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India, South Korea sign pact for defence shipbuilding

2 days ago
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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

2 days ago
Important for Exam: 5 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.

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
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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.

Border Security Force gets first woman combat officer after 51 years

Mar 28, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The BSF received Pareek after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Navy to de-induct TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft after 29 years

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The Tu-142M, still the world's fastest turbo-prop plane, was bought in 1998 from the USSR and inducted into Indian Navy as its long-range maritime patrol aircraft at Dabolim Goa.

Arun Jailtley handed over DRDO developed products to Indian Navy

Mar 26, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The three Naval Systems -  USHUS-II Submarine Sonar, Directing Gear for Hull Mounted Sonar Array and RLG based Inertial Navigation System for Ship Applications (INS-SA) – will boost India’s maritime security.

Navy successfully test-fired Barak missile from INS Vikramaditya

Mar 25, 2017
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The successful test-firing of the Barak Missile by the Navy is expected to boost India’s maritime security.

Ninth Gorkhas celebrates 200-years of raising in Secunderabad

Mar 23, 2017
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The troops of the Gorkha regiments are ethnic Nepali Gurkhas of Nepal and ethnic Indian Gorkhas of India.

President of India presents Gallantry Awards

Mar 22, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

President Pranab Mukherjee presented Gallantry awards to Armed Forces Personnel to acknowledge their undaunting courage, exemplary leadership and gallantry beyond the call of duty.

Surya Kiran XI Joint Military Exercise concludes in Pithorgarh

Mar 21, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Besides training, troops also rubbed shoulders in friendly matches, spent spare time in local sightseeing and engaged in other traditional military activities.

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited expected to deliver 123 Tejas aircrafts to IAF by 2024

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Together with its variants, Tejas is the smallest and lightest multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft of its class.

Indo-Oman joint army exercise Al Nagah-II 2017 concluded

Mar 20, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The aim of the Al Nagah-II 2017  was to strengthen the military ties between the India and Oman.

Japan launches satellite to monitor North Korea

Mar 18, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Japan launched a new satellite to monitor North Korea’s movements amidst worries over its increasing missile launching missions.

India suspends cross-LoC travel to Pakistan from Poonch district

Mar 14, 2017
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India has suspended cross-border travel along the Poonch-Rawalakote road after Pakistani troops opened fire in certain areas of the Poonch district, damaging the cross-border Trade Facilitation Centre.

Japan to send its largest warship to South China Sea in its biggest show of military power

Mar 14, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Japan, in its biggest show of naval force, will be dispatching its largest warship on a three-month tour that will culminate in the Indian Ocean with a joint military exercise with Indian and US naval vessels.

India successfully test-fired BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

Mar 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Compared to the existing state-of-the-art  subsonic cruise missiles, BrahMos has 3 times more velocity.

INS Tillanchang commissioned at Karwar

Mar 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

INS Tillanchang built by GRSE, Kolkata, has three heavy-duty water jet engines in the form of turbines. The ship will be captained by commander Adit Patnaik.

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran XI commences

Mar 8, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

During the 14-day long exercise, the Nepal Army is being represented by the officers and troops of the elite Durga Baksh Battalion. The Indian Army is represented by the Ekta Shakti Battalion of the Punjab Regiment.

UNSC to meet tomorrow to discuss N Korea’s ballistic missile launch

Mar 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The United Nations Security Council has called for an emergency meeting to discuss the recent missile launches by North Korea that landed too close to Japan.

World’s oldest serving aircraft carrier INS Viraat decommissioned

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier in active service will retire on 6 March with a ceremonial send-off in Mumbai.

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