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Indian Navy-European Union Naval Force held first joint exercise in Gulf of Eden

Jun 21, 2021
Along with the Indian Naval ship Stealth frigate INS Trikand, the other warships in the naval exercise included Spanish Navy Ship ESPS Navarra, Italian Navy Ship ITS Carabinere, and two French Navy Ships FS Surcouf and FS Tonnerre.

Ordnance Factory Board to be split into 7 corporate entities: All you need to know!

Jun 18, 2021
The Ordnance Factory Board is India’s main producer of weapons and military equipment, which controls 41 ordnance factories. 

Navy's first 3 three indigenous nuclear attack submarines to be 95 percent made-in-India

Jun 15, 2021
This project is different from the Arihant class project, under which, six nuclear-powered submarines are being built with the capability of launching ballistic missiles.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approves Rs. 498.8 crores budgetary support for Defence Innovation

Jun 14, 2021
The approved budgetary support will provide a big boost to the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ of PM Modi as iDEX-DIO has the primary objective of self-reliance and indigenization in defence and aerospace sector of the country.

31st edition of Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol being conducted to ensure safe and secure Indian Ocean

Jun 9, 2021
The 31st edition of Indo-Thai CORPAT will be contributing towards the Indian Navy’s efforts of consolidating the inter-operability and forging strong bonds of friendships with the Royal Thai Navy.

Defence Ministry clears Indian Navy’s mega submarine tender worth Rs 43,000

Jun 5, 2021
The Defence Ministry cleared the Indian Navy’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for a mega submarine tender worth Rs 50,000 crore under Project P-75 India (P-75I) under the Strategic Partnership Model.

Defence Ministry, Mahindra Telephonics sign contract for 11 Airport Surveillance Radars

Jun 4, 2021
The installation of the 11 Airport Surveillance Radars will increase the air domain awareness around airfields and enhance the safety and efficiency in flying operations of the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard.

Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh takes charge as Deputy Chief of Naval Staff

Jun 2, 2021
Vice Admiral Ravneet Singh has commanded various frontline ships and Naval Air Squadrons including INS Ranvijay, INS Himgiri, INS Ranvir, INAS 551B, INAS 300 as well as the premier Air Base INS Hansa.

NSA commissions Indian Coast Guard’s indigenous ship ‘Sajag’

Jun 1, 2021
National Security Advisor (NSA) of India commissioned the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) ship ‘Sajag’, the third in the series of 105 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). Read all you need to know.

SeHAT-OPD Portal: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launches portal for armed forces personnel, Ex-servicemen

May 27, 2021
SeHAT-OPD portal is an online medical consultation service for the armed forces personnel and ex-servicemen to ensure hassle-free health services for them.

Indian Armed Forces to deploy Israeli Heron drones along the LAC with China

May 27, 2021
The Indian Armed Forces are going to receive four Heron-II drones from Israel in the next three to four months for deployment in the Eastern Ladakh and other regions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Indian Army inducts first batch of women soldiers in Military Police

May 10, 2021
The induction of the first batch of women soldiers in the Indian Military Police is the first instance where women have been placed in the non-officer category.

Indian Army establishes COVID Management Cell to coordinate assistance to civil authorities

May 7, 2021
The COVID Management Cell will bring efficiency in coordinating the real-time responses for addressing the rampant rise in COVID-19 positive cases across the country.

Defence Ministry gives approval to 50 AFMS hospitals as dedicated, mixed COVID hospitals

May 6, 2021
50 Armed Forces Medical Services- AFMS Hospitals designated as dedicated and mixed hospitals include five Air Force, 42 Army, and three Navy. 

COVID-19: Defence Minister invokes special provisions & grants emergency financial powers to armed forces

May 3, 2021
These powers to the armed forces will help them in speeding up their efforts and empower them amid the current health crisis. 

US govt clears sale of six more P-8I aircraft to India, what is P-8I aircraft?

May 3, 2021
The proposed sale of an additional six P-8I aircraft will allow the Indian Navy to expand its maritime surveillance aircraft (MSA) capability for the next 30 years.

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