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DRDO develops an Advanced Chaff Technology for Indian Navy

Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO has developed an Advanced Chaff Technology to safeguard the naval ships against enemy missile attack. Defence Laboratory Jodhpur...

Indian Navy participates in La Pérouse Maritime Exercise

Indian Navy and French Navy along with Quad Nations conduct La Pérouse multi-lateral maritime exercise. Indian Navy Ships INS Satpura (with an integral helicopter...

These Women Officers Have Been Granted Permanent Commission In IAF

The President has granted permanent commission to the undermentioned SSC women officers of flying and navigation branch in Indian Air Force, with effect from...

Braveheart Squadron Won The Inter Squadron Cross Country Championship At INA

The Inter Squadron Novices Cross Country Championship at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala for Spring Term 21 was conducted on 04 April 2021. The...

Achiever Squadron Won Inter Squadron Quiz Competition At INA

Achiever Squadron emerged victorious in the Inter Squadron Quiz Competition for Spring Term 2021 held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala on Friday, 26...

IAF Birds return from UAE culminating Exercise Desert Flag VI

Exercise Desert Flag VI successfully culminated today with the de-induction of the Indian Air Force contingent from UAE. Ex Desert Flag is an annual...

Naval Landing Craft Utility L58 commissioned into the Indian Navy

Indian Naval Landing Craft Utility L58, the eighth and last ship of the Landing Craft Utility LCU Mark IV Class, was commissioned into the...

Indian Army To Sack Officers And Training Cadets Involved In Recruitment...

Indian Army To Sack Officers And Training Cadets Involved In Recruitment Scam. Taking a strong view against the recruitment scam in the induction of...

Indian Air Force Women Pilot To Join Mig-29 Squadron Soon

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to assign one of its women fighter pilots to a MiG-29 squadron for the first time, the...

Two Para Officers set triumph in Chandigarh 24 hour Run

Two Para Officers Lt Col Swaroop Singh Kuntal and Major Sachin Singh Kuntal, who are real-life brothers also, set a triumph in Chandigarh 24...

Indian Army Decommissioned These Catapult Guns And Mortars

Two of the longest-serving Artillery systems, the 130mm Self Propelled M-46 Catapult Guns and the 160mm Tampella Mortars were decommissioned today at Mahajan Field...

Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa visits Comoros as part of Mission Sagar-IV

As part of Mission Sagar-IV, Indian Naval Ship Jalashwa arrived at Port Anjouan, Comoros on 14 March 2021 to deliver 1,000 Metric Tonnes of...

India to procure 30 MQ-9 Predator Armed drones from the US

India is set to buy the American made MQ-9 Predator Armed drones from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. The deal expected to be signed for...

Joint military exercise DUSTLIK II commences in Ranikhet

The India – Uzbekistan joint military exercise DUSTLIK II commenced in Foreign Training Node Chaubatia, Ranikhet (Uttarakhand). This is the Second Edition of the...

Scorpene-Class Submarine INS Karanj Commissioned Into Indian Navy On March 10

The state of the art diesel Electric Submarine is built by Mazagon Dock Limited Mumbai and is the third Submarine of Kalvari Series Submarines of the Indian Navy. The Scorpene-class Submarines are

DRDO successfully conducts the flight test of the new Solid Fuel...

The performance of the missile was monitored using the data captured by Electro-Optical, Radar and Telemetry instruments deployed by ITR and confirmed successful demonstration of the mission objectives

DRDO celebrated National Science Day 2021

National Science Day is celebrated each year on 28 February to commemorate the discovery of the “Raman Effect” in 1928 by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, which led to the Nobel Prize being awarded to

Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain assumes the charge of Chief of...

Prior to his appointment as CISC, Vice Admiral Jain has held various Operational, Staff and Command Appointments in the course of his distinguished career spanning over 38 years. He has commanded four ships

Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM Assumes The Charge Of...

Commissioned on 01 Jul 1983, Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh is an alumnus of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) Khadakvasla. A Navigation and Direction Specialist, Vice Admiral AB Singh

Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM Assumes The Charge...

Vice Admiral R Hari Kumar, an alumnus of the National Defence Academy was commissioned into the Indian Navy on January 1, 1983. He specialised in Gunnery and has commanded five ships including a Destroyer

Indian Air Force Participates In Ex Desert Flag VI At Al-Dhafra...

The IAF is participating in Ex Desert Flag with six Su-30 MKI, two C-17 and one IL-78 tanker aircraft. C-17 Globemaster will provide support for induction/ de-induction of the IAF contingent. Su-30 MKI aircraft

INS Pralaya Participates In NAVDEX 21 And IDEX 21 Defence Exhibitions...

INS Pralaya, the second ship of the indigenously built Prabal Class Missile Vessels, was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 18 December 2002. The 56 m long ship, displacing about 560 T is capable of speeds

Rear Admiral Tarun Sobti, VSM Took Over The Command of the...

Rear Admiral Tarun Sobti was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 01 July 1988 and is a specialist in Navigation and Direction. The Flag Officer is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy

DRDO Conducts Successful User Trial Tests Of Helina & Dhruvastra Missile...

The Helina and Dhruvastra are the third generation, Lock on Before Launch (LOBL) fire and forget Anti-Tank Guided Missiles that can engage targets both in direct hit mode as well as top attack mode

DRDO Conducts Successful Launches Of VL-SRSAM Missile

During the test launches, flight path and vehicle performance parameters were monitored using flight data, captured by various Range instruments such as Radar, EOTS and Telemetry systems

Lt Gen Devendra Pratap Pandey To Head The Chinar Corps Of...

He was commissioned into The Sikh Light Infantry Regiment in December 1985 and is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun

Inter Flotilla Rowing Competition At Indian Naval Academy [Feb 2021]

The two Flotillas of the Academy fielded two teams each in eight different categories, competing in rowing over a distance of two km in Coxed 4, Coxed 8 class and pulling 27 feet Drop Keel (DK) whaler boats

Final Batch Of Long Range Surface To Air Missile LRSAM Flagged...

LRSAM is jointly developed by DRDO and IAI Israel to equip latest ships of Indian Navy. This LRSAM Missile system can provide point and area defence against various aerial targets including fighter

Historic Affiliation Of Assam Regiment And Arunachal Scouts With 106 IAF...

The Assam Regiment was raised on 15 Jun 1941 and stood its ground to turn defeat into victory winning six Battle Honours in the Second World War.  The contribution of The Regiment in Burma Campaign and in

Air Marshal GS Bedi Took Over As Director General (Inspection &...

Air Marshal GS Bedi is a Cat A Qualified Flying Instructor, Fighter Combat Leader, and has undergone Air Staff Course. He is commanding Air Force Station Sirsa since 04 Feb 08. During his command, he has

PM Modi Handovers Arjun Mk1A Main Battle Tank to Indian Army

The Arjun Mk1A tanks are integrated with Remote Controlled Weapon System, Improved Gunner's Main sight, Automatic Target Tracking System and Computerized Fire control system. The tanks will also be

Air Marshal VPS Rana, VSM Took Over As Air Officer-in-charge Administration...

An alumnus of Defence Services Staff College Wellington, the Air Marshal was commissioned in the administrative branch of the Indian Air Force in Dec 1984.  In a career spanning over 37 years

Exercise Yudh Abhyas commences in Mahajan Field firing Range, Rajasthan

The contingent of the US Army arrived in Rajasthan and underwent the Covid test before commencing the Exercise. Brigadier Mukesh Bhanwala, Commander of 170th Infantry Brigade welcomed the US

Indian Navy’s Largest War Game – Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise...

The exercise is being conducted over a vast geographical expanse in the Indian Ocean Region including its adjunct waters and is aimed at testing combat readiness of the Navy in a complex

Lieutenant General JS Nain, AVSM, SM Assumes The Charge As GOC-in-Chief...

The General Officer is an alumnus of Sainik School, Kunjpura and National Defence Academy, Pune. He was commissioned in June 1983 into the Dogra Regiment.  Currently, he is also their Colonel

Gender Ratio in the Indian Armed Forces 2021

The Indian Air Force (IAF) undertakes various induction publicity measures to encourage youth including women to join IAF.  Modules like direct contact programme, print and electronic media

Andaman And Nicobar Command Conducts Exercise Kavach

This exercise portrayed the strong presence of the Indian Armed Forces as a Multi-Dimensional Force in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman Sea, and the Indian Ocean Region.

DRDO Conducts Flight Test Of Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon SAAW From Hawk-I...

The Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO research center IMARAT located in Hyderabad designed and developed the DRDO Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon SAAW

HAL To Manufacture 83 Light Combat Aircraft Tejas Worth Rs. 48,000...

The Cabinet Committee on Security under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 LCA

Outdoor exhibits of DRDO in Aero India 2021

The DRDO Field of Research is Armament, Armoured Vehicles, Aeronautical, Electronic Communication, Missile and developing modern-day Technologies....

Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard gets Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters

The helicopters were handed over by Chairman and Managing Director of HAL Shri R Madhavan to Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh and Director General Coast Guard....

HAL Light Utility Helicopter LUH gets Initial Operational Clearance (IOC)

The HAL Light Utility Helicopter LUH received the Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) for the Indian Army from Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC)....

Aero India 2021 Gets Off To A Flying Start In Bengaluru

This year Aero India 2021 has been organised in hybrid mode with a concurrent virtual exhibition to encourage maximum participation. Opening the proceedings Secretary....

Key Highlights of Union Budget 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India’s fight against COVID-19 continues into 2021 and that this moment in history, when the political, economic, and strategic relations....

Indian Army Officers Develop Bulletproof Jackets And Microcopters

In the pavement of Modernization and Atmanirbhar Bharat, two Indian Army Officers developed Bulletproof Jackets and Microcopters Indian Army. Apart from Combat....

Lt Gen C P Mohanty Assumes The Charge Of Vice Chief...

Lieutenant General Chandi Prasad Mohanty is an alumnus of Rashtriya Indian Military College, Dehradun, National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military....

JAT Regiment and Delhi Police – Best Marching Contingents In RD...

JAT Regiment and Delhi Police - Best Marching Contingents in Republic Day Parade 2021. JAT Regimental Centre Marching Contingent has been adjudged as the....

Indian Army Demonstrates Swarm Drones Technology

Swarm drones Indian Army Successfully demonstrated the Swarm drones Technology at the Army Day Parade in New Delhi. In the pavement of Modernization....

Su-30 MKI Pilot Squadron Leader Vivek Gairola conferred with Vayu Sena...

On 08 June 2020, SqnLdr Vivek Gairola was authorized to fly a Night Air to Air Refuelling sortie. During the exercise, while taking corrective actions for a misengagement....

DRDO successfully conducts the maiden launch of Akash-NG Missile

DRDO conducted the successful maiden launch of Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha on 25 January 2021....

MiG 21 Bison Pilot Flight Lieutenant Anand Singh conferred with Vayu...

Flight Lieutenant Anand Singh Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) is on the posted strength of a MiG-21 Bison Squadron operating from Srinagar at an altitude of 1680....

Mi-17 V5 Pilot Wing Commander Bibhu Dutta SK Jenamani conferred with...

Wing Commander Bibhu Dutta SK Jenamani is a pilot in IAF. Wing Commander Bibhu Dutta SK Jenamani Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry) is posted as Flight Commander....

Indian Naval Academy- Passing out Parade of 31st Naval Orientation Course

Passing out Parade of 31st Naval Orientation Course was held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, on Tuesday, 26 January 2021, with 62 trainees including 15 women....

Army Air Defence celebrates 28th raising day on 10th January

Army Air Defence celebrates 28th raising day on 10th JanuaryCorps of Army Air Defence celebrates its 28th raising day on 10th of January. The...

India and France to conduct Desert Knight 21 Exercise in Pokhran

Indian Air Force and French Air Force are conducting Joint Air Exercise known as Desert Knight 21 Exercise. The wargame exercise will be conducted in the Pokhran Firing....

List Of Sena Medal Awardees And Unit Citations On 73rd Army...

On the Occasion of 73rd Indian Army Day, the Gallant Officers, Soldiers, and Unit were awarded Sena Medal and Unit Citations. Here is the list of Awardees....

Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta Appointed As Director General Armed Forces...

Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta assumed the charge of Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services on 01 Jan 2021. Prior to assuming the present appointment, the Flag....

Tour of Duty Project To Expanded For The Air Force And...

The Tour of Duty Project of Indian Army is likely to be expanded for the Air Force and Navy. The Three-year volunteer scheme of Army is still under consideration and will...

DRDO Carbine clears user trials for the Indian Armed Forces

JVPC is an abbreviation of Joint Venture Protective Carbine. It is a Gas operated Semi Bull Pup Automatic Weapon 5.56x30 mm having more than 700 rpm rate of fire....

Air Force Academy Combined Graduation Parade Dec 2020

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) with full Military splendour at Air Force Academy (AFA) in Dundigal near here on Saturday....

HIMGIRI 17A Class Of Stealth Frigate Launched Today

Indian Naval Ship ‘Himgiri’, the first of the three Project 17A ships being built at M/s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was launched today....

Sikorsky MH-60 Romeo Helicopters for Indian Navy

Sikorsky Aircraft Company has released the first picture of Indian Navy's MH-60 Romeo Helicopter #RomeoForIndia on Indian Navy Day. Indian Navy has signed the Contract....

Indian Military Academy Passing Out Parade Autumn Term 2020

The passing-out-parade (POP) of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), for the Autumn Term 2020, was held in Dehradun today under COVID-19 protocols. The ceremony was....

IMA and OTA Gaya POP will be held on 12 December...

IMA and OTA Gaya POP will be held on 12th of December 2020. The POP and Pipping Ceremony of IMA can be witnessed on Live Coverage at 0900 hr on 12 Dec 2020 on....

Nation Mourns For Cdr Nishant Singh

The Nation has lost a finest Naval Fighter Pilot. Indian Navy has recovered the body of the missing MiG-29K pilot Commander Nishant Singh on the seabed 70 meters....

Army Cadet College Graduation Ceremony 4th Dec 2020

A total of 31 gentleman cadets graduated from the Army Cadet College (ACC), an integral feeder wing of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, that trains and....

India and Russia conducts PASSEX Naval Exercise in Indian Ocean

India and Russia conducts PASSEX Naval Exercise in Indian OceanIndia and Russia conducted the PASSEX Exercise in Indian Ocean Region on 4th and 5th...

History Of Indian Navy Day [All About Op Trident]

The nation celebrates 49th Navy Day in honour of the brave sailors who carried out Operation Trident that culminated in a devastating attack on the Karachi harbour during....

This Is Why Marine Commandos [MARCOS] Deployed In Ladakh

Amid the ongoing tensions between India and China, the government has deployed the Marine Commandos (MARCOS) of the Indian Navy in the Pangong lake area....

Indian Naval Academy Passing Out Parade Autumn Term 2020

In a spectacular Passing out Parade (POP) held at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala, on Saturday, 28 November 2020, 164 trainees comprising Midshipmen (99th INAC....

President Of India Witnesses Ceremonial Change Over Of Army Guard Battalion

he Ceremonial change over of Army Guard Battalion was held on 28 November 2020. The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, witnessed the Ceremony of the....

Trilateral Exercise SITMEX-20 concludes in Andaman Sea

Trilateral SITMEX-20 Naval exercise concludes on 22 November in Andaman Sea. The exercise was held for 2 days. The exercise started on 21st Nov 2020. India, Singapore....

Fake Army Officer Cheats 17 Women [Arrested By Hyderabad Police]

A fake army officer identified as M Srinu Naik duped 17 women by posing as an officer of Major rank in Indian Army. He collected Rs 6,61,02,000 from these women and their....

Lady Cadet At INA Relegated For Indulging In Physical Intimacy

A female trainee officer cadet, who was relegated for “indulging in physical intimacy” with another trainee, has approached the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) alleging that she was....

SIMBEX 20 : Singapore India Maritime Bilateral Exercise

SIMBEX 20 Naval exercise has begun from 23 November in the Andaman Sea. The Indian Navy is hosting the exercise for 3 days with Republic of Singapore Navy. The exercise....

INS Sindhuvir is set to serve in Myanmar Navy

India delivers the refitted Kilo class Diesel Electric Submarine INS Sindhuvir to Myanmar Navy. The old design submarine has underwent the extensive refitting at Hindustan Shipyard....

National Cadet Corps Celebrates 72nd Anniversary

National Cadet Corps was established in the year 1948. The NCC is a youth wing which comes under aegis of Ministry of Defence. It is open for the Schools and Colleges....

OTA Chennai Passing Out Parade 21 Nov 2020

OTA Chennai Passing Out Parade 21 Nov 2020. 181 gentlemen and 49 lady cadets graduated as officers at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) Chennai. A total of 15 men....

OTA Chennai Passing Out Parade On 21 Nov 2020

Officers Training Academy [OTA] will witness the Passing Out Parade of SSC - 110 course and SSC(W) - 24 course at the Parameshwaran ground on 21st Nov 2020 at 0610....

INS Vagir – Kalvari Class Submarine Launched For Sea Trails

INS Vagir, the Scorpene class Submarine is launched for Sea trials on 12 November 2020. It is one of the six Scorpene Class/Kalvari Class submarines designed by the French......

Captain Ashutosh Kumar Made Supreme Sacrifice In Kashmir

Three Indian Army soldiers and a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper sacrificed their lives during a massive shootout near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s....

NDA Passing Out Parade 139th Course [07 Nov 2020]

The National Defence Academy (NDA) on Saturday morning held the Passing Out Parade of 139th Course. A total of 217 candidates passed out from the prestigious tri service....

Manpower Reforms In Armed Forces | CDS General Bipin Rawat

In the Amidst of modernizing the Indian Military, the Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has initiated the new reforms in the Indian Armed Forces. The statement of CDS....

The Indigenously Built INS Vikrant Is Ready For Sea Trials

The Indigenously built Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant is now ready for sea trials in December. INS Vikrant will be fourth Aircraft Carrier of Indian Navy. In Sanskrit, the Name Vikrant......

Indian Army Celebrates 74th Infantry Day

Infantry Day to commemorate the contributions of Infantry, the largest fighting arm of the Indian Army was celebrated on 27 October 2020. This day has a unique significance....

Indian Navy Operationalizes First Batch of Women Pilots

The first batch of women pilots of Indian Navy have been operationalized on Dornier Aircraft by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) at Kochi. The three women pilots....

INS Kavaratti Anti Submarine Warfare Corvette Got Commissioned Today

INS Kavaratti, an Anti submarine Warfare Corvette is  Commissioned into the Indian Navy on Otober 22, 2020. The Commissioning Ceremony was held at Visakhapatnam....

Brahmos Missile Test Fired From Stealth Destroyer INS Chennai

India successfully tested the Naval Version of Brahmos Missile from INS Chennai. The test fire was conducted in the Arabian Sea. Brahmos is supersonic Cruise missile developed....

Highest Skydiving Jump at Khardung La Pass By Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force set the new record by performing a High altitude Skydive Jump at Khardung la pass in Leh. The two air warriors Wing Commander Gajanad Yadava and....

Major General Sonali Ghosal Assumes Charge Of ADG

Major General Sonali Ghosal assumed the charge of Additional Director General Military Nursing Service on 01 October 2020. She took over the reins after Major General....

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