Category Archives: Defence

Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh assumes charge as Admiral Superintendent- Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam

Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh

Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh, VSM Assumed Charge as Admiral Superintendent, Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam from Rear Admiral Amit Bose, VSM during a formal ceremony at the Naval Dockyard on 15 November 2018.

Rear Admiral Kiran Deshmukh was commissioned into Indian Navy in March 1986. The Flag Officer is an alumnus of DSSC Wellington and IIT Chennai. A recipient

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ISRO to launch communication satellite GSAT-29

ISRO

Indian Space Research Organization will launch the communication satellite GSAT-29 this evening from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotta. The ISRO’s heaviest ever launch vehicle GSLV Mark-III is set to inject the satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit after its lift off at 5:08 PM. The countdown for the launch started at 2:50 PM … Read More

INS Rana at Surabaya to participate in Indian Navy- Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘ Samudra Shakti

Indian Navy - Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘ Samudra Shakti

INS Rana of the Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam under the Eastern Naval Command is on deployment to the South East Asia and arrived at the port of Surabaya to participate in the inaugural edition of Indian Navy – Indonesian Navy Bilateral Exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ scheduled from 12  to 18 Nov 18.

The aim of the exercise is to strengthen bilateral … Read More

INDRA 2018 | India – Russian Joint Exercise

INDO-Russian joint exercise INDRA 2018
The joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN) is being conducted at Babina Field Firing Ranges, Babina Military Station from 18 November 2018. Company sized contingents of the 5th Army of the Russian Federation and a Mechanised Infantry Battalion of Republic of India… Read More

Financial powers of Vice Chiefs of all three Services increased by 5 times

MOD enhances Financial Powers of Vice Chiefs of Tri-Services by Five Times

The Ministry of Defence has delegated greater financial decision-making powers to Vice Chiefs of the three Services in order to expedite the decision making process involved in the revenue procurements of the Armed Forces. With the new delegation, the Vice Chiefs will be able to exercise financial powers upto five times more than the existing powers with … Read More

Defence Ministry contract with GRSE for supply of four survey vessels for Indian Navy

MOD signs contract with GRSE

Ministry of Defence has awarded contract for design, construction and supply of four Survey Vessels for Indian Navy to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited, Kolkata after it became successful bidder in the competitive bidding. The contract was signed between Ministry of Defence and GRSE here.

The contract was signed by Joint Secretary… Read More

CDS Examination (I), 2018 | Final Results declared | Find the full list

Combined Defence Services Examination

The following are the lists, in order of merit of 100 (60 + 33 + 07 ) candidates who have qualified on the basis of the results of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I), 2018 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in  February, 2018 and SSB interviews held by the Services Selection Board of the Ministry of Defence for admission to the 146th  Course… Read More

Indian Navy | Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) capability

Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV)

The Indian Navy has inducted a Submarine Rescue System with a Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) along with associated equipment. This System has a Side Scan Sonar for locating the position of the submarine in distress at sea, providing immediate relief by way of posting Emergency Life Support Containers with the help of Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)… Read More

IAF Seminar | Emerging Trends in Aviation Engineering & Logistics (AVIAMAT – 2018)

IAF

Indian Air Force is organising a two day seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Aviation Engineering and Logistics’ (AVIAMAT-2018) at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi from 31 Oct 18 – 01 Nov 18.  Today morning the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC delivered the key note address.  The focus of the … Read More

DHARMA GUARDIAN 2018 | India – Japan joint military exercise

INDO - Japan joint military exercise

Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN – 2018, a joint military exercise between Indian & Japanese Armies, commenced at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengete, Mizoram, India on 01 November 2018. The Japanese contingent is being represented by 32nd Infantry Battalion, while the Indian side is being represented by 6/1 Gorkha Rifles. Approximately… Read More

Air Marshal MSG Menon takes charge as DG- Wks & Cer, IAF

Air Marshal MSG Menon

Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM was commissioned in Administrative branch of IAF in Dec 1982. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calicut University. He has undergone Higher Air Command Course from College of Air Warfare. He is an alumnus of Defence Service Staff College Wellington and the prestigious National Defence College.

The Air Marshal is a Cat ‘AYE’… Read More