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Union Government clears Coastal Surveillance Project

19 hrs ago
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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

2 days ago
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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.

India successfully test-fires Agni-IV missile

Jan 3, 2017
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It is an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and aims to revalidate the new technologies incorporated in the system by DRDO.

India successfully test-fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile Agni-5

Dec 26, 2016
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Agni-5 missile, the surface-to-surface Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles, will be inducted into services after few more trails.

DRDO successfully flight tests Smart Anti-Airfield Weapon system in Odisha

Dec 25, 2016
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Secretary, Department of Defence (R&D) & Chairman, DRDO, Dr S. Christopher, congratulated DRDO and the IAF teams for the successful mission.

NSG commandos may march on Republic Day Parade

Dec 20, 2016
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For the first time in the history of Republic Day celebrations, the National Security Guard may participate in the parade. The decision was taken following a meeting between the Union Home and Defence Ministries.

Seventh Indo-Maldives joint military exercise EKUVERIN begins

Dec 16, 2016
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The Exercise EKUVERIN is a 14 day platoon level joint military exercise between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force. The exercise is conducted on a yearly basis.

Pakistan's Intelligence agencies spying on Indian security using 4 apps

Dec 15, 2016
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Minister of State for Home Affairs, Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary stated in the Lok Sabha that Pakistan intelligence agencies are sending malwares through gaming, music and entertainment apps to steal confidential information.

Indo-Russian Bilateral Naval Exercise Indra Navy- 2016 begins

Dec 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The main aim of this exercise is to enhance the inter-operability between the two navies and develop common understanding for maritime security operations.

India to train Vietnam's Sukhoi Su-30MK2 fighter pilots

Dec 8, 2016
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The agreement was signed in New Delhi by Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his Vietnamese counterpart, General Ngo Xuan Lich.

Konkan 16, bilateral maritime exercise between India and UK, begins

Dec 7, 2016
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The 2016 edition of the bilateral maritime exercise will familiarise both forces with each other’s planning processes and further enhance synergy and inter-operability.

Bangladesh to honour 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army

Nov 29, 2016
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As a mark of respect, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh-Sheikh Hasina will be handing over Rs 5 lakh to the martyred soldiers’ families. Bangladesh would also be setting up a war memorial to honour the soldiers.

Upgraded Jaguar DARIN III aircraft receives IOC

Nov 25, 2016
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Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria said the DARIN III Upgrade was one of best upgrades in terms of data handling and overall capabilities.

Guided Missile Destroyer INS Chennai inducted into Indian Navy

Nov 22, 2016
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The ship was indigenously designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design and was constructed by Mazagon Dock Limited, Mumbai.

Indian Navy inducts four underwater SONAR systems developed by DRDO

Nov 19, 2016
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The four sensors were handed over to the Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. The systems have been designed and developed by Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), a Kochi based laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

CRPF for first time deploys women commandos for anti-Maoists operations

Nov 17, 2016
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The 135 women commandos belong to the 232 battalion’s Delta company. At present, they are undertaking operations under the guidance of the CRPF’s 133 battalion near Khunti on the outskirts of Ranchi.

Indo-China joint military exercise Hand in Hand 2016 begins

Nov 17, 2016
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The joint exercise intends to acquaint both the Armies with each other’s operating procedures in the backdrop of counter terrorism environment. The Opening Day parade was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Li Guanghua, Commanding Officer of People’s Liberation Army.

INSV Mhadei Flagged Off with an all-women crew

Nov 13, 2016
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INSV Mhadei is headed to Cape Town in South Africa where it is scheduled to reach on 15 December 2016. It will then participate in the ‘Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro’ race, which will start on 26 December 2016.

Indian Army’s Demchok mission completed

Nov 8, 2016
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The Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police thwarted the Chinese attempts by fortifying the area and preventing them from further entering into Indian Territory, leading to a three-day face-off.

Operation School Chalo launched in South Kashmir

Nov 7, 2016
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Spearheaded by Major General Ashok Narula, General Officer-in-Command of ‘Victor Force’, the Army under this operation is working out a plan for providing education to students.

6th Indo-Bangla joint military exercise SAMPRITI commences

Nov 5, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Exercise SAMPRITI being conducted at Tangail, Dhaka, Bangladesh is an important bilateral defence cooperation endeavour between India and Bangladesh.

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