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 Navy’s Second Ocean Going Sailboat INSV Tarini

The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat Tarini was inducted at INS Mandovi Boat Pool. INSV Tarini is a sloop built by M/s Aquarius Shipyard...

First Contract Under Buy and Make Category

A contract between Nova Integrated Systems Ltd and Indian Navy for procurement of Surface Surveillance Radars (SSR) has been concluded. This is the first contract...

Ballistic Missile ‘Ababeel’ in News

Pakistan conducted the first flight test of long range surface-to-surface ballistic missile Ababeel. It claimed that the missile has the capability to carry nuclear warheads...

9th Gorkha Rifles Bicentenary Celeberations

Gurkha soldiers of 9th Gorkha Rifles have celebrated a bicentenary to mark the glorious 200 years of the services at Pokhara in Nepal. The event...

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...

BSF Inducts its Own Pilots and Crew

The Air Wing of Border Security Force (BSF) added a new chapter with the induction of its own pilots and crew. Till now the BSF...

China Tests New Ballistic Missile

China’s newly-formed Rocket Force has conducted an exercise with Advanced Dongfeng-16 medium-range ballistic missile, that has a range of over 1,000 km and could...

Latest Indigenous Technologies Developed by DRDO

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has been developing technologies, products and systems that are required for the Armed Forces. After the systems are...

Exercise ‘EKUVERIN’ in News

India and Maldives conduct joint military exercise named ‘Exercise EKUVERIN’ alternatively in India and Maldives with participation of an Infantry platoon from each side. The...

Latest DRDO Projects in News

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), an R&D Wing of Ministry of Defence, is primarily involved in design and development of strategic, complex and...

Naval Air Enclave at Santa Cruz Inaugurated

Vice Admiral Girish Luthra inaugurated the Indian Naval Air Enclave, Santa Cruz (NAE Scz) at Santa Cruz, Mumbai. The new Indian Naval Air Enclave has...

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...

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...

PINAKA Rocket Mark-II Successfully Launched

DRDO successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur for further enhanced range. PINAKA Rocket Mark-II, equipped with navigation, guidance and control...

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...

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...

Artillery Gun ‘Dhanushya’ in News

After more than 30 years, India has successfully developed its own artillery gun. India will soon induct the indigenously designed, developed and manufactured artillery...

Guided Pinaka Rocket Successfully Test Fired

The Pinaka Rocket converted to a Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Chandipur. The Pinaka Rocket Mark-II, which evolved from Pinaka Mark-I...

Scorpene Submarine Khanderi Launched

Khanderi, the second Kalvari class Scorpene submarine, was launched by the Union minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre at the Mazagon Dock Limited...

China Launches New Intelligence Ship

China's Navy has launched a new electronic reconnaissance ship, the CNS Kaiyangxing or Mizar, with hull code 856. The Kaiyangxing is capable of conducting all-weather,...

Pakistan Fires Nuclear Capable Missile from Submarine

Pakistan fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile. The launch of the nuclear-capable Babur-3 missile, which has a range of 450 km (280 miles) and...

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...

Agni IV Missile Fired From Abdul Kalam Island

Strategic Forces Command of India has successfully test fired the nuclear-capable Agni-IV ballistic missile off the Odisha coast. The launch was carried from a mobile launcher...

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...

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...

Indian Air Force: List of all Achievements in One Year

ACQUISITIONS Rafale Acquisition deal: The much awaited Rafale deal with France was signed on 23 September in New Delhi under which France will provide 36...

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...

China Tests Stealth Fighter FC-31 Gyrfalcon

China is aggressively moving to develop its domestic weapons industry, from drones and anti-aircraft systems to home-grown jet engines. China has tested the latest version...

Army R&D Cell at IIT Gandhinagar

The Indian Army has entered into an agreement with the IIT-Gandhinagar (IITGN) to set up a research and development (R&D) cell on the campus. Staffed...

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...

Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon Tested

The Defence and Research Development Organization (DRDO) successfully flight tested the Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon (SAAW), from an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft. SAAW, an indigenously...

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...

Cruise Missile Nirbhay Flight Tested

India conducted the flight test of indigenously-designed and developed long range subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in...

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...

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                                      ...

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...

‘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...

Indo – Russian Bilateral Naval Exercise

The 9th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, an annual bilateral maritime naval exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy will be conducted in the...

Indo-Maldives Joint Military Exercise

Seventh edition of Exercise EKUVERIN will be held from 15 to 28 Dec 2016 at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives. The Exercise is a 14 day...

Exercise Konkan 16 in News

KONKAN 16, the 2016 edition of the annual bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and the Royal Navy of UK, was held in...

Strength of Women in Defence Forces

The total held strength of defence personnel vis-à-vis the total number of female officers (excluding medical and dental branch) in all the three wings...

India USA Deal for 145 Artillery Guns

India has signed a $750 million government-to-government deal for 145 M-777 Ultra-Light Howitzers with the US. The deal was signed under the US Foreign Military...

Defence Manufacturing and Production in India

The requirements of defence equipment for the Indian Armed Forces are met through both indigenous production and imports. During the last two financial years (2014-15...

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...

Naval Ship LCU-L57 Launched

The seventh ship of LCU MK IV project is launched at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd, Kolkata. LCU-L57 is the seventh vessel in the...

India Tests Prithvi-II Missiles

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile twice in quick succession from a test range at Chandipur in Odisha. The medium-range surface-to-surface...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei Flagged Off

Indian Navy Sailing Vessel Mhadei with an all-women crew was flagged off from Goa to Cape Town, South Africa. The vessel, is scheduled to reach...

India-Singapore Joint Naval Exercises

A Singapore Navy ship reached Vishakhapatnam to participate in the India-Singapore joint naval exercise. RSS Formidable, a multi-role stealth frigate will participate in the Singapore-India...

India-Sri Lanka Military Exercise Mitra Shakti

The fourth edition of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise ‘MITRA SHAKTI 2016’ was conducted at Sinha Regimental Centre in Ambepussa, Sri Lanka from...

Indian Naval Ship Sumitra Visits Fiji

Indian Naval Ship Sumitra, an offshore patrol vessel, has arrived at Suva, Fiji on a three day visit from 26 to 29 Oct 16,...

HAL Joint Venture for Helicopter Engines

The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inaugurated Helicopter Engines Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Pvt. Limited (HE-MRO), a Joint Venture of HAL and Safran Helicopter...

India Decommissioning INS Viraat

INS Viraat, the world’s oldest aircraft carrier is being decommissioned by Indian Navy. The ship was towed back by three tugs to Mumbai for the...

ICGS Gaidinliu Commissioned into Navy

Fast patrol vessel ICGS Gaidinliu, named after Naga freedom-fighter and leader Rani Gaidinliu, was commissioned by Director-General Rajendra Singh of the Coast Guard. The vessel...

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,...

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...

India Becomes Nuclear Triad Power

The Indian Navy has commissioned into service the first-ever indigenously built nuclear armed submarine — INS Arihant in August. With this India has gained the...

Govt Reduces Army’s Disability Pension

Government of India has reduced the disability pensions for injuries incurred in the line of duty. The ministry of defence (MoD) issued a letter that...

Military Station Inaugurated in Bengal

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a new military station in Murshidabad district in West Bengal. The station has great importance because it is the only such...

CORPAT Maritime Exercise Starts

In a demonstration of India's commitment to its ties with Indonesia and to the maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship...

Naval Air Enclave Inaugurated

A Naval Air Enclave (NAE) was inaugurated at CIAL (Cochin International Airport, Kerala) by Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of Naval Staff. The setting up...

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...

IAF Conducts Exercise Talon

IAF command along the western front has gone on a high alert with a major exercise across all its 18 airbases and other installations...

Ex-Yudh Abhyas In Progress

The Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise, Yudh Abhyas - 2016 is being conducted at Chaubattia Military Station, Ranikhet, Uttarakhand w.e.f 14 Sep 2016. The exercise...

India To Get Harpoon Missiles

The US Department of Defense has awarded Boeing a $81 million contract to supply 22 Harpoon missile systems for Indian Navy. This weapon system, to...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Army Expedition to Mount Kamet

The Vice Chief of Army Staff (VCOAS) Lt Gen Bipin Rawat, flagged off the MAHAR Regiment Mount Kamet Expedition 2016 in a ceremony at...

Indian Warship TRIKAND Visits Mozambique

Indian Naval Ship Trikand has arrived at Maputo on a three days visit, as part of deployment of the Western Fleet to the countries...

USA Grounds F-35 Fighter Aircrafts

The US Air Force has grounded 10 of its F-35 Joint Strike Fighters. The decision was taken due to the discovery of peeling and crumbling...

Missile Destroyer Vessel ‘Marmagoa’ Launched

An indigenously built warship 'INS Mormugao' equipped with a range of high-tech missiles was launched. Christened 'Mormugao', the vessel has been built by government-run Mazgaon...

HAL Gets APAQG Membership

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has been conferred the prestigious membership of the Asia-Pacific Aerospace Quality Group (APAQG) under the category 'Full Member with voting rights'. This...

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS Started

Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2016, a joint military training exercise of Indian and US Armies, commenced at Chaubattia, Uttarakhand. Indian and US soldiers stood side by...

Guided Missile Destroyer Project 15B

The first ship of the project, guided-missile destroyer 'Visakhapatnam', was launched on April 20, 2015. The second ship of the Project 15B, a guided missile...

Operation ‘Calm Down’ Launched in J&K

The Indian army has quietly moved an entire brigade into South Kashmir as part of operation 'Calm Down' to clear it of militants and...

Coast Guard Sets Up Enclave in Mangaluru

Coast Guard has set up an air enclave at Mangalore to step up aerial surveillance of Karnataka coast for helping in search and rescue...

Pakistan-Russia Joint Military Drills

Pakistan and Russia are set to hold their military exercises this year. This is the first time that military personnel from the two countries...

Cadre Review of BSF Executive Officers

The Union Cabinet has approved the Cadre Review of Group 'A' Executive officers of BSF with net creation of 74 posts of various ranks...

Yudh Abhyas 2016 in Uttarakhand

The 12th edition of the joint Indo-US military training exercise Yudh Abhyas-2016 would be conducted in Uttarakhand's Chaubatia foothills. The exercise would be held from...

Russia China Naval Exercise Starts

China and Russia is holding eight days of naval drills in the South China Sea off southern China's Guangdong province. The "Joint Sea-2016" exercise will...

Air Force Exercise in Haldwara

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has put all it bases in the western sector under UAV surveillance in the run up to an Air...

Army Dare Devils Made World Records

Two world records were made by the Indian Army DARE DEVILS team of Corps of Signals as per stipulations of GUINNESS Book of Records,...

Patrol Vessel ICGS Sarathi Commissioned

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarathi’, third ship in the series of six Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) was commissioned at Goa. This 105 meters OPV has...

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...

Chinese Military Gets Advanced Choppers

China's military has got the advanced WZ-10 combat helicopters which will be used to target battle tanks and air-to-air combat missions. The helicopter was designed...

China Developing Long Range Bomber

China is developing a next-generation strategic bomber to boost airforce’s long-range capability. The new bomber would enhance China’s long-range strike capability “with even greater strides...

New ‘Light Utility Helicopter’ Tested

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd has tested the Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) in the Bengaluru, which is under development for the armed forces. The LUH flew...

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....

INS Trikand Visits Tanzania

Indian Naval Ship Trikand has arrived at Dar Es Salaam on a three day visit, as part of it’s deployment to the East Coast...