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India, Bangladesh Navies agree to institute Coordinated Patrol

Jun 25, 2018
Four frigates, two from the Bangladesh Navy, namely, BNS Abu Bakar and BNS Dhaleswari; and two from the Indian navy, namely, INS Satpura and INS Kadmatt, will join the CORPAT.

Indian Army observes 2018 as ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’

Jun 19, 2018
The Indian Army is observing the year 2018 as the ‘Year of Disabled Soldiers in Line of Duty’ to honour soldiers who have been disabled in the line of duty while serving the nation and to celebrate the undying spirit of ‘Soldiering’.

Candidate with varicose veins unfit to join Army: Delhi HC

Jun 10, 2018
The Delhi High Court stated that a candidate who had developed varicose veins and was operated upon later is unfit to join the armed forces, as it requires working in extreme conditions and involves more physical activity.

Union Government to constitute two border battalions

Jun 9, 2018
The Government would constitute nine new battalions, among which two would be for the border areas. Five bulletproof ambulances will also be provided to border areas to carry the injured to hospital during cross-border firing.

Coast Guard interceptor ship commissioned

Jun 7, 2018
The Indian Coast Guard has commissioned an interceptor boat- ICGS C-439 at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The vessel is 27.4 m long with a displacement of 136 tonnes and can achieve a maximum speed of 45 knots.

Indian Navy commissions fourth ship of Landing Craft Utility MK-IV

May 26, 2018
The ship is commanded by Lieutenant Commander Munish Sethi and has a complement of 05 officers, 41 sailors and is capable of carrying 160 troops in addition.

US disinvites China from major military exercise

May 24, 2018
The United States has withdrawn its invitation to China to participate in one of the world's largest international maritime warfare exercises – ‘RIMPAC’. The exercise, held in every two years in Hawaii, involves more than 20 countries from across the world including India, Australia, Japan and the UK.

India-Nepal militaries to conduct joint battalion level exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII

May 24, 2018
The military exercise will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities.

Home Minister commissions anti-Naxal 'Bastariya' battalion

May 21, 2018
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh commissioned the 'Bastariya' battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force into service in Chhattisgarh. The anti-Naxal battalion has been created for the first-time with more than 534 tribal youth from Chhattisgarh.

Indian and Malaysian Armies conclude Exercise Harimau Shakti 2018

May 12, 2018
As a part of the exercise, both the nations shared the expertise of each other’s contingents while conducting counter insurgency operations in the jungle terrain of Malaysia.

Naval Commander’s Conference concludes

May 11, 2018
The first biannual Naval Commander’s Conference of 2018 concluded on May 11, after four days of intense deliberations on a wide range of issues. The conference reviewed the Navy's new transition cycle for ships from maintenance to operations in order to improve combat efficiency and crew proficiency.

Indo-Malaysian Armies to conduct defence exercise HARIMAU SHAKTI 2018

Apr 26, 2018
As a part of the exercise, both the nations will be sharing the expertise of each other’s contingents to conduct counter insurgency operations in the jungle terrain of Malaysia.

ISRO successfully puts navigation satellite IRNSS-1I into orbit

Apr 12, 2018
IRNSS-1I is expected to replace IRNSS-1A, the first of the seven navigation satellites, which became ineffective after its three rubidium atomic clocks failed.

IAF conducts biggest combat exercise 'Gaganshakti'

Apr 8, 2018
The first phase of the exercise will focus on Northern borders and second phase will be carried out to check preparedness in case of a war-like situation along the Western borders.

Indo-Korean joint exercise SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG 2018 held

Apr 6, 2018
The Korean Coast Guard ship 'BADARO' took part in this search and rescue exercise.

Warship INS Ganga decommissioned

Mar 23, 2018
INS Ganga, an indigenously built frigate of the Indian Navy, was decommissioned in Mumbai on March 22, after over three decades of service. INS Ganga (F22) was a Godavari-class guided-missile frigate of the Indian Navy.

Indo-French Naval exercise Varuna 2018 begins

Mar 19, 2018
The Indian Navy and the French Navy have been conducting naval exercises since 1983. These exercises were christened as Varuna in 2001.

IAF’s first multilateral disaster relief exercise ‘Samvedna’ begins

Mar 13, 2018
The exercise, led by the Indian Air Force, is the first step by air forces of the region to practice and evolve a joint HADR capability. It will help in putting to place a basic framework for conducting Joint Air HADR operations, which will be further refined by subsequent exercises.

Anti Tank Guided Missile NAG successfully test-fired

Mar 3, 2018
The first successful flight test of NAG missile was carried out in June 2017 in Rajasthan.

Andaman & Nicobar Command to host Milan 2018

Feb 26, 2018
The theme of MILAN 2018 will be 'Friendship Across the Seas'.

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