Category Archives: Defence

Defence Product Symposium at Panagarh Military Station

Defence Product Symposium

To showcase latest state-of-the-art and commercially available off the shelf defence related equipment under ‘Make in India’ initiative, an exhibition/ display was organised at Panagarh Military Station on 09 May 2019 under the aegis of Head Quarters Eastern Command. The display was attended by large number of vendors from all over the country who showcased… Read More

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt takes charge of Air Force Station Faridabad

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt

Group Captain Chandra Shekhar Bhatt has taken the command of Air Force Station Faridabad . Group Captain Bhatt has taken over the role from Group Captain Kaushik Das. The change of command took place at Station Parade ground in a ceremonial parade. He was commissioned in the Logistics branch of IAF in 1990. He has held various appointments in Operational bases… Read More

IN Ships Kolkata & Shakti undertake Group Sail with Japan, Philippines and US Naval Ships

IN Ships Kolkata & Shakti

IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti carried out Group Sail with naval ships of Japan, Philippines and the United States of America in the South China Sea from 03 May to 09 May 19.  The six-day long Group Sail had participation of six combatants from the four participating countries and included the Guided Missile Destroyer INS Kolkata and Fleet Support Ship INS Shakti… Read More

First Apache Helicopter formally handed over to The IAF

6 Apache attack helicopters

First AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on  10 May 19. Air Marshal AS Butola, represented the Indian Air Force and accepted the first Apache in a ceremony at Boeing production facility, representatives from US Government were also present.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries Hires James J LaCroix as Corporate Director, Advanced Technologies Office

James J LaCroix

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that James J. LaCroix has been named corporate director of HII’s Advanced Technologies Office in Newport, Rhode Island. He will report directly to John J. Donnelly, corporate vice president of advanced technologies.

As the director of the Advanced Technologies Office, LaCroix is responsible for interaction… Read More

Indian Air Force receives its first Apache Guardian attack helicopter

Indian Air Force

US aerospace company Boeing on Friday handed over to India the first of 22 Apache helicopters New Delhi has bought.Analysts say the addition of the Apache to the Indian Air Force adds a lethal punch to its capabilities given that the Apache is a stealthy, versatile machine, designed for all kinds of missions. It comes equipped with laser and infrared systems … Read More

Four 1997 batch IDAS Officers empanelled as Joint Secretary

IDAS (Indian Defence Accounts Service )IDAS (Indian Defence Accounts Service )

India Bureaucracy IDAS Appointments | The Cabinet has approved the empanelment of four Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) Officers from 1997 batch for holding Joint Secretary level posts at the Central Government. The names being Himanshu Shanker  , Niraj Kumar GayagiJarubala Sirish Choudhary  and Kanwar Sameer Lather .… Read More

FANI Update | IAF C130Js Super Hercules aircraft for Relief Missions

C-130Js Super Hercules aircraft

Indian Bureaucracy News Update | In the quick response towards Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief (HADR), in the wake of Cyclone Fani, Indian Air Force will launch 03 C-130Js Super Hercules aircraft to Bhubaneswar. The aircraft will carry appx 45T of relief material including medicines for the cyclone hit locations. The aircrafts positioned at Hindan… Read More

Border Roads Organisation celebrating 59th BRO Raising Day

BRO

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is celebrating its 59th Raising Day here today. BRO is a leading road construction agency under the Ministry of Defence with a primary role of providing road connectivity in border areas. It executes road construction and maintenance works along the Northern and Western frontiers primarily to meet the strategic requirements… Read More

Northrop Grumman | RAAF awards Special Purpose Aircraft Sustainment Services Contract

Northrop Grumman

Indian Bureaucracy International Defence Update | Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to continue providing through-life support to the Commonwealth’s special purpose aircraft (SPA) VIP fleet operated by No. 34 Squadron in Canberra. This sole source, 18-year rolling wave contract has an initial period… Read More

INS Ranjit decommissioned after 36 years of Glorious Era and Service

INS Ranjit

INS Ranjit, a Rajput class destroyer  was decommissioned at a solemn yet grand ceremony at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam culminating a glorious era on 06 May 19. The decommissioning ceremony was attended by officers and sailors of the commissioning crew as well as other who have been part of Ranjit’s voyage over the last 36 years. The Chief Guest for the Decommissioning… Read More