Category Archives: Defence
The Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018, the second edition of the Goa Maritime Symposium (GSM) – a forum towards fostering friendly relations with the maritime neighbours – was inaugurated by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC, at INS Mandovi at Goa on 16thOctober 2018. The “Naval War College Journal”, an academic compendium… Read More
INS Rana which is currently on Operational Deployment to the North West Pacific region in the pursuance of India’s Act East Policy, arrived Jeju, Repubic of Korea to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) being held at from 08 – 15 Oct 18. During the 7-day visit, INS Rana, commanded by Capt Atul Deswal will have a series of confidence-building… Read More
National Security Guard (NSG) has gone digital by adopting eOffice solution developed by NIC which will help in digitisation of office procedures. I felicitated the NSG team that has completed the roll out eOffice solution within the organisation in a very short span of time. Delighted to learn that NSG is not only prompt in protecting nation but also adopting… Read More
The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 86th Anniversary on 08 Oct 2018. In the last eight decades, IAF has technologically evolved and grown in strength to thwart any threat to the nation. It is committed to safeguard the Indian skies and has played a key role in providing assistance to the people of the country during any natural calamity. Professionalism… Read More
Ms. Nitika Gupta ISS (2001) has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years.
Shri Pankaj Pandey Indian Information Service (2002) has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years
Scientist MSR Prasad has been appointed as Director General (Missiles & Strategic Systems), of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Shri Prasad completed his B. Tech Degree from Madras Institute of Technology in 1984 and M. Tech from IIT, Bombay in Aeronautical Engineering. Over the last 30 years, he had made significant contributions… Read More
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora takes charge Command as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, South Western Air Command
Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), South Western Air Command at Gandhinagar on 01 Oct 18. He succeeds Air Mshl RK Dhir PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC who retired on 30 Sep 18.
The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot in Dec 1981. He has rich and diverse experience of accident… Read More
Air Marshal Amit Dev VSM graduated from National Defence Academy in December 1981 and was commissioned in the Indian Air Force, in the fighter stream of Flying Branch, on 29 Dec 1982. He has flown various types of fighter and trainer aircraft in the inventory of IAF and has approximately 2500 hours of flying experience. He is an alumnus of Tactics and Air Combat… Read More
India and Kadima, Israel, September 04, 2018: Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CSS), a joint venture between Cyient Ltd. and BlueBird Aero Systems, Israel, announced that it has received its first supply order from a unit of the Indian Army for SpyLite mini UAV systems for high altitude aerial surveillance.
CSS offered, and successfully demonstrated,… Read More
Ms B Radhika IPS (Odisha 1989) has been appointed as Deputy Director General (DDG), Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on deputation basis for a period of 05 years.