Military Current Affairs, GK & News

Israel: Google and AWS chosen for 1 billion Nimbus Project

The Government of Israel has chosen Google and Amazon Web Services to provide cloud services for its military and Public Sector Units. The project is to be implemented in four phases and has been named the “Nimbus” project. About Nimbus Project The Nimbus Project is to be implemented at an estimated cost of 1 billion ..

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Global Firepower Index, 2021

The Global Firepower Index ranks the countries based on their potential military strength. India was ranked fourth in the index. The Global Firepower Index ranked 138 countries. The countries were evaluated based on prolonged offensive and defensive military campaigns. Rankings The United States topped the index with 904 attack helicopters and eleven aircraft carriers. Also, ..

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Ministry of Defence sets new rules for land transfer to reduce expenditure

The Ministry of Defence recently approved the land transfer rules. Under the new rules the armed forces are allowed to receive infrastructure equivalent in value to the land under their control. The land is to be used for public utilities. This will help reduce the defence forces’ expenditure. Key Highlights The Defence Forces under the ..

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Indian Army to buy small arms through foreign Military Sales

The Indian Army is all set to purchase small arms through Foreign Military sales. Highlights The small arms are to be purchased from the US based firm FN Herstal. The small arms purchased will be used by the special forces. India will purchase 7.62 x 51 mm FN scar made by the US unit of ..

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Devika and Puneja bridges inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir

On June 24, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated two bridges Devika and Puneja in Jammu and Kashmir in a virtual event. Devika Bridge The bridge was constructed in the Udhampur district. The bridge was a 70-year old demand of the people of Udhampur. The bridge will help to reduce traffic ..

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