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UN releases the First draft of Nuclear Ban Treaty

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The United Nations has released the first draft of its nuclear ban treaty amidst opposition from all the known nuclear-armed states including the United States and India.

Joint HADR Exercise commences at Naval Station Karwar

May 19, 2017
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Two first-hand accounts of actual Tsunami relief operations of 2004 were presented by Rear Admiral Suraj Berry and Colonel Vikram Sharma.

Simbex-17, bilateral naval exercise between India and Republic of Singapore, begins

May 19, 2017
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Indian naval ships Shivalik, Sahyadri, Jyoti and Kamorta and one P8-I Maritime Patrol and Anti-Submarine Warfare Aircraft are participating in the excercise.

Indian Army gets M777 howitzers 30 years after Bofors scandal

May 19, 2017
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The weapon system was contracted on 30 November 2016 and as per the contract agreement firing tables is being prepared by the contracted agency, that is, US Government and BAE GCS Ltd with the support of Indian Army.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on Combating International Terrorism

May 18, 2017
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The Union Cabinet led by Narendra Modi has given its approval to the signing of an agreement between India and Australia on cooperation in combating International Terrorism.

Indian Navy and Space Application Centre signs MoU for cooperation

May 16, 2017
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The MoU was signed by Vice Admiral S N Ghormade, Director General Naval Operations, and SAC Director Tapan Misra at an event in Ahmedabad.

Light Combat aircraft Tejas successfully test-fires air-to-air missile

May 14, 2017
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India’s Light Combat Aircraft successfully fired Derby Air-to-Air BVR missile in RADAR guided mode on 12 May 2017.

India test-fires surface-to-air missile ‘Spyder’

May 12, 2017
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It can neutralise enemy targets up to a distance of 15 km and at heights between 20 and 9000 metres.

29th edition of CORPAT between India and Indonesia begins at Port Blair

May 10, 2017
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The Coordinated Patrol enhances mutual understanding and inter-operability between the navies of the two countries.

India and Japan affirm plans to strengthen their defence cooperation amid rising tension in Asian region

May 9, 2017
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Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told his Japanese counterpart that New Delhi hopes to pursue a strategic partnership with Japan for regional peace and stability.

Two Indian warships visit Egyptian port city

May 8, 2017
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Two of Indian navy’s Western Naval Command ships visited Egyptian port city of Alexandria to strengthen the military cooperation between Egypt and India.

Trial of Agni-II Ballistic Missile fails to meet desired parameters

May 5, 2017
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The test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) as part of a training exercise.

Indian army successfully test fires Block-III version of BrahMos cruise missile

May 3, 2017
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The missile derives its name from the names of two rivers, namely the Brahmaputra of India and the Moskva of Russia.

DGMOs of India, Pak hold talks after Pakistani army mutilated Indian soldiers

May 2, 2017
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Families of both the mutilated soldiers demand swift and stern retaliation from the Centre on the barbaric act.

India successfully test-fires Agni-III ballistic missile

Apr 27, 2017
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Agni-III’s first user successful trial was carried out on 21 September 2012.

China's first home-built aircraft carrier hit water

Apr 26, 2017
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China has launched its first home-built aircraft carrier, which is much larger and more spacious than its first one, which was Soviet made.

Indo-French naval exercise Varuna commences

Apr 25, 2017
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Guided missile destroyer INS Mumbai, stealth frigate INS Trishul and fleet tanker INS Aditya are taking part in the Varuna exercise.

India, South Korea sign pact for defence shipbuilding

Apr 21, 2017
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India and South Korea have signed a MoU to strengthen their cooperation on defence shipbuilding.

INS Darshak conducting joint hydrographic survey of Sri Lankan bay

Apr 21, 2017
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INS Darshak, which is on a two-month deployment in the Sri Lankan waters, is jointly with the Sri Lankan Navy is surveying the bay, which was last studied in the year 1901.

Indian Navy dedicates its Largest Missile destroyer to Chennai

Apr 19, 2017
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Navy’s largest missile destroyer has been dedicated to Chennai, the city it is named after. The ship has a strong expertise in missile technology.

Hijacked Indian ship ‘Al-Kausar’ released

Apr 17, 2017
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Indian dhow, Al-Kausar, which was hijacked on 1 April, was released finally after a long process of negotiations along with its cargo and crew members.

Indo-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant 2017

Apr 12, 2017
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The first joint Nomadic Elephant was held in 2004 and since then it is annually held.

Indian Navy deploys INS Shardul for surveillance in the Indian Ocean

Apr 6, 2017
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Navy has deployed warship INS Shardul in the South Indian Ocean to assist countries to survey their vast Exclusive Economic Zone.

South Korea test-fires ballistic missile that can hit any part of N Korea

Apr 6, 2017
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South Korea successfully test-fired a ballistic missile with a range of 800 km. The missile, even when launched from the southern part of the country, would be able to target any part of North Korea.

Government clears proposal to procure Barak surface-to-air missiles for Navy

Apr 4, 2017
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The Barak missiles will be procured under ‘Buy Global’ category from Rafael Advance Defense Systems Limited of Israel. It will be procured at an expense of around Rs 500 crore.

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Rajali

Mar 29, 2017
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The IAAMS project will give a major fillip to aviation safety, through automation of weather monitoring process.

INLCU L51 commissioned into Indian Navy

Mar 29, 2017
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The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

General Bipin Rawat conferred with title of Honorary General of Nepalese Army

Mar 29, 2017
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Earlier, General Rajendra Chettri, the Chief of the Nepalese Army, was conferred with the title of Honorary General of the Indian Army in February 2017.

IAF launched Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment

Mar 29, 2017
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The Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment (ATF DIP) is considered as a milestone achievement for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

India, US, Britain, France boycott UN’s conference on banning nuclear weapons

Mar 28, 2017
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India, US along with 40 other nations refrained from participating in the UN conference aimed at creating a new global treaty that will lead towards the total elimination of nuclear weapons.

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