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 ..

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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Govt issues Rs 50,000 crore to build 6 submarines: Project 75-India

Under Project 75-India, the Government has issued a tender of Rs 50,000 crores to build six conventional diesel-electric submarines. These submarines will be bigger than the Scorpène-class submarines which are being built at the Mazagon Dockyards Limited, Mumbai   Highlights The tender of Rs 50,000 crores has been issued by the Defence Ministry for building ..

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October 27: Infantry Day

Every year, Infantry Day is celebrated on October 27. In India, the day is celebrated to mark the landing of first Indian troops in the Jammu and Kashmir region in 1947. The troops landed to push back Pakistan. Highlights This year, the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and the US secretary of Defence Mark ..

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Indo-Tibetan Border Forces to set up 47 new outposts: Key Facts

As the tension arises across China along the Line of Actual Control, the GoI has commanded setting up of 47 Border Outposts (BoPs). The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will launch and man these Border Outposts. What is the budget allocated? The budget allocated is Rs 7,223 crore When was it set up? It was set ..

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