Military: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
The bi-annual multilateral exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’ started in Israel
Published: November 3, 2017
The bi-annual multilateral exercise ‘Blue Flag-17’ has started at Uvda Air Force Base in Israel from November 2 to 16, 2017. In it, 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force (IAF) is participating with the C-130J special operations aircraft along with Garud commandos. This is the first time the IAF is operating with Israeli ..
The joint training exercise “PRABAL DOSTYK – 2017″ started between India and Kazakhstan
Published: November 2, 2017
The 14-day joint training exercise “PRABAL DOSTYK – 2017” has started between the Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh. The purpose of the joint exercise is to enhance the military ties between the two countries as also at achieving interoperability between the two armies. The training contingents comprise of platoon strength ..
Ajit Kumar P takes charge as new Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS)
Published: October 31, 2017
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P, AVSM, VSM has taken charge as the new Vice Chief of Naval Staff (VCNS) at a formal ceremony held in New Delhi on October 30, 2017. He succeeded Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, who has taken charge as the new Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command (ENC) on 31 Oct 17. ..
Topics: Ajit Kumar P • Chief of Naval Staff • Chief of the Naval Staff • Eastern Naval Command • Indian Navy • Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni • Karambir Singh • Military • Military personnel • Recipients of the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal • Vice Chief of the Naval Staff • Western Naval Command
Deepak Surana authored of book “The Shershah of Kargil: Captain Vikram Batra”
Published: September 26, 2017
The book “The Shershah of Kargil: Captain Vikram Batra” has been authored by Deepak Surana, which is launched in Banguluru on September 10, 2017. It is the biography of Kargil war hero Late Captain Vikram Batra, who was posthumously awarded Param veer Chakra (PVC) – the highest gallantry award of India. It is an inspiring ..
IAF Marshal Arjan Singh passes away
Published: September 18, 2017
Arjan Singh (98), who led the Indian Air Force in the 1965 India-Pakistan War, has passed in New Delhi on September 16, 2017. Throughout the 1965 war, Singh showed exemplary leadership, and was awarded the Padma Vibhushan for his leadership during the war and subsequently the rank of the CAS was upgraded to that of ..
Topics: Air chief marshal • Air force ranks • Arjan Singh • Chief of Air Staff • Chief of the Air Staff • Field marshal • Five-star rank • Indian Air Force • Marshal of the air force • Military • Parsi people • Punjabi people