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Indo-Thai CORPAT, Coordinated Patrol held

The 30th Indo-Thai CORPAT is being held between Indian Navy and Royal Thai Navy from November 18, 2020 to November 20, 2020. INS Karmuk, HTMS Kraburi along with the Dornier maritime aircraft are to participate in the CORPAT. The countries have been holding CORPAT along the International Maritime Boundary Line twice a year since 2005. ..

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Defence Minister launched portal for Land Management System

On November 19, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched a portal for defence land management system. The system will bring in transparency, speed and efficiency in dealing land management. The portal has been integrated with GIS (Geographical Information System) based tools. This will improve the decision-making process by removing unnecessary communication between the ..

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What are microwave weapons?

Recently, the social media was all about the use of “microwave weapons” by the Chinese Army.  India and China are locked at the Line of Actual Control since June 2020. Around twenty Indian soldiers have been killed in the Galwan valley during the fierce clash between the armies. The armies have reached to consensus in ..

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Japan and Australia sign Defence Pact to counter China

On November 17, 2020, Japan and Australia signed the “Reciprocal Access Agreement” to counter the growing influence of China in the South China sea and in the Pacific Island Nations. Highlights The defence agreement has taken six years of negotiations. This will bring the countries closer amidst militarization in South China sea and series of ..

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Second flight test of QRSAM missile successful

On November 17, 2020, India test fired the Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) defence system and was successful. This is the second time the test is being conducted. The first QRSAM system test fire was conducted on November 13, 2020 and was successful. Key Highlights The test was conducted from the Integrated Test ..

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