Page-11 of Indian Armed Forces Current Affairs, GK & News

Sudarshan Shakti

Recently, the Indian Armed Forces (Army and Air Force) is testing its war-fighting doctrine in the Barmer-Jaisalmer sector, in biggest ever war game. The frontline IAF fighter aircraft such as the Sukhoi-30, AWACS and UAVs provided live feed of war games to battle field commanders. Sixty thousand troops and 300 tanks participated in the exercise ..

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Current Affairs: December 7, 2011

Shaha Commission to probe illegal mining in Odisha An eight-member team of the Shaha Commission led by Justice (Retd) M B Shaha to inquire into the mining scam in Odisha. The commission was constituted by the Union government on November 22 last year to investigate the illegal mining and smuggling of minerals in Odisha and ..

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Successful Test Launch of Nishant

Nishant is India’s indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV). It has recently completed the series of confirmatory trials carried out by the army at the Chandan ranges in Pokhran, Rajasthan and is ready to be inducted to the Armed Forces of India. It is designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO that ..

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Induction of C-130J in Indian Armed Forces

Lockheed Martin C-130J "Super" Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft. This is also India’s first acquisition from the US through the foreign military sales route in decades. Recently, it arrived to India at the Hindon airbase ahead of its formal induction into the Indian Air Force (IAF) in the first week of February. ..

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