Category Archives: Defence

Time to take proactive approach towards Bio-Defence preparedness


It has been witnessed in the past that bio-threat and bio terrorism have the ability to deeply impact the socio-economic status of a country; therefore it is essential to anticipate potential threats in advance and take necessary steps to combat these bio-threats.

This was stated here today by Mr. Jesper Elsgaard, Vice President, Governmental Affairs, Bavarian… Read More

Jagadish Chandra Bose Centre for Advanced Technology foundation laid in Kolkata

Heralding a new era of DRDO-Academia Partnership, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jadavpur University (JU), Kolkata to establish the Jagadish Chandra Bose Centre for Advanced Technology (JCBCAT).

Secretary, Department of the Defence R&D and Director General, DRDO Dr. S Christopher… Read More

Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology celebrates Diamond Jubilee

The Naval Institute of Aeronautical Technology (NIAT), the premier Aviation technical training establishment of the Indian Navy celebrated 60th anniversary on 17 Jun 16. An International Seminar on “Challenges in Maintenance and Training of Fixed and Rotary wing Naval Air Assets” along with Industry Exposition (Aero-Expo)showcasing emerging … Read More

Cdr Ashutosh Pednekar of Indian Navy creates history in Racketlon

One man’s passion for racket sports and perseverance brings India recognition. Cdr  Ashutosh Pednekar of Indian Navy made sports history when he became the first Indian to participate and win International tournaments in sport of Racketlon.

At the recently concluded competitions in Denmark and Belgium he made the country proud by clinching Gold medal… Read More

1 Army Headquarters (HQ) Signal Regiment celebrates Platinum Jubilee !

As part of its Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, 1 Army HQ Signal Regiment organised a Special Sainik Sammelan on 24th June 2016 in New Delhi at the unit location. The event was chaired by Maj Gen BP Murgai (Retired), who commanded the Unit from 1971 to 1973. The Special Sainik Sammelan was witnessed by both serving and retired personnel of the Unit.

Maj Gen BP Murgai… Read More

World Hydrography Day at Southern Naval Command

World Hydrographic Day was celebrated by the Southern Naval Command. The theme for this year was ‘Hydrography – The Key to Well Managed Seas And Waterways’.

On the occasion, about 120 students from different colleges of Kerala (TKM College of Engineering and Technology – Kollam, St. Teresa’s College – Ernakulam and St. Xavier’s College… Read More

INS Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch visit Busan, South Korea

In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ships Sahyadri, Shakti and Kirch under the Command of the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral S V Bhokare, YSM, NM have arrived at Busan on a four day visit, as part of deployment of the Eastern Fleet to the South… Read More

N K Sinha appointed Member -Personnel at Ordnance Factory Board

Shri N K Sinha IOFS (1981) has been appointed as Member/Personnel at Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) on 01st June 2016. wishes Shri Sinha the very best.

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India Gets First Women Fighter Pilots

History was created as the first three women fighter pilots of the Indian Air Force proudly brandished their stripes and wings, at the Combined Graduation Parade at Air Force Academy, Dundigal on the outskirts of the twin city today. The vanguards of the IAF roared into the sky and smeared the sky with tricolor as India joined the select few nations in the world… Read More

Fifteen nursing students commissioned into MNS

Commissioning ceremony of the 57th batch of probationer nurses, College of Nursing, Army Hospital (R&R) was addressed by the Chief Guest, Lt Gen SD Duhan, Commandant of the hospital as he congratulated the newly commissioned Nursing Officers and their proud parents. He urged the newly commissioned Nursing Officers to nurture the ethics of Military … Read More

Air Wisconsin Awards exclusive contract to Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation has awarded Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions (LMCES) a five-year, exclusive contract to perform engine maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services on CF34-3 engines.

Air Wisconsin will commence in the second quarter of 2016 and will be performed at the LMCES Montreal facility, which has nearly 20 … Read More