Category Archives: Defence

MoD working on Upgradation of the capabilities of Armed Forces

Upgradation of Capabilities of Armed Forces

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh  has informed that Modernization of the Armed Forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges, and technological changes to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness to meet entire spectrum of security challenges.  Government attaches the highest priority to ensure that the Armed Forces… Read More

MoD | Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, present capacity status

HAL logo

RakshaMantri Shri Rajnath Singh informed that the present capacity available in HAL is adequate to fulfil the existing orders/projects in hand. Currently, HAL has firm orders to manufacture platforms like Su-30 MKI, LCA, DO-228, ALH, Chetak and Cheetal helicopters.

As and when required, HAL borrows from banks to meet its working capital requirements.An… Read More

MoD | Current Vacancy in the Indian Army

Indian Army

The total posts vacant in the Army as on 01.01.2019 are 45,634, including 7,399 posts which are above the rank of Second Lieutenant.  Recruitment in the Army is a continuous process and vacancies occur due to various reasons like accretions of posts from time to time, tough selection procedures, difficult service conditions coupled with perceived high degree… Read More

MoD | Make in India’ Initiative in the Defence Sector


RakshaMantri Shri Rajnath Singh has informed ‘Make in India’ programme is being used by the Government for defence procurements by categorising the capital acquisition proposals under ‘Buy (Indian-IDDM)’, ‘Buy (Indian)’, ‘Buy and Make (Indian)’, ‘Make’ and ‘Strategic Partnership Model’ categories of Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-2016. DPP… Read More

MoD | Govt restores ‘Rations in Kind’ for Officers of Defence Services posted in peace

Govt restores ‘Rations in Kind’ for Officers of Defence Services posted in peace

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, today announced the restoration of the ‘ration in kind’ for the officers of the three Armed Forces posted in peace areas.Now all officers of the Armed Forces including those in peace stations will be getting ration.  A lot of effort from all levels in the Defence Ministry and the Armed Forces has resulted in this restoration.… Read More

NDA and Naval Academy Examination (I), 2019 , see full list of Results

NDA and Naval Academy Examination

On the basis of the result of the written part of the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination, (I) 2019 held by the Union Public Service Commission on 21st April, 2019, candidates with the under mentioned Roll. Nos. have qualified for interview by the Services Selection Board (SSB) of the Ministry of Defence for Admission to Army, Navy and Air … Read More

MoD | Indian Navy executes OP Sankalp in Gulf of Oman

Indian Navy Executes OP Sankalp

Indian Navy has deployed, in the Gulf of Oman, to re-assure Indian Flagged Vessels operating/ transiting through Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman following the maritime security incidents in the region. IN Ships Chennai and Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake Maritime Security operations. In addition, aerial surveillance… Read More

Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Christened And Launched

USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul - Lockheed Martin

The Lockheed Martin led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard. Ship sponsor Jodi J. Greene, Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Navy for Policy, christened LCS 21 just prior to launch.

“LCS is the second largest ship class… Read More

MoD | CAS reviews Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy

CAS Reviews Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff was the Reviewing Officer for the Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy, Dundigal on 15 Jun 19.152 cadets were awarded the President’s Commission as they passed through the portals of the Academy parade ground. Chief of the Air Staff… Read More

MoD | 20TH Anniversary of Kargil Victory

20TH Anniversary of The Victory at Kargil

In an Indian Bureaucracy Defence Update , the year 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of victory in ‘Operation VIJAY’ popularly known as the ‘Kargil War’. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The Nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory this year in Kargil War with pride, honour and inspiration.The… Read More

MoD | Raksha Mantri meets COAS, VCOAS and Army Commanders

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh

Indian Bureaucracy Defence News | Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh met General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, Lieutenant General Devraj Anbu, Vice Chief of the Army Staff and all the GOC-in-Cs today.

Hon’ble Raksha Mantri complimented Indian Army for ensuring the highest level of professionalism, the continuous readiness against… Read More