Kanika Rane, wife of Major Kaustubh Rane, who attained martyrdom while fighting terrorist in Jammu and Kashmir, joined the Indian Army as commissioned officer on Saturday in a Passing Out Parade (POP) held at the Officers Training Academy (OTA) in Chennai.
Lieutenant General Harinder Singh on Saturday took over as the 50th Commandant of the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun. After assuming the charge, Lt Gen Harinder Singh paid his tribute to the Martyrs at the War Memorial in a solemn ceremony recognising their supreme sacrifice for the nation. In his last appointment, Lt Singh served as a commander of the Northern Command. He took part in several military level talks with Chinese officials amid standoff in Ladakh.
The Indian Navy’s Missile Corvette INS Prabal on Friday destroyed an old decommissioned Godavari class frigate during a naval drill in the Arabian sea. An anti-ship missile (AShM) launched by INS Prabal and with impeccable accuracy destroyed the frigate.
The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on Thursday successfully completed the final user trial of third generation Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) NAG. The trial was conducted at 6:45 am rom Pokhran range. According to the DRDO, The missile was integrated with the actual warhead and a tank target was kept at designated range.
The first commissioned women officer of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander (Retd) Dr Vijayalakshmi Ramanan died on Wednesday. She was 96 years old. Wing Commander Vijayalakshmi Ramanan died due to old age ailments. She was a recipient of Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM).
INS Kavaratti, the last of four indigenously-built Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) stealth corvettes, will be commissioned into the Indian Navy on Thursday, i.e. October 22. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane will commission the stealth corvette at Naval Dockyard in Vishakhapatnam.
India on Wednesday handed back the detained People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier to China. According to reports, the soldier was questioned by Chinese officials before he was sent back. Notably, the soldier had inadvertently crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC) Chumar-Demchok area of Ladakh sector on Monday. He was apprehended by the Indian Army.
A Chinese soldiers was held by Indian security forces in Chumar-Demchok area of Ladakh on Monday. According to reports, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier may have inadvertently crossed the Line of Actual (LAC). The Chinese soldier have been identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long. He was strayed across the LAC.
India on Monday successfully test-fire BrahMos, the supersonic cruise missile, from Indian Navy’s indigenously-built stealth destroyer INS Chennai. BrahMos hit a target in the Arabian Sea during the test-firing. The missile hit the target successfully with pin-point accuracy after performing high-level and extremely complex manoeuvres.
The Indian Army known across the world for its discipline and tradition. Setting an example, Chinar Corps of the Indian Army restored the damaged grave of a decorated Pakistani officer in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chinar Corps also tweeted the image of the of the epitaph on the grave.