Tag Archives: Indian Navy

IndianBureaucracy tribute to martyrs on 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kargil Vijay Diwas

The 19th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas is being celebrated today. The day marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil War and remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the country.  On 26th July, 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The war was fought for more than … Read More

India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kargil Vijay Diwas

The country is celebrating the 19th Anniversary of ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ today . Kargil Vijay Diwas, celebrated on 26 July, commemorates India’s emphatic victory against Pakistan and honours the war heroes. On this day in 1999, the Indian Army successfully took control of posts at a treacherous high altitude and glaciated terrain across the Himalayas… Read More

Workshop on Cyber Security Framework 2018 | RakshaMantri

Workshop on Cyber Security Framework 2018

A workshop on Cyber Security Framework for Department of Defence was organised by DDP, Ministry of Defence. The workshop was inaugurated by RakshaMantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman. During her address, Smt Sitharaman stressed upon the fact that Defence sector is more prone to the cyber threats and hence it becomes important to safeguard our cyberspace with anticipation… Read More

AAI and Indian Navy collaborate to enhance Safety and Efficiency at Goa International Airport

AAI and Indian Navy collaborate

Continuing with its constant endeavour to ensure highest level of safety, operational efficiency and airport capacity, AAI has decided to augment the existing Air Traffic Control facilities of Indian Navy at Dabolim Airport, Goa which includes provision of real time data of air traffic operating in the airspace adjoining Goa airspace. The real time processed… Read More

INSV Tarini to returns to Goa after circumnavigating the globe

INSV Tarini

Indian naval sailing vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini), with an all-women crew circumnavigating the globe under the Navika Sagar Parikrama project, will complete its mission and return to Goa .  This will be the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew of Indian Navy. Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman will be the chief guest at the flagging-in… Read More

Group Captain Prajual Singh takes charge of the Thanjavur Air Force Station

Group Captain Prajual Singh

Group Captain Prajual Singh  assumed the command of Air Force Station Thanjavur, a premier base under Southern Air Command. He assumed charge from Group Captain Vikram Jeet Singh after an impressive Ceremonial Parade.
An alumni of National Defence Academy, Group Captain Prajual Singh was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1992.

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DefExpo India- 2018 : Outcome Report

DefExpo India- 2018 Outcome Report

MOUs SIGNED DURING DEFEXPO 2018:  As per details reported thus far, the salient MoUs and Transfer of Technology agreements are as follows. Some B2B agreements signed between parties may not have been reported yet and therefore the number is likely to go up.
MoUs and ToTs:
Defence Public Sector Undertakings – 16
India- Russia B2B MoUs – 07
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IAF exercise Gaganshakti-2018

IAF exercise Gaganshakti-2018

As part of the ongoing massive IAF exercise ‘Gaganshakti-2018′, fighters, helicopters and transport assets have been deployed at the Advanced Landing Grounds (ALG). The ALGs are short prepared / unprepared airstrips close to the borders in the valleys, which have limited rail/road connectivity due to challenging terrain. ALGs located strategically… Read More

Lieutenant General P P Malhotra takes charge as DG- NCC

Lt Gen P P Malhotra

Lieutenant General P P Malhotra, VSM assumed charge as Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC),the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world on April 11, 2018. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Pune, the General was commissioned in the CORPS OF ENGINEERS of the Indian Army on 18 Jun 1983.A graduate of Defence Services Staff College,… Read More

DEFEXPO-2018 Curtain Raiser

DEFEXPO-2018 Curtain Raiser

Secretary (Defence Production) Dr. Ajay Kumar will hold a curtain raiser press conference with regard to DefExpo India – 2018.  Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi.

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Communication satellite GSAT 11 reaches Kouru for launch in May

Communication satellite

Indian multi beam high throughput communication satellite GSAT 11 has reached the European spaceport of Kouru in French Guiana for a scheduled launch during the second half of May on-board Ariane 5 dual payload launcher during flight VA243.
The 5.87 tonne GSAT 11 might be perhaps the last Indian communication satellite through an acquired foreign launcher… Read More