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India’s Military Exercises in December 2019

India will be participating in four bilateral military exercises in December 2019. The Ministry of Defence has informed that in the last 3 years Indian Army has conducted 72 joint exercises, 39 by Indian Navy, and 21 by Indian Air force, and 2 Tri-services. 1) India-Russia bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Indra” This will be the 11th ..

7th Edition of MITRA SHAKTI to be held in Pune

The Seventh Edition of the joint military training exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lankan Army, Exercise Mitra Shakti will be conducted at the Foreign Training Node (FTN), Pune from 1st December 2019. The two-week-long military training exercise will be concluded on December 14, 2019. The aim of the joint training exercise will ..

Indian Army inducts Spike (ATGM) along LoC

Indian army to bolster the defense has inducted the Spike, a 3rd generation Israeli fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile(ATGM) along the Line of Control(LoC) in the northern command theater of Jammu and Kashmir. Designed and developed by Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, Spike with an operational range of up to 4 kilometers, can be operated as a ..

HADR Exercise TIGER TRIUMPH to Commence at Visakhapatnam

The maiden India US joint Tri services Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) Exercise named ‘TIGER TRIUMPH’ is scheduled on the Eastern seaboard from 13 to 21 Nov 19. Indian Naval ships Jalashwa, Airavat and Sandhayak, Indian Army troops from 19 Madras and 7 Guards, and Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopters and Rapid Action Medical Team (RAMT) would be ..

1st-ever India-Uzbekistan joint military exercise “Dustlik-2019” started in Tashkent

The first-ever India-Uzbekistan joint military exercise titled “Dustlik-2019” has started at Chirchiq Training Area near Tashkent on 4th November. During the 9-day exercise, an Indian Army contingent will train along with Uzbekistan Army. The exercise will enable sharing of best practices and experiences between the Armed Forces of the two countries and will lead to ..

Indian Army decides to conduct exercise codenamed ‘Sindhu Sudarshan’

The Indian Army has decided to conduct exercise codenamed ‘Sindhu Sudarshan’ in the deserts of Rajasthan from Nov 29 to Dec 4. The purpose of the exercise is to evaluate the capability of the defence services to strike deep into enemy territory in an integrated air-land battle. Over 40,000 troops will participate in an all-arms ..

Indian Army starts its mountain combat exercise ‘Him Vijay’ in Arunachal Pradesh

Indian Army has started its  first-of -its kind biggest ever mountain combat exercise titled ‘Him Vijay’ in Arunachal Pradesh. It is the first-ever such drill that the military is holding in the northeastern state i.e., 100 km away from the Line of Actual Control (LAC).  The exercise is to test mobility, communication and coordination of ..

94th Raising Day of Military Nursing Service

The 94th Raising Day of the Military Nursing Service (MNS) has celebrated on 1st of October 2019. The MNS is the only all women corps in the Armed Forces. It came into existence on 28th March 28 1888 with the arrival of first batch of 10 qualified British Nurses in Bombay, to organize nursing in ..