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Approval to procure 97 more LCA Tejas Mk 1A jets is a landmark event, it is a potent aircraft capable of replacing MiG series...

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari on Thursday said the nod given by the Defence Ministry to procure 97 more LCA mark 1A fighter jets marks a 'landmark event'

IAF temporarily grounds MiG-21 fleet for safety checks as probe in the crash resulting in the death of three continues

MiG-21 has been part of IAF since the early 1960s. A total of 700 fighter jets were procured during that period to boost the over-combat capabilities of the Air Force.

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flies MiG-21 sortie with Indian Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa

In a historic event, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman flew a sortie together in a two-seater version of the Russian-origin MiG-21.

IAF’s Wing Commander Abhinandan to be conferred with Vir Chakra on Independence Day

Sapper Prakash Jadhav, who lost his life in an encounter with terrorists at Kulgam in November 2018, and CRPF personnel Harshpal Singh will be honoured with Kirti Chakra.

Indian Air Force jets force heavy cargo plane from Pakistan to land in Jaipur, pilots being questioned

Alert Indian fighter jets immediately intercepted the plane after it entered Indian air space and it was forced to land at Jaipur airport.

‘Have irrefutable evidence that Indian MiG-21 shot down Pakistani F-16’, says IAF, shows radar images as proof

The Indian Air Force (IAF) briefed the press today in response to claims by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan that one of their F16 jets wasn't shot down by Wing Commander Abhinandan based on a dubious report.

India hands over evidence of Pakistan using F-16s in the air skirmish to USA

The US is reportedly aware that a Mig-21 bison had downed the US built superior F-16 Falcon.

Mig-21 aircraft crashes near Bikaner, pilot safe, bird hit cited as cause: Reports

According to a statement issued by the Indian Air Force, the aircraft was on a routine mission when it crashed. The pilot was able to eject safely.

MiG 21: Over 50 glorious years of service in Indian Air Force

In the aviation world, especially that of fighter aircraft, MiG-21 is an icon.

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