassy.)
Updated on May 06, 2021 01:20 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PM Modi speaks to IAF chief, takes stock of efforts by Air Force to tackle Covid

Briefing PM Modi about IAF's preparedness, Bhadauria said the IAF has ordered its entire heavy lift fleet and a substantial number of medium lift fleets to be prepared round the clock.

PM Modi also asked RKS Bhadauria about the health of the IAF personnel and their families
PM Modi also asked RKS Bhadauria about the health of the IAF personnel and their families
Updated on Apr 28, 2021 04:20 PM IST
By | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

IAF set to lease A330 mid-air refueller from France for training

The A330 refuellers of France and UAE air force have been used to ferry as many as 17 Rafale omni-role fighters to India from Merignac-Bordeaux air base since July 2020. Another seven fighters are due to arrive in India in May

The A330 can not only operate with load in thin atmosphere of Ladakh and beyond but also supply fuel to Indian fighters at Himalayan heights with combat radius of 1800 km and 50 tonnes of fuel for four hours.(Representational photo)
The A330 can not only operate with load in thin atmosphere of Ladakh and beyond but also supply fuel to Indian fighters at Himalayan heights with combat radius of 1800 km and 50 tonnes of fuel for four hours.(Representational photo)
Published on Apr 28, 2021 09:05 AM IST

AI can bring enormous changes in way we train and fight wars: IAF chief

The chief of air staff said his force is also looking at using artificial intelligence in areas of data and intelligence fusion, maintenance as well as in its decision support system.

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also urged the industry to work on developing various military applications of AI. (ANI Photo)
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria also urged the industry to work on developing various military applications of AI. (ANI Photo)
Published on Apr 05, 2021 08:07 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi

IAF chief visits Colombo to mark Sri Lankan Air Force’s 70th anniversary

The IAF contingent arrived in Colombo on February 27. The Suryakiran Aerobatic Team had taken part in the SLAF’s golden jubilee celebrations two decades ago.

Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Defence Secretary and the Commander of the Sri Lankan Air Force in Colombo on Wednesday. (ANI PHOTO).
Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Defence Secretary and the Commander of the Sri Lankan Air Force in Colombo on Wednesday. (ANI PHOTO).
Published on Mar 03, 2021 08:26 PM IST

IAF gifts 1971 war helicopter to Bangladesh, gets F-86 fighter as return gift

The exchange of aircraft took place in Dhaka during the four day trip of Bhadauria to Bangladesh

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to the Bangladesh Air Force (PTI Photo) (PTI)
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria gifted a legacy Alouette III helicopter to the Bangladesh Air Force (PTI Photo) (PTI)
Published on Feb 27, 2021 03:05 PM IST
ANI | , Dhaka

HT Interview: IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says indigenisation key to military might

On row with China, the IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says: "If we have to be a strong military power, it has to be on indigenous defence capability. And that is our focus."

Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria speaks to media on the sidelines of Aero India 2021, in Bengaluru on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria speaks to media on the sidelines of Aero India 2021, in Bengaluru on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Feb 06, 2021 08:10 PM IST
By, Bengaluru

IAF chief hails increase in capital outlay of Defence amid pandemic as huge step

This statement comes after defence forces received an overall hike of around 7.4% over last year as ₹3.62 lakh crore were provided to them excluding pensions amid the China military standoff.

Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria addresses a press conference.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria addresses a press conference.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 04, 2021 10:45 AM IST
ANI |

Air Force Chief hails govt for introducing multiple reforms, policy changes

"To build indigenous capability, the government has introduced multiple reforms and policy changes which encourage partners to collaborate on creating next-generation technologies and platforms under make in India program," Bhadauria said

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria(ANI)
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria(ANI)
Published on Feb 03, 2021 05:54 PM IST
ANI |
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
My Offers
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, February 07, 2023
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Register Free and get Exciting Deals