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The 13th edition of Indo-USA joint military training exercise “Yudh Abhyas-2017” started in Washington

The 13th edition of joint military training exercise “Yudh Abhyas-2017” has started between Indian and US armies at Joint Base Lewis McChord in Washington, USA on September 16, 2017. During the two week long exercise soldiers from both countries will hone their tactical skills in counter insurgency and counter terrorist operations under a joint brigade ..


Robotics In Warfare: Various Issues, Developments; Recent Approaches In UN

It is taking the world by the storm, giving rise to many controversies and criticisms, and also got recently discussed in the First Committee (Disarmament and International Security). The world is concerned about the acceptability of autonomous weapons – the new technology of warfare. It would mean allowing machines or robots to decide life and ..


India and Vietnam signs civil nuclear cooperation agreement

India has signed Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Vietnam. In total, four pacts were signed between the two countries. The other three pacts include enhancement of aviation links, promotion of parliamentary cooperation and joint cooperation in the area of energy efficiency. These pacts signed with Vietnam, an influential East Asian Nation, are aimed at boosting ..


CRPF Deploys Women Commandos for Anti-Naxal Operations

In a first, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has deployed women commandos for undertaking anti-Naxal operations in Maoist-infested state of Jharkhand. A team of women commandos belonging to the 232 battalion’s Delta Company are currently undertaking operations to counter Naxal insurgency in Jharkhand. The women commandos have been provided extensive training in CRPF academies for ..


Update on acquisition of Landing Craft Utility vessels

Recently, the Government has cleared the Rs 2,176-crore acquisition of eight specialized vessels or LCUs (landing craft utility) capable of “hard beaching” on enemy shores to boost the country’s amphibious warfare and island protection capabilities. What is a Landing Craft Utility (LCU)? Landing Craft Utility (LCU) is a type of specialized boat that is used ..



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