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Category Archives: Defence

Pakistan Army slams its own Generals, Praises Indian Bureaucracy

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The much-maligned Indian bureaucracy got a pat on its back by its eternal rival, the Pakistan Army, which called their own babus and Generals “shady” and “inconsistent”. In its top-secret Green Book, the Pakistan Army slams its Generals-turned-rulers by calling Ayub Khan a “laissez-faire leader”, Yahya Khan an “impoverished leader” … Read More

DG NCC flags off NCC Boys Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Bhagirathi II

The NCC Boys Mountaineering Expedition to Mount Bhagirathi II was flagged off by Director General National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lt Gen A Chakravarty here . The team led by Col SS Phogat and twenty cadets will attempt to summit Mount Bhagirathi II at a height of 6512M between 19 and 21 Sep 2016.

Mount Bhagirathi located in the Garhwal region is technically a very challenging… Read More

Air Marshal HS Arora AVSM takes over as Director General Air (Operations)

Air Marshal Harjit Singh Arora AVSM was commissioned in the IAF as a fighter pilot in Dec 1981. He has over 2600 hours of operational flying on MiG 21, MiG 29 and other variants of aircraft in IAF inventory, including helicopters. He has served as Directing Staff at ‘Tactics and Air Combat Development Establishment’ (TACDE) and as a Flying Inspector… Read More

Scorpene Submarines Docs leakage

A case of suspected leak of documents related to Scorpene submarines has been reported by a foreign media house.

The available information is being examined at Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy) and an analysis is being carried out by the concerned specialists.

It appears that the source of leak is from overseas and not in India.… Read More

Indian Army forges ahead in it’s Skilling Initiative

Mrs Namita Suhag, President Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) inaugurated the first of its kind Army Skill Training Centre (ASTC) at Delhi Cantonment in the presence of Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy the Hon’ble minister Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Army Staff and other officials. This event coincides with… Read More

INS Satpura visits Pohnpei in Micronesia

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship INS Satpura entered Pohnpei Micronesia on a two day visit, for an operational turn around, as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.

Bilateral relations between India and… Read More

Regional Maritime Security Course commences at Naval War College, Goa

In continuation of Indian Navy’s foreign cooperation initiatives, a Regional Maritime Security Course (RMSC) for officers of the rank of Colonel/ equivalent of Maritime Security Agencies from Friendly Foreign Countries (FFCs) at Naval War College, Goa commenced 16 Aug 16 for a duration of eight weeks. The module includes International Relations Theory,… Read More

President confers Ashok Chakra to Havildar Hangpan Dada, Assam Regiment

On the eve of Independence Day, the President and Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces has awarded Ashok Chakra, the peacetime highest award for gallantry to (13622536N) Havildar Hangpan Dada of the Assam Regiment/35th Battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles (Posthumous).  Havildar Hangpan Dada showed exemplary courage, selfless devotion and conspicuous… Read More

Nuclear Emergency awareness

Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard have not conducted any such awareness camp. However, as part of its Public awareness activities, the Department of Atomic Energy and the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) have taken number of steps to bring awareness regarding the various peaceful uses of atomic energy and dispel unfounded apprehension… Read More

Spying phone calls along Indo-China Border

Information on Indian Army’s deployment along the borders is regularly sought by our adversaries from exchange operators, unsuspecting civilians by using Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) and mobile calls etc.

Detailed Standing Operating Procedures are in place to ensure such calls are not connected to any authorized subscriber. In addition, troops… Read More

Centre of Propulsion Technology

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established Bi-nodal “Centre of Propulsion Technology” (CoPT) at IIT Bombay and IIT Madras through an agreement signed on 9th July, 2016 at IIT Bombay amongst DRDO, IIT Bombay and IIT Madras.

The Centre (CoPT) is mandated to plan the research activities in consultation with DRDO, coordinate … Read More