Page-4 of Indian Army Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s First Maritime Theatre Command

The first Maritime Theatre Command (MTC) of India is to be launched in 2021. The MTC will look after the 7,516-km long coastline, the entire Indian Ocean Region and the 1,382 islands. This is important to counter Chinese ever-expanding naval foot-print in the Indian Ocean Region. China has the largest Navy with 350 warships and ..

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Armed Forces Flag Day: December 7

The Armed Forces Flag Day has been observed in India since 7th December 1949. The day is dedicated towards collection of funds from the people. The collected fund will be used for the welfare of the armed personnel, ex-servicemen and also to rehabilitate battle causalities. The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has recently announced that this ..

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India test fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missiles

On November 13, 2020, India test fired all-weather Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air-Missiles at the Chandipur Test Fire Range. It is called QRSAM and is a canister-based system. Key Highlights The missile is capable of striking aerial target at a height of 15 km. It is launched from mobile two vehicle system. One of the vehicles in ..

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Indian Army gifts Mine Detection dogs and Trained horse to Bangladesh Army

On November 11, 2020, Indian Army gifted twenty trained horses and mine detection dogs to Bangladesh Army. The doges were trained by the Veterinary Corps and Remount of the Indian Army. Key Highlights The Indian Army also trained the Bangladesh Army in training the experts to handle the horses and dogs. The Chief of Brahmastra ..

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One Rank One Pension Scheme completes five years

On November 7, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the one rank one pension scheme of armed forces has completed 5 years of successful journey. The Government of India has disbursed Rs 42,700 crores to more than 20.6 lakh ex-servicemen in the last five years. Current system of pension Currently uniform pension is given ..

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