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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 ..

Armed Forces Veterans Day

14th January is being observed as Armed Forces Veterans Day as a mark of recognition and respect of the services rendered by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa. The day acknowledges and honors the sacrifice of our military veterans who have served the nation with selfless devotion. The ..

High-Level Indian Army delegation visits China

Led by Commander of Northern Command of the India Army, Lt. General Ranbir Singh, a high-level military delegation from India is on a four-day visit to China as a part of the agreed Defence engagements agreed during the Annual Defence dialogues between the two sides, the visit began on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 in Beijing ..

Government Sets up Department of Military Affairs

The Prime Minister of India chaired Union Cabinet on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, gave its approval to the post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). The Union Cabinet also gave its approval for establishing a separate Departement under the Ministry of Defence, name- Department of Military Affairs. The CDS will be the head of ..

Post of ‘Chief of Defence Staff’  gets Cabinet Approval

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi chaired Union Cabinet has given its approval for the creation of the post of the Chief of Defence Staff on Tuesday, 24th December 2019. A separate department named- Department of Military Affairs (DMA) will be established under the Ministry of Defence. The Chief of Defence Staff will be ..

Fifth Edition of ‘ARTECH’ on 23rd December

Through optimum use of new technologies, the Indian Army in its quest for modernization will be organising the fifth edition of the Army Technology Seminar ‘ARTECH’ on Tuesday, 23rd December 2019 at the Manekshaw Centre, in Delhi Cantonment. As a part of the vision of ‘Make in India’ of our Prime Minister, the ARTECH seminar ..

Exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ to commence in Meghalaya

The joint military exercise of India and China called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ is to commence on December 7th. The 2019 exercise will mark the 8th edition of the collaboration. The exercise is to be conducted in Umroi in Meghalaya. It is a 14 days event with the exercises being conducted at company level. From the Chinese side, ..

Ministry of Defence launches Campaign against Single-Use Plastic

The Ministry of Defence will be organising plogging programme to raise awareness amongst the citizens of the country to collect plastic waste and make the surrounding clean, at more than 400 different locations throughout the country on Saturday, 7th December 2019. All three forces of Defence, Military, Naval and Air force along with Indian Coast ..