India’s indigenously built Tejas light combat is competing against Pakistan’s JF-17 and South Korea’s FA-50 Golden Eagle to bag fighter jet contract of the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), reported The Times of India. Last month, Tejas showcased its skills in the Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo -2019 (LIMA-2019) in Malaysia.
India on Monday successfully test fired long-range supersonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ from the launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur Odisha at 11:44 am. The missile with a strike range of 1,000 km is the country’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range cruise missile.
ndia on April 15 will celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). Arjan Singh was born in Lyallpur (Faisalabad, now in Pakistan).
Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Friday inaugurated a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) at Directorate of Naval Designin (DND) New Delhi. The centre that will provide a major boost to the indigenous warship design capabilities of the Navy.
The Army Commanders’ Conference is being held in New Delhi from April 8 to April 13. It is an apex level biannual event, which formulates important policy decisions. Army Commanders’ Conference is an important event in planning and execution process of Indian Army.
The first bi-annual Commanders’ Conference of Indian Air Force (IAF) for the year 2019 began today at the Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan). Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, welcomed the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to the conference. Sitharaman addressed the Air Force Commanders.
Major Vikas Shukla of the Indian Army has created history by climbing the three highest peaks of South America. The army officer climbed three peaks – Mount Aconcagua which is at 6961 meters height, Mount Ojos Del Alado at 6893 meters height and Mount Pissis at a height of 6792 metres in February this year.
Indian Naval officer Lieutenant Rahul Dalal saved a life by rescuing a drowning man at Kerala’s Vypin beach on April 5. Lt. Rahul is a navigating officer in INS Sutlej. According to the Indian Navy, At about 4:10 pm on April 5 the officer noticed a person struggling in water, was unable to swim and trying to shout for help.