n a boost to “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” campaign, sea trials of indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC(P71)) ‘Vikrant’ began on Wednesday. The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier “Vikrant” designed by Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design(DND) is being built at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under Ministry of Shipping (MoS).
The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday, i.e. July 28, operationalised the second Rafale squadron after “Golden Arrows”. The IAF formally inducted Rafale aircraft into No. 101 Squadron at Air Force Station Hasimara in Eastern Air Command (EAC). Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria attended the induction ceremony.
The 12th Edition of Indo-Russia joint military Exercise INDRA 2021 will be held at Volgograd, Russia from August 1 to 13, 2021. The exercise will entail conduct of counter terror operations under the United Nations mandate by a joint force against international terror groups. Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2019: Indian And US Armies Sing & DanceContinue reading “INDRA 2021: India And Russia To Hold Joint Military Exercise At Volgograd From August 1 to 13”
During the summers of 1999, the Indian Army defeated Pakistani army and terrorists backed by it in a war which was fought on the mountains of Kashmir in Kargil at an altitude more than 15,000 feet. The Kargil War 1999 was fought between the months of May and July 1999.
Ahead of the 22nd Anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, “Dhruva Kargil Ride” was organised from Udhampur to Drass by the Indian Army on Thursday to commemorate gallant actions of Kargil War heroes. The Dhruva Kargil Ride was flagged off by Kargil War hero, Subedar Sanjay Kumar, PVC. GOC-in-C, Northern Command, The bike rally was led by Lt Gen YK Joshi was also [resent at the event. It comprises 25 riders.
The much-awaited trailer of Ajay Devgn’s movie “Bhuj: The Pride Of India” was released on Monday, i.e. July 12. The movie, directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, is based on the Indo-Pak war of 1971. The lead role of Squadron Leader Vijay Kumar Karnik is played by Ajay Devgn.
The Indian Army observed the 22nd martyrdom day of the 1999 Kargil War hero Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra. To commemorate the “Balidan Dias” of Captain Batra, Lt Gen YK Joshi, the Commander of the Northern Command, flew over Batra Top in Sukhoi 30 MKI and paid tribute to his comrade.
Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari took over as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff on July 1, 2021. The Air Marshal was commissioned in the Fighter stream of the IAF on December 29, 1982. The Air Officer has a flying experience of more than 3,800 hours on a wide variety of fighter and trainer aircraft, including missions flown during Op-Meghdoot and Op-Safed Sagar.
Major General Alok Joshi on Thursday assumed the charge of Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor of the Indian Military Academy (IMA). During a simple and solemn ceremony held at the IMA, out going Deputy Commandant Major General Jagjit Singh Mangat handed over the baton to Maj Gen Joshi.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday successfully flight tested a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni Prime. The missile was test fired from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island in Balasore off the coast of Odisha at 10:55 am.