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Chief of Defence Staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Independence Day has announced the institution of the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who will be above the three Service Chiefs. This is one of the biggest reforms in the military and it is expected to bring in jointness and tri-service integration. ..

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Union Government constitutes Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for defence forces

The Union Government has constituted a Defence Planning Committee (DPC) to facilitate comprehensive planning for the defence forces besides focusing on military doctrines to deal with emerging security challenges. It will be chaired by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval. Apart from the NSA, the committee will comprise, the foreign secretary, chairman of chiefs of ..

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Process begins to amend Works of Defence Act, 1903

The Ministry of Defence has started the process of bringing about amendments to The Works of Defence Act, 1903 to meet the requirements of the changed scenario. About Work of Defence Act, 1903: Works of Defence act is a 109 year old Act that provides for imposing restrictions on use and enjoyment of land which ..

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Sarah West – First woman commander of a navy ship of Britain

Lieutenant Commander Sarah West, 39 is slated to become the first woman in the 500-year history of the Royal Navy of Britain to command a frontline warship. She is to be promoted Commander at the end of 2011 and in April 2012 will assume command of the frigate HMS Portland, and its mostly male crew ..

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