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Category Archives: Defence

India’s largest-ever Coastal Defence Exercise | Nigrani, Nireekshan and Nakabandi

Nigrani, Nireekshan and Nakabandi

Exercise Sea Vigil, India’s largest-ever Coastal Defence Exercise was conducted over an intense 36-hour period from 22-23 Jan 19. Exercise Sea – Vigil conceptualised and led by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard saw the simultaneous activation of India’s entire Coastal Security apparatus across all nine Coastal States and four Union Territories.… Read More

BIS in collaboration with Indian Air Force releases new standard for Bio-Jet Fuel

Bureau of Indian Standards in Collaboration with Indian Air Force Releases New Standard for Bio-Jet Fuel

To use bio-jet fuel on all military and civilian aircraft, BIS has in collaboration with IAF, research organisations and the industry brought out a new standard for Aviation Turbine Fuels. These specifications will align Indian standards with current international standards.

A committee constituted with domain experts was tasked to originate the required… Read More

855 Police Officers get Republic Day Police Medals

Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG)

A total of 855 Police personnel have been awarded Medals on the occasion of the Republic Day this year.  President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG) have been awarded to three personnel, Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) have been awarded to 146 personnel, President’s Police Medals for Distinguished Service to 74 personnel and Police Medal for Meritorious… Read More

India launches military satellite Microsat-R

India launches military satellite Microsat-R

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C44) successfully injected Microsat-R and Kalamsat-V2 satellites into their designated orbits. The PSLV-C44 lifted off at 23:37 Hrs (IST) on January 24, 2019 from the First Launch Pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota in its 46thflight.

About 13 minutes 26 seconds after lift-off, Microsat-R… Read More

DRDO | Successful flight test of LRSAM

Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM)

Ship launched Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) has been successfully test fired from INS Chennai against an incoming aerial target flying at low altitude,today. The missile destroyed the target with a direct hit. All the mission objectives have been met.  LRSAM has been jointly developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO),… Read More

Gallantry Awards to Army on Republic Day 2019

Gallantry Awards

The President of India,  Shri Ram Nath Kovind has approved the award of one Ashok Chakra, two Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras to the Indian Army personnel on the occasion of Republic Day 2019 which has been included in the list of citations.

Following documents are attached to the Press Release :-

List of Complete Honours and Awards to Army.

Summary of Read More

CEMILAC | Test and Certification Agency clears Biojet fuel for Aircraft

Test and Certification Agency clears Biojet fuel for Aircraft
On January 22, 2019, after months of exhaustive ground and flight trials, the indigenous produced bio-fuel has been finally cleared for use by the premier airworthiness certification agency of the country.In a meeting chaired by Mr Jaypal, Outstanding Scientist and Chief Executive, the Centre for Military Airworthiness and Certification (CEMILAC) deliberated… Read More

IAFTX 2019 | Indo- Africa Field Training Exercise

India Africa Field Training Exercise -IAFTX 2019

The final planning conference to work out the modalities for Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX)-2019 is being conducted at Pune on 23-24 January 2019. Delegates from Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique, Uganda, Niger & Zambia attended the conference.

Indian Africa Field Training Exercise… Read More

Coastal Defence Exercise “Sea Vigil” concludes

Two-Day Coastal Defence Exercise “Sea Vigil” Concludes

The first coastal defence Exercise Sea Vigil, conducted by the Navy and Coast Guard, in close coordination with State Governments and Union Territories concluded today, 23 Jan 2019. It was the largest such exercise the country had ever witnessed in recent times and saw participation by more than 100 ships, aircraft and patrol boats manned and operated by various… Read More

INS Kohassa | A New Bird’s Nest in the Andamans

INS Kohassa

Naval Air Station (NAS) Shibpur was commissioned as INS Kohassa by Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff  on 24 Jan 19. The grand ceremony was attended by many dignitaries and senior officials including VAdm Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command. The ceremony included presentation… Read More

Sanjeev Kumar Bhola IOFS given extension as Director- Defence Ministry

Ministry of Defence

Shri Sanjeev Kumar Bhola IOFS (1991) presently Director, Ministry of Defence, has been given extension in the Central deputation tenure for a period of three months beyond 26.01.2019.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishesShri Sanjeev Kumar Bhola them the very best.… Read More