Military: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Ponung Doming becomes first woman officer from Arunachal Pradesh as Lieutenant Colonel

Published: September 26, 2019

Ponung Doming  has created history by becoming the first woman Army officer from Arunachal Pradesh to be elevated to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army. Earlier, IAF Wing Commander Shaliza Dhami  became the 1st female officer to be appointed as flight commander of a flying unit. 

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Rakesh K Singh Bhadauria appointed as new Chief of Indian Air Force

Published: September 20, 2019

Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, who played a key role in negotiating the Rafale deal, has been appointed the new Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). He will take charge from the incumbent Chief B S Dhanoa on September 30 on his superannuation.

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Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria appointed as next IAF Chief

Published: September 20, 2019

The government has announced the appointment of Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria as the next chief of the Indian Air Force. He will take over the reins of the Air Force from the incumbent IAF Chief B S Dhanoa on September 30, upon his superannuation. Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria Air Marshal Bhadauria is an alumnus of ..

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India’s first-ever helicopter summit held in Dehradun

Published: September 10, 2019

India’s first-ever helicopter summit is organized by Union Ministry of Civil Aviation at Sahastradhara helidrome in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on theme of expanding connectivity through helicopters. The Indian Air Force (IAF) was invited at the summit to talk on the role of IAF helicopters in MEDEVAC (Medical evacuation) at the national level.

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Indo-US military training Exercise “Yudh Abhyas 2019” being conducted Washington

Published: September 4, 2019

The 15th edition of the joint military exercise “Yudh Abhyas 2019” is being conducted between India and United States at Joint Base Lewis Mc Chord in Washington, USA from 05-18 September. It is one of the largest joint running military training and defence corporation endeavors between India and USA. The exercise will provide an opportunity ..

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