Rheinmetall, Navistar Canada Army Logistics Vehicle Modernisation Programme: Rheinmetall Canada and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles have joined hands with Navistar Defence Canada to jointly bid for Canada’s Logistics Vehicle Modernization (LVM) project, an initiative that will revitalize the Canadian Army’s light and heavy logistics vehicle capabilities.
“We must demonstrate to the nation that external forces will not be allowed to violate our territory. I pledge to do all I can to provide you with clear direction, good leadership and the best of resources that I can muster,” said the top air force officer who assumed the command of the world’s fourth largest air force early this month.
India-UK Konkan Shakti military exercise: India and UK started their first ever tri-service military exercise Konkan Shakti off the Mumbai coast in western state of Maharashtra on Thursday. The maritime component of the seven-day Konkan Shakti exercise will be conducted in two phases – harbour phase and at sea phase in Arabian Sea.
Indian Navy: Vice Admiral Rajesh Pendharkar, a specialist in anti-submarine warfare with vast experience in commanding frontline warship including aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, Monday assumed the charge as Director General Naval Operations, said the defence ministry.
Noting the glorious past of Indian ordnance factories, Prime Minister Modi said the upgradation of these companies was ignored after independence, and now these seven defence companies, which have been reconstituted as fully owned government companies, will play a major role in changing this situation.
DRDO Short Span Bridge: The first production lot of 12 Short Span Bridging System (SSBS)-10 meter, designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has been inducted into the Indian Army by Army Chief General MM Naravane during a ceremony held at Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi.
Hensoldt Kalaetron Attack Radar Jammer: German sensor giant HENSOLDT has developed a new jammer known as Kalaetron Attack that can actively jam enemy radars in an extremely wide frequency band and can also be used passively as a reconnaissance sensor. It combines artificial intelligence, digitisation, active electronically scanning array (AESA) and 3D printing technologies, Hensoldt said on Thursday.