Indian Air force gets another forward landing ground in Arunachal

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday inaugurated the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) at Tuting in the state’s Upper Siang District for Indian Air Force’s operations, an official said. The event took place in the presence of Air Marshal C. Hari Kumar, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Air Command (EAC) and Air Vice Marshal Manavendra … Read more

Indian Air Force lands massive C-17 Globemaster transport plane close to the China border

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday successfully landed a C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft at the Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Arunachal Pradesh. The move is aimed at calibrating India’s response capabilities at the border with China. ALGs are airstrips close to the international border. They play a critical role in the defense of … Read more

Indian Air Force upgrading infrastructure in eastern sector post Uri Attack

With alertness very high post the surgical strikes on militant camps in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and the Uri attack, Indian Air Force is aggressively upgrading infrastructure in the eastern sector specially in Arunachal Pradesh. IAF Eastern Air Command chief Hari Kumar said on Saturday that of the seven Advanced Landing Grounds (ALGs) in Arunchal Pradesh, five … Read more

Su-30 MKI lands at an Airfield in Arunachal Pradesh Just 100 Kms From China

Su-30 lands in Arunachal Pradesh

For the first time since the 1962 Chinese aggression, an Indian Air Force fighter jet landed at an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) in Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. The fighter jet, IAF Sukhoi-30, marked the inauguration of the renovated ALG in Pasighat – the state’s oldest town. Sukhoi-30 touched-down at 10:45 am on Friday,19 August. The inauguration was attended by … Read more