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Army inaugurates first Apache attack-copter squadron in Jodhpur

The Indian Army raised its first dedicated squadron for Apache attack helicopters at the Jodhpur Air Force Station, on Friday. The move is seen as a significant bolstering of the Army’s defence capabilities in the western sector bordering Pakistan. Read More

Navy, NewSpace ink deal for high-altitude drone for maritime surveillance

The Indian Navy signed a landmark deal with NewSpace Research & Technologies to develop a domestically built high-altitude pseudo-satellite with an aim to bolster the service’s surveillance capabilities and reduce dependence on foreign tech. Read More

MoD inks ₹8,073 crore Dhruv deals with HAL for Army, Coast Guard

The Ministry of Defence has signed contracts worth ₹8,073 crore with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the acquisition of 34 advanced light helicopters (ALH) Dhruv-MkIII. Read More

Tshering Tobgay, Bhutan’s prime minister, to visit India on March 14

The prime minister of Bhutan, Tshering Tobgay, will be on a five-day official visit to India March 14 to March 18. He is visiting India at the invitation of the prime minister, Narendra Modi. Read More

Navy sharpens its anti-submarine teeth with INS Agray and INS Akshay launch

In a boost to its anti-submarine operations, the Indian Navy has launched two new warships – INS Agray and INS Akshay. These vessels are built by the Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited. Read More

‘Bharat Shakti’: Services conduct live-fire drills with indigenous weapons

The Indian Army, Indian Navy, and the Indian Air Force conducted “Bharat Shakti” – a joint live-fire and manoeuvre exercise with indigenously developed weapon systems and platforms at Rajasthan’s Pokhran Firing Range. Read More

Tejas LCA crashes for first time in its history, pilot ejects safely

An IAF Tejas LCA crashed near Jaisalmer. This marks the first-ever crash of Tejas – the pride of India’s domestic defence-industrial complex – since its first technology demonstrator, TD-1, took to the skies on January 4, 2001. Read More

India successfully test-fires Agni V ICBM with MIRV capability

India successfully test-fired the Agni V intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) technology. Read More

‘Bharat Shakti’: India to showcase indigenous defence prowess

The Indian armed forces are set to demonstrate their indigenous defence-manufacturing capabilities through an integrated triservice firepower and manoeuvre exercise called “Exercise Bharat Shakti” on Tuesday. Read More

Foreign officers, sailors arrive for Coast Guard’s specialized training

Fifty-two officers and sailors from friendly foreign countries have arrived in India for specialized maritime training being conducted by the Indian Coast Guard. Read More


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