<

Category Archives: Defence

IAF’s AN-32 Aircraft | Now Certified to Operate on Indigenous Bio-Jet Fuel

IAF’s AN-32 Aircraft

IAF’s formidable workhorse, the Russian made AN-32 aircraft was formally fleet certified to fly on blended aviation fuel containing up to 10% of indigenous bio-jet fuel. The approval certificate was received at the aero-engine test facilities at Chandigarh by Air Commodore Sanjiv Ghuratia VSM, Air Officer Commanding, 3 BRD, AF on behalf of the IAF from Mr… Read More

Sahara – Hostel for the Veer Naris | Project of Indian Navy with NBCC

Sahara – A Hostel for the Veer Naris

Hon’ble Lt Governor of Delhi Shri Anil Baijal inaugurated the Sahara Naval Hostel for the ‘Veer Naris’ at Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, today. Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chief of the Naval Staff and Mrs Reena Lanba, President Naval Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) were also present in addition to several senior naval and civilian officials. The… Read More

DRDO | Successfully Flight-Tested Guided Bomb from Su-30 MKI Aircraft at Pokhran

DRDO

Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb today from Su-30 MKI Aircraft from the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.

All the mission objectives have been met. The weapon system is capable of carrying different… Read More

MoD | Eastern Command Unit Test- Fires BrahMos Missile from Car Nicobar Islands

Eastern Command Unit Test- Fires BrahMos Missile from Car Nicobar Islands

A  BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile was successfully test-fired by a Unit of Eastern Command, Indian Army from Car Nicobar Islands at 1450 hr on 22 May 2019 as part of joint training by Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force. The Combat missile was test fired on a specially designed target chosen at a range of 270 Kms, thus validating deep penetration capability… Read More

MoD | Successful Firing of Brahmos Air Launched Missile from Su-30 MKI Aircraft

Firing of Brahmos Air Launched Missile from Su-30 MKI Aircraft

IAF successfully fired the BrahMos air version missile from its frontline Su-30 MKI fighter aircraft.  The launch from the aircraft was smooth and the missile followed the desired trajectory before directly hitting the land target.The air launched BrahMos missile is a 2.5 ton supersonic air to surface cruise missile with ranges of close to 300 km, designed… Read More

Scheme for self certification of Defence Public Sector & Private vendors 2019

Deptt. of Defence Production Self-certification Scheme DPSUs & Pvt Vendors

Introduction: 1.1 Self-certification is the process adopted by Govt. of India, Deptt. of Defence Production (DDP) to delegate the responsibility of certifying the Quality of products to the manufacturer on behalf of purchaser, after ensuring the demonstration of the manufacturer’s capability of consistently producing defect free products over a period… Read More

Indian Army Expedition scales MT Makalu, team member Naik Narayan Singh dies while descending

Indian Army Expedition scales MT Makalu, team member Naik Narayan Singh dies while descending

Indian Bureaucracy Defence Update | The 18 member Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition team to Mt Makalu (8485m) successfully scaled the peak on 16 May 2019 but while descending from the summit point to Camp IV (first camp during the descent), one of the team member Naik Narayan Singh died.

Naik Narayan Singh has been a keen mountaineer and in the past had taken… Read More

MRSAM | Firing Trials by Indian Navy, DRDO and IAI

MRSAM Firing Trials

Indian Bureaucracy Defence Update | The Indian Navy achieved a significant milestone in enhancing its Anti Air Warfare Capability with the the maiden cooperative engagement firing of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM). The firing undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Chennai wherein the missiles of both ships were… Read More

Eastern Army Commander visits Misa Camp

Eastern Army Commander visits Misa Camp

Lieutenant General MM Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, Army Commander Eastern Command visited Misa Camp and was briefed in detail on the Op-preparedness of the formation. During the visit, he interacted with the troops and appreciated all ranks for their hard work and dedication and complimented them for a very well maintained military station. The Army Commander… Read More

Israeli Navy deploys HELRAS fitted Seagull in Bi- National ASW Exercise

HELRAS

In an Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) exercise conducted recently together with the Hellenic Navy, the Israeli Navy deployed its Seagull™ Multi-Mission Surface Vessel in an ASW configuration that included an onboard Helicopter Long-Range Active Sonar (HELRAS) dipping sonar. A deployment in this configuration took place approximately three months… Read More

Major General AK Dhingra appointed as the first Chief of Special Operations Division Commander

Major General AK Dhingra

Major General AK Dhingra appointed as the first Chief of the Armed Forces Special Operations Division. The tri-services formation will have Special Forces commandos from Army’s Parachute Regiment, Navy’s MARCOS and Air Force’s Garud Commando Force.

The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations… Read More