DAC clears proposals worth Rs 15,935 Cr (approx $2.2b) । The approval covers purchae of Rifles, Carbines and Light Machine Guns for the Army, Navy and Air Force । New weapons are required by the Indian Army’s for effective engagement of Pakistani infiltrations । Leading Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir passes away । Globally respected for her liberal views, she was a strong pro-democracy activist । SpaceX Launches the World’s Most Powerful Rocket, and aboard it, Mr Musk’s electric red sports Car । “It’s kind of silly and fun, but silly and fun things are important,” he said Feb 6। Mr Elon Musk owns both SpaceX, the world’s biggest space company, as well as Tesla cars। SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket has ferried payload to Space Station but this time, rocket is turbocharged। For the first time, NASA was not involved in launching such a heavy rocket। Singapore Airshow Opens Feb 6 । Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Airbus, Sikorsky, and the global biggies are taking part । Honeywell Provides Fuel Made From Mustard Seeds For Trans-Pacific Flight । Russia views India as a Privileged Partner, says Rostec CEO Chemezov । US Carrier Carl Vinson to make first ever visit to Vietnam in March । Carl Vinson woll dock at Da Nang, apparently boosting bilateral military cooperation । Happy Republic Day to All Indians । Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s । India successfully test fires 5000-Km A380s ICBM। Defexpo to be held April 11-15 in Tamil Nadu, India’s southern state। HAL receives RfP for 83 LCA Tejas from IAF। The new LCAs will have AESA combat Radar। IAF had announced the decision for new LCAs sometime back। INS Kalvari commissioned into Indian Navy December 14। Prime Minister Modi ceremonially inducted the Scorpene class boat in Mumbai। Built by state-run MDL with French collaboration, Kalvari is the first submarine inducted after 2000। Modi described the Kalvari as a fine example of Make in India। Five more Kalvari Class submarines are to be commissioned over the next couple of years।
February 17, 2018
Follow us on

Armoured Corps Celebrates ‘79th Armour Day’

New Delhi. The Armoured Corps celebrated its ‘79th ARMOUR DAY’ May 1. The event commemorates the mechanization of the erstwhile Indian Cavalry on May 1, 1938, when the SCINDE HORSE became the first Indian Cavalry Regiment to stable its...

Army Chief Assures Bhutan of Continued Support

New Delhi. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat, who has been on a Goodwill Visit to Bhutan from April 27 to 30, has assured Bhutan of Continued Support. General Rawat conveyed his gratitude to Bhutanese King Jigme...

Army Commander’s Conference Begins

New Delhi. Biannual Army Commander’s Conference commenced in New Delhi on April 17 with the opening address by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Bipin Rawat. Army Commander’s Conference is an important event in the planning and execution process...

Indian Army’s Quest for Future Armoured Fighting Vehicles

THE FUTURE Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV) and Future Ready Combat Vehicle (FRCV) are the two futuristic fighting vehicles Indian Army is scouting for in its quest for acquiring Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). The FICV programme is currently in the...

Australian PM Visits NDC

New Delhi. Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull during his tour to India visited the prestigious National Defence College (NDC) on April 11. He was welcomed by Lt Gen YVK Mohan, Commandant, NDC after which he addressed the 57th NDC...

Army Medical Corps Celebrates 253rd Anniversary

New Delhi. Army Medical Corps celebrated 253rd anniversary April 3. To commemorate their contribution and to honour the brave martyrs, wreath was laid at Amar Jawan Jyoti by Lt Gen MK Unni, DGAFMS and Lt Gen Velu Nair DGMS...

Indian Army Chief Visits Nepal and Bangladesh

New Delhi. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat has been on a visit to Nepal and Bangladesh from March 28 to April 2. This is his first foreign visit after assuming office. The COAS would be...



Indian Army Strikes Terrorist Camps in POK

New Delhi. India struck seven terrorists camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on September 28, ten...


India Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in Single Flight

Sriharikota/New Delhi. In its 36th flight ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C34 successfully launched the...



Our Archive