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Indian Army Red team wins 9th National Ice Hockey Championship

At the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship recently held, the Indian Army Red team lifted the National Championship title. They defeated the Indo Tibetan Border Police team in the hard-fought final to bag the title. The Army Red team had players from the Ladakh Scouts Regiment. 12 teams including Maharashtra, Haryana, Ladakh, Chandigarh, ITBP and ..

Defence Minister lays foundation stone of Thal Sena Bhawan

India’s new Army Headquarters is christened as ‘Thal Sena Bhawan’. Recently, the Defence Minister laid foundation stone of the new Headquarters at Delhi Cantonment. The new Army headquarters is to be constructed spanning around an area of 39 acres. The newly created Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) office will also be set up in the ..

SC orders government to grant permanent commission to women army officers

The Delhi High Court in 2010 had ordered the Indian government to provide permanent commission to women officers of the Indian Army. After the Central government challenged the Delhi high court’s ruling in the Supreme Court, the apex court recently directed the government to grant permanent commission to women officers who have already worked as ..

Fifth edition of ‘Ajeya Warrior’ to be held in UK

The fifth edition of joint military exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ between India and the United Kingdom will be conducted at Salisbury Plains, United Kingdom. The exercise is scheduled from February 13 to 26, 2020. 120 soldiers each from Indian and United Kingdom Army would participate in the exercise. The joint military exercise has been conducted alternatively ..

Indian Army Major Anoop Mishra develops helmet that resists AK-47 bullet

Anoop Mishra, an Indian Army Major from the College of Military Engineering was known for having developed a bulletproof jacket which protects against sniper bullets. He was seen in news recently as he has now developed a helmet, which is also the world’s first, that can stop an AK-47 bullet round from 10 meters. Indian ..

Sharang Artillery Gun inducted into Indian Army

The Sharang Artillery gun would be inducted into the Indian Army on February 7, 2020, as per the recent announcement of the Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane. The 155 mm-Sharang is an upgraded version of the existing 130 mm M-46 field guns. He also announced that Sig Sauer assault rifles and Spike anti-tank missiles ..

War Memorial for Service Animals to be set up at Meerut

India’s first war memorial for service animals including dogs, horses, and mules is to be set up in Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh. The place will be dedicated to recognizing the contributions and heroics of animals who have helped the army in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir and in the battlefield during the Kargil War. Similar ..

Upgraded Sharang Artillery Gun Successfully Test-Fired

Indian Army’s firepower to get a big boost as per the recent announcement from the Programme Coordinator of Sharang, Brigadier Jayant Kar, the first batch of 18 indigenously upgraded ‘Sharang’ artillery guns are to be inducted into the Army by March 31, 2020. The announcement was made following the successful test of the upgraded 155 ..