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15-Sep-2019 Namibia

INS Tarkash at Walvis Bay, Namibia

In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Walvis Bay, Namibia today, on 15 Sep 19 for a three days visit. The port call by INS Tarkash at Walvis Bay is a demonstration...

10-Sep-2019 Ambala

Resurrection Ceremony for 17 Squadron 'GOLDEN ARROWS'

Today, a Resurrection ceremony for 17 Squadron, AF was held at Air Force Station Ambala. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff presented a memento to Group Captain Harkirat...

03-Sep-2019 Pathankot/Jammu

Induction Of AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter

On 03 Sep 19, the IAF formally inducted the AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter into its inventory at Air Force Station Pathankot. Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff was the Chief guest at the event.Air...

28-Aug-2019 Kochi

MoU between Indian Navy and IMD

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Indian Navy (IN) and India Meteorological Department (IMD) was signed at Naval Base, Kochi on 28 Aug 19 for the handing over of Cyclone Detection Radar (CDR) building by IMD to the IN. Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni,...

28-Aug-2019 Senegal

INS Tarkash at Dakar, Senegal

As part of Indian Navy's Overseas Deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Dakar, Senegal, today,  27 Aug 19 for a three day visit. The ship is part of the Indian Navy's Western Fleet and under the Operational...

22-Aug-2019

MoU between AWHO and Tata Realty

A historic milestone was reached with the signing of an MoU between Indian Army and Tata Realty & Housing on 22 Aug 2019. The MoU enables the personnel of Indian  Army to immediately take over  dwelling units in 13 ‘Ready to Move in’ projects...

19-Aug-2019 Spain

INS Tarkash at Cadiz, Spain

In continuation of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to Africa, Europe and Russia, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash made a port call at Cadiz, Spain today, on 19 Aug 19 for a three days visit. The port call by INS Tarkash at Cadiz is a demonstration of India’s...

15-Aug-2019 Jalandhar

Military Equipment And Band Display In Ferozepur Cantt

Golden Arrow Division showcased the military might of Indian Army during the Weapon and Equipment display organised on 14 Aug 19 in Ferozepur Cantonment as part of ‘Know Your Army’ initiative on the eve of 73rd Independence Day.A wide range of guns, tracked...

13-Aug-2019 Mumbai

Bombay sappers bicentenary Motorcycle Expedition from Dras to Pune

In the run up to the Bicentenery of the Bombay Sappers & to commemorate valiant contribution of the Bombay Sappers during Kargil Ops, a Adventure Bike Expedition was undertaken from Dras on 26 July, flagged of by the Dy Cheif Of Army Staff Lt Gen Hasabnis....

13-Aug-2019 Mumbai

MoU Between Indian Navy and CIAL

A Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) between Naval Air Enclave (NAE), Kochi and Cochin International Airport Limited(CIAL) was signed on 08 Aug 19 in a formal function held at CIAL. Captain Satish Kumar S, Officer-in- Charge, NAE and Shri ACK Nair, Airport...

01-Aug-2019 New Delhi

Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

The Indian Army in step with government policies on environmental protection has launched an ecological initiative with employing E Cars for use of its officials in New Delhi in partnership with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), a joint Venture of Central...

31-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Surgical strike, Abhinandan in IAF's new mobile gaming app

If you have always been fascinated by the idea of flying a fighter aircraft on a combat mission for the Indian Air Force (IAF), you can do it right from the  comfort of your living room now.The IAF launched an app on Wednesday that allows you to play...

29-Jul-2019 Kolkata

100th warship built by GRSE commissioned by Indian Navy

A landing craft utility (LCU) - the 100th warship built by the Kolkata-headquartered Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers - was commissioned by the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam on Monday, marking a big milestone in the shipyard's history.The sixth of...

16-Jul-2019 New Delhi

IAF can fight entire spectrum of warfare : B.S.Dhanoa

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is prepared to fight the entire spectrum of warfare, be it an all-out war, a skirmish like the Kargil conflict or retaliation to a terrorist attack, Air Chief Marshal B.S.Dhanoa said on Tuesday.Speaking at a seminar to mark the...

14-Jul-2019 Palampur

Kargil Day: Bikers team visits Captain Batra's city

To celebrate 20 years of Kargil victory, a motorcycle expedition team on Sunday reached Palampur, birth place of Captain Vikram Batra who was awarded posthumously the Param Vir Chakra, from Manali through the Kargil war memorial."One of its kind expedition...

13-Jul-2019 New Delhi

No Chinese incursion in Demchok : Army Chief General Bipin Rawat

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday dismissed there was any incursion on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Demchok area of Ladakh and said the issue had been sorted out in a flag meeting.Talking to media on the sidelines of an event, General Rawat...

05-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Friendly ties with india not a choice but reality: Maldives

Stating that both India and the Maldives are more than friends, Maj Gen Abdulla Shamaal, Chief of Defence Forces, Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), said relationship between India and his country is "not a choice but a reality".Delivering a lecture on...

02-Jul-2019 Chennai

Tejas plane fuel tank falls on TN farm

An additional fuel tank of Tejas, a light combat aircraft (LCA) which was on a regular sortie, fell down on a farm land near Sulur Air Base near Coimbatore on Tuesday morning, said an official.The fall of the fuel tank at about 8.40 a.m. resulted in a small...

30-Jun-2019 New Delhi

K Natarajan Takes Over As DG of Indian Coast Guard

Krishnaswamy Natarajan took over as 23rd chief of Indian Coast Guard here today. A 5th Batch Officer of the Indian Coast Guard, he joined service in January 1984. During the  initial years, he specialised in select core competencies viz. Search and Rescue as...

29-Jun-2019 New Delhi

IAF contingent lands in France for 'Garuda-VI' air exercise

An Indian Air Force contingent has landed in Mont-de-Marsan in France to participate in a bilateral exercise 'Garuda-VI' with the French Air Force.The IAF contingent was received by Colonel Gaudillere, Base Commander, Air Base Mont-De-Marsan.The IAF will...

15-Jun-2019 Dundigal (Hyderabad)

CAS Reviews Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff was the Reviewing Officer for the Combined Graduation Parade at the Air Force Academy, Dundigal on 15 Jun 19.152 cadets were awarded the President’s...

14-Jun-2019 Kargil

20TH Anniversary of The Victory at Kargil

The year 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of victory in ‘Operation VIJAY’ popularly known as the ‘Kargil War’. The Kargil War is a saga of strong political, military and diplomatic actions. The Nation shall be celebrating the 20th anniversary of victory...

12-Jun-2019 Gurugram

Maritime Information Sharing Workshop 2019

A Maritime Information Sharing Workshop (MISW) is being hosted by the Indian Navy, under the aegis of the Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR), Gurugram. The workshop was inaugurated by Vice Admiral MS Pawar, the Deputy Chief of the...

11-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Curtain raiser Maritime Information sharing Workshop 2019

Security and safety of the seas in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is vital to world trade and the economic prosperity of many nations. The scale, scope and the multinational nature of activities at sea, necessitates a collaborative approach to maritime security. ...

08-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Soldiers at Siachen break eggs with hammer, shows video

Life is tough at Siachen where temperature could range from minus 40 to minus 70 degrees Celsius, but a video showing soldiers posted there breaking eggs with hammer has won hearts.The video that has gone viral on social media offers a glimpse of everyday...

08-Jun-2019 Jorhat (Assam)

Chief of the Air Staff visits Air Force Station Jorhat

The search for the missing Indian Air Force An-32 continued unabated today. On 3rd June, the aircraft had got airborne from IAF’s Jorhat Airbase in Assam for Mechuka Advanced Landing Ground in the West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Indian Air Force...

04-Jun-2019 New Delhi

New Navy chief wants force to follow contemporary social practices

The new Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh's first diktat to the force said that a modern fighting force should follow contemporary social and ceremonial practices towards optimization of resources.He has listed dos and don't to be followed which included...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC Chief of the Naval staff

Admiral Karambir Singh assumed command of the Indian Navy today  (31 May 19) as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff. Admiral Karambir Singh is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla. Commissioned into the Indian Navy in July 1980, he earned...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Flight Lt. Mohana Singh becomes first woman to fly Hawk jet

Flight Lt. Mohana Singh has become the first woman fighter pilot to fly by day on a Hawk advanced jet aircraft, an official statement said on Friday.The statement said the woman officer landed after a gruelling 4-aircraft combat sortie at Kalaikunda Air Force...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Will provide strong, credible Navy : Admiral Karambir Singh

Force modernization and maintaining the high operational tempo will be the two main challenges for new Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh, who took over from Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday with a pledge to "work on the path of predecessors"."It will be my endeavour...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

Admiral Karambir Singh takes charge as new Navy chief

Admiral Karambir Singh on Friday took charge as the 24th Navy chief replacing incumbent Sunil Lanba."Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM AVSM ADC assumes charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff," the Navy spokesperson tweeted.Admiral Lanba passed on the baton to...

30-May-2019 New Delhi

Woman CoBRA commando from Bastar sets example

Usha Kiran, the youngest female CRPF officer to become a part of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) and currently serving in the volatile Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, straddles both worlds of rough and refine.While in the Maoist hub she has...

29-May-2019 New Delhi

Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa receives Baton of Chairman COSC

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa received the baton of Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee from outgoing Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, here today. Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa will...

24-May-2019 New Delhi

DRDO successfully test-fires guided bomb from Sukhoi fighter

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully flight tested a 500 kg class Inertial Guided Bomb from the IAF's frontline Su-30 MKI fighter at the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan.According to a Defence Ministry statement,...

17-May-2019 New Delhi

IAF chief files MiG-21 on visit to Sulur

Indian Air Force chief Birender Singh Dhanoa flew a number of MiG-21 sorties in Sulur, Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu.Though chiefs have flown fighters in the past as a morale boosting gesture, Dhanoa's latest act comes in the backdrop of ageing Soviet-era jet shooting...

14-May-2019 New Delhi

Navy's first full-fledged SSB opened at Kolkata

The Indian Navy's first full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) was on Tuesday inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at Diamond Harbour near Kolkata.The SSB (Kolkata) is located at a place that was previously occupied by a Naval Coastal Battery,...

13-May-2019 Shimla

Army Chief calls on Governor

Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat called on Governor Acharya Devvrat at Raj Bhawan, Shimla, today. It was a courtesy call.He was accompanied by his wife Smt. Madhulika Rawat, who is the president of the Army Wives Welfare Association. Lady Governor...

13-May-2019 New Delhi

US Naval chief in India, meets Admiral Lanba

US Chief of Naval Operations John Michael Richardson, who is on a three-day official visit to India, on Monday met Chief of Naval Staff Sunil Lanba and discussed various issues.Both the naval chiefs discussed issues pertaining to joint operations and exercises,...

11-May-2019 New Delhi

IAF gets first Apache attack helicopter

The first Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) at a Boeing production facility in the US state of Arizona, in the presence of Air Marshal AS Butola, an IAF statement said on Saturday.The addition of the attack...

08-May-2019 Panaji

Indian, French ships embark on sea phase of 'Varuna'

Indian and French naval ships took to the seas off Goa as part of the sea phase of Varuna, the largest Indo-French naval exercise till date, a statement issued by the Indian Navy on Wednesday said.French nuclear powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and...

06-May-2019 New Delhi

INS Ranjit decommissioned

INS Ranjit, a Rajput class destroyer, was decommissioned at naval dockyard Visakhapatnam on Monday.The decommissioning ceremony was attended by officers and sailors of the commissioning crew as well as others who were part of Ranjit's voyage over the last...

06-May-2019 Mumbai

Fourth Scorpene class submarine launched in Mumbai

The fourth of Indian Navy's stealth, Scorpene class submarine under Project 75, was launched at the Kanhoji Angre Wet Basin of Mazagaon Docks Ltd. (MDL), here on Monday, an official said.Like the previous Scorpene class submarines - Kalvary, Khanderi and...

06-May-2019 Panaji

Varuna largest Indo-French naval exercise to date

The 17th edition of 'Varuna', an Indo-French naval exercise which is underway off Goa, is the largest ever joint exercise undertaken by the two navies yet and represents the climax of the strengthened maritime co-operation between India and France, statements...

04-May-2019 Odisha

Indian Navy launches Massive Rescue and Rehabilitation Effort

In the aftermath of the devastation caused by Extremely Severe Cyclone ‘Fani’, the Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy has launched a massive rescue and rehabilitation effort in Odisha. Two Maritime Recce sorties were undertaken by the Dornier aircraft...

30-Apr-2019 New Delhi

Curiosity, controversy over Army's Yeti trace claim

The Indian Army's claim that it has found traces of the mythical Himalayan monster, Yeti, has triggered curiosity and controversy.The Army's official Twitter handle posted a picture claiming to be Yeti tracks in snow. "For the first time, an Indian Army...

28-Apr-2019 SRINAGAR

Zojila Pass Opened To Public in Record Time

Zojila Pass, at an altitude of 11516 feet is Kashmir’s gateway to Leh, the land of Lamas and Monasteries. It is the highest pass on the 430 Km long Srinagar-Leh road.Extensive snow accumulation (30-40 feet) challenges snow clearance operations. Last winter’s...

24-Apr-2019 Srinagar

66 militants killed in last three months in Kashmir: Army

Security forces have killed 66 militants in the last three months in Kashmir Valley, including 27 from Jaish-e-Mohammed militants.According to a senior security official, massive  flush-out drives were carried on the ground to eliminate the militants involved...

20-Apr-2019 Mumbai

Indigenous guided missile destroyer 'Imphal' launched

Indigenously-designed and constructed guided missile destroyer 'Imphal' was launched at the Mazgaon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. yard here on Saturday morning.As per maritime traditions, Reena Lanba, wife of Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba named the ship and broke a coconut on the...

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...

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