Air Marshal MSG Menon takes charge as head of administration of IAF
Air Marshal Menon is a Cat ‘AYE’ Air Traffic Controller and has commanded an operational radar unit at a major flying station.
Air Marshal Menon is a Cat ‘AYE’ Air Traffic Controller and has commanded an operational radar unit at a major flying station.
Mig 27 Aircraft: All the other variants, such as MiG-23 BN & MiG-23 MF and the early MiG 27 have already retired from Indian Air Force.
Defence planners have long advocated creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff that will act as a single point of advice to the government.
Indian Navy regularly interacts with Sri Lanka Navy through the medium of Staff Talks, Annual Defence Dialogue and other operational interactions.
India-China Military Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2019: It involved firing of each other’s weapons, lectures & demonstration on counter terrorism operations.
First trial which was conducted on Thursday was able to achieve the full range of 75 kilometers, second test conducted on Friday fired in salvo mode.
The Navigation system of Pinaka Missile System is also aided by the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).
The India-US 2+2 dialogue provides for a review of the security, defence and strategic partnership between India and the United States.
Pinaka Mark-II Rocket is modified to work as a missile by giving it a Navigation, Control and Guidance System to improve the accuracy and enhance the range.
Rajnath Singh said the visit reflects on the strong defence ties between India and the United States and it will strengthen futher in future.
The Exercise code named Apharan (Abduction) saw participation of multiple agencies, including more than 12 ships and helicopters of the Indian Navy.
Coast Guard Chief K Natarajan also advocated the need for collaborative approach with capacity building of stakeholders
The first launch from land had most of the indigenous components including the missile’s airframe, fuel management system and DRDO designed seeker.
Lt General MM Naravane brings with him enormous experience of serving in the most challenging areas, said the ministry of defence.
The air launched version of BrahMos missile is a 2.5 ton supersonic air to surface cruise missile with ranges close to 300 km.
The first-ever joint tri-services military exercise Indra was held in the eastern military district of Russia in Oct 2017.
Air Marshal D Choudhury has vast flying experience on all variants of the MiG-21, MiG-27, MiG-29 and Sukhoi-30 MKI aircrafts.
Air Marshal Duckworth was commissioned in Air Force in 1983 and he has more than 3,000 hours of flying experience.
The Defence Acquisition Council chaired by Rajnath Singh also approved procurement of Twin Engine Heavy Helicopters (TEHH) for the Indian Coast Guard.
India and Sri Lanka have collaborated on anti-terror operations over the years. The two sides have a long history of military cooperation.
India and Russia have formed 3 joint ventures – Multirole Transport Aircraft Ltd, Indo-Russian Helicopters Ltd and Indo Russian Rifles Pvt Ltd.
HAL which produces Sukhoi 30 MKI frontline fighters and indigenously developed light combat aircraft – LCA Tejas – has orderbook worth Rs 59,832 crore.
This 9 day long joint military exercise being held at Vishakhapatnam will hone humanitarian assistance and disaster relief skills of Indian forces.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh launched the third phase of defene startup challenge that provides platform for showcasing their innovations and ideas.
Indian Army’s Commanders conference will brainstorm critical issues and future road map for the force. The discussion will be followed by policy level decisions.
Focused and dogged pursuance of Make programmes alone can differentiate our war fighting abilities, said Jayant D Patil of L&T Defence.
The second edition of India-Bangladesh coordinated patrol (CORPAT) will be followed by the maiden naval exercise at Vishakhapatnam.
Defence News: Rajnath Singh said strong cooperation between India-France will continue to grow & contribute to global peace, prosperity and environmental sustainability.
Rafale Deal: Rajnath Singh said Rafale will make India stronger and will give a boost to its air dominance exponentially to ensure peace and security in the region.
Rajnath Singh said France is India’s important strategic partner and its special relationship with India goes far beyond the realm of formal ties.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh will also perform Shastra Puja in France before taking the delivery of first Rafale fighter aircraft.
Defence News India: Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Forces have been conducting Exercise Ekuverin meaning ‘Friends’ in the Dhivehi language since 2009.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh Saturday gave in-principle approval for enhancing army battle casualty welfare fund (ABCWF) by four times, from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 4 lakh.
Goa Maritime Conclave 2019: Discussions focused on capacity building among the navies of Indian Ocean Rim countries to tackle the emerging maritime threats.
This is the fourth edition of KAZIND-2019 military exercise which is conducted alternatively in Kazakhstan and India.
A fighter pilot, Air Marshal VR Chaudhary has been decorated with Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal.
Nomadic Elephant Military Exercise: Indian and Monoglian Armies have been conducting joint military exercise for last 14 years.
Indian Army Postings: Lieutenant General IS Ghuman assumed the charge of Army Commander of India’s Army’s Central Command on Wednesday (October 01 2019). After taking the charge, he laid a wreath at Smritika War Memorial. ALSO READ: India tests low weight man portable anti-tank missile The event was followed by a ceremonial Guard of Honour. ALSO…
This test of Brahmos missile is a major step in the direction of complete indigenisation of the missile developed with the Russian help.
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaudaria has four decade long career in the Air Force and was instrumental during the initial years of development of LCA Tejas.
Naval version of LCA Tejas completes the cycle of launch and recovery from aircraft carrier in a single sortie which was never done earlier.
INS Nilgiri is first of total 7 ships of new stealth class frigates known as Project 17A. It is being built using integrated construction technology.
Indian Navy: INS Khanderi, the stealth submarine, has undergone comprehensive sea trials, torpedo and missile firings to validate her fighting capability.
General Rawat’s role will be crucial in operationalising the appointment of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian coast guard ship Varaha has been named after the third incarnation of Lord Vishnu as a boar to protect the earth from drowning in the mythical sea.
Defence ministry has ordered a court of inquiry to investigae the cause of accident. However, good news is that both the pilots ejected safely.
Indian Air Force conducted the Astra missile developed by DRDO in different configuration to prove the end phase capability of the missile.
Indian Air Force is expected to soon place a large follow up order for more than 80 LCA Tejas fighter jets with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
This is the third successful test of this low-weight ultra-modern fire and forget man-portable anti-tank guided missile for Indian Army.
INS Khanderi: Indian Navy will induct 6 Scorpene Class Submarines under Project 75. These submarines will form the mainstay of Indian Navy’s offensive capability.
India and France had signed a 7.87 billion Euro in September 2016 to supply 36 Rafale fighter jets manufactured by Dassault Aviation.
Apache helicopters are expected to significantly improve battlefield attack capabilities of Indian Air Force as they are equipped with hellfilre missiles.
India-Japan Defence Cooperation: Rajnath Singh discussed the issue of peace and security in Indo-pacific region with Japan’s defence minister Takeshi lwaya.
Lt General Manoj Mukund Naravane assumed the charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff from Lt Gen Devraj Anbu who retired on Saturday.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh today held meetings with 15th finance commission to explore a separate funding mechanism for the country’s security.
Building bridges of friendship: As part of Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to South East Asia and Western Pacific countries, two naval ships – INS Sahyadri and INS Kiltan are making a port call at Laem Chabang, Bangkok. Indian navy ships will be there for four days, from August 31 to September 3. These ships are…
The Modi government has approved purchase of 9 high end radars from Data Pattern India Private Limited under Buy Indian Category.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also told his US counterpart Mark T Esper that scrapping the article 370 was India’s internal matter.
DRDO: Indian Army today received the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp developed by the DRDO that can bear the load of vehicles weighing up to 70 tonnes.
India Japan Defence Cooperation: Both India and Japan have close defence cooperation and conduct joint naval and army military exercises at regular intervals.
Make in India in Defece: Private sector accounted for Rs 16,000 crore worth of defence production last year that is one-fifth of total defence production.
Defene Development and Researh Organisation (DRDO) today successfully testfied a quick reaction surface to air missile against live aerial targets.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asked the officials to speed up the work of two defene industrial corridors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
Make in India: Now private Indian defence manufacturers and defence start-ups will also compete for Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence.
India-France Air Force Exercise: Indian and French Air Forces have pitted their Sukhois and Rafale fighters against each other over French skies.
Indian Navy: Ministry of Defence has invited Request For Proposals (RFPs) for acquiring ships worth Rs 15,000 crore for Indian Navy and Coast Guard.
Garuda Exercise: Indian Air Force is conducting joint military exercise Garuda VI with French Air Force at Mont-de-Marsan airbase in France.
IAF AN-32: Indian Air Force confirmed on Tuesday that it has located its missing AN 32 aircraft in a remote hilltop in Arunachal Pradesh near China border.
AN 32 IAF India: India has so far lost 18 AN-32 aircrafts since their induction. All of them have been lost in accidents during the peace time.
Defense News: New Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took a review meeting to assess the operational preparedness and procurement matters of Indian armed forces.
After visiting Siachen Glacier, new defence minister Rajnath Singh said that soldiers and Jawans will be focus of all the policies during his tenure.
The Akash weapon system has combination of both command guidance and active terminal seeker guidance.
Brahmos Missile: The Government said that the test demonstrated capability of Brahmos missile to accurately engage targets at depth.
Hitting the bulls eye: The government said that the guided bomb achieved the desired range and hit the target with high precision.
The indigenous bio-jet fuel was first produced by the CSIR-IIP lab at Dehradun in 2013, but could not be tested or certified as there were no facilities in the country.
IAF: Mating of Brahmos Missile on Sukhoi fighter bomber jet will render almost all of Pakistan airspace within the reach of Indian Air Force.
India Myanmar Joint Military Exercise: Indian Navy has started a week long coordinated patrol with Myanmar naval ships and aircraft.
Missile test by India: Indian Navy successfully tested firing of medium range MSRSRAM anti air missiles from two ships while controlling them from one ship.
IAF: Induction of Apache Attack Helicopter in Indian Air Force will provide a lethal edge against large number of Pakistani battle tank columns.
Make In India: INS Priyadarshini has a range of 1,500 nautical miles, with a displacement of over 300 tonnes. Its induction will boost India’s coastal security.
Indian Space Research Organsiation (ISRO) has used a new PSLV-QL rocket called PSLV-C45 to send EMISAT, 28 nano satellites in space.
Indian Air Force’s Tejas is worlds smallest fully operational fighter aircraft. Tejas LCA will showcase its power in LIMA 2019 in LangKawi, Malaysia.
Mission Shakti (A-SAT): Prime Minister Modi said the test was special for two reasons, first it was completely indigenous and second it puts India into select league of space powers like USA, Russia and China.
Mission Shakti: Prime Minister Modi informed that India has successfully destroyed a live satellite in Low Earth Orbit using Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile.
Indian Air Force Monday got a heavy boost to strategic airlift capability with the induction of Boeing Chinook Helicopter.
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh will succeed chief of naval staff Admiral Sunil Lanba on May 31, he has joined Indian Navy in executive branch in 1980.
Indian Navy: Rear Admiral Sanjay Jasjit Singh has taken charge of the western fleet from Admiral MA Hampiholi on Friday. Admiral Singh is a strategic thinker and planner, he was the lead drafter of India’s Maritime Doctrine 2009 and Strategic Guidance to Transformation Document of 2015. The western fleet is crucial for the country’s energy…
Indian Navy: India and Indonesian naval ships have started third round of coordinated patrol exercise IND-INDO CORPAT off the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Indonesian ship KRI Sultan Thaha Syaifuddin and Maritime Patrol Aircraft CN-235 led by Cmde Dafit Santoso arrived at Port Blair on Tuesday (March 19). This coordinated patrol by Indian and Indonesia will…
European Missile manufacturer MBDA, which is jointly owned by Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo, said its revenue in 2018 stands at 3.2 billion euros, slightly better than the company’s performance last year as the company’s order book exceeds a record 17 billion euros.
DRDO’s Pinaka multi-barrel guided missile launcher system with a range of 75 kilometers has been successfully testfired thrice within two days.
India has started the process of acquiring more than 100 naval utility helicopters with high high level of indegenisation. The foreign company is expected to set up design and production facility in the country.