Category Archives: Defence
Continuing with its unparalleled track record of delivering ships ahead of contractual schedule in last 4 years, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has once again delivered second Sri Lanka Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (SL AOPV) of Sri Lankan Navy ceremoniously at Vaddem, Vasco da Gama yesterday, 25 days ahead of schedule.
The vessel will be the largest and most… Read More
Formidable Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos was successfully flight tested at 8:42 AM this morning from Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The precision strike weapon with Indian-made seeker flew in its designated trajectory and hit the target with pin-point accuracy.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sithraman congratulated the Armed Forces, Defence Research… Read More
DefExpo India has become one of the largest events of its kind in the world for the last 10 years. For the first time DefExpo is being held in Chennai from 11 to 14 April 2018 and there is tremendous response to the event. The location of the event is Tiruvidanthal, Kancheepuramdistrict on the East Coast Road near Chennai. Shortly, after announcement of the dates… Read More
The second week of March will witness Andaman & Nicobar Command hosting a multinational mega event MILAN 2018. MILAN is a congregation of littoral navies conducted biennially by Indian Navy at the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command. Besides fostering co-operation through naval exercises and professional… Read More
Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO on Sunday successfully flew its Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle Rustom 2 at its Aeronautical Test Range at Chalakere in Chitradurga district of Karnataka. The flight assumes significance as this is the first flight in user configuration with higher power engine.
All parameters were normal. Secretary,… Read More
India successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Dhanush ballistic missile with a strike range of 350 km from a naval ship off Odisha coast at around 1052 hrs. This naval variant of the indigenously-developed Prithvi-II missile was test-fired from the ship positioned near Paradip in the Bay of Bengal.
Defence Research and Development… Read More
Vice Admiral SV Bhokare, AVSM, YSM, NM handed over his responsibilities as the Commandant, Indian Naval Academy (INA) to Vice Admiral RB Pandit, AVSM after a successful tenure of over 15 months, 19 February 2018.
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, met and accorded approval to Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Services valued at approximately Rs 15,935 crore.
These included procurement of essential quantity of Light Machine Guns for the three Services through the Fast Track Procedure at an estimated cost … Read More
To support the United Nations efforts in bringing peace and normalcy in a war torn country of South Sudan, Indian Army is contributing approx 2300 personnel. Seven Garhwal Rifles Infantry battalion group of the Indian Army is currently being inducted to South Sudan from IGI Airport, New Delhi. It is a matter of great pride for the unit and the Garhwal Rifles Regiment,… Read More
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that Pakistan is resorting to ceasefire violations to assist infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir. Talking to media persons, she said, central government is undertaking measures to procure modern electronic surveillance systems to stop infiltration from across the borders.
The Defence Minister was in Jammu… Read More
Rear Admiral DS Gujral, NM has taken over as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Communications Space and Net-centric Operations) at Integrated Headquarters of MoD(Navy). The Flag officer, an alumnus of 69th Course National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla was commissioned into the Executive Branch of Indian Navy on 01 Jan 87. Communication & Electronics… Read More