Category Archives: Defence

MoD | Maiden IN-RSN-RTN Trilateral Exercise commences at Port Blair

Maiden IN-RSN-RTN Trilateral Exercise commences at Port Blair

PIB News Update: A maiden trilateral exercise, involving Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), Royal Thailand Navy (RTN) and Indian Navy (IN) has commenced at Port Blair on 16 Sep 19. The five-day-long exercise is aimed at bolstering the maritime inter-relationships amongst Singapore Thailand and India, and contribute significantly to enhancing the overall… Read More

MoD | Astra, Air-to-Air missile successfully flight tested from Su-30 MKI

Air-to-Air missile Astra

Air-to-Air missile Astra has been successfully flight tested off the coast of Odisha. The missile was launched today from Su-30 MKI as a part of User trials. The live aerial target was engaged accurately demonstrating the capability of first indigenous air-to-air missile. The mission profile was executed in a text book manner. Various Radars, Electro-Optical… Read More

MoD | Opening Ceremony Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise MAITREE – 2019

Exercise MAITREE

PIB News Update:Exercise MAITREE, the annual bilateral joint exercise between Indian Army (IA) and Royal Thailand Army (RTA) commenced today at the Foreign Training Node (FTN), Umroi, Meghalaya. The aim of exercise is joint training of troops in counter terrorism operations in both jungle terrain and urban scenario. Exercise MAITREE-2019 has been the … Read More

MoD | Air Force Record Office -AFRO completes 80 Years

Air Force Record Office (AFRO)

PIB News Update:Air Force Record Office (AFRO) celebrated 80th anniversary of  it’s formation with ceremonial fervour at Subroto Park, New Delhi. Senior serving and retired officers were present to celebrate the event.

The Air Officer Commanding AFRO, Air Commodore AR Shendye VM delivered a performance status report as a prelude to the ceremony.… Read More

MoD | Contract signed for Modernisation of Radar & Missile Systems of Delhi Class of Indian Navy Ships

Contract Signed for Modernisation of Radar and Missile Systems of Delhi Class of Indian

PIB News Update: The contract for modernisation of “Air Defence Complex Kashmir and Radar Fregat MAE” on P-15 (Delhi Class) of ships was signed between the Ministry of Defence, India and JSC Rosoboronexport, Russian Federation on September 12, 2019. The modernisation of Radar and Missile systems would substantially enhance the Air Defence capability … Read More

MoD | Bangladesh Naval Ship BNS Somudra Avijan docks at Visakhapatnam on a Goodwill Visit

BNS Somudra Avijan arrives Visakhapatnam

PIB News Update:Bangladesh Naval Ship (BNS) Somudra Avijan arrived Visakhapatnam on a four-day visit to the Eastern Naval Command(ENC) today, 14 Sep 19.  The Bangladesh Navy ship was accorded a warm welcome by officials from the ENC and Eastern Fleet with the Indian Naval Band in attendance on arrival.

During the ship’s stay at Visakhapatnam, a series of activities

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MoD | LCA Navy makes successful arrested landing, indicates a big leap


PIB News Update: Today is a golden letter day in the history of Indian Naval Aviation. Today, the First ever arrested landing of LCA (Navy) at the shore-based test facility, INS Hansa Goa took place which will pave the way for this Indigenous platform to undertake Aircraft Carrier landing demonstration on board the Indian Naval Aircraft Carrier, Vikramaditya.… Read More

MoD | 28th Indo-Thai Corpat – Closing Ceremony

28TH Indo-Thai Corpat - Closing

PIB News Update:Royal Thai Navy Ship HTMS Kraburi, a Guided Missile Frigate commanded by Capt Bunpot Jaibunjong and a Naval Maritime Patrol Dornier aircraft of the 3rd Naval Area Command, Royal Thailand Navy, arrived at Port Blair today, on 13 September 2019 for the closing ceremony of the 28th cycle of the Indo-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (INDO-THAI CORPAT).… Read More

MoD | COAS Interaction with Record Breaking Whitewater Rafting Team of Army Services CORPS

Whitewater Rafting Team of Army Services CORPS

PIB News Update:Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat interacted with AQUA STALLIONS, the white water rafting team of Army Services Corps on 13 Sep 19. The team broke a previously held record of 10 hours and 10 minutes while traversing the Zanskar river in Leh.

The 24 member Rafting Team was flagged off by Lieutenant General YK Joshi, General Officer … Read More

MoD | Army carries out Capacity Building Tour for Kishtwar Dist Students to IMA, Dehradun

Army Carries Out Capacity Building Tour for Students of Kishtwar District to IMA, Dehradun

PIB News Update: An Indian Army sponsored Capacity Building Tour comprising of 22 students and three teachers of Kishtwar District of Jammu and Kashmir returned to Batote after a ten-days tour which included visit to New Delhi and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. The team was flagged-in at Batote on 11 Sep 2019 amidst a rousing welcome in a befitting ceremony.… Read More

MoD | Rudrashila- White Water Rafting Expedition flagged off at Jaisalmer

White Water Rafting Expedition – 'Rudrashila' Flagged off at Jaisalmer

PIB News Update: The white water Rafting Expedition christened ‘RUDRASHILA’ being undertaken by Kalidhar Battalion under the aegis of Battle Axe Division was Flagged Off on 11 September 2019 at Jaisalmer Military station by Major General T K Aich, General Officer Commanding Battle Axe Division.

The expedition christened ‘Rudrashila’… Read More