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Australian Navy to join Malabar Exercise

On October 19, 2020, the Government of India announced that the Australian Navy will join the Malabar exercise that is to be conducted in November 2020. This means that all the four Quad countries are to participate in the exercise. Highlights The countries to participate in the exercise are Japan, India and US. In the ..

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 44 bridges

On October 12, 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 bridges that were built by the Border Road Organization. The minister also laid a foundation stone of Nechiphu tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The 44 bridges inaugurated are located in seven States and Union territories and will bring out a new era of connectivity and ..

What are the benefits for India in signing Defence Logistics Pact with UK?

Indi and UK are in the last stages of finalising Defence Logistics Pact. The pact will help in reciprocal use of airfields, bases, spares and supplies. India is looking forward and is pushing towards signing the agreement in the interests of Indo-Pacific region. India already has Logistics Pact with six other countries that have interest ..

Indian Army builds memorial for personnel killed in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has set up a memorial to honour twenty soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Clash. The Galwan Clash was fought between Indian and Chinese Army in June 2020. Highlights The Indian and Chinese Army are engaged in a long stand off since 1962 war. The June 2020, a violent clash broke ..

India to acquire Sprut Light Tanks from Russia

India is currently in advanced talks with Russia to acquire light weight tanks. These are newly developed tanks in Russia. They are being acquired to be used in high altitude areas of Line of Actual Control. Highlights The need to buy Sprut Light Tanks has come after border hostilities with China increased in the Line ..