Union Defence Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC)

Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, launched the 5th edition of the Defence India Start-up Challenge (DISC) on August 19, 2021. Key Points DISC was launched under Innovations for Defence Excellence – Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO). This challenge is meant to achieve self-reliance and foster innovation and technology development across the defence and aerospace sectors. ..

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DAC clears deal for 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for Indian Navy. Decision was taken at DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. Highlights This project will cost around Rs 43,000 crore. It was cleared under strategic partnership mode. Project seeks to narrow the gap with growing naval skills ..

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Women Officers to get Permanent Commission in all 10 Branches of Indian Army

The Union Defence Ministry as announced that permanent commission will be granted for Women in all the 10 branches of Indian Army. The extension of Permanent Commission to Women will provide women with a career in the Army till their retirement. The Short Service Commission entails an opportunity to serve as a Commissioned Officer for ..

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Exclusive Satellite to help in securing Pakistan and Bangladesh borders

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch a satellite exclusively for the Union Home Ministry to help it in strengthening its frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh among others. Features of the exclusive satellite for Border Management The important features of the exclusive satellite for Border Management are: The exclusive satellite will be utilised for the ..

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