Indian Armed Forces Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Armed Forces

Indian Armed Forces are the defence systems of Republic of India. These forces are responsible for the country’s security. The armed forces are divided into three professional uniformed services: 1. Indian Army, 2. Indian Navy 3. Indian Air Force.  They are further supported by the Indian Coast Guard and other Paramilitary Forces. All together, they ..

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Agnipath Defence Recruitment Reform

On June 14, 2022, Central Government launched a new scheme called “Agnipath Scheme”, to recruit soldiers across three services. The scheme will be implemented in immediate effect. Recruited Soldiers will be called “Agniveers”. About Agnipath Scheme The Agnipath Scheme has been launched for the recruitment of soldiers across three services. Under it, about 45,000 to ..

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CDS: Amendments in Armed Forces Service Rules

Ministry of defence recently issued gazette notifications for amending regulations of Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, related to appointment of the Chief of Defence Staff. Key Facts The post of Chief of Defence staff is vacant since demise of General Bipin Rawat in a helicopter (Mi-17V5) crash in December 2021. As per ..

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Merger of Amar Jawan Jyoti

Recently, Central government rejected the contention that Amar Jawan Jyoti has been extinguished. Key Points Government further asserted that Amar Jawan Jyoti has been merged with the flame at “National War Memorial” in the vicinity. They are of the view that, this merger will mark a tribute to the fallen soldiers befitting their sacrifice. India ..

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BRO starts celebrations to mark 75 years of Independence

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has started its celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ to commemorate 75 years of Independence of India. Key Points To mark this momentous occasion, BRO will organise nationwide welfare and patriotic activities and events. Event also comprises of 75 medical camps, plantation drives across 75 locations and 75 School Samvad in ..

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DRDO flight tests man-portable anti-tank guided missile

A guided missile named “Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) “which has been indigenously developed by India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has been successfully flight tested.   Highlights A man-portable launcher that was integrated with thermal site was used to launch this missile. In direct attack mode, the missile hit the target and successfully ..

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