Pakistan Tests Cruise Missile

Pakistan conducted a successful Flight Test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra'ad. It has a range of 350 kilometers. The missile...

India Tests Supersonic Interceptor Missile

India test-fired its indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile from the Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. The interceptor, known as Advanced Air Defence (AAD)...

IAF Red Flag Exercise

 Amid growing bonhomie between India and the US, 12 IAF aircraft, including the Russian origin Su30 MKI, will fly to Alaska to take part...

‘Babur’ Cruise Missile Tested

Pakistan has successfully test fired an enhanced version of an indigenously-designed cruise missile that can hit targets located at 700 km with all kinds...

Ladakh Scouts Battalions and Regimental Centre

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented Colours to all five Ladakh Scouts Battalions and the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre. It has been 54...

JAG Department Celebrates 32nd Corps Day

Current Affairs: The Judge Advocate General (JAG) Department, the judicial and legal wing of the Army responsible for dispensation of justice to all ranks...

Defence Council Clears ‘Reliance Defence’ Process

The Defence Acquisition Council has cleared the capacity assessment of Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd (RDEL). In effect, it has cleared the road for the...

Defence Intelligence Gets Black Money Details

The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), under the Defence Ministry, has been authorised to get details relating to suspected international wire transfers and banking transactions...

Indian UN Peace Keeping Training at Hanoi

The opening ceremony of the Indian UN Peace Keeping Training by Mobile Training Team of CUNPK was conducted at the Vietnamese Centre for Peace...

China Sets up 15 New Armed Units

China's military has set up 15 new units - as part of an on-going drive to modernise the world's largest armed forces. President Xi Jinping's...

President Awards Air Force Units

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee awarded Standards to 501 Signal Unit and 30 Squadron at Air Force Station, Ambala. Speaking on the occasion, the...

Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile Tested

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight tested from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha...

Coast Guard Gets Pollution Control Vessel

Coast Guard gets a new and third pollution controlling vessel built by ABG Shipyard, the country's largest private shipbuilder. It has been built at...

New Warship Commissioned

The Indian Navy commissioned the highly maneuverable Fast Attack Craft INS Tarmugli at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam. INS Tarmugli is being based in Visakhapatnam under the...

List of Military Cantonments in India

Military Stations are established on the basis of various factors including strategic, operational and security requirements. Some of them are located in and around cities...

Ship MK-IV ‘IN LCU L52’ Commissioned

Dr. Jagdish Mukhi, Lieutenant Governor, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, commissioned IN LCU L52 into the Indian Navy at Port Blair. IN LCU L52 is the second Landing...

Operation ‘Tasha’ in News

Under Operation ‘Tasha’, Indian Navy and Coast Guard ships are deployed in Palk Bay area to prevent any illegal activity and also to protect...

India Test Fires Long Range Missile

India today successfully test fired a new, long range surface-to-air missile from Odisha coast. The long range missile, a product of a joint venture between...

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...

President’s Award to Submarine Arm of Navy

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, presented the President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy in Vishakhapatnam in recognition of...

IAF Special Forces Garuds

The Garuds (Special Forces of the IAF) were formed in 2003 towards providing specific in-house role capabilities to the IAF. Garuds are specially trained to...

Cochin Shipyard Refits INS Vikramaditya

The Cochin Shipyard Limited dispelled  doubts  that CSL could repair the largest Indian aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, when on  5th November, 2016 the refit...

Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40 in News

The maiden flight of 2nd Prototype (PT-2) of Basic Trainer Aircraft (HTT-40) has been successfully completed on 19th May 2017 without any glitch. The aircraft...

Indian Naval Ships Deployed in South East Asia

In pursuance of India’s ‘Act East Policy’, Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Jyoti are on an overseas deployment to the South East Asia and...

India to Get F16 Fighters in 2019

US defence major Lockheed Martin has firmed up its plans to produce the latest version of its iconic F-16 fighter jets only in India...

Amphibious Ship LCU L58 in News

Last ship of LCU MK IV project was launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata. The ship was named ‘LCU-L58’. LCU-L58 is the last...

BEL Academy for Excellence and Advanced Testing

The Defence Minister inaugurated an Academy for Excellence and two state-of-the-art testing facilities — EMC Test facility and Near Field Antenna Test Range at...

Israel Tests David’s Sling Air Defense System

Current Affairs: Accroding to Israel's Defense Ministry, David's Sling air defense system, developed jointly with the U.S., passed the final round of tests, putting...

Rafale Fighter Jets Deal Approved

According to the reports in media, the Cabinet Committee on Security has approved the deal with France for purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets. The...

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...

‘Mission Seven Summits’ in News

After scaling of Mt Everest in 2005, IAF launched a unique and unprecedented series of mountaineering expeditions 'Mission Seven Summits' with an aim to...

India China Joint Military Training Exercise

India and China will hold joint training exercise "Hand in Hand" in Pune from November 15 to 27. This will be the sixth edition...

List of Defence Agreements Signed with Russia

Details of defence agreements signed with Russia over the past five years is as under: -Agreement for training of Indian armed forces personnel in the...

Four-Nation Military Drills in News

Four nation military drills involving U.S., British, French and Japanese troops were held around Guam and Tinian islands, U.S. islands that are about 1,500 miles...

INS Karna Joins Indian Navy

The Navy’s dedicated base for its Special Operation Forces – MARCOS – INS Karna was commissioned by the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil...

Full List of Coast Guard Stations in India

List of Coast Guard stations in the country is as below State / UT Station Delhi Delhi Gujarat Gandhinagar Porbandar Okha Jakhau Vadinar Veraval Mundra Pipavav Maharashtra Mumbai Murud Janjira Ratnagiri Dahanu Goa Goa Karnataka New Mangalore Karwar Kerala Kochi Vizhinjam Beypore Lakshadweep & Minicoy Kavaratti Minicoy Androth Tamil Nadu Chennai Mandapam Tuticorin Puducherry Puducherry Karaikal Andhra Pradesh Vizag Kakinada Krishnapatnam Nizampatnam Odhisha Paradip Gopalpur West Bengal Haldia Kolkata Frazerganj Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Diglipur Campbell Bay Hutbay Mayabunder Kamorta                                      ...

First Phase of Reforms in Armed Forces Approved

In a first ever exercise after Independence, the Ministry of Defence in consultation with the Indian Army has decided to reform the Indian Army...

India-Mongolia Joint Exercise ‘Nomadic Elephant’

Twelfth iteration of Indo - Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant was held at Vairengte in April 2017. Mongolian Army was represented by nine officers...

Russia-Pakistan Military Drill ‘Friendship 2016’

Russian forces have reached in Pakistan for its first ever joint military drill. The military exercise in which around 200 Russian army men are participating,...

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...

‘Project Udayak’ of Border Roads Organisation

Indian defence minister dedicated to the nation two crucial bridges in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Out of the two, he first inaugurated the Injupani Bridge,...

Display By Sarang at Bahrain Air Show

The 4th Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS) is taking place at Sakhir Air base from 21-23 January 2016. As a part of the Air show,...

India Nepal Joint Training Exercise

Indo-Nepal Joint Military Training was conducted at Army Battle School (NABS), Saljhandi, Nepal from 31 October to 13 November 2016 wherein the troops of...

‘M-777 A-2 Ultra-Light Howitzers’ in News

The field trials are being carried out on two long-range ultra-light howitzers in Pokhran which the Indian Army received from the USA. The M777 howitzer...

Japan Joins Malabar Naval Exercises

India and Japan unveiling the new bilateral military cooperation have created a new chapter in India-Japan relationship with important defensive initiatives. The high point of...

Maritime Security Course Started in Goa

Regional Maritime Security Course (RMSC) for officers of the rank of Colonel/ equivalent of Maritime Security Agencies from Friendly Foreign Countries (FFCs) at Naval...

Naval Ship MHADEI in News

The Indian Navy’s ocean-going sail boat Mhadei with an all-women crew, entered Cape Town Harbour after a grueling voyage which started from Goa in...

Stealth Submarine INS Kalvari

The Indian Navy will soon commission the stealthiest diesel-electric attack submarine, the INS Kalvari. INS Kalvari is currently undergoing the final stages of sea trials. The...

TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Chief of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu welcomed the TU-142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy which landed at INS Dega for...

India-Russia Military Exercise Begins

The eighth edition of India-Russia Joint Military Exercise ‘INDRA-2016’ has begun in the Ussiriysk District in Vladivostok, Russia. Main focus of this edition of the...

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...

Naval Submarine ‘INS Kalvari’ Dedicated to Nation

The Prime naval submarine INS Kalvari was dedicated to nation at Mumbai. The INS Kalvari is a diesel-electric attack submarine that has been built for...

17 Indian Reserve Battalions Raised

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the raising of 17 India Reserve Battalions (IR Bns) by Jammu & Kashmir...

India China Exercise ‘Hand in Hand’

Sixth India China Joint Training Exercise “Hand – in – Hand 2016” was held at the parade ground in Aundh Military Camp, Pune. The aim...

‘CH-5 Rainbow Drones’ of China in News

China has recently started the commercial production of its CH-5 Rainbow drone. CASC Rainbow (Cai Hong, abbreviated as CH) is the name of a series...

PM Attends Combined Commanders Conference

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the Combined Commanders Conference on board INS Vikramaditya at Sea, off the coast of Kochi. This is the first...

China Expresses Concern About BrahMos

China’s defence ministry has expressed serious concerns about India's the plan to equip regiments deployed on the China border with the BrahMos missile. Deploying Brahmos,...

Agni V Missile Test Fired Successfully

Long range ballistic missile Agni-V was yet again successfully test-fired from Wheeler Island, off the Odisha coast. This is the fourth success in a row...

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Shaurya’

An Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Shaurya’ was commissioned at Goa. The 105-metre new generation OPV was designed in-house by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). The vessel...

Indian Rafale Fighters Squadron in Bengal

India is setting up the base of its first squadron of Rafale fighter jets in Bengal. The IAF has now finalised plans for the first...

TIGER Squadron Fires MICA Missile

'Tigers' the first squadron of Indian Air Force, successfully fired the recently acquired long range 'Beyond Visual Range' Air-to-Air MICA missile on a manoeuvring...

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...

Successful Air to Air Refuelling by Embraer Aircraft

An Indian Air Force Embraer transport aircraft specialised to conduct Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) function, successfully carried out Air to Air Refuelling...

Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Ayush Commissioned

ICGS Ayush, the 20th FPV, the last in the series was delivered. The vessel will be operated from the Coast Guard Station at Krishnapatanam. Cochin...

India China Conducts Joint Drills

Chinese and Indian border troops have conducted a joint disaster relief exercise. The two armies practised handling scenarios like rescuing trapped herders. The exercises...

Indian Navy Inducts 4 Sonars

The Indian Navy inducted four indigenous sonars to give a boost to its underwater surveillance capability. The sonars have been designed and developed by Naval...

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an international event of military music performance undertaken by the Armed Forces. In fact, the Royal Edinburgh Military...

China Conducts Military Exercise in Sea

Current Affairs: China's military conducted war games in the disputed South China Sea. Warships, submarines, early warning aircraft and fighter jets were deployed in...

Indian Naval Ship Visits Singapore

In a demonstration of India’s ‘Act East’ policy and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval Ship Satpura has arrived  at Singapore...

Tejas Debuts at Republic Day Fly-Past

Tejas, India’s indigenously built light combat aircraft, made its maiden appearance in the Republic Day flypast over Rajpath and led the fleet of fighter...

Rashtriya Rifles Celebrates 27th Raising Day

Rashtriya Rifles the premier fighting force of Indian Army was raised on 01 October 1990 by then Chief of Army Staff General VN Sharma. The...

Indo-Oman Air Exercise Eastern Bridge IV

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa and Commander of  Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) Air Vice Marshal Matar...

Surgical Strikes by India Across LoC

India has carried out surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads across the LoC inflicting heavy casualties. Eleven days after terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers in...

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...

Indo-Maldives Joint Military Exercise ‘Ekuverin’

Eighth edition of the Indo-Maldives joint military exercise, 'Ekuverin' was held at Belagavi, about 505 km from Bengaluru. The bilateral annual exercise was a 14-day...

Seventh Pay Commission for Military Notified

The union government has notified the Seventh Pay Commission for serving military personnel. Three issues raised by the services were approved which include increasing the...

Andhra Pradesh to Get INS Viraat

The Indian Navy has agreed to hand over INS Viraat to the Government of Andhra Pradesh after decommissioning it in June. It will be...

Destroyer INS Chennai Joins Indian Navy

INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Indian Navy at an ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. The event...

Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of Supercarrier, the largest warship ever built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy...

DNA Profiling of Indian Soldiers

Armed Forces Medical Research Committee (AFMRC) approved a pilot project (2012-2014) titled “Development of Protocol for DNA Profiling (Identification) and Repository of Personnel of...

India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise Starts

Troops of Indian & Kazakhstan Army are presently engaging in a joint exercise ‘PRABAL DOSTYK–16. The Indian Army is being represented by a platoon strength....

Naval Exercise TROPEX 17 in News

The Indian Navy’s Annual Theatre Readiness Operational Exercise (TROPEX) got underway on 24 Jan 17. The month long exercise will have ships and aircraft of...

Military Nursing Service Observes Raising Day

Military Nursing Service (MNS) of the Armed Forces celebrated its 92nd Raising Day on October 1. On October 1, 1926 MNS was formally established as...

LR SAM Successfully Tested by Navy

Current Affairs: Indian Navy achieved a significant milestone in enhancing its Anti Air Warfare capability with the maiden firing of its newly developed Long...

Indian Navy Gets INS Tihayu

The Indian Navy commissioned the highly manoeuvrable fast attack craft INS Tihayu at the Eastern Naval Command. INS Tihayu would be based in Visakhapatnam under...

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...

India – Kazakhstan Joint Army Exercise

Indo-Kazakhstan Joint Army Exercise 'KAZIND' will be conducted between the Indian and Kazakhstan Army from 10 to 23 Sep 2018 in Otar region, Kazakhstan. This...

Indian Army: List of all Important Achievements in One Year

Surgical Strikes along Line of Control: Based on specific and credible inputs about some terrorist teams having positioned themselves at launch pads along Line...

Joint Military Exercise ‘Ex Lamitye’

The Seventh Joint Military Training Exercise between the Indian Army and the Seychelles People’s Defence Forces (SPDF) - LAMITYE 2016, will be conducted at...

Centres of Excellence in Defence Sector

There are nine Centres of Excellence (CoE) functioning under Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). Details are given below: • DRDO Bhartihar University (DRDO-BU) Centre...

Tank Biathlon in Russia

A tank biathlon is a mechanised military sport developed by the Russian military with some similarities to the winter sport of biathlon. It utilizes the...

Russia Test Fires Topol Ballistic Missile

Russia has successfully test launched a silo-based Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile. The simulated single-warhead, fired from the Plesetsk launch site, hit the designated target at...

Presidential Colours Awarded to Defence College

The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presented the Presidential Colours to the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. The award of Presidential Colours is a befitting...

Coast Guard Ship Completes Asian Tour

An Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS Samarth completed its two-month tour of Asia, and sailed home after completing a bilateral exercise. Led by Deputy Inspector...

Pak, Russia Hold Joint Military Drill

Pakistan and Russia are holding two-week long joint military drill focussing on counter-terrorism operations to enhance military ties between the two countries. The joint exercise...

Army Issues Guidelines to Prevent Terror Attacks

The Army asked civilians to avoid wearing "army-pattern" dresses and shopkeepers to refrain from selling combat clothes, as it issued fresh guidelines to the...

Indian-China Joint Tactical Exercise

As part of the ongoing initiative to enhance interaction and cooperation between India and China, under the provisions of Border Defense Cooperation Agreement, 2013,...

Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag Tested

The Anti-Tank Guided Missile Nag was successfully flight tested in the desert ranges of Rajasthan. The Fire and Forget 3rd generation ATGM Nag is incorporated...

Tsunami Mock Exercise in Indian Ocean

India along with 23 other Indian Ocean Nations, participated in a major Indian ocean-wide tsunami mock exercise (drill) on in September, 2018. The Exercise, known...

Important Achievements of Indian Navy in One Year

To enhance its Blue Water capability, the Indian Navy opted to strengthen its submarine arm for which Request For Proposal (RFP) to acquire six...