Kargil War Current Affairs, GK & News

22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

On 26th July, 2021, Kargil Vijay Diwas’s 22nd Anniversary is being celebrated across the country. The Nation will be paying tributes to the Martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas. Highlights This day marks the victory of the Indian armed forces over the Pakistani army in Operation Vijay in the year 1999. The Pakistani army were evicted ..

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DRDO flight test New-Gen Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested a new generation nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni P on June 28, 2021. Key Points Missile is also known as ‘Agni Prime’. It was blasted-off from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off Odisha coast, Balasore. Agni-Prime is the advanced version of Agni-1 missile. Flight test was monitored by ..

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Vijay Diwas: December 16

Every year Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Bangladesh over Pakistan. It is marked in India and Bangladesh. On December 16, 1971, the Chief of Pakistani forces Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered along with 93,000 troops to the allied forces of Mukti Bahini and the Indian ..

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DRDO: Advanced Version of Pinaka Rocket test fired successfully

On November 5, 2020, the Defence Research Development Organization test fired the advanced version of Pinaka rocket successfully. The rocket was test fired in Chandipur, Odisha. Key Highlights The enhanced version is to achieve longer range as compared to the earlier version. This is to replace the current version of Pinaka Mk-1 system deployed along ..

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Light Combat Helicopter Production inaugurated in HAL Bengaluru

On February 27, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh inaugurated Light combat Helicopter production at the HAL complex in Bengaluru. The project is a part of the “Make in India” initiative. Light Combat Helicopters The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were completely designed by HAL. It has 2 engines and several latest technical features. The ..

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