Category Archives: Defence

Rolls-Royce wins Trent XWB order from Fiji Airways

Rolls-Royce wins Trent XWB order

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Fiji Airways to power two Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Rolls-Royce will also provide its flagship TotalCare long-term services, which maximise aircraft availability. The Trent XWB is the world’s most efficient large aero engine flying today and the world’s fastest-selling widebody engine, with more than 1,800 in … Read More

DA-Group, Elbit Systems EW & SIGINT – Elisra | To offer GNSS Immune Technology

iSNS Antena - Elbit SiSNS Antena - Elbit Systemsystems

DA–Group and Elbit Systems signed an agreement to partner on the production and marketing of immune solutions to Global Navigation Satellite Systems. Under the agreement DA-Group will produce and market Elbit Systems’ Immune Satellite Navigation System (iSNS).

“DA-Group is pleased to start collaborating with Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT – Elisra,… Read More

Harris Corporation | Bags $212 Mill F/A-18 Electronic Warfare System Contract

Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation has been awarded a $212 million contract modification to supply the next production lot of electronic jammers to protect U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft against electronic threats. The contract, which represents the largest order on the program to date, was received during the third quarter… Read More

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, NM, VSM takes over the Command of Eastern Fleet, the Sword Arm of the Eastern Naval Command from Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam on 30 March 19.

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry was commissioned on 01 January 1987 and is a specialist in Gunnery and Missile Warfare. His Sea… Read More

Chandrayaan-2 Launch | All modules getting ready for launch during window of July 09 to 16, 2019

Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second lunar mission, has three modules namely Orbiter, Lander (Vikram) & Rover (Pragyan).The Orbiter and Lander modules will be interfaced mechanically and stacked together as an integrated module and accommodated inside the GSLV MK-III launch vehicle. The Rover is housed inside the Lander. After launch into earth bound … Read More

Radm Mahesh Singh takes charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Area

Radm Mahesh Singh

Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh, NM assumed charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area at a ceremonial parade at Karwar . An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, he was commissioned into the #IndianNavy in January 1987 and is a Navigation and Direction specialist. His notable sea appointments include commissioning crew of INS Akshay and Jyoti, … Read More

Varuna 19.1 Bilateral Exercise | Indian and French Navies Off Goa coast 1st – 10th May, 2019

Varuna 19.1 Bilateral Exercise

The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1 will be conducted off the Goa coast from 1st to 10th May 19. The upcoming 17th edition includes participation of the French Navy’s aircraft carrier FNS Charles de Gaulle, two destroyers, FNS Forbin and FNS Provence, the frigate FNS Latouche-Treville, the tanker FNS Marne and a nuclear submarine.… Read More

Directorate of Indian Defence University Workshop on Space Warfare & Technology

Directorate of Indian Defence University Workshop on Space Warfare & Technology

Directorate of Indian Defence University (IDU) is organizing a two day workshop on “Space Warfare and Technology” for senior and middle level officers from the three Services on 02-03 May 19 at the Purple Bay, India Gate Circle, New Delhi. The workshop intends to cover Weaponisation and Militarisation of Space, preparation for Absorption of High-End Technology… Read More

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria takes charge as Vice Chief of the Air Staff

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria

Indian Bureaucracy Defence Update | Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes charge as Vice Chief of the Air Staff, An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, he was commissioned in the fighter stream of IAF on 15 Jun 1980 and won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall order of merit.He has over 4250 hours of experience on twenty … Read More

Air Marshal Sk Ghotia takes over command as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Training Command

Air Marshal Sk Ghotia VSM

India Bureaucracy Defence Appointments | Air Marshal SK Ghotia VSM took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Training Command .Air Marshal is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the fighter stream of IAF in Dec 1981. He is a Qualified Flying Instructor with more than 1000 hrs of instructional experience. He has undergone… Read More

Indian Coast Guard | Efforts on ready for Cyclone ‘FANI’

Indian Coast Guard (ICG)

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) initiated series of pre-emptive measures from first sign of weather disturbance in Bay of Bengal on Apr 23, 2019 and implemented lessons learnt from Cyclone Ockhi to ensure safety of lives at sea. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani is presently 260 nautical miles SE of Vishakhapatnam and likely to intensify further and cross Odisha… Read More