Category Archives: Defence

Rolls-Royce Validation Center for MTU Microgrids goes into service


Rolls-Royce has commissioned a Microgrid Validation Center for its MTU product and solution brand. Some 5 million euros have been invested in the center, which is located at the Friedrichshafen headquarters of the Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems. Close-to-reality simulations of microgrids of various dimensions and configurations are to take… Read More

Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Marks Critical Milestone For FA-50 Integration

Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) successfully completed its fit check on the FA-50 platform, marking a significant step in the pod’s aircraft integration. The FA-50 is a light combat aircraft manufactured by Korea Aerospace Industries, LTD., in partnership with Lockheed Martin.

Since Korea Aerospace Industries, LTD., awarded Lockheed… Read More

Sikorsky Introduces RAIDER X™ | A NextGen Light-Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter


Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company introduced RAIDER X™, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter, specifically designed for securing vertical lift dominance against evolving peer and near-peer threats on the future battlefield. Through the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program,… Read More

MoD | Raksha Mantri inaugurates 41st DRDO Directors’ Conference

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates 41st DRDO Directors’ Conference

PIB News Update: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 41st DRDO Directors’ Conference at DRDO Bhawan here today. The Conference is an annual event, where a number of brainstorming sessions are planned over two days.

In his address, Shri Rajnath Singh said DRDO has made Defence forces of the country strong and congratulated Secretary Department… Read More

MoD | Indian Navy at the rescue from Agatti Island

Casualty Evacuation by Navy from Agatti Island

PIB News Update: At around 12:45 pm on 12 Oct 19, the Director Health, UTL Administration  approachedNaval Officer-In-Charge(Lakshadweep) at INS Dweeprakshak in Kavaratti to evacuate a lady police personnel, RasiyaBeeguma, 49 of Agatti who had suffered a stroke, to Kochi for further treatment.

Southern Naval Command launched a naval Dornier aircraft… Read More

NCC | Back Water Sailing Expedition

Back Water Sailing Expedition By Naval NCC Cadets

PIB News Update: Adventurous back water sailing expedition by Naval Wing NCC cadets of 7 Kerala Naval Unit  NCC Ernakulam was flagged off by Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Staff( CoS), Southern Naval Command(SNC) on 10 Oct 2019 from Naval Jetty at Seamanship School, Naval Base,  Kochi.

The event comprises of 60 young NCC Cadets including … Read More

Beloved Qantas 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

Beloved Qantas 747 becomes Rolls-Royce flying testbed

A much-loved Qantas passenger aircraft retired from commercial service this weekend to begin life as a Rolls-Royce flying testbed. The aircraft will be used to test current and future jet engine technology that will transform flight, reduce emissions and set new benchmarks for efficiency. The Boeing 747-400 – with the registration of VH-OJU – has been in… Read More

MoD | Southern Naval Command Wins Indian Naval Paramedical Skill Competition

Indian Naval Paramedical Skill Competition

Indian Naval Paramedical Skill Competition (INPSC) was conducted on 24 and 25 September 2018 by the School of Medical Assistants at Mumbai. The aim of the competition was to test the professional knowledge and medical and surgical skills of paramedics to ascertain their competency to handle emergencies, both afloat and ashore, as well as to provide best medical… Read More

Sikorsky Ceremony Showcases New Combat Rescue Helicopter

Sikorsky Ceremony Showcases New Combat Rescue Helicopter

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, showcased the next generation Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) during a ceremony at its Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, this week During the event, United States Air Force General James M. Holmes, Commander, Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia (91) described the HH-60W helicopter… Read More

Indo-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise Kazind – 2019 | Validation & Closing Ceremony

Indo-Kazakhstan Joint Military Exercise Kazind - 2019

PIB News Update: The fourth edition of joint Indo-Kazakhstan military exercise KAZIND-2019 concluded today at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The exercise included joint training in mountainous as well as jungle terrain. Important lectures, demonstrations and drills related to counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations were rehearsed and executed… Read More

MoD | 100 Yrs old Veteran of 9 GR felicitated

100 YRS old Veteran of 9 GR felicitated

PIB News Update:.To honour the services of one of the oldest surviving veteran of 9th GR, No 5832088 Havaldar Devi Lal Khattri (1/9 GR and 3/9 GR) was felicitated by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, Military Secretary & Colonel 9th Gorkha Rifles and Maj Gen DA Chaturvedi, PVSM, AVSM, SM, ADG TA & Colonel 3rd Gorkha Rifles during the occasion of annual… Read More