Defence Ministry begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters for Indian Navy

The Defence Ministry on February 12, 2019 issued Expression of Interest to shortlist potential Indian strategic partners and foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) for the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) for the Indian More..

Chinook Helicopters: First batch of 4 Boeing heavy-lift helicopters arrive in India from US

The first batch of four Boeing heavy-lift Chinook Helicopters, CH-47F (I), arrived at the Mundra airport in Gujarat on February 10, 2019.

Procured from the United States, the Chinook Helicopters are expected to provide impetus to t More..

Steps to Address Cross-Border Infiltration
The cross-border infiltration and illegal immigration are posing serious security threats to both internal and external security. The government has undertaken following steps to arrest the cross-border infiltration:


LRSAM Successfully Tested from coast of Odisha
India has successfully flight tested Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) from a warship off Odisha coast. The LRSAM successfully destroyed a low flying aerial target. This paves way for its deployment in the armed forces.


Navy Commissions INS Kohassa
Naval Air Station (NAS) Shibpur has been commissioned as INS Kohassa. It is a step forward in enhancing the operational capability of Andaman and Nicobar Command. NAS Shibpur was commissioned as INS Kohassa by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba More..

Indian Africa Field Training Exercise
Indian Africa Field Training Exercise (IAFTX) will be held at Aundh Military Station and College of Military Engineering, Pune from 18 March to 27 March 2019.

The modalities for the IAFTEX were discussed in the conference held between More..

India, Japan undertake Disaster Control Exercise
The coast guards of India and Japan undertook disaster control,  search and rescue exercises off the coast of Yokohama in Japan. India had hosted the Japanese ships for the exercise last year and this time Japan is hosting the exercise. ICGS Sha More..

Sea-Vigil Navy Exercise
Indian Navy undertook a first of its kind multi-agency dri More..

Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor Inaugurated
The Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor. During the inauguration, investments worth over Rs 3,038 crore in this defence corridor were announced. Lockheed Martin, a global security giant, al More..

National conference on Self Reliance in Defence Manufacturing
National Conference on Self Reliance in Defence Manufacturing is organised at Hyderabad. The National Conference is being held by Forum for Integrated National Security in association with Indigenous Defence Entrepreneurs Association.

Self More..

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