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Category Archives: Defence

Triumph Exploring Strategic Alternatives For Aerospace Structures

Triumph

Triumph Group, Inc.  announced  that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its Aerospace Structures business unit as part of its continued portfolio reshaping, debt reduction and cash generation efforts. Building on divestitures, plant consolidations, and program restructuring over the last three years, this decision reflects Triumph’s… Read More

MoD | 2nd General K Sundarji Memorial Lecture

K Sundarji Memorial Lecture

The 2nd Gen K Sundarji memorial lecture was conducted on 27 Apr 2019 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, graced the occasion as Chief Guest. The event was attended by serving and retired officers of the three Services as well as members of academia and think tanks. The lecture started by commemorating the dynamic and visionary… Read More

ST Engineering Secures up to S$2.6b Polar Security Cutter contract

ST Engineering

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), a global technology, defence and engineering group today announced that the U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded VT Halter Marine, its shipbuilding business in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the Polar Security Cutter (formerly known as the Heavy Polar Ice Breaker) contract.

The U.S. Department … Read More

Lockheed Martin’s 360-Degree Pilot Visual System Completes First Flight on Bell V-280 Valor

Lockheed Martin indian bureaucracy

Lockheed Martin’s Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter’s next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a series of flights over Fort Worth, Texas, in March. PDAS is a multi-functional sensor system that generates high-resolution, 360-degree imagery around … Read More

Commissioning of Indian Coast Guard Vessel C-441

Commissioning of Indian Coast Guard Vessel C-441

A new Coast Guard vessel is commissioned by Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala Sri Tom Jose at Vizhinjam harbour, today, under the aegis of Regional Commander Western Region, Inspector General Vijay D. Chafekar. The function was witnessed by senior officers from Army, Navy, Air Force, BSF, Police, Airport Authority, Central & State Authorities … Read More

Visit of Air Marshal Rd Mathur to Air Force Station Chabua

Visit of Air Marshal Rd Mathur to Air Force Station Chabua

Air Marshal RD Mathur AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding in Chief Eastern Air Command IAF arrived on a two day visit to Air Force Station Chabua, the eastern most fighter base of IAF on 22 April 2019. The Air Marshal was presented a ceremonial Guard of Honour by smartly turned out air warriors of the base on his arrival. During the visit, he inspected various units … Read More

Lockheed Martin Inaugurates F-16 Production Line In Greenville, South Carolina

Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) hosted a ceremony to celebrate its new F-16 production line in Greenville, South Carolina. F-16 tooling and equipment previously in Fort Worth, Texas, has since been installed in a newly-refurbished hangar in Greenville, where the company will begin manufacturing F-16 Block 70 aircraft later this year.

“This is an … Read More

Air Marshal RD Mathur visits Air Force Station Tezpur

Air Marshal RD Mathur visits Air Force Station Tezpur

Air Marshal RD Mathur AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding- in- Chief, Eastern Air Command visited Air Force Station Tezpur on 23 Apr 19. The Air Marshal was received by Air Commodore Tejpal Singh VM, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Tezpur. On arrival, he met all the key appointments of the station. The Air Marshal is a three star officer with more than 5000… Read More

Fire Incident onboard INS Vikramaditya, Navy Officer dies

INS Vikramaditya
Indian Bureaucracy Defence News Update |  A case of fire was reported onboard INS Vikramaditya today morning when the ship was entering Karwar harbour . The fire was brought under control by the ship’s crew in a swift action preventing any serious damage affecting the ship’s combat capability.

 Lt Cdr DS Chauhan bravely led the firefighting efforts in the affected

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IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti in China | To participate in International Fleet Review

IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti in China

IN Ships Kolkata and Shakti entered Qingdao, China to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) as part of 70THAnniversary Celebrations of PLA (Navy) on 21 Apr 19. Entry of IN Ships was marked by firing of 21 gun salute to the Peoples Republic of China. The Ships were welcomed into harbour by officials from PLA (N) North Sea Fleet with live performance… Read More

Indian medical assistance to Afghan National Army

Indian medical assistance to Afghan National Army

To alleviate the challenges and sufferings of some of the critically injured Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers, HE Shri Vinay Kumar, Ambassador of India presented 100 motorized wheelchairs to the ANA today. India also remains committed to extending medical relief and assistance to the ANA personnel.

Till date, Indian Army has also trained 4880 ANA personnel… Read More