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  • Defence Minister launches India’s second defence industrial corridor

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor from Tiruchirappalli, taking a major step forward to boost indigenous production of defence equipment. The corridor is the second defence corridor being set up by the government to support various defence manufacturing units.

    Jan 21, 2019
  • NAS Shibpur to be commissioned as INS Kohassa

    Naval Air Station Shibpur will be commissioned as INS Kohassa by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba on January 24, 2019. The move is being undertaken to enhance the operational capability of Andaman and Nicobar Command.

    Jan 18, 2019
  • Union Home Minister approves report on use of space technology in border management

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved report of task force created by MHA to identify areas for use of space technology in improving Border Management. The key aim is to strengthen island and border security and facilitate development of infrastructure in border and island areas.

    Jan 18, 2019
  • Defence Minister inaugurates Indian Navy's Information Fusion Centre

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched the Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region, which aims to engage with partner nations and multi-national maritime constructs to develop comprehensive maritime domain awareness and share information on vessels of interest.

    Dec 23, 2018
  • IAF, US air force conduct joint exercise 'Ex Cope India 2018'

    The fourth edition of the series of bilateral joint exercise, Ex Cope India-18, has begun between the air forces of the United States and India in West Bengal, India. The exercise focuses on enhancing mutual cooperation between the US and India and building on the existing capabilities, aircrew tactics and force employment.

    Dec 3, 2018
  • Defence Minister launches ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’

    The Union Defence Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has formally launched ‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’ in New Delhi. The mission aims to provide a boost to the Intellectual Property Right culture in the indigenous defence industry.

    Nov 27, 2018
  • India, Russia conduct joint military exercise ‘INDRA 2018’

    The joint military exercise between India and Russia, ‘INDRA 2018’ on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations began on November 18 in India. The training exercise spanning across eleven days will see participation from company-sized contingents of the 5th Army of the Russian Federation and a Mechanised Infantry Battalion of India.

    Nov 14, 2018
  • Indian Navy - Indonesian Navy bilateral exercise ‘Samudra Shakti’ begins

    The exercise began with a Harbour Phase scheduled from November 12 to 15 encompassing planning and briefing on various activities, professional interactions, cross deck visits, sports fixtures and social interactions.

    Nov 13, 2018
  • India, Singapore bilateral naval exercise ' SIMBEX 2018' begins

    The 25th edition of SIMBEX, an acronym for Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise is scheduled to be held from November 10- 21, 2018 in the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal. The 2018 edition will be the largest edition since 1994 in terms of scale and complexity.

    Nov 10, 2018
  • India’s nuclear submarine INS Arihant completes first ‘deterrence patrol’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India’s first indigenous nuclear submarine INS Arihant has successfully completed its “first deterrence patrol". The development signifies that the underwater warship has completed its maiden long-range mission with live nuclear-tipped missiles.

    Nov 6, 2018
  • Indian Navy inducts first deep submergence rescue vessel to rescue distressed submarines

    The Indian Navy has inducted its first Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV) at its base in Mumbai, enhancing its operational capabilities. The second DSRV would be added to its base in Vishakapatnam by 2019.

    Oct 14, 2018
  • India-Japan bilateral maritime exercise ‘JIMEX 18’ begins at Visakhapatnam

    The conduct of JIMEX-18 after five long years is indicative of resurgence of the Indo-Japanese defence relations and the continued efforts of both Governments to work closely to enhance safety and security in keeping with ‘rule based order’.

    Oct 8, 2018
  • Rafale Combat Aircraft: Everything you need to know!

    In January 2012, IAF announced the Rafale as the preferred bidder and contract negotiations had begun with its manufacturer, Dassault Aviation. However, the deal stalled due to a lack of agreement on various terms.

    Oct 5, 2018
  • Second Anniversary of Surgical Strike: PM Modi inaugurates Parakram Parv in Jodhpur

    The Surgical Strike was conducted to prevent terrorists who were prepping to infiltrate and attack the Kashmir region and metros. As per reports, first-of-its-kind strike across the Pakistani border was based on specific intelligence reports.

    Sep 28, 2018
  • India conducts successful test of Prithvi Defence Vehicle

    India has conducted a successful test of its indigenously designed ballistic missile defense system off the coast of Odisha. With the test, India achieved a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system.

    Sep 24, 2018