Indian Armed Forces’ Tri-Services Contingent Participates in Russia’s Victory Day Parade Held at Red Square in Moscow; Rajnath Singh Among Special Invitees

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday attended the Victory Day Parade held at Red Square in Russia capital Moscow. Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister was among the special invitees to the event, which marked the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. The Tri-Service contingent of the Indian Armed Forces comprised of 75 all ranks and marched along with contingents of Russian Armed Forces and 17 other countries.

General Bipin Rawat Takes Over as India’s First Chief of Defence Staff; Here is What New Uniform of CDS Looks Like

A day after General Bipin Rawat was India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), the Additional Directorate General of Public Information (ADGPI) on Tuesday tweeted out images of the badges of his new uniform. General Bipin Rawat today retired as the Chief of Army Staff

Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As 24th Naval Chief; Indian Navy Gives Emotional Farewell to Admiral Sunil Lanba, Watch Video

Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC assumed charge as the 24th Chief of the Naval Staff on Friday. Admiral Lanba passed on the baton to Admiral Singh at a ceremony in the South Block in New Delhi. Admiral Singh after assuming charges said, “It will be my endeavour to continue with their efforts and provideContinue reading “Admiral Karambir Singh Takes Charge As 24th Naval Chief; Indian Navy Gives Emotional Farewell to Admiral Sunil Lanba, Watch Video”

INS Kolkata And INS Shakti Conduct Group Sail With Naval Ships of US, Japan & Philippines in South China Sea

Indian Naval Sips (INS) Kolkata and Shakti carried out Group Sail with naval ships of Japan, Philippines and the in the South China Sea from May 3 to May 9.  The six-day long Group Sail had participation of six combatants from the four participating countries and included the Guided Missile Destroyer INS Kolkata and FleetContinue reading “INS Kolkata And INS Shakti Conduct Group Sail With Naval Ships of US, Japan & Philippines in South China Sea”

INS Vela, Fourth Scorpene Class Submarine of Project 75 Launched by Indian Navy

The Indian Navy on Monday launched the fourth of the sixstealth Scorpene class Submarines of Project 75, INS Vela at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). Defence production secretary Ajay Kumar as the chief guest of the event.

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. 

Indian Navy to Get 16 Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts; Defence Ministry Signs Two Contracts With Cochin Shipyard and GRSE

The Defence Ministry on Tuesday signed an agreement worth Rs 6,311 crore with public sector undertaking Cochin Shipyard Limited to build eight Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts (ASWSWC) for the Indian Navy.

Naval Officer Lt Cdr DS Chauhan Dies in Fire Onboard INS Vikramaditya; Swift Action Prevented Serious Damage to Aircraft Carrier

In a tragic incident, Lieutenant Commander DS Chauhan lost his life after a fire broke out on board Indian Navy’s aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya. The incident occurred when the ship was entering harbour in Karnataka’s Karwar.