Category Archives: Defence

MoD | IAF felicitates Marshal of the Air Force & Mrs Arjan Singh Trust

IAF felicitates Marshal of the Air Force & Mrs Arjan Singh Trust

PIB News Update:Indian Air Force felicitated Marshal of the Air Force & Mrs. Arjan Singh Trust today. The felicitation ceremony was held at Akash Air Force Officers’ Mess New Delhi on Establishment Day of the Trust attended by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee & Chief of the Air Staff, retired Air Chiefs,… Read More

MoD | Army Air Defence 6th Army AD Reunion in Gopalpur

Army Air Defence 6th Army AD Reunion

PIB News Update:1. The Sixth Reunion of the Corps of Army Air Defence was celebrated on 20 and 21 Sep 2019 at Army AD College, Gopalpur on Sea near Brahmapur in Odisha.

2. The Corps of Army Air Defence is a relatively young arm. However in a short span of twenty five years since its bifurcation from the Regiment of Artillery, the Army Air Defence has already created… Read More

Admiral Karambir Singh Chief of Naval Staff to Visit Bangladesh between 21st to 24th Sept

Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff

PIB News Update:Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC,Chief of the Naval Staff will be visiting Bangladesh from 21 to 24 September 2019. The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the bilateral maritime relations between India and Bangladesh.

During his visit, the CNS will hold bilateral discussions with Adm Aurangzeb Chowdhury, Chief of the Naval… Read More

DRDO | Five successful trials of Air-to-Air Missile – Astra

DRDO conducts five trials of Air-to-Air Missile ‘Astra’; All successful

PIB News Update:Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) ‘Astra’ from Su-30 MKI platform off the coast of Chandipur, Odisha. The trials were held from 16th to 19th September 2019. The trials were conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) against Jet Banshee target aircraft… Read More

MoD | Validation Exercise & Closing Ceremony- Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2019

Yudh Abhyas – 2019

PIB News Update:Soldiers from 5-20 Infantry Battalion of US Army and The Assam Regiment from the Indian Army concluded Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2019 at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM), Washington, USA on 18 September 2019.

Yudh Abhyas – 2019 is an annual, US Army pacific sponsored Theatre Security Cooperation Program bilateral exercise designed to strengthen… Read More

MoD | MDL delivers second Scorpene submarine- KHANDERI to Indian Navy

second Scorpene submarine“KHANDERI

PIB News Update:Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) called ‘Ship Builder to the Nation’, is one of India’s leading Defence public sector undertaking shipyards under the Ministry of Defencecontinuing their service to the nation with ‘’Make in India’’ programme. They delivered the second Scorpene submarine ‘KHANDERI’ to the Indian Navy at an event … Read More

MoD | Army Medical Corps Motor Cycle Expedition

Army Medical Corps Motor Cycle Expedition

PIB News Update:The Indian Army Medical Corps under the aegis of DGMS (Army) conducted an “AMC Motorcycle Expedition” to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War as well as the “55th AMC Biennial Conference”, honouring the real heroes of the Indian Army.

The team rode for 1505 km and scaled eight of the world’s highest passes across the strenuous and… Read More

MoD | Army reaches out to its Veer Naris & NOK

Army reaches out to its Veer Naris

PIB News Update:A team of soldiers under the aegis of BATTLE AXE DIV successfully completed the Veer Nari & Next of Kin outreach cycling expedition from 03 September 2019 to 15 September 2019. The 927 Km expedition covered various interior locations of Ajmer, Bhilwara, Pali, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer districts of Marwar region. The expedition team was successful… Read More

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria to be new Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Vice Chief of Air Staff RKS Bhadauria has been appointed as the next Chief of Air Staff | The Govt has appointed Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, presently Vice Chief of Air Staff as the next Chief of the Air Staff after the retirement of Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, VM, ADC on 30th September 2019.

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria was commissioned… Read More

MoD | Sea Phase of maiden IN-RSN-RTN Trilateral Exercise Commences

Sea Phase of maiden IN-RSN-RTN Trilateral Exercise Commences

PIB News Update: Sea Phase of maiden SITMEX-19 (Singapore India Thailand Maritime Exercise), between Indian Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) commenced in the Andaman Sea from 18 Sep 19. IN Ships Ranvir, a Guided Missile Destroyer, Kora, a Missile Corvette, Sumedha, an Offshore Patrol Vessel along with Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance… Read More

Rajnath Singh becomes first Raksha Mantri to fly LCA Tejas

Rajnath Singh

Shri Rajnath Singh has scripted history by becoming the first Raksha Mantri to fly the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas’. Shri Rajnath Singh undertook 30-minute sortie in the indigenously-built multi-role fighter aircraft with Air Vice Marshall Narmdeshwar Tiwari, at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru this morning. Raksha… Read More