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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable 'Dhanush' missile

1 day ago
The nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Dhanush ballistic missile was test fired by the Strategic Force Command (SFC) of the defence forces. With a strike range of 350 km, it is a naval variant of the indigenously-developed Prithvi-II missile.

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India successfully conducts night trial of Prithvi-II missile

3 days ago
Prithvi-II is capable of carrying 500 to 1000 kilograms of warheads and derives its thrust from liquid propulsion twin engines.

Light Transport Aircraft SARAS completes the second test-flight successfully

3 days ago
The primary objective behind test-flights is to evaluate the system performance in about 20 flights and the data collected from this shall be used to freeze the design of production version aircraft.

India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile off Odisha coast

Feb 20, 2018
Agni-II is a medium-range missile with a range of over 2000 km and can carry a payload of 1000kg.

Indian army to deploy 2,300 personnel to join UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Feb 14, 2018
Around 2300 Indian army personnel from the Infantry battalion of Garhwal Rifles regiment will be joining the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, to bring order and normalcy back to the war-torn nation.

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Garuda

Feb 12, 2018
The Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems was inaugurated by Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni at INS Garuda, the oldest operating air station of the Indian Navy. The naval air station is the fourth one to be installed with the integrated system.

Defence Minister appoints panel to expedite capital acquisition for armed forces modernisation

Feb 8, 2018
To expedite capital acquisitions to bolster armed forces preparedness, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects (RMCOMP). The committee will be headed by Vinay Sheel Oberoi, a former secretary in the government and the committee will have tenure untill the end of August 2018.

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II

Feb 7, 2018
This was the third test launch of an Indian missile this year. Earlier, Indian Army conducted successful trials of Agni-V on 18 January 2018 and Agni-I missile on 6 February 2018 from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The last successful user trial of Prithvi-II missile was carried out on June 2, 2017 from the same base.

India successfully test fires nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile

Feb 6, 2018
Agni-I missile was developed by Advanced Systems Laboratory, the premier missile development laboratory of DRDO in collaboration with Defence Research Development Laboratory and Research Centre Imarat, Hyderabad.

Indian Navy launches third Scorpene Class Submarine INS Karanj

Jan 31, 2018
The modern technology utilised for construction of the Scorpene class submarines ensures superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels and hydro-dynamically optimized shape.

Indian, Vietnamese armies conduct first military exercise ‘VINBAX’

Jan 30, 2018
In a first, the armies of India and Vietnam have begun a six-day long military exercise in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The exercise follows Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to India last week to participate in the India- ASEAN Commemorative summit and attend India’s Republic Day celebrations.

Second Offshore Patrol Vessel ‘Vijaya’ launched

Jan 23, 2018
The second Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), ‘Vijaya’, which is a part of a series of seven such vessels, was launched at the L&T shipyard, Kattupalli, on January 22. The indigenously built vessel is equipped with state-of-art radar, navigational and communication system.

Defence Acquisition Council clears procurement of small arms worth Rs 3,547 Cr

Jan 17, 2018
The Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the procurement of 72,000 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on a fast track basis to meet the immediate requirement of the troops deployed along the borders.

India, US to conduct joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’

Jan 17, 2018
The Indo-US joint military exercise Vajra Prahar will be undertaken at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle, US in the third week of January. The exercise would see a 45-member Special Forces team from Indian Army’s Southern Command train alongside US soldiers.

Defence Ministry clears arms procurement contracts worth Rs 2,420 crore for Navy, Army

Jan 5, 2018
The Ministry of Defence has approved the procurement of P-8I Training Solution and Low-Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS), at a total cost of Rs 2419.32 crore. These contract proposals were approved by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

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