Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Independence Day has announced the institution of the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who will be above the three Service Chiefs. This is one of the biggest reforms in the military and it is expected to bring in jointness and tri-service integration. ..
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B C Khanduri to head parliamentary standing committee on defence to examine operational preparedness of armed forces
The parliamentary standing committee on defence has been constituted to examine the operational preparedness of the armed forces and review the accidents involving strategic defence assets. The committee, headed by BJP MP B C Khanduri, will also assess the procurement policy relating to defence equipment. According to a Lok Sabha bulletin, the issue of preparedness ..
The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” started between India and Russia
The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” has started between Indian and Russian Armed Forces at the 249th Combined Army Range Sergiyevisky and in the Sea of Japan near Vladivostok port from October 19, 2017. The 11-day exercise will serve towards strengthening mutual confidence and interoperability as well as sharing of the ..
The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” to be conducted between India and Russia
The first-ever International tri services joint exercise “INDRA – 2017” will be conducted between Indian and Russian Armed Forces in the Eastern Military District of Russia from 19 to 29 Oct 2017. the INDRA-2017 will strengthen mutual confidence, inter-operability and enable sharing of best practices between both the armed forces. It will be a landmark ..