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Ninth Gorkhas celebrates 200-years of raising in Secunderabad

21 hrs ago
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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

1 day ago
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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

2 days ago
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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

3 days ago
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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

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

DRDO hands over 3 products to Indian Army

Mar 3, 2017
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The products were developed by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), the Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE) and the Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (VRDE).

DMRL, JSHL signs Licensing Agreement for Transfer of Technology of High Nitrogen Steel

Mar 2, 2017
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Known as High Nitrogen Steel (HNS) for armour applications, it is not only tough but also has good strength.

Indian Navy successfully test-fired Anti-Ship Missile from Kalvari Class Submarine

Mar 2, 2017
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This missile launch from the INS Kalvari will enhance the Indian Navy’s sub-surface warfare capability.

India successfully test-fired Prithvi Supersonic Interceptor Missile

Mar 1, 2017
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Prithvi is likely to be inducted into the armed forces and deployed at strategic locations to protect India’s cities and important installations from hostile attacks.

Indian Navy concludes Theatre Level Exercise Tropex 2017

Feb 27, 2017
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The aim of the exercise was to test the various facets of war-fighting and joint combat capabilities of the armed forces to respond to given threat situations.

61 CAVALRY defeats Army Service Corps to win Army Polo Championship

Feb 25, 2017
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The Army Polo Championship was re-instituted 2015 and since re-inception, the championship has witnessed the participation of some of the renowned players in the Indian Polo Circuit.

Union Government clears Coastal Surveillance Project

Feb 22, 2017
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Once fully functional, the coastal surveillance project is expected to boost India’s maritime security.

Indian Coast Guard Ship ICGS AYUSH commissioned in Kochi

Feb 20, 2017
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While Tata Motors is India’s market leader in the automobile industry, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software products.

INSV Tarini inducted into Indian Navy

Feb 19, 2017
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The boat draws her origin from the famous Tara-Tarini temple of Orissa’s Ganjam district. The word Tarini means a Boat and is also a Sanskrit word for Saviour.

International Aero India 2017 begins in Bengaluru

Feb 14, 2017
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For the first time in the history of the show, China is participating in the mega event.

INS Sarvekshak goes green

Feb 13, 2017
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Indian survey vessel INS Sarvekshak has gone green. It has installed a solar powered system, first for any warship in India.

India successfully test-fired interceptor missile off Odisha coast

Feb 13, 2017
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The mission termed as PDV mission is for engaging the targets in the exo-atmosphere and endo-atmosphere region of earth’s atmosphere.

Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System launched in Mumbai

Feb 8, 2017
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The Indian Navy has launched an Israeli-designed Integrated Under Water Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) in Mumbai harbour to strengthen its security.

Indian Navy’s Theatre Level Exercise TROPEX 17

Jan 29, 2017
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TROPEX has grown in scale and complexity over the years and will see the participation of major surface combatants and air assets of the Indian Navy.

DRDO successfully test fires Guided PINAKA

Jan 25, 2017
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The conversion from PINAKA Rocket Mark-II to Guided PINAKA facilitated the enhancement in the range and improvement in the accuracy of PINAKA.

India successfully test-fires Guided Pinaka rocket

Jan 13, 2017
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The Armament Research and Development Establishment  (ARDE) Pune, the Research Centre Imarat (RCI) Hyderabad and the Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) Hyderabad jointly developed the Guided Pinaka.

Second Scorpene class submarine Khanderi launched in Mumbai

Jan 12, 2017
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India annually celebrates 8 December as the Submarine Day. The day commemorates the birth of the submarine arm with induction of the first submarine, erstwhile INS Kalvari, into the Indian Navy on 8 December 1967.

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