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Mon, 27 Mar 2017

Tupolev-142M Anti-Submarine Aircraft Decommissioned

The Indian Navy’s iconic Tupolev-142M anti-submarine warfare aircraft was decommissioned after serving as a mainstay in guarding the Indian Ocean region for almost three...

Battalion of Gorkhas Celebrates its Raising Day

First Battalion of the Ninth Gorkhas was raised by the British in 1817 as the ‘Fatehgarh Levy’ and it celebrated 200 years of its...

Full List of Defence Agreements Signed with Foreign Countries

The details of defence agreements/MoUs signed during the last three years and current year are as under: S. No. Country Defence Agreement / MoUs 1. Bangladesh MoU between the Coast...

Full List of Joint Defence Exercises with Foreign Countries

The details of joint military exercises conducted with foreign countries during the last three years and the current year are as under: Joint Exercises conducted...

INS Tillanchang Commissioned Into Indian Navy

INS Tillanchang, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC) was commissioned into the Indian Navy at Karwar. INS Tillanchang is the third ship of four...

Indian Naval Ship ‘Viraat’ Decommissioned from Service

INS Viraat, the second Centaur-Class aircraft carrier in service which has spent 30 years in the Indian Navy and 27 years in the Royal...

Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran-XI

Indo - Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran - XI started at Pithoragarh. In this 14 days exercise, Nepal Army is being represented by the...

Indian Air Force Units Gets Honours From President

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee presented the ‘Standard’ to 125 Helicopter Squadron and ‘Colours’ to Mechanical Training Institute of Indian Air Force, at...

India-Oman Joint Military Exercise

India and Oman are set to enhance their defence cooperation with “Al Nagah-II 2017” - the second joint exercise between the Indian Army and...

Anti-Ship Missile Successfully Test Fired

The Indian Navy, successfully conducted the maiden firing of an Anti-Ship missile from the first of the indigenously built Kalvari class submarines, during a...

DRDO Hands Over 3 Products to Indian Army

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over three of its products for induction into the Indian Army. The products are namely (i) Weapon...

AAD Endo-Atmospheric Interceptor Missile Tested

DRDO conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The endo-atmospheric missile, capable of intercepting incoming...

Defence Security Corps Celebrates Raising Day

Defence Security Corps (DSC), which was raised on 25 February 1947 as ‘Defence Department Constabulary’, celebrated its 70th Raising Day on 25 February 2017. DSC...

Operational Exercise TROPEX 17 Concludes

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX 17) was conducted on the Western Seaboard from 24 Jan 17 till 23...