India marks 85th Indian Air Force Day। Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa says IAF working towards ‘Technology Intensive’ capability। For the first time, indigenous LCA Tejas takes part in IAF Day Flypast । IAF will issue RFI for 114 single engine combat aircraft within two weeks or so । RFI will go to Lockheed Martin for F 16 and Saab for Gripen for their latest variants । IAF aims to get 18 aircraft in 4-5 years, and 96 more in progressive manufacture from then onwards । Capability will be the first parametre for selecting the aircraft, and then the price । The selected aircraft will have more capabilities than those specified in the 2007 RfP for MMRCA । 18 aircraft will । IAF will consider General Atomics’ Predator C Avenger if offered by US Government। But, says Air Chief BS Dhanoa, no RFI or RFP issued yet by IAF yet। Government approves partial disinvestment in HAL। HAL initiates process for 10 percent disinvestment through Initial Public Offer (IPO)। Indian Army destroys NSCN (K) camps on Indo-Myanmar borders.। India says No to Troops Deployment in Afghanistan। India, US Entering a New Phase in Strategic Defence Partnership, says Nirmala Sitharaman। Mattis describes India as a Major Pillar of Regional Stability and Security। German Chancellor Wins 4th Term। First Scorpene submarine delivered to Navy। Named Kalvari, after India’s first Foxtrot class submarine, it will formally be commissioned very soon। India’s legend, Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh passes away।
October 17, 2017
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Navy Wives Welfare Association Marks NWWA Diwas

February 2017

New Delhi. Navy Wives Welfare Association (NWWA) celebrated the 31st NWWA Diwas with great zeal and enthusiasm in New Delhi Feb 14.

The event was attended by over 400 NWWA members. The theme of the event being health and fitness everyone grooved to the beat of Zumba. There was a yoga session also to promote spiritual well being. Everyone including President NWWA participated with great enthusiasm in both events proudly sporting their smart costumes with the new NWWA logo.

An interesting quiz on the history of NWWA and the Indian Navy got a good response from the crowd. A fun filled game was organised for the helpers too.

Mrs Reena Lanba, President NWWA, while addressing the ladies reiterated the importance of health and fitness amongst the ladies. She also highlighted the various initiatives taken by NWWA to empower the Navy wives. Like the Early child education and Train the trainer courses from TISS and upcoming ones under skill India and a tie up with the reputed design institute NIFT.




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