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13-Apr-2019 Jammu

Won't allow revival of militancy in Kishtwar: Army

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir will not allow revival of militancy in the Kishtwar district that witnessed three militancy-related incidents in the last few months, an Army officer said on Saturday.Speaking to the media on the sidelines of Rajouri Day celebrations,...

12-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Army Commanders' Conference discusses security issues

The Army Commanders' Conference being held in the national capital has comprehensively deliberated all aspects of extant security dynamics, emerging security scenarios, enhancing operational capability and enhancement of combat edge over potential adversaries,...

08-Apr-2019 New Delhi

IAF says it's holding back more evidence of F-16 kill

The Indian Air Force (IAF) said on Monday it has more credible information and evidence to prove that Pakistan Air Force (PAF) had lost an F-16 in air battle over Line of Control (LoC) on February 27 apart from electronic intercepts, radio transcripts and...

08-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Army gets 'desi' Bofors in home-made Dhanush howitzer

The Army got 'desi' Bofors when home-made Dhanush howitzer was inducted on Monday.The much awaited Dhanush 155/45 calibre towed Gun System, also known as 'desi' Bofors, will significantly enhance the Army's firepower.The Dhanush gun system is based on Bofors...

03-Apr-2019 New York

US okays sale of submarine-hunting copters to India

The US has approved the sale of 24 submarine-hunting MH-60R Seahawk Multi-Mission helicopters to India in a $2.6 billion deal aimed at strengthening their strategic relationship, according to the Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).The DSCA said on...

03-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Air Marshal D Choudhury AVSM VM VSM takes over as SASO Hq WAC

Air Mshl D Choudhury AVSM VM VSM is an alumnus of National Defence Academy and was commissioned on 22 Dec 1983. The Air Officer is a Fighter Combat Leader and an Instrument Rating Instructor and Examiner. He is an alumnus of Royal College of Defence Studies...

02-Apr-2019 Srinagar

As polls draw closer, Army commander chairs security review meeting

As polls draw closer, Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh chaired a meeting of all agencies at BB Cant here and worked out a joint security strategy for the coming parliamentary elections.  The first phase of elections is scheduled on April...

01-Apr-2019 Srinagar

Northern Army Commander Reviews Security In Valley

The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh arrived in Srinagar today for a two-day visit to review the security situation in the region in the backdrop of recent successful counter militant operations and the forthcoming parliamentary elections.Accompanied...

26-Mar-2019 Langkawi, Malaysia

INS Kadmatt at Langkawi, Malaysia to Participate in LIMA-19

Indian Navy’s frontline ASW corvette, INS Kadmatt arrived at Langkawi, Malaysia on a seven days official visit on Monday 25  Mar 19.  The ship is scheduled to participate in the 15th edition of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition,...

25-Mar-2019 Chandigarh

Induction of Chinook Helicopters in Indian Air Force

On 25 March 2019, the IAF formally inducted the CH 47 F(I)- Chinook heavy lift helicopters into its inventory at Air Force Station Chandigarh. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest and the event was...

19-Feb-2019

OFB Gets Bulk Production Clearance for 'Dhanush' Artillery Gun

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has received the bulk production clearance (BPC) from the Indian Army and the Ministry of Defence on February 18, 2018 for production of 114 nos of 'Dhanush', the first ever indigenous 155mm x 45 calibre artillery gun. The weapon...

19-Feb-2019 Srinagar

"Anyone Who Picks Up A Gun In Kashmir Will Be Eliminated": Army

Army Tuesday said that it annihilated Jaish-e-Muhammad leadership in Kashmir barely after 100 hours of lethal attack on CRPF Convoy at Lethpora in which some 49 troopers were killed.While addressing a joint briefing of Army, police and CRPF, 15 Chinar Corps...

18-Feb-2019 Srinagar

I will open fire on stone pelters if am commander: GD Bakshi

Retired Major General Gagandeep Bakshi G. D. Bakshi said that if I would have been the commander of Army right now in Kashmir, I will open fire open on stone pelters. During the live debate on Aaj Tak TV channel Bakshi said “If I was the commander of army at...

14-Feb-2019 Sirsa

Parallel Taxi Track Operation by all women crew

In a first for the IAF,the “OTTERS” squadron of Western Air Command has undertaken Parallel Taxi Track (PTT) Operations with a full women crew in the Dornier 228 aircraft. The pilots, Sqn Ldr Kamaljeet Kaur and her co-pilot Sqn Ldr Rakhi Bhandari carried...

31-Jan-2019 New Delhi

LT Gen Rajeev Chopra takes over as DG NCC

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra assumed the appointment of Director General of NCC (DGNCC) here today. Commissioned in the Madras Regiment in December 1980, Lt Gen Chopra is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.Lt...

30-Jan-2019 Srinagar

Northern Army Commander revives security in Kashmir

The Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh arrived in the Kashmir Valley today to review the prevailing security situation in the region.During the visit, the Army Commander was briefed by the Chinar Corps Commander, Lt Gen AK Bhatt, at Badami Bagh...

24-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Test and Certification Agency clears Biojet fuel for Aircraft

On January 22, 2019, after months of exhaustive ground and flight trials, the indigenous produced bio-fuel has been finally cleared for use by the premier airworthiness certification agency of the country.In a meeting chaired by Mr Jaypal, Outstanding Scientist...

23-Jan-2019 New Delhi

India Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX)- 2019

The final planning conference to work out the modalities for Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX)-2019 is being conducted at Pune on 23-24 January 2019. Delegates from Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Namibia, Mozambique,...

21-Jan-2019 New Delhi

Naval Chief lauds NCC cadets at DGNCC Republic Day Camp 2019

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman COSC and the Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) visited the DG NCC Republic Day Camp at Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt and was received by DG NCC, Lt Gen PP Malhotra, VSM today on 21 Jan 19.The Chief of the Naval...

18-Jan-2019 Ludhiana

Equipment Display By Vajra Air Defence Brigade On 71st Army Day

A ‘Equipment Display’ was organized for children and youth of Ludhiana at Dholewal Military Station today. The theme of the event was ‘Know Our Forces’ and the aim was to deepen the sense of patriotism and motivate the children to join Armed Forces. ...

17-Jan-2019 Srinagar

2018 has been a remarkable year for forces: Army commander

A top army commander on Thursday described 2018 as “remarkable year” for government forces, saying that more than 250 militants were killed, 54 others were arrested and four others surrendered in Kashmir Valley. “The year 2018 has been a remarkable year...

15-Jan-2019 New Delhi

71st Army Day Parade 2019

Indian Army celebrated its 71st Army Day today. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff reviewed the Army Day Parade at the Cariappa Parade Ground, Delhi Cantonment and awarded fifteen Sena Medals (including five posthumously) for individual acts of Gallantry...

10-Jan-2019 New Delhi

26th Army AD Day on 10 Jan 2019

Army Air Defence Corps celebrated the Silver Jubilee of its raising on 10 Jan 2019. To mark the occasion, a Wreath Laying Ceremony was held at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate, New Delhi. Ceremonial Wreaths were laid by Lieutenant General Ashwani Kumar,...

06-Jan-2019 New Delhi

DG NCC Highlights Role of Cadets in Nation Building

Director General National Cadet Corps (DG NCC) Lt Gen P P Malhotra addressed the media at Republic Day (RD) Camp here today. He highlighted the major achievements of the NCC in youth and nation building, social awareness campaigns, community development, sanitation,...

04-Jan-2019 Jharkhand

Army Chief Visits Chainpur

The Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, along with Mrs Madhulika Rawat (President Army Wives Welfare Association) and other top military brass visited Chainpur in Gumla District in Jharkhand on 04 Jan 2019.Chainpur is the native village of war hero Lance Naik...

19-Dec-2018 Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

Chief of the Air Staff Reviews Ex Aviaindra 2018 At Jodhpur

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff visited Air Force Station Jodhpur on 19 Dec 2018 to interact with the participating forces of ongoing Ex AVIAINDRA 2018 between Indian Air Force (IAF) and Russian Federation Aerospace Force (RFASF). Chief...

17-Dec-2018 New Delhi

High Level Meeting Between Indian and Indonesia Coast Guard

Director General Indian Coast Guard (DG ICG) Shri G Rajendra Singh is hosting a seven-member delegation of the Indonesia Coast Guard (BAKAMLA) led by Chief of BAKAMLA Vice Admiral ATaufiqoerrochman in India from December 16 to 19 2018.India and Indonesia have...

17-Dec-2018 Sikkim

Tri Services Cycling & Trekking Expedition In Sikkim

The Indian Armed Forces have a rich saga of fostering the spirit of adventure amongst its ranks by undertaking various and varied adventure activities.To enhance the spirit of adventure ingrained in the Indian Armed Forces, demonstrate high standards of...

14-Dec-2018 Somalia

Another Arms and Ammunition Haul by INS Sunayna

On 13 Dec 18, Indian Naval Ship Sunayna, an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the Southern Naval Command based at Kochi, while being mission deployed, carried out a Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) operation on sighting a suspicious fishing vessel...

09-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

Manpreet Singh Badal Brings Curtains Down On MLF-2018

Bringing the curtains down on Military Literature Festival-2018, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Sunday announced that the State Government would set up a special corpus fund for holding the Festival as an annual event, regardless of which party...

08-Dec-2018 Kapurthala

Northern Army Commander visits Sainik School Kapurthala

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command Saturday visited Sainik School, Kapurthala. The Army Commander, an alumni of the school, was received by Brig D Palsokar, Station Commander and the Principal, Colonel...

08-Dec-2018 Chandigarh

War Veterans Demand Deidcated Memeorial For WWI Heroes

War veterans on Saturday came together on the Military Literature Festival (MLF) platform to demand for a dedicated war memorial to commemorate  the sacrifices of all the World War I heros.The hitherto unrecognised contribution of valiant Indians, particularly...

08-Dec-2018 Kapurthala

Northern Army Commander Visits Sainik School Kapurthala

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command visited Sainik School, Kapurthala on  08th Dec 2018. The Army Commander, an alumni of the School was received by Brig D Palsokar, Station Commander and the Principal,...

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