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DHARMA GUARDIAN 2018 | India – Japan joint military exercise

INDO - Japan joint military exercise

Exercise DHARMA GUARDIAN – 2018, a joint military exercise between Indian & Japanese Armies, commenced at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengete, Mizoram, India on 01 November 2018. The Japanese contingent is being represented by 32nd Infantry Battalion, while the Indian side is being represented by 6/1 Gorkha Rifles. Approximately… Read More

Air Marshal MSG Menon takes charge as DG- Wks & Cer, IAF

Air Marshal MSG Menon

Air Marshal MSG Menon VSM was commissioned in Administrative branch of IAF in Dec 1982. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Calicut University. He has undergone Higher Air Command Course from College of Air Warfare. He is an alumnus of Defence Service Staff College Wellington and the prestigious National Defence College.

The Air Marshal is a Cat ‘AYE’… Read More

Air Marshal P P Bapat takes charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, IAF

Air Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat VSM

Air Marshal Pradeep Padmakar Bapat VSM took over as Air Officer-in Charge Administration (AOA) of Indian Air Force on 01 Nov 18. He succeeds Air Marshal HN Bhagwat  AVSM VM who retired on 31 Oct 18. Air Marshal PP Bapat was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in the Administrative Branch on 28 May 1983. A post Graduate in Zoology from Vikram University Ujjain,… Read More

OFB contract with MoD for Sharang


On 25 October 2018, the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for up-gunning the existing 130 mm M-46 artillery guns to 155 mm/45 caliber.

On behalf of OFB, the contract was signed by Shri Alok Prasad, Deputy DG/Weapons, whereas Ms. Nidhi Chhibber, JS & AM (LS) signed it for MoD. OFB would be required to up-gun … Read More

Goa Maritime Symposium 2018

Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018

The Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018, the second edition of the Goa Maritime Symposium (GSM) – a forum towards fostering friendly relations with the maritime neighbours – was inaugurated by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba PVSM, AVSM, ADC, at INS Mandovi at Goa on 16thOctober 2018. The “Naval War College Journal”, an academic compendium with… Read More

INS Rana at South Korea to Participate in IFR

ins rana

INS Rana  which is currently on Operational Deployment to the North West Pacific region in the pursuance of India’s Act East Policy, arrived Jeju, Repubic of Korea to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) being held at from 08 – 15 Oct 18. During the 7-day visit, INS Rana, commanded by Capt Atul Deswal will have a series of confidence-building… Read More

NSG goes digital, adopts eOffice solution developed by NIC


National Security Guard (NSG) has gone digital by adopting eOffice solution developed by NIC which will help in digitisation of office procedures. I felicitated the NSG team that has completed the roll out eOffice solution within the organisation in a very short span of time. Delighted to learn that NSG is not only prompt in protecting nation but also adopting… Read More

Air Force Day Parade 2018

Air Force Day Parade 2018

The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 86th Anniversary on 08 Oct 2018.  In the last eight decades, IAF has technologically evolved and grown in strength to thwart any threat to the nation.  It is committed to safeguard the Indian skies and has played a key role in providing assistance to the people of the country during any natural calamity.  Professionalism… Read More

Nitika Gupta ISS appointment Director- Ministry of Defence, New Delhi

Ministry of Defence

Ms. Nitika Gupta ISS (2001) has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Ms. Nitika Gupta the very best.… Read More

Pankaj Pandey IIS appointment Director- Ministry of Defence, New Delhi

Ministry of Defence

Shri Pankaj Pandey Indian Information Service (2002) has been selected for appointment as Director in the Ministry of Defence, New Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri Pankaj Pandey  the very best.… Read More

Scientist MSR Prasad appointed DG- Missiles & Strategic Systems, DRDO

Scientist MSR Prasad

Scientist MSR Prasad has been appointed as Director General (Missiles & Strategic Systems), of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Shri Prasad completed his B. Tech Degree from Madras Institute of Technology in 1984 and M. Tech from IIT, Bombay in Aeronautical Engineering. Over the last 30 years, he had made significant contributions… Read More