DAC clears procurements of assault rifles and carbines
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has cleared procurement proposal of 72,400 assault rifles and 93,895 carbines on fast track basis for Rs 3,547 crore.

DAC also simplified ‘Make More..

India, US to conduct joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’
The Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ will be undertaken at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle, US in the third week of January.

The exercise would see a 45-member Special Forces team from Indian Army’s Souther More..

Vajra Prahar: Indo-US joint military exercise to be held in Seattle
The Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ will be held at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle in third week of January in line with the increasing military cooperation between both countries.

In this edition of bilatera More..

Vice Admiral AB Singh appointed as Chief of Staff of Western Naval Command
Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM took over as Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command on 15 January 2018.

AB Singh would be succeeding Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh, AVSM, NM. Prior to his appointment to the post, Vice Admiral More..

Indian Navy decommissions INS Nirbhik and INS Nirghat warships
Indian Navy has decommissioned INS Nirbhik and INS Nirghat warships at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai (Maharashtra), after a glorious 30 and 28 years respectively in the service of the nation.

During their glorious service over almost three de More..

Charlie-435: Indian Coast Guard commissions patrol vessel
The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned Charlie-435, a state-of-the-art patrol vessel at Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry.

It was commissio More..

Defence Ministry clears arms procurement contracts worth Rs 2,420 crore for Navy, Army
The Ministry of Defence has approved the procurement of P-8I Training Solution and Low-Intensity Conflict Electronic Warfare System (LICEWS), at a total cost of Rs 2419.32 crore.

These contract proposals were approved by Defence Minist More..

India successfully test-fires AAD Supersonic Interceptor Missile
India on 28 December 2017 successfully test-fired indigenously developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) supersonic interceptor missile from a test range in Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha.

This Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) More..

Indian Navy conducts Exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr with Oman Navy
Indian Navy on 20 December 2017 conducted the joint naval exercise Naseem-Al-Bahr with the Oman Navy.  The exercise is also known as Sea Breeze More..

HAMESHA VIJAYEE: Southern Command conducts major exercise in Rajasthan
The Southern Command of Indian Army conducted major army exercise called ‘Hamesha Vijayee’ in deserts of Rajasthan from December 16 to 22, 2017. The purpose of the exercise was to evaluate capability of armed forces to strike deep into enemy territor More..

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