Page-6 of Indian Armed Forces Current Affairs, GK & News

Government to open its test facilities to Private Sector

To provide an impetus to the Make in India and to give a flip to domestic manufacturing of weapon systems in India, the Central Government has decided to open its test facilities to the private sector. What is happening? Indian Armed Forces rely on foreign suppliers for most of their weapon needs. Over 70% of ..

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Chief of Defence Staff (Indian Armed Forces)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the formation of the Chief of Defence Staff post in his address to the nation on Independence day. What is the Chief of the Defence Staff? The Chief of Defence Staff is a high ranking officer who is responsible for the command of the entire armed forces and acts as ..

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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 ..

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Encouraging Recruitment in the Indian Armed Forces

The Indian Armed Forces which consists of over 1.4 million active personnel who serve in the three branches of the military (Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force) along with the Indian Coast Guard and other associated branches. BY virtue of its strength, the Indian Armed Forces are the world’s 2nd largest military force ..

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Modernization of the Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is the air warfare wing of the Indian Armed Forces. By virtue of the size of its personnel (140,000+) and aircraft assets (nearly 1800), it ranks as the fourth largest amongst all the air forces of the world (only the airforces of United States, China, and Russia are larger). The ..

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India’s first space war drill “IndSpaceEx” started in New Delhi

India’s first space war drill ‘IndSpaceEx’ has kick started by Indian armed forces in New Delhi on July 25 and 26. The aim of the exercise is to assess imminent threats to the nation beyond earth. It also plans on drafting a joint space doctrine for future battles. The development comes on the background of ..

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