Category Archives: Defence

MoD | 69th Inter Services Athletics Championship at Army Sports Institute, Pune (7th -10th Sept 2019)

69th Inter Services Athletics Championship

PIB News Update | 69th Inter Service Athletics Championship is being held at Army Sports Institute, Pune, from 07 to 10 Sept 19. Over a period of these four days some of the best athletes of the nation would be competing against each other in the Championship. Subedar G Lakshamanan, National Champion in 1500 meters and 5000 meters,  Junior Warrant Officer Nirmal… Read More

MoD | Three-day Bi-annual conference of National Cadet Corps concludes

Three-day Bi-annual conference of National Cadet Corps concludes

PIB News Update | The three-day bi-annual conference of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) concluded here today. Major issues discussed included early fructification of ongoing expansion plan of NCC.

Inaugurating the conference, Director General, NCC, Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra highlighted the efforts made by the organisation to improve the training, infrastructure… Read More

MoD | Raksha Mantri invites South Korean Defence manufacturing companies to invest in India

Raksha Mantri invites South Korean Defence manufacturing companies to invest in India

PIB News Update | India and Republic of Korea (ROK) have formulated a forward looking roadmap to take bilateral Defence Industry co-operation to the next level, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh said today while addressing CEOs of Korean and Indian Defence Industries in Seoul, in the presence of Minister of Defence Acquisition and Program Administration,… Read More

MoD | Western Air Command Commanders’ Conference concludes

Western Air Command Commanders' Conference

PIB News Update |The Western Air Command, Commanders’ Conference was held on 05 and 06 Sep 2019 at New Delhi. Air Officers Commanding/ Station Commanders of all Air Force Stations under Western Air Command attended the conference. The Chief Guest, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of Air Staff was received by Air Marshal Raghunath… Read More

MoD | CAS Flags off Kargil to Kohima Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run”

Kargil to Kohima Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run

PIB News Update | Kargil to Kohima (K2K) – Glory Run was Flagged-off in a  ceremony today at Air HQ , (Vayu Bhavan). Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC,  Chief of the Air Staff  graced the occasion as chief guest.

To commemorate 20th year of Kargil Victory and to live up to the true tradition and motto of Indian Air Force – “Touch the Sky… Read More

MoD CURTAIN RAISER | EX TSENTR 2019

Exercise TSENTR 2019

PIB News Update: Exercise TSENTR 2019 is part of the annual series of large scale exercises that form part of the Russian Armed Forces’ annual training cycle. The series rotates through the four main Russian operational strategic commands. Russia holds a major military exercise every year at one of it’s four military Commands i.e Vostok (East), Zapad… Read More

MoD | Indian Naval Ships on visit to Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Visit of Indian Naval Ships to Sihanoukville, Cambodia

PIB News Update: As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to South East Asia and  Western Pacific, Indian Navy ships Sahyadri and Kiltan are making a port call at Sihanoukville, Cambodia from 05 – 08 Sep 19. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s Eastern Fleet under the Operational Command of Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval… Read More

INS Tarkash docks at Lagos, Nigeria

INS Tarkash at Lagos, Nigeria

PIB News Update: As part of Indian Navy’s Overseas Deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Lagos, Nigeria today, on 05 Sep 19 for a three day visit. The port call has been scheduled to celebrate the 60th anniversary of establishing of diplomatic relations between India and Nigeria. INS Tarkash, commanded… Read More

Chandrayaan-2 set to create history | India’s lunar mission to land on the moon in wee hours tomorrow

Chandrayaan-2 set to create history | India's lunar mission to land on the moon tomorrow

Chandrayaan-2 set to create history; India’s lunar mission to land on the moon in wee hours tomorrow
isroIndia is on the verge of creating history as the national space agency, ISRO(Indian Space Research Organisation), is all geared up to navigate the lander of Chandrayaan-2 to soft-land on the moon. This will be the first-ever moon landing for any Indian… Read More

MoD | Induction of AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter

6 Apache attack helicopters

The IAF formally inducted the AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter into its inventory at Air Force Station Pathankot. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest at the event.

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa during the induction ceremony said “Apache attack helicopters are being purchased… Read More

MoD | Indian Army Team Summits MT Leo Pargyil (6773m)

Indian Army Team Summit MT Leo Pargyil

An Indian Army team successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773M) on 20thAug 2019 at 1030 hours after an extremely challenging climb in harsh weather, hoisting the National Flag atop Mt Leo Pargyil. The expedition was flagged in by Lieutenant General PM Bali, AVSM, VSM, COS, Western Command on 31 Aug 2019 at Jhakri near Rampur Bushar.

Leo Pargyil is the third… Read More