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DRDO successfully test-fires anti-tank Nag missile

Jun 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The Nag missile is a third generation “fire and forget” anti-tank missile.

Indian warships arrive in Australia for bilateral maritime exercise AUSINDEX-17

Jun 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Indian Naval Ships Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta are on a port visit to Freemantle, Australia from 13 June to 17 June 2017.

North Korea launches multiple ground-to-ship missiles, despite UN sanctions

Jun 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

North Korea has fired multiple cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan. The missile flew for about 200 km.

US gives Philippines hundreds of anti-terror weapons

Jun 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The United States has handed over hundreds of anti-terror weapons including machine guns, pistols and grenade launchers to the Philippines.

India successfully test-fired 1st all weather tracked-chassis QR-SAM

Jun 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

India successfully test-fired its first all-weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.

Second Scorpene Class Submarine Ready for Sea Trials

Jun 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

India’s second Scorpene-class submarine, INS Khanderi, which was launched earlier this year, has been made ready for surface sea trails.

Prithvi-II missile successfully test-fired

Jun 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The naval operational variant of Prithvi-II class missiles are known as Dhanush. It has already been inducted into Indian navy.

Pentagon successfully tests intercontinental ballistic missile defence system

May 31, 2017
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

Amid tensions with North Korea, the United States successfully tested its intercontinental ballistic missile defence system for the first time ever.

India and Fiji Sign MoU on Defence Cooperation

May 30, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

India and Island nation Fiji have signed an agreement that is aimed at boosting cooperation between the two nations in areas such as defence, military training, humanitarian assistance and disaster management. 

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurates Aeronautical Test Range at Chitradurga

May 29, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

ATR will help in creating conditions for research which will in turn develop efficient human resource in the country in the field of aeronautical testing.

Two Indian peacekeepers honoured posthumously with UN medal

May 25, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Two Indian peacekeepers have been awarded the esteemed Dag Hammarskjold Medal for their courageous service in the UN’s peacekeeping operations.

UN releases the First draft of Nuclear Ban Treaty

May 23, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 0 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

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.

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