Category Archives: Defence

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry takes charge as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, NM, VSM has taken over the Command of Eastern Fleet, the Sword Arm of the Eastern Naval Command from Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam .

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry was commissioned on 01 January 1987 and is a specialist in Gunnery and Missile Warfare. His Sea commands… Read More

Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise Mitra Shakti-VI

Joint Exercise Mitra Shakti-VI

Opening ceremony of Exercise MITRA SHAKTI VI, a 14 days joint training exercise of the Indian Army and the Sri Lankan Army has been held on 27 March at Diyatalawa Parade Ground in Diyatalawa, Badulla District, Sri Lanka. This is the sixth edition of the joint exercise between the two nations.  The exercise is being conducted from 26 March to 08 April 19.

The Indian… Read More

Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi takes charge as DGNO

Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi

Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM NM has assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations today, on 27 Mar 2019. He is a graduate of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 85.  The Flag Officer is a specialist in Anti-Submarine Warfare and has held important assignments both afloat and ashore.  … Read More

Rear Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar takes charge as FOC-Maharashtra Naval Area

Rear Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar

Rear Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, VSM has assumed the charge as the Flag Officer Commanding Maharashtra Naval Area on 25 Mar 19. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, he was commissioned into the Indian Navy in Jan 1987 and is an Anti-Submarine Warfare specialist. His notable sea appointments include Executive Officer of missile corvette INS Kirpan and… Read More

Nazli Jafri Shayin IA&AS transferred as Director- Ministry of Defence

Ministry of Defence

Ms. Nazli Jafri Shayin IA&AS (1999) has been given lateral shift from the post of Director in Department of School Education and Literacy to the post of Director in the Ministry of Defence for the balance period of her five years.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Ms. Nazli Jafri Shayin the very best.… Read More

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh takes charge as Western Fleet Commander

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh

Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh, NM took over charge of Western Fleet, the ‘Sword Arm’ of the Indian Navy, from Rear Admiral MA Hampiholi, AVSM, NM. Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh was commissioned into the Indian navy in 1986 and is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. A specialist in Navigation and Direction, he has held… Read More

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh appointed Chief of Naval Staff

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, ENC

The Government have appointed Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, presently Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Eastern Naval Command as next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from afternoon of May 31, 2019. The present Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba retires on the same day.

Born on November 03, 1959, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh was commissioned… Read More

Rolls-Royce takes major step towards electrifying flight with successful hybrid aero propulsion tests

electrifying flight

Rolls-Royce has taken a significant step towards realising our ambition to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the next generation of aviation, with successful ground tests of a hybrid system using our M250 gas turbine – a highly successful engine usually powering helicopters. The tests are part of one of the world’s most comprehensive hybrid

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Elbit Systems announces results of Its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders


Elbit Systems Ltd. (the “Company”) announced today that at its Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on March 6, 2019 at the Company’s offices in Haifa, the proposed resolutions described in the Proxy Statement to the Shareholders dated January 29, 2019 (the “Proxy”) and… Read More

Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019

Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019

The inaugural Africa-India Field Training Exercise-2019 for India and African nations called AFINDEX-19 scheduled from 18 March to 27 March 2019 started with a grand opening ceremony on 18 March 2019 at Aundh Military Station, Pune. Contingents of the 17 African Nations i.e. Benin, Botswana, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger,… Read More

Curtain Raiser to the Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Exercise- Mitra Shakti-VI

Joint Exercise- Mitra Shakti-VI

Exercise MITRA SHAKTI is conducted annually as part of military diplomacy and interaction between armies of India & Sri Lanka. The joint exercise for the year 2018-19 will be conducted from 26 March to 08 April 2019 in Sri Lanka. Troops from 1st Battalion the BIHAR Regiment of the Indian Army and Gemunu Watch Battalion of Sri Lankan Army would be jointly undertaking… Read More