Category Archives: Defence

Mormugao – Second Ship of Project 15b Launched at Mazagaon Docks

Another significant milestone in the annals of the Indigenous Warship design and construction programme of India was achieved with the launch of Guided Missile Destroyer, Mormugao, second ship of Project 15B, on 17 Sep 16, at Mazagaon Dock Ship Builders Limited (MDL), Mumbai. With a launch weight of 2844 tonnes, the vessel made its first contact with water… Read More

2 World Records established by Indian Army Daredevils

Two world records were made by the Indian Army DAREDEVILS team of Corps of Signals as per stipulations of GUINNESS Book of Records, LIMCA Book of Records, ASIA Book of Records and INDIA Book of Records, at Signal Training Centre, Jabalpur. The extraordinary feat was performed in front of civil and military dignitaries which included Justices of Madhya Pradesh… Read More

Recruitment Drive at INS Hamla

Indian Navy is conducting a Special Recruitment Drive for Senior Secondary Recruits (SSR) at INS Hamla, Malad, Mumbai. Due to the overwhelming response, a very large number of candidates have reported for the said drive.

Adequate arrangements for crowd control have also been made in liaison with Mumbai Police. However, due to some over-enthusiastic candidates… Read More

Rafale deal at final clearance level

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It’s going to be a big test for Indo-French relations as the Rafale fighter jet deal has reached the final clearance level after protracted negotiations. The price of the combat aircraft has come down to 7.25 billion and Paris is offering cutting-edge technology, including jet engine know how, to India.

Sources told ET the deal for 36 fighter aircraft

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PRABAL DOSTYK-16- India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise

As a part of India’s continued efforts to strengthen Indo-Kazakhstan relations, troops of Indian & Kazakhstan Army are presently engaging in a joint exercise ‘PRABAL DOSTYK – 16. The Indian Army is being represented by a platoon strength. The Kazakhstan Army contingent comprise of platoon from Special Operating Forces Unit. A pioneering endeavor with… Read More

Tata Advanced Materials & Boeing sign agreement for P-8 interior panels

Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited, has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall structure of the aircraft. The P-8 is designed for long-range anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, as well as armed intelligence, surveillance… Read More

NWWA President visits Army R&R Hospital

Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association visited Army Hospital (Research &Referral) to lend her support to ‘Prerna’. Prerna – an emotional support group for cancer patients is a tri service organisation run by the wives of Army, Navy and Air Force personnel. It is committed to extend a helping hand at Oncology wards… Read More

Army Chief visits Gajraj Corps

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, visited the Gajraj Corps at Tezpur, Assam as part of his visits to various formations of the Army, to review their operational readiness and the internal security situation. The Army Chief was briefed by Lt General D Anbu, General Officer Commanding, Gajraj Corps.

General Dalbir Singh was here for two days from … Read More

Subhash Bhamre to represent India at UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Meeting

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The Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre will represent the Government of India at the ‘UN Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Meeting: London 2016’ on 08 September 2016. This will be the first international meeting, which Dr. Bhamre will be attending after taking over as the Minister of State for Defence. The Minister will speak at the plenary sessions,… Read More

TIHAYU- the Water Jet Fast Attack Craft handed over to Indian Navy

The Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC), “TIHAYU” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was handed over to the Indian Navy on 30 Aug 2016. The warship was handed over by Rear Admiral (Retd) AK Verma, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE to the Commanding Officer of the ship Cdr. Ajay Kashov, at a ceremony held in GRSE. Rear… Read More

AFWWA Declamation Contest held at Subroto Park, New Delhi

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Air Force Wives Welfare Association (AFWWA) Declamation Contest 2016 was conducted on 30 Aug 16 at Air Force Auditorium Subroto Park New Delhi. Out of total of 22 contestants, 10 contestants bagged trophies for winners and runner ups. The winners were awarded prizes by Mrs Lily Raha, President AFWWA.

AFWWA Declamation contest is conducted to boost up the morale,… Read More