Military: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
IAF to carry out combat training exercise “Gaganshakti 2018”
Published: April 7, 2018
The Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry out one of its biggest combat exercises named ‘Gaganshakti 2018’ from 8th April to check its operational preparedness with a focus on dealing with any possible security challenges from China and Pakistan. The two-week long exercise will involve almost the entire assets of the IAF including its fighter ..
International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation
Published: April 7, 2018
International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation also known as The Hague Code of Conduct was established in 2002.It is a voluntary, legally non-binding international measure that seeks to prevent the proliferation of ballistic missiles that are capable of delivering weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The HCoC does not ban ballistic missiles, but it ..
Topics: Arms control • Ballistic missile • India and weapons of mass destruction • International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation • International security • Military • Missile Technology Control Regime • Nuclear proliferation • Weapon of mass destruction • Weapons
Harpal Singh appointed as new Director General Border Roads (DGBR)
Published: March 29, 2018
Lt Gen Harpal Singh, an alumni of National Defence Academy (NDA) of Khadakwasla, has been appointed Director General Border Roads (DGBR) . He was commissioned into the Corps of Engineers on 1982. He later commanded a Border Roads Task Force in Jammu and Kashmir valley. He has also been the Chief Engineer of Project Dantak ..
Jammu and Kashmir hosts 11th Rashtriya Rifles Biennial Conference 2018
Published: March 26, 2018
The 11th Rashtriya Rifles Biennial Conference is being conducted at Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) from 26 to 27 March 18. The event chaired by Chief of the Army Staff has been attended by Army Commander Northern Command, Director General Rashtriya Rifles, Corps Commander 15 and 16 Corps and all General Officers Commanding Counter ..
The 6th edition of annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti-2018’ starts between India and Indonesia
Published: February 22, 2018
The 6th edition of annual joint military exercise ‘Garuda Shakti-2018’ has started between Indian and Indonesian Army in Bandung, Indonesia on February 19, 2018. This joint exercise between Indian and Indonesian Special Forces highlights the increasing trust and cooperation between the two armies. The aim of exercise is to build experience sharing in counter-terrorism operations, ..
Topics: Counter-terrorism • Garuda • Garuda Shield • Indonesian Army • Indonesian National Armed Forces • Indonesian Special Forces • Japan Self-Defense Forces • Kopassus • Military • Military of Indonesia • Special forces of Indonesia