Current Affairs

Indian Army deploys Pinaka, Smerch rocket system near China border

The Indian Army has deployed Pinaka weapons system and Smerch Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems (MRLS) at a forward position near the China border to be prepared to counter any threat coming from across on the Line of More..

India successfully flight-tests indigenously developed aerial target ABHYAS off Odisha coast

India on October 22, 2021, successfully flight tested the indigenously-developed High-Speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT), ABHYAS, from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chand More..

Indian Naval Ships participate in passage exercise with US Navy Carrier

The Indian Naval Ships Teg and Kochi along with P81 and MiG 29K aircraft participated in a Passage Exercise with the US Navy Carrier Strike Group Ronald Reagan during its transit through the Indian Ocean Region. The More..

Indian Army to procure 1,750 Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicles

The Indian Army on June 24, 2021 issued the Request for Information (RFI) to finalise the specifications for acquiring 1,750 Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicles (FICVs) and 350 light tanks under the Make in India ini More..

DRDO successfully test-fires indigenous Pinaka rocket, 122mm Caliber rocket systems

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired enhanced range versions of its indigenously developed Pinaka rocket system and 122mm Caliber rocket system from a Mult-Barrel Rocket La More..

Ordnance Factory Board to be split into 7 corporate entities

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on June 16, 2021 cleared the corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Following this, the existing 41 factories under the OFB w More..

Defence Ministry gives approval to 50 AFMS hospitals as dedicated, mixed COVID hospitals

The Indian Army has informed that the Ministry of Defence has given its approval to the total of 50 Armed Forces Medical Services- AFMS Hospitals designated as dedicated and mixed hospitals. It includes five Air Forc More..

Indian Army launches first Green Solar Energy Plant in Sikkim

The Indian Army on April 30, 2021, launched the first Green Solar Energy plant in North Sikkim to harness renewable energy for its troops.

The Green Solar Energy plant with a capacity of 56 KVA, at an altitu More..

Defence Minister invokes special provisions & grants emergency financial powers to armed forces

The Defence Ministry informed on April 30, 2021, that it has decided to invoke the special provisions and has granted emergency financial powers to the armed forces of the country in view of the ongoing COVID-19 situ More..

Op Samudra Setu-II: Indian Navy launches operation for the shipment oxygen-filled containers to India

The Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu-II in order to support the ongoing national mission of meeting the oxygen requirements amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.

The Indian Navy spo More..

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