Tag Archives: Indian Defence News

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

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

Know Your Army Part 1 – Arms And Services in the Army

Know Your Army

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  1. The armed forces in India comprise of the Army, Navy and Air force, which function under the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Besides this, India has para military forces or Central Armed Police Forces like the Border Security Force(BSF), Central Reserve police Force(CRPF), Central Industrial Security Force(CISF), Indo Tibetan Border
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Indian Armed Forces facing Deficiency of Officers

Deficiency of Officers in the Armed Forcesbackground

The Indian Armed Forces are the military forces of the Republic of India. It consists of three professional uniformed services: the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force. Indian army is the third largest army in the world. India has a total of 1.4 million active army and 11.55 lakh reserve forces, as well as 20 lakh paramilitary forces. From outside, … Read More

K Natarajan takes over as DG- Indian Coast Guard

Krishnaswamy Natarajan

 Shri Krishnaswamy Natarajan took over as 23rd chief of Indian Coast Guard. A 5th Batch Officer of the Indian Coast Guard, he joined service in January 1984. During the initial years, he specialised in select core competencies viz. Search and Rescue as well as Maritime Safety and Port Operations, at the US Coast Guard Reserve Training Centre, Yorktown, Virginia.… Read More

Eastern Army Commander visits Misa Camp

Eastern Army Commander visits Misa Camp

Lieutenant General MM Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, Army Commander Eastern Command visited Misa Camp and was briefed in detail on the Op-preparedness of the formation. During the visit, he interacted with the troops and appreciated all ranks for their hard work and dedication and complimented them for a very well maintained military station. The Army Commander… Read More

Major General AK Dhingra appointed as the first Chief of Special Operations Division Commander

Major General AK Dhingra

Major General AK Dhingra appointed as the first Chief of the Armed Forces Special Operations Division. The tri-services formation will have Special Forces commandos from Army’s Parachute Regiment, Navy’s MARCOS and Air Force’s Garud Commando Force.

The Armed Forces Special Operations Division has been set up by the government to undertake joint operations… Read More

Rolls-Royce wins Trent XWB order from Fiji Airways

Rolls-Royce wins Trent XWB order

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Fiji Airways to power two Airbus A350 XWB aircraft. Rolls-Royce will also provide its flagship TotalCare long-term services, which maximise aircraft availability. The Trent XWB is the world’s most efficient large aero engine flying today and the world’s fastest-selling widebody engine, with more than 1,800 in … Read More

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry takes over as the Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, NM, VSM takes over the Command of Eastern Fleet, the Sword Arm of the Eastern Naval Command from Rear Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi, AVSM, NM at an impressive ceremony held at the Naval Base, Visakhapatnam on 30 March 19.

Rear Admiral Suraj Berry was commissioned on 01 January 1987 and is a specialist in Gunnery and Missile Warfare. His Sea… Read More

Radm Mahesh Singh takes charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Area

Radm Mahesh Singh

Rear Admiral Mahesh Singh, NM assumed charge as Flag Officer Commanding Karnataka Naval Area at a ceremonial parade at Karwar . An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, he was commissioned into the #IndianNavy in January 1987 and is a Navigation and Direction specialist. His notable sea appointments include commissioning crew of INS Akshay and Jyoti, … Read More

Safran 3rd in the INPI ranking for patent filers


For the eighth year in row, the Group is ranked among the Top 3 French companies in terms of the number of patent applications published in France in 2018. Like last year, Safran is ranked third, behind the French automotive equipment manufacturer Valéo and the PSA Group, and ahead of the CEA research center and the car manufacturer Renault.

Safran is also the … Read More