Indian Navy Gets ‘TIHAYU’ Warship

The Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC), “TIHAYU” built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata was handed over to the Indian...

Annual Joint HADR Exercise Starts

Acting upon the directive of the Prime Minister to conduct Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercises, the Armed Forces in collaboration...

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...

Indian Warships Visit Port Victoria

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Seychelles and maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ships Kolkata, Trikand...

Scorpene Submarine Documents Leaked

The Australian newspaper reported that over 22,000 pages detailing the combat and performance capabilities of six Scorpene-class submarines produced by India in partnership with...

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,...

Army to Deploy BrahMos in Arunachal Pradesh

Indian army has plans to deploy Brahmos Missile in Arunachal Pradesh. In this regard, China has warned India against deploying the BrahMos missile in...

INS Satpura Visits Micronesia

In a demonstration of India’s commitment to peace and prosperity of the Indo-Pacific region and Indian Navy’s increasing footprint and operational reach, Indian Naval...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Indian Navy Gets New Chief

Vice-Admiral Sunil Lanba has been appointed as the next Chief of Naval Staff succeeding Admiral RK Dhowan, who retires on May 31. Lanba’s Sea Command...

New Fire Control Radar System for IAF

A joint venture between defence majors Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Longbow LLC has secured a $116.70-million contract (around ₹776 crore) to produce fire-control...

List of Successful Projects of DRDO

The prime mandate of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is to design, develop and lead to production state-of-the-art sensors, weapon systems, platforms and...

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...

Tata Motors Supply HMV Trucks to Army

Tata Motors has signed up a follow-on contract to supply additional 619 units of high-mobility (HMV) multi-axle trucks to the Indian Army. This is in...

IAF Exercise at Pokhran

The Indian Air Force is demonstrating its combat and firepower on 18 Mar at Rajasthan's Pokhran firing range in the presence of the President...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Exercise ‘Sarvatra Prahar’ Conducted

“Ex Sarvatra Prahar” was conducted by the School of Artillery at Devlali on 08 & 11 January 2016, where a plethora of equipment showcasing...

New Tank Ammunition for Arjun MBT

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted test firing of new tank ammunition Penetration-Cum-Blast (PCB) and Thermobaric (TB) Ammunition, specially designed for Arjun...

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...

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...

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...

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...

209 Flight Cadets Get Commission into IAF

Current Affairs: The blue skies of Air Force Academy turned vibrant, with an amazing aerobatics display by various aircrafts of IAF in the air...

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...

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...

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...

519 Cadets Passed Out From IMA Dehradun

The Indian Military Academy held its 137th Regular Course passing out parade in Dehradun. The 519 cadets passed out successfully in the course. They included...

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...

Shaheen-III Ballistic Missile Test Fired

Pakistan successfully test-fired the medium-range Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile which can carry nuclear warheads. The test flight of the missile was aimed at validating various...

Defence Procurement Procedure Rules

Current Affairs: The objective of Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-2013 is to ensure expeditious procurement of the approved requirements of the Armed Forces in terms...

HAL Unveils LCA Tejas Full Scale Model

Current Affairs: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has unveiled the full scale model of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas in Bengaluru's Minsk Square. T Suvarna Raju,...

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...

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)...

Excercise Indra 2015 Begins

The seventh Indo - Russian joint training Exercise INDRA - 2015 commenced at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges on 08 November 2015 with an impressive...

AGNI IV Test Fired

India today test-fired its nuclear-capable strategic ballistic missile Agni IV, capable of hitting a target at a distance of 4,000 kms, from a test...

India Testfires Brahmos Cruise Missile

India successfully testfired its BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a test range at Pokhran in the western state of Rajasthan. BrahMos missile system, the most...

Notification Regarding OROP Issued

The Government issued the notification regarding implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ in respect of Defence Forces personnel. Salient features of the OROP as stated...

Joint Army Exercise Indra 2015

Indian and Russian Armies would be conducting a joint military exercise as a part of a continuing series of annual joint exercises under the...

INS Vikramaditya Gets New Commander

Captain Krishna Swaminathan has assumed charge as the second Commanding Officer of INS Vikramaditya, Indian Navy's new and formidable aircraft carrier at Karwar. The ship...

BrahMos Missile Test Fired

Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test-fired from the navy's newest stealth destroyer INS Kochi successfully hitting a decommissioned target ship in the Arabian Sea. Today's...

INS Sahyadri Visits Philippines

Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, currently on operational deployment to South China Sea and North West Pacific region in pursuance of India’s ‘Act East’ policy,...

INS Kalvari Sea Trials Begins

The first of the Scorpene class submarines ‘Kalvari’ was set afloat by Mazgaon Dock (MDL) in Mumbai for extensive sea trials before being commissioned...

IAF Exercise Livewire Commences

The Indian Air Force is commencing its annual exercise, Exercise Livewire, on 31 October 2015. The exercise involves utilization of air assets of all...

Naval Commanders’ Conference 2015

The second edition of this years’ bi-annual Naval Commanders' Conference was conducted at New Delhi from 26-28 Oct 15. Chief of the Naval Staff...

Sri Lanka-India Exercise (SLINEX) 2015

The Indian and Sri Lankan Navies would undertake the 4th edition of Sri Lanka-India Exercise (SLINEX) off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from 27 Oct to...

Women as Fighter Pilots in IAF

The Ministry of Defence has approved the induction of women into the Fighter (Combat) stream of the IAF. This progressive step is in keeping...

India China Joint Exercise Concludes

The India China Combined Military Training Exercise Hand in Hand 2015 commenced on 12 Oct at Kunming Military Academy, Yunnan, China. The Exercise concluded with a...

Maharashtra Gujarat Naval Areas Divided

With a view to enhance operational and administrative organizational structure, the erstwhile Maharashtra and Gujarat Naval Area has been divided to make two separate headquarters...

Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 Starts

NATO kicked off the Alliance's largest exercise for over a decade named Exercise Trident Juncture 2015 at the Trapani air force base in Italy. It...

Nirbhay Missile Aborted After Launch

Nirbhay Long Range Subsonic tactical cruise Missile was launched from Integrated Test Range. Chandipur. All initial critical operations such as Booster ignition, Booster separation,...

Naval Exercise Malabar 15

Exercise Malabar is a trilateral naval exercise involving the United States, Japan, India as permanent partners. Originally only a bilateral exercise between India and...

INS Astradharini Joins Indian Navy

An indigenously built Torpedo Launch and Recovery Vessel ‘INS Astradharini’, was commissioned by Vice Admiral Satish Soni, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Naval Command at...

New Navy Eastern Fleet Commander

Rear Admiral AB Singh, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet has handed over the command of Eastern Fleet to Rear Admiral SV Bhokare, YSM,...

INS Trikand Visits Turkey

Indian Navy’s INS Trikand reached Istanbul on 04 Oct 15 for a three day visit. During her stay in Istanbul the ship will engage...

India – Indonesia Bilateral Maritime Exercise

INS Saryu, an indigenously built NOPV based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, along with a Dornier Maritime Patrol Aircraft, shall participate in the...

INS Kochi Commissioned in Navy

The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar commissioned INS Kochi, the second ship of the indigenously designed and constructed Project 15A (Kolkata-class) guided missile Destroyers. INS...

India USA Agreement on Boeing Helicopters

India and USA signed final agreements for the purchase of two of the most advanced American helicopters in a deal worth about $3 billion. Contract for...

Joint Exercise MITRA SHAKTI in News

In continuation with the series of Joint Exercise between India and Sri Lanka to build Military to Military co-operation and interoperability, Exercise MITRA SHAKTI-2015...

Corps of Signals Commemorates 15th Reunion

Indian Army Corps of Signals is a corps and an arm of the Indian Army, which handles its military communications. It was formed on 15...

Ex-Yudh Abhyas 2015

The India-US Combined Military Training Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2015 held from 09 to 23 Sep 2015 at Joint Base Lewis McChord, USA. The exercise brought...

Inauguration of Jaisalmer War Museum

‘Jaisalmer War Museum’ has been established in the Military Station of Jaisalmer to commemorate the sacrifice of war heroes. The museum was inaugurated recently. The...

Iran Unveils New Missile

Iran unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile it said could strike targets with pin-point accuracy within a range of 500 km (310 miles). The Iran defence...