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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'.

DRDO successfully test-flights Rustom 2 drone

Feb 26, 2018
Rustom 2 is capable of carrying different combinations of payloads like synthetic aperture radar, electronic intelligence systems and situational awareness payloads.

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable 'Dhanush' missile

Feb 24, 2018
The nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Dhanush ballistic missile was test fired by the Strategic Force Command (SFC) of the defence forces. With a strike range of 350 km, it is a naval variant of the indigenously-developed Prithvi-II missile.

India successfully conducts night trial of Prithvi-II missile

Feb 22, 2018
Prithvi-II is capable of carrying 500 to 1000 kilograms of warheads and derives its thrust from liquid propulsion twin engines.

Light Transport Aircraft SARAS completes the second test-flight successfully

Feb 21, 2018
The primary objective behind test-flights is to evaluate the system performance in about 20 flights and the data collected from this shall be used to freeze the design of production version aircraft.

India test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-II missile off Odisha coast

Feb 20, 2018
Agni-II is a medium-range missile with a range of over 2000 km and can carry a payload of 1000kg.

Indian army to deploy 2,300 personnel to join UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan

Feb 14, 2018
Around 2300 Indian army personnel from the Infantry battalion of Garhwal Rifles regiment will be joining the United Nations’ peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, to bring order and normalcy back to the war-torn nation.

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Garuda

Feb 12, 2018
The Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems was inaugurated by Rear Admiral RJ Nadkarni at INS Garuda, the oldest operating air station of the Indian Navy. The naval air station is the fourth one to be installed with the integrated system.

Defence Minister appoints panel to expedite capital acquisition for armed forces modernisation

Feb 8, 2018
To expedite capital acquisitions to bolster armed forces preparedness, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a 13-member Raksha Mantri Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence Capital Projects (RMCOMP). The committee will be headed by Vinay Sheel Oberoi, a former secretary in the government and the committee will have tenure untill the end of August 2018.

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II

Feb 7, 2018
This was the third test launch of an Indian missile this year. Earlier, Indian Army conducted successful trials of Agni-V on 18 January 2018 and Agni-I missile on 6 February 2018 from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. The last successful user trial of Prithvi-II missile was carried out on June 2, 2017 from the same base.

India successfully test fires nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile

Feb 6, 2018
Agni-I missile was developed by Advanced Systems Laboratory, the premier missile development laboratory of DRDO in collaboration with Defence Research Development Laboratory and Research Centre Imarat, Hyderabad.

Indian Navy launches third Scorpene Class Submarine INS Karanj

Jan 31, 2018
The modern technology utilised for construction of the Scorpene class submarines ensures superior stealth features such as advanced acoustic silencing techniques, low radiated noise levels and hydro-dynamically optimized shape.

Indian, Vietnamese armies conduct first military exercise ‘VINBAX’

Jan 30, 2018
In a first, the armies of India and Vietnam have begun a six-day long military exercise in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. The exercise follows Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to India last week to participate in the India- ASEAN Commemorative summit and attend India’s Republic Day celebrations.

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