IAF To Acquire 24 Second Hand Mirage 2000 Fighter Jets: Report

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is set to procure Dassault Aviation’s 24 second-hand Mirage 2000 fighters to strengthen its ageing fleet of fourth-generation fighters, reported Hindustan Times. The IAF will also reportedly acquire parts for its two existing Mirage 2000 squadrons. A contract worth 27 million euros has been initiated by the force.

IAF Signs Rs 300 Crore Emergency Contract With Russia To Procure 70,000 AK-103 Assault Rifles

The Indian Air Force (IAF) signed a deal to procure 70,000 AK-103 assault rifles from Russia. The contract signed by the IAF is emergency provisions to replace INSAS rifles. AK-103 rifles are expected to come within the next few months into the service. As per reports, the force has a requirement of 1.5 lakh rifles. The entire contract reportedly is around Rs 300 crore. It was signed last week.

Indian Army Hands Back PLA Soldier Who Inadvertently Crossed LAC in Chumar-Demchok Area of Ladakh

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.

PLA Soldiers Crying on Way to LAC in Ladakh? Video Goes Viral Amid India-China Border Dispute

Recently, a video surfaced on social media showing soldiers of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldier crying after they reportedly being sent to India-China border in the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh sector. In the video, the young Chinese soldiers could be seem sitting inside a bus and some were crying.

India, China Violent Face-Off in Ladakh: 20 Indian Army Soldiers Martyred During Clashes in Galwan Valley, 43 Chinese Troops Reportedly Killed

Twenty Indian Army soldiers were martyred during violent clashes which erupted along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on the intervening night of June 15 and 16. People’s Liberation Army of China reportedly suffered 43 casualties. However, there is no official confirmation on the fatalities suffered by the Chinese Army. TheContinue reading “India, China Violent Face-Off in Ladakh: 20 Indian Army Soldiers Martyred During Clashes in Galwan Valley, 43 Chinese Troops Reportedly Killed”

Col B Santosh Babu, CO of 16 Bihar Regiment, Among Three Indian Army Personnel Martyred During Violent Face-Off With Chinese Troops in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley

Colonel Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of the 16 Bihar Regiment was among the three Indian Army personnel who attained martyrdom in the scuffle with the Chinese Army in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley on Monday night. According to reports, Col. Santosh Babu Belonged to Suryapet town in Telangana. The Colonel is now survived by his wifeContinue reading “Col B Santosh Babu, CO of 16 Bihar Regiment, Among Three Indian Army Personnel Martyred During Violent Face-Off With Chinese Troops in Ladakh’s Galwan Valley”

India,China Face-Off in Ladakh: Indian Army Officer, 2 Soldiers Martyred in Violent Clashes in Galwan Valley; 5 PLA Soldiers Also Reportedly Killed

Tensions escalated in Ladakh along Line of Actual (LAC) in Galwan Valley after one Colonel-rank officer and two soldiers of the Indian Army martyred in violent clashes with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China. The violent face-off erupted  in the region on Monday night. The martyred soldiers belonged to 16 Bihar Regiment. According to reports,Continue reading “India,China Face-Off in Ladakh: Indian Army Officer, 2 Soldiers Martyred in Violent Clashes in Galwan Valley; 5 PLA Soldiers Also Reportedly Killed”

IMA Imparts Training to UAE Soldiers to Enhance Defence Cooperation As Part of Indian Army’s Outreach Programme

Spearheading Indian Army’s outreach for increased engagement with the Middle East, in defence cooperation, Indian Military Academy, one of the premier Pre-Commission Training Institutes of the country, shall be imparting  training to the soldiers from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Indian Navy to Get 10 Kamov-31 Russian Choppers; Defence Ministry Approves Rs 3,600 Crore Deal

The Defence Ministry on Friday approved the procurement of 10 Kamov Ka-31 Airborne Early Warning and Control helicopters for the Indian Navy. According to reports, the total cost of the deal would be around Rs 3,600 crore. These helicopters would be deployed aircraft carriers and warships.

Exercise Varuna 2019: Indo-French Joint Naval Exercise Begins in Arabian Sea Off Goa Coast

The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, ‘Varuna’ kicked off in the Arabian Sea off Goa coast on Wednesday. The exercise will be conducted till May 10. Despite fire incident, aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya is taking part in the drill along with French carrier Charles De Gaulle.