Category Archives: Defence

MoD | Curtain Raiser: Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019, 5th to 18th Sept

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019

As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training, Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2019 is being conducted at Joint Base Lewis Mc Chord, Washington, USA from 05-18 September 2019. Exercise Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest joint running military training and defence corporation endeavors between India and USA. This will be the 15th… Read More

MoD | Army prepares to Receive and Train the 1st Batch of Women Soldiers

Army prepares to Receive and Train the 1st Batch of Women Soldiers

The Colonel Commandant of the Military Police, Lt Gen Ashwani interviewed Lt Col Nandani in Srinagar for the role  of instructor of the first ever batch of women soldiers for the Army. Commenting on the selection, he said “First set of instructors is most important to us as it will lay down the foundation for generations to come. There will be more women … Read More

MoD | Inaugural function of Naval Higher Command Course-32 at Naval War College, Goa

Inaugural function of Naval Higher Command Course-32 at Naval War College, Goa

Admiral Arun Prakash, PVSM, AVSM, VrC, VSM (Retd), former Chief of The Naval Staff inaugurated the 32nd Naval Higher Command Course (NHCC) at the Naval War College, Goa today.

The Naval War College (NWC) is a premier training institution of the Indian Navy and one of three War Colleges of the Indian Armed Forces. Rear Admiral Sandeep Beecha is the present Commandant… Read More

MoD | Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC) to be held in Visakhapatnam, 5th Sept, 2019

Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC) to be held in Visakhapatnam on September 05

PIB News Update: The Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC) under the theme ‘Transformation of QA Paradigm: Opportunities and Challenges’ will be hosted by the Naval Quality Assurance Establishments under the aegis of Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA), Ministry of Defence in Visakhapatnam on September 05, 2019. Vice Admiral Atul Kumar… Read More

MoD | Indian Naval Ships on visit to Laem Chabang, Thailand

Indian Naval Ships on visit to Laem Chabang

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 Laem Chabang, Bangkok from 31 Aug – 03 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

MoD | Naval Phase of Defence Correspondents Course 2019 concludes at Mumbai

Naval Phase of Defence Correspondents Course 2019

PIB News Update | The Navy and Coast Guard leg of the 2019 edition of the Defence Correspondents Course (DCC) concluded at Mumbai on 31 Aug 19.  The course was conducted at Western Naval Command, Mumbai and coordinated by the Maritime Warfare Centre (Mumbai). The course aimed to enlighten journalists on nuances of naval operations and their significance and… Read More

MoD | Naval Chief on visit to Australia and New Zealand between 2nd- 6th Sept, 2019

Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff

PIB News Update | Admiral Karambir Singh, Chief of the Naval Staff is scheduled to visit Australia and New Zealand on an official tour from 02 to 06 September 2019.

Building on a long history of cooperation, India and Australia have a matured Defence relationship underpinned by the 2006 Memorandum on Defence Cooperation and the 2009 Joint Declaration on Security… Read More

Lt Gen MM Naravane takes charge as Vice Chief of the Army Staff

Lt Gen MM Naravane

Lt Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane assumed the charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff on 01 Sep 2019. He succeeds Lt Gen Devraj Anbu who after an illustrious career, superannuated on 31 Aug 2019. Before this, the General Officer was heading the Eastern Command of the Indian Army.

The General is a highly decorated and accomplished Officer who has been awarded the ‘Se… Read More

MoD | 15th Finance Commission meeting with Raksha Mantri and senior officials of MoD

15th Finance Commission

PIB News Update | The Fifteenth Finance Commission, headed by Shri N.K. Singh, held a meeting with the Ministry of Defence led by the Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh here today. During the meeting, MoD gave its Fund Projections for the period 2020-2025 which is also the award period of the 15th Finance Commission. The Ministry informed the Commission about … Read More

Major General Joyce Gladys Roach takes charge as ADG, MNS

Major General Joyce Gladys Roach

Major General Joyce Gladys Roach has assumed charge of the post of Additional Director General, Military Nursing Service (MNS). Prior to her appointment as ADG, MNS, Major General Roach was holding the post of Principal Matron, Army Hospital Research & Referral, the apex quaternary care hospital of the Armed Forces. She was promoted to the rank of Major… Read More

MoD | Raksha Mantri to visit Japan & Republic of Korea from 2nd to 6th Sept, 2019

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves decisions regarding re-organisation of Army Headquarters

PIB News Update | Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is scheduled to visit Japan (02-03 September, 2019) and Republic of Korea (05-06 September, 2019) for a bilateral visit.As part of his visit to Japan, Raksha Mantri will co-chair the Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue with his counterpart, Mr Takeshi Iwaya, Minister of Defence of Japan.The Ministerial … Read More