The ship is commanded by Commander Kaushik Chatterjee and has a complement of 05 officers, 46 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.
The Union Ministry of Defence intends to bring transformational changes in the BRO in order to improve the pace of execution of works and to achieve the desired outcomes according to the requirement of the Armed Forces.
6 Apache attack helicopters will be purchased at an expense of around 4168 crore rupees.
ICGS Shaurya is the fifth in the series of six 105-metre offshore patrol vessels (OPVs).
Iran's parliament has voted in favour of boosting investment in its missile defence and foreign operations programmes by more than $500 million, in response latest US sanctions.
India’s first private sector missile sub-systems manufacturing facility, Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) plant was inaugurated near Hyderabad. It has been established in line with centre’s ‘Make in India’ initiative.
To be launched in the second week of August 2017, the mobile app Humraaz will enable prompt communication of information to junior commissioner officers and other personnel.
Muntra was developed and tested for the Indian Army by Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) in Avadi.
The NOPVs would help in enhancing the ocean surveillance and patrolling capabilities of the Indian Navy.
The 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwar was celebrated across India on 26 July 2017. The day is commemorated every year to honour those soldiers who lost their lives while fighting during the India-Pakistan Kargil War in 1999.
The United States Navy has successfully tested the world’s first-ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWS), which is now deployed and ready for attack.
The Armed Forces Tribunal has ordered that troopers injured in pre-Independence wars be given 'war injury pension' like those wounded after it, in a relief to a 94-year-old war veteran.
The decision will allow the Army to procure critical ammunition and spares without a nod from the Defence Acquisition Council headed by Defence Minister Arun Jaitley or the Cabinet Committee on Security.
The joint naval exercise is taking place at such a crucial time when there are reports of the presence of Chinese warships in the Indian Ocean.
It was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other establishments.
Indian Army has ordered the bolted version of bolt-free ballistic helmets. Bolt-free is a higher and expensive version of bullet-proof helmets, which gives all-round protection from head injuries.
China has launched its biggest new generation destroyer that weighs around 10,000 tonnes. The launch is a part of the country’s massive expansion effort to become a global naval power.
The Nag missile is a third generation “fire and forget” anti-tank missile.
Indian Naval Ships Jyoti, Shivalik and Kamorta are on a port visit to Freemantle, Australia from 13 June to 17 June 2017.
North Korea has fired multiple cruise missiles into the waters between Korea and Japan. The missile flew for about 200 km.
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 its first all-weather tracked-chassis Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile from a mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha.
India’s second Scorpene-class submarine, INS Khanderi, which was launched earlier this year, has been made ready for surface sea trails.
The naval operational variant of Prithvi-II class missiles are known as Dhanush. It has already been inducted into Indian navy.
Amid tensions with North Korea, the United States successfully tested its intercontinental ballistic missile defence system for the first time ever.
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.
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 have been awarded the esteemed Dag Hammarskjold Medal for their courageous service in the UN’s peacekeeping operations.
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.
Two first-hand accounts of actual Tsunami relief operations of 2004 were presented by Rear Admiral Suraj Berry and Colonel Vikram Sharma.