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First Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, delivered to Indian Navy

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INS Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines was delivered to the Indian Navy by Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). The submarine will soon be commissioned into the Indian Navy. The development marks a major milestone in Indian Navy's submarine programme as the vessel is expected to bolster India's maritime prowess.

Rajnath Singh launches intelligence wing of SSB and WARB App

Sep 18, 2017
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Welfare and Rehabilitation Board App (WARB) for grievance redressal of retired CAPFs and Assam Rifles personnel. The intelligence wing will help gather actionable information that will be useful to strengthen the security of the nation.

Arjan Singh, iconic war hero of 1965 Indo-Pak, no more

Sep 18, 2017
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Arjan Singh, Marshal of the Indian Air Force passed away at the age of 98, after suffering a cardiac arrest. He breathed his last at the Army's Research and Referral hospital in New Delhi. He is survived by a son and a daughter.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman flags-off Navika Sagar Parikrama from Panaji

Sep 12, 2017
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Navika Sagar Parikrama is a project wherein a team of women officers of the Indian Navy will go around the globe on an Indian-built sail boat Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini). The Navika Sagar Parikrama will be covered in five legs, with stop-overs at 4 ports. These ports are Fremantle in Australia, Lyttleton in New Zealand, Port Stanley in Falklands, and Cape Town in South Africa.

DRDO successfully test-fires 3rd Generation Anti Tank Guided Missile NAG

Sep 11, 2017
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The missile was tested twice against two different targets in the ranges of Rajasthan and it successfully hit both the targets under different conditions with very high accuracy as desired.

Indo-US joint military training Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2017

Sep 8, 2017
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Exercise Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest joint military training and defence corporation programme between India and US.

India and Sri Lanka begin Joint Naval Exercise SLINEX 2017 at Visakhapatnam

Sep 7, 2017
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SLINEX 2017 focuses on fleet work, seamanship, communication, replenishment at sea, Visit Board Search and Seize (VBSS) operations as well as helicopter operations.

Government to make disability pension for defence forces at par with civilians

Sep 6, 2017
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The Union Government has accepted recommendations of National Anomaly Committee to maintain disability pension for defence forces in parity with civilians under 6th Central Pay Commission (CPC).

Swedish defence giant collaborates with Adani group for defence manufacturing

Sep 2, 2017
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Swedish defence giant Saab and Indian conglomerate Adani group announced collaboration in defence manufacturing on 1 September 2017.

Union Government inaugurates production of Light Combat Helicopter at HAL

Aug 28, 2017
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HAL has custom-designed the 5.8-tonne LCH to provide fire support to the army at mountainous deployment areas on the northern borders, which can be as high as 6000 metres.

Indian Navy inducts second ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV

Aug 22, 2017
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The ship is commanded by Commander Kaushik Chatterjee and has a complement of 05 officers, 46 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.

Union Ministry of Defence approves delegation of Powers to Border Roads Organisation

Aug 21, 2017
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The Union Ministry of Defence intends to bring transformational changes in the BRO in order to improve the pace of execution of works and to achieve the desired outcomes according to the requirement of the Armed Forces.

Defence Ministry clears proposal to procure 6 Apache attack helicopters for Army

Aug 18, 2017
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6 Apache attack helicopters will be purchased at an expense of around 4168 crore rupees.

Indian Coast Guard Ship Shaurya commissioned in Goa

Aug 14, 2017
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ICGS Shaurya is the fifth in the series of six 105-metre offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).

Iran responds to US sanctions by voting to boost military defence

Aug 14, 2017
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Iran's parliament has voted in favour of boosting investment in its missile defence and foreign operations programmes by more than $500 million, in response latest US sanctions.

India’s first private missile production facility unveiled in Hyderabad

Aug 6, 2017
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India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) plant was inaugurated near Hyderabad. It has been established in line with centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Indian Army develops app, Humraaz, for soldiers to track promotions, postings

Aug 3, 2017
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To be launched in the second week of August 2017, the mobile app Humraaz will enable prompt communication of information to junior commissioner officers and other personnel.

India’s first unmanned tank Muntra launched

Jul 31, 2017
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Muntra was developed and tested for the Indian Army by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) in Avadi.

RDEL launches two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti at Pipavav

Jul 26, 2017
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The NOPVs would help in enhancing the ocean surveillance and patrolling capabilities of the Indian Navy.

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated across India to honour Kargil Martyrs

Jul 26, 2017
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The 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwar was celebrated across India on 26 July 2017. The day is commemorated every year to honour those soldiers who lost their lives while fighting during the India-Pakistan Kargil War in 1999.

US Navy tests world’s first Laser Weapons System

Jul 19, 2017
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The United States Navy has successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS), which is now deployed and ready for attack.

Don't discriminate between soldiers injured in pre & post-independence wars: Armed Forces Tribunal

Jul 19, 2017
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The Armed Forces Tribunal has ordered that troopers injured in pre-Independence wars be given 'war injury pension' like those wounded after it, in a relief to a 94-year-old war veteran.

Government empowers Army to procure weapons systems, military platforms for short intense wars

Jul 13, 2017
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The decision will allow the Army to procure critical ammunition and spares without a nod from the Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley or the Cabinet Committee on Security.

India, US, Japan begin Malabar Exercise 2017

Jul 10, 2017
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The joint naval exercise is taking place at such a crucial time when there are reports of the presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean.

India successfully test-fires short range surface-to-air missile

Jul 3, 2017
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It was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other establishments.

Indian Army gets first batch of modern bullet-proof helmets

Jun 28, 2017
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Indian Army has ordered the bolted version of bolt-free ballistic helmets. Bolt-free is a higher and expensive version of bullet-proof helmets, which gives all-round protection from head injuries.

Chinese Navy launches biggest new generation destroyer

Jun 28, 2017
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China has launched its biggest new generation destroyer that weighs around 10,000 tonnes. The launch is a part of the country’s massive expansion effort to become a global naval power.

DRDO successfully test-fires anti-tank Nag missile

Jun 15, 2017
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The Nag missile is a third generation “fire and forget” anti-tank missile.

Indian warships arrive in Australia for bilateral maritime exercise AUSINDEX-17

Jun 14, 2017
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Indian Naval Ships Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta are on a port visit to Freemantle, Australia from 13 June to 17 June 2017.

North Korea launches multiple ground-to-ship missiles, despite UN sanctions

Jun 8, 2017
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North Korea has fired multiple cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan. The missile flew for about 200 km.

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