INDIAN ARMED FORCES
Indian Air Chief Marshal on three day visit to Dhaka
The visit comes ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's planned visit to Bangladesh on March 26 and 27 to join Bangladesh's 50th year of independence celebrations and 50 years of diplomatic relations between India and Bangladesh.
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Indian armed forces 'adequately mobilised' to thwart any bid to undermine national security, every Indian salutes farmers: Kovind
"Our national interest will be protected at all costs," the President declared in his address to the nation on the eve of the 72nd Republic Day during which he also said every Indian saluted the farmers and sought to allay their fears over the three contentious farm laws.
Indian Armed forces conduct 'Kavach' drill in Andaman Sea
The conjoint military training commenced with maritime strikes by Jaguar aircraft, Para Commandos and Marine Commandos carrying out combat free fall at Car Nicobar with an aim to validate air dominance and maritime strike capability within the area of interest in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).
India's Hawk-i test fires Smart Anti Airfield Weapon with a 100 km range
The Hawk-i is HAL’s internally funded program offering the Indian Armed Forces an upgrade and combat capability for the Hawk, transforming it into an Advanced Jet Trainer providing training on sensors and weapons in peacetime into a potent combat platform during conflict.
India will see tremendous increase in defence exports in next 4-5 years: DRDO chairman
On December 30, 2020, the government had approved the export of indigenously-developed surface-to-air Akash missile system and set up a panel to ensure faster approvals for acquisition proposals by various countries. Reddy said a country is "real Atmanirbhar (self-reliant)" when the design, development and production of state-of-the-art systems that are required by the armed forces are done within the country.
Befitting reply if any "superpower" hurts national pride: Rajnath Singh
"We don't want war and we are in favour of protecting everyone's security but I want to say this in clear terms that if any superpower wants to hurt our pride then our soldiers are capable of giving them a befitting reply," Singh said. The Defence minister insisted that India never wanted conflict with any nation and preferred to maintain peace and friendly ties with its neighbours.
Armed forces acknowledge contributions by veterans, assure them full support
The Air Force chief met the veterans from the Air Force and informed them about various new initiatives taken to address their long-pending grievances. Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh also extended his heartfelt gratitude to all veterans for their service to the nation.
SC notice on Centre's plea seeking verdict decriminalizing adultery be not made applicable on forces
It has been said when jawans and officers are posted in forward inhospitable areas, their families are taken care of at base camp by other officers and the laws and rules, providing actions for indulging in adulterous or promiscuous activity, help in maintaining discipline.
Indian armed forces displayed firm resolve in blunting Chinese aggression in 2020
The Chinese military muscle-flexing forced the top military brass to readjust the national security doctrine that included greater focus on tri-services convergence and boosting the overall combat capabilities of the armed forces to deal with all possible future security challenges.
Bank of Baroda signs MoU with defence forces for new Baroda Military Salary package
Services under 'Baroda Military Salary Package' will be offered to serving and retired personnel of Indian Armed Forces through the Bank's network of over 8,200 domestic branches and around 20,000 business correspondent touch points, the bank said in a statement.
Indian Army celebrates Vijay Diwas in Jammu and Kashmir
India celebrates December 16 as Vijay Diwas to commemorate its victory over Pakistan during the 1971 war that led to the creation of Bangladesh. "The swift and professionally planned operations executed by the Indian armed forces led to one of the greatest military victories recorded in the annals of world history," the spokesperson said.
Mathura all ready for commemoration of the 1971 victory
As part of the Centre's initiatives for commemorating 50 years of the glorious victory of the Indian Army in 1971 Indo-Pakistan war, India will be celebrating the year 2020-21 as Swarnim Vijay Varsh starting from December 16, 2020 till December 16, 2021.
Indian armed forces will leave no stone unturned to safeguard our frontiers: CDS Rawat
Speaking at the launch of the first project 17-A Frigate Warship from GRSE Yard, CDS Rawat said, "China's attempt to change the status quo on Line of Actual Control along the northern border amidst COVID-19 pandemic necessitates high-level preparation on land, sea and air."