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.
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, 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”
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Monday successfully conducted successful flight test of ABHYAS – High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha.
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”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.