Ministry of Defense Current Affairs, GK & News
Union Cabinet given its approval for affiliation of one hundred government sector as well as private sector schools with the Sainik School Society. Key Facts Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the proposal on October 12, 2021. In line with the approval, affiliated Sainik Schools will be launched under Sainik Schools Society ..
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved a policy on declassification of War histories. Key Points about new policy Under this policy, Ministry of Defence (MoD) will archive, declassify, compile and publish war and operations histories. However, declassification of older wars like of 1962 war is not automatic. Declassification will be taken up on case-by-case basis ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The Government of India is planning to launch a new scheme to test defense products manufactured by MSMEs. In order to achieve this, the Ministry of Defence has allocated Rs 400 crores. Features of the scheme The test units that are to function under the scheme will be installed in north and south defence corridors. ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Defence Acquisition Council has given the clearance to defence projects amounting to 80,000 cr. Multiple deals that involve either upgradation of equipments or capability enhancement of the Navy were given approval. Other projects that have been approved are:- Indigenous production of six submarines Procurement of 8,000 Israeli anti-tank guided missiles Procurement of 12 upgraded ..
DRDO has developed a 16 ton capacity Heavy Drop System (HDS) to improve Army’s para-dropping capacity. The system (HDS) consists of a platform and a highly advanced system of parachutes to drop loads consisting of military stores such as vehicles including BMP class, supplies and ammunition from IL-76 heavy lift aircraft. Aerial Delivery Research and Development ..