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Lt Gen P.R. Kumar appointed as the New Army DGMO

Lt Gen PR Kumar appointed as Director General Military Operations (DGMO). He took the charge from Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia. Lt Kumar is an aviator and was holding the responsibility of the Directorate General of Army Aviation. Note: The DGMO is an important office controlling the operations of the Army and is also responsible for ..

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Major General Kosnam Himalaya Singh: First Army Officer from North Eastern States to be appointed as Lieutenant General

Major General Konsam Himalaya Singh became the first Lieutenant General in the army from North East States. Singh is the senior most serving officer in the army from Manipur. Presently, Major General KM Singh is serving in the military secretary’s branch which is headquartered in New Delhi. In Kargil war, Singh commanded 27 Rajput Regiment ..

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India rolls out its First indigenous LCA – Tejas

Tejas, India’s first indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), which is all set to replace the MiG-21 series, developed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) as its principal partner. Tejas is the smallest, light weight, single engine, single seat, supersonic, multirole, combat aircraft, and best in its class in ..

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"Deterrence Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia" – A study cautions nuclear instability in South Asia

As per a study entitled Deterrence Stability and Escalation Control in South Asia released by a major think-tank in Washington has warned that in the fifteen years since India and Pakistan tested nuclear devices in 1998, both have introduced 17 new nuclear weapon-capable delivery systems and this has produced “conditions that could lead to uncontrolled ..

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Indian Govt pulls up Army chief for accepting U.S. military honor 'Legion of Merit' without its permission

The Indian government pulled up the country’s Army chief General Bikram Singh for accepting a ‘Legion of Merit’ ,the sixth highest American military honor, without its approval. The Indian Defense Ministry questioned that the bestowment of the honor was not the part of General Singh’s itinerary during his visit to the U. S., then why he ..

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Sukhoi-30 chosen to mount BrahMos: IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided to make its deep penetration Sukhoi-30 fighter jets a platform to mount the air version of supersonic BrahMos missiles, whose first test-launch will be conducted by the end of 2014. Sukhoi-30 is being manufactured at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited’s Nashik facility in collaboration with the Russians. The air version ..

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