Category Archives: Defence
A workshop on Cyber Security Framework for Department of Defence was organised by DDP, Ministry of Defence. The workshop was inaugurated by RakshaMantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman. During her address, Smt Sitharaman stressed upon the fact that Defence sector is more prone to the cyber threats and hence it becomes important to safeguard our cyberspace with anticipation… Read More
Brig. P.C. Nair, YSM, SIKH has been appointed as Inspector General (North) in Assam Rifles in Level-14 of the Pay Matrix as per the 7th CPC, on deputation basis, for a period of 18 months.
Missile Scientist Dr Tessy Thomas presently Director of Advanced Systems Laboratories (ASL), Hyderabad takes charge as the Director General, Aeronautical Systems (DG-Aero) of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) vice C P Ramanarayanan. Dr Tessy Thomas hails from Alappuzha in Kerala, Dr Tessy completed her B Tech (Electrical)… Read More
Lt General Devraj Anbu, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM assumed the charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff (VCOAS) on 01 Jun 2018. He succeeds Lt Gen Sarath Chand who after an illustrious career, handed over the baton to Lt Gen Devraj Anbu in a ceremony held at South Block.
Lt Gen Anbu is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakvasla. He was commissioned… Read More
Group Captain Prajual Singh assumed the command of Air Force Station Thanjavur, a premier base under Southern Air Command. He assumed charge from Group Captain Vikram Jeet Singh after an impressive Ceremonial Parade.
An alumni of National Defence Academy, Group Captain Prajual Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1992.
A Qualified Flying … Read More
MOUs SIGNED DURING DEFEXPO 2018: As per details reported thus far, the salient MoUs and Transfer of Technology agreements are as follows. Some B2B agreements signed between parties may not have been reported yet and therefore the number is likely to go up.
MoUs and ToTs:
Defence Public Sector Undertakings – 16
India- Russia B2B MoUs – 07
B2B MoUs… Read More
As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise ‘Gaganshakti-2018′, fighters, helicopters and transport assets have been deployed at the Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG). The ALGs are short prepared / unprepared airstrips close to the borders in the valleys, which have limited rail/road connectivity due to challenging terrain. ALGs located strategically… Read More
As part of the ongoing IAF exercise ‘Gaganshakti-2018’, in a joint operation, the IAF and Indian Army Parachute Brigade undertook a Battalion level airborne assault on the evening and night of 14 Apr 18, in the desert sector. This assault included paradrop of 560 paratroopers, combat vehicles and GPS guided cargo platforms. The landing force was dropped… Read More
The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully carried out its fourth and final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I navigation satellite at around 21:05hrs tonight.The targeted perigee height is 35,381 km and apogee height is 35,793 km. The third orbit raising operation of the satellite was successfully carried out last night.
Indian Regional Navigation… Read More
The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference will commence in New Delhi . The opening address will be given by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre. Chaired by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, the senior commanders will deliberate on specific issues to Army formations and Army as a whole at the conference. Important issues that are likely to … Read More
A Memorandum of Undersanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Army and Axis Bank on the Defence Salary Package on 13 Apr 2018. The first MoU between Axis Bank and the Indian Army was signed in 2011 and was renewed on 24 Mar 2015. The current MoU is tailor-made to suit the requirements of serving soldiers, pensioners and families.
The signing-in ceremony was … Read More