The Indian Warship or Frigate namely, INS Trikand has reached Bahrain for the first-ever participation in the International Naval Exercise. This Maritime is led by the US-based Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), a 34-nation naval partnership. Here are more details given regarding the naval group.
PM Modi signs an accord of buying 70 HTT-40 Aircraft for the Indian Air Force, expected to meet the deficit of aircraft required for the training of newly appointed pilots. The Cabinet Committee on Security further announced the acquisition of 3 Cadet Training Ships which will fulfil the training needs of the Navy.
Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi is now serving as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command. Earlier, his role was of the Chief of Personnel and DGNO at Naval Headquarters. Read more about his naval career here.
As per the Ministry of Defence, the commissioning of 840 sqn (CG) is indicative of the leap towards self-reliance in the field of helicopter manufacturing, in line with the Government’s vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
The completion of the DSSC course enables the Army personnel for staff appointment to Lt Col Rank and also gives them an advantage in the promotions to the rank of Colonel, which takes place via selection.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the website for the Armed Forces Battle Casualties Welfare Fund (AFBCWF) ‘Maa Bharati Ke Sapoot’ (MBKS). Actor Amitabh Bachchan is believed to be the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’.