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Indian Airforce Day: 8th October

Air Force Day is celebrated to mark the birth of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on October 8, 2019. This was the 87th Anniversary. Indian Air Force trivia: Indian Air Force ranks as the fourth-best airforce in the world. The Indian Air Force functions with the motto “Touching the Sky with Glory”. The President of ..

Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (NGMMCB)

A defense acquisition council meeting chaired by the Defense Minister of India has cleared a Rs 1350 crore purchase for the two batteries of new Brahmos equipped land-based missiles which will be used for coastal protection by the Indian Navy. The entire project is known as the Next Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (NGMMCB). What ..

Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DITS)

The Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DITS) has been unveiled by the Government of India to create a cluster of testing infrastructure to aid in the research & development of new military equipment.? What is the? Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS)? The Indian Government has announced plans to create a cluster of 8 green greenfield projects ..

Modernization of the IAF : Air-to-Air Missiles

The Indian Air Force has signed a defense deal with the Russian Government for the supply of Russian air to air missiles which will be used to equip its aircraft fleet. This news comes amid the latest ongoing spree of defense acquisitions which the Indian Air Force is making to make for its shortfall levels ..

Modernization of Indian Navy

The Indian Navy is one of the largest navies in the world. The primary objective of the Indian Navy is to safeguard the nation’s maritime borders.? It is also responsible for disaster relief operations and for showing the Indian flags all over the world. Current Status of the Indian Navy The Indian Navy currently has ..

Defence Industrial Corridors

The Finance Minister of India had, in his budget speech (2018-2019), announced the setting up of two Defence Industrial Corridors in the country. A review of the progress on the same was carried by the various stakeholders including the Defense Minister and various other bureaucrats. What are the Defence Industrial Corridors? India currently imports over ..

Ladakh

Ladakh is a region in the eastern part of the North Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is also known as the “land of high passes”. Ladakh extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south and is inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. ..

Update : Second India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue

The Second India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue (IRSED) was organized in New Delhi. It was chaired by the Vice-Chairman of NITI Ayog, Dr. Rajiv Kumar and the Deputy Minister of Economic Development of Russian Federation, Mr. Timur Maksimov. Focus Areas of Cooperation The IRSED’s second meeting has focused mainly on six areas of cooperation which are ..