Defence Current Affairs

Chinese Army begin withdrawing from Galwan valley

On July 7, 2020, the Chinese army was seen removing tents and structures after an agreement between the commanders of Indian and Chinese army. Highlights The Indian and Chinese army conducted violent clashes along the ..

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India-China Stand-off in Ladakh triggers Andaman build up

India and China have been facing stand-off along Line of Actual Control, especially in the Pangong Tso lake in the Ladakh region. Even after several rounds of peace talks between the army high commands of ..

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Indian Air Force SASO conference inaugurated

On July 2, 2020, the Indian Air Force Senior Air Staff Officers (SASO) conference was inaugurated by Chief of air staff and air chief marshal. Highlights The conference was conducted through video conferencing. It is ..

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Defence Ministry approves procurement of 12 Sukhoi fighter jets and 21 MiG-29 from Russia

On July 2, 2020, the Defence Ministry approved the procurement of 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi fighter jets at a cost of Rs 38,900. The procurement is being made to strengthen combat compatibility of Indian ..

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Indian Army to buy small arms through foreign Military Sales

The Indian Army is all set to purchase small arms through Foreign Military sales. Highlights The small arms are to be purchased from the US based firm FN Herstal. The small arms purchased will be ..

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Indian Navy to build MAAREECH, an advanced Torpedo Decoy System

On June 26, 2020, the Indian Navy inducted an advanced anti-torpedo decoy system called MAAREECH. The contract of production of the Maareech is to be undertaken by Bharat Electronics Limited. Significance The induction of the ..

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