National Investigation Agency to probe drone attack on Jammu airport

29 Jun, 2021, 01.27 PM IST

The decision to hand over the probe into the first-of-its-kind terror attack at the Indian Air Force station was taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Alert soldiers thwart another attack by drones on Army station in Jammu; RDX may have been used in explosives dropped on IAF station

29 Jun, 2021, 12.37 PM IST

According to central security agencies, over 300 drones and unidentified flying objects have been sighted along the sensitive border with Pakistan post the August 5, 2019 abrogation of Article 370 that granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, even as they grappled to find a suitable technology to check these lethal sky-floaters.

Two drones spotted late night over Ratnuchak-Kaluchak base

29 Jun, 2021, 10.24 AM IST

The two incidents have triggered security alert across the UT. Sensitive installations including the airports in Jammu, Srinagar and Awantipora have been put on high alert. Police in Jammu as well as in Srinagar conducted high-level meetings to review the security in the UT.

Preliminary analysis indicates use of RDX in explosives dropped on Jammu IAF station: Officials

28 Jun, 2021, 09.58 PM IST

The officials said the explosive material dropped by the drones might have been manufactured using a cocktail consisting of RDX but a final confirmation was still awaited.

Indian Air Force airbase drone attack: Explosions were deafening, we were shocked, say residents

28 Jun, 2021, 05.07 PM IST

Hearing the explosions, several people from areas such as Belicharana, Karan-Bagh, Gaddigar, Boharcamp and Satwari reached the air force station, despite Covid restrictions, with no idea that it had been hit by drones.

After Jammu IAF station attack, drone activities thwarted at Ratnuchak- Kaluchak military area

28 Jun, 2021, 02.45 PM IST

The latest incident comes barely a day after a drone, in a first-of-its kind strike, dropped two bombs at Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu, causing injuries to two personnel.

Drone brings terror and a message: Time to gear up

28 Jun, 2021, 11.31 AM IST

With terror outfits rapidly adapting to technological advances, such attacks will only get sophisticated and deadlier in the future. “Other military bases and other critical civilian infrastructure like oil refineries could be targeted.

First drone terror attack at Indian installation; Indian Air Force personnel injured

28 Jun, 2021, 08.46 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said the drones were used to drop explosives inside the air force station and that a first information report was registered under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. “There was use of drone with payload in both the blasts at Jammu airfield suspected to have dropped the explosive material. Police have registered an FIR and investigation is on,” Singh told media persons.

Terror attack at IAF station in Jammu: What we know so far

27 Jun, 2021, 08.50 PM IST

Two consecutive explosions took place at the high security Jammu Air Force station in the early hours of Sunday. The drones crashed into the IAF station at Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, perhaps the first time that suspected Pakistan-based terrorists have used unmanned aerial vehicles in an attack, the officials said.

FIR registered under UAPA in Jammu IAF station blast case; NIA likely to take over case

27 Jun, 2021, 05.50 PM IST

The drones crashed into the IAF station at Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday, perhaps the first time that suspected Pakistan-based terrorists have used unmanned aerial vehicles in an attack, officials said.

Two explosives-laden drones crash into IAF station at Jammu airport, two people injured

27 Jun, 2021, 03.20 PM IST

Two Indian Air Force personnel were injured in the explosions that took place around 1.40 am within six minutes of each other. The first blast ripped off the roof of a single-storey building at the high security technical area of the airport manned by the IAF in Satwari area of the city. The second one was on the ground, the officials said.

Jammu Air Force station explosion: Alert sounded in Punjab’s Pathankot

27 Jun, 2021, 02.49 PM IST

“We are on our guard in view of the situation. Whenever there is an incident of this kind, maximum alert is sounded in neighbouring areas,” Pathankot’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Surendra Lamba, told PTI over phone when asked if additional security measures have been put in place in wake of the Jammu incident.

Rajnath Singh speaks to Vice Air Chief over twin explosions at Jammu Indian Air Force base

27 Jun, 2021, 11.10 AM IST

Investigators are also examining the possible use of drones to drop the explosives at the airport that has various assets of the IAF, they said. The people cited above said all angles including the possible involvement of terror networks in the explosions are being probed.

Unified military commands could be a reality by Independence Day

27 Jun, 2021, 10.59 AM IST

The integrated maritime theatre command (IMTC), integrated air defence command (IADC) and two integrated land theatre commands (for the borders with Pakistan and China) will then be “raised and operationalised” over a two-year period by August 15, 2023.

Indian Air Force airlifts medical equipment to Ladakh to augment COVID-19 testing capacity

24 Apr, 2021, 03.30 PM IST

“The IAF’s Chinook and AN-32 helicopters airlifted a payload of 850 kgs each, comprising a total of four bio-safety cabinets, two centrifuges and two stabilizers to Leh and Kargil. The items worth over Rs one crore were handed over by CSIR-IIIM Jammu for the UT of Ladakh,” Jammu-based Defence PRO Lt Col Devender Anand said.

GoAir launches night flight services from Srinagar to Delhi

20 Mar, 2021, 06.13 PM IST

GoAir was also the first airline to operate morning flights to-and-from Srinagar. The first night flight from Srinagar marks the dawn of a new era and GoAir is proud to provide maximum connectivity from several airports in India to Srinagar, Jammu and Leh, the airline said.


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