High-level Defence panel reviews work on the first IAC Vikrant
This is the 13th EAC Review Meeting of the Project and the first to be held after the signing of the Phase-III of the IAC Contract on October 31, 2019 between the Ministry of Defence and the public sector Cochin Shipyard Limited. The IAC would be ready to commence the Sea Trials once the Basin trials are successfully completed, the release said.
CDS Rawat says difficult to predict war scenario with Pakistan
The top general, who inducted the Sukhoi-30 MKI squadron here, was responding ...
Why India is placing Su-30 fighter jets in South India
The squadron in Thanjavur will keep in check China's fast-expanding strategic footprin...
Army Day event: Army chief General says abrogation of Article 370 is a historic step
“Abrogation of Article 370 will help Jammu and Kashmir integrate with the mainstream. The historic step has disrupted the proxy war by our western neighbour,” Naravane said during his first speech at the 72nd Army Day function at the Cariappa Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment.
Army plans special pensions for 1965, 1971 war veterans: Indian Army chief General Naravane
"Some proposals have been sent to the Defence Ministry by Army Headquarters after due consideration which includes that the emergency Commissioned and Short Service Commission officers who took part in 1965 and 1971 war, should be given pension-like 'Swatantra SenSamman Pension Scheme'," Army chief said.
Imran Khan’s extension to Pakistan Army Chief Bajwa to affect 20 Generals
Gen Bajwa will now be serving till November 2022. By then 20 generals of Pak Army will have retired, ET has learnt. Top eight generals of Pakistani are set to retire in December 2020 ahead of Bajwa’s term denying them a chance to take a shot at the top post.
India aiming at USD 250 billion maritime economy by 2024: Defence Secretary
India's exclusive economic zone in the seas along its 7,500-kilometre coastline comprises over 2 million square kilometres, Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar said. "With a target of becoming a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024, we are looking at over USD 250 billion coming from the maritime zone."
In a first, China, Pakistan navies deploy submarines in strategic Arabian Sea drills
The Arabian Sea region is strategically important for India as major ports including Kandla, Okha , Mumbai, Nhava Sheva (Navi Mumbai), Mormugão, New Mangalore, and Kochi are located there. The joint maritime exercises began on Monday in the North Arabian Sea, regarded strategically significant for China which is now developing Pakistan's deep water Gwadar port there.
Outgunned, Iran invests in means to indirectly confront superpower enemy
To compensate for the imbalance, Iran has developed "asymmetrical" responses - ballistic missiles, deadly drones and a web of militia allies in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, among other things - with the aim of being able to inflict pain while avoiding the traditional battlefield.
Pakistan's National Assembly passes bills to extend General Bajwa's tenure
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, a close confidant of PM Imaran Khan, was to retire on November 29 last year at the end of his three-year original term but Khan gave the 59-year-old Army chief another extension of same length citing regional security situation through a notification on August 19.
We stay away from politics: Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat
Bipin Rawat said the Indian armed forces had always stayed away from politics and worked according to the government’s directives, amid allegations that the military was being politicised. The new CDS was addressing the media after inspecting a tri-services guard of honour, where the three service chiefs were also present.
Gen Rawat's appointment as CDS will help catalyse greater India-US defence cooperation: Wells
General Rawat's appointment to the newly created post came a day before he was due to retire following a three-year tenure as the Army Chief during which he initiated a series of reforms in the 1.3 million-strong force besides following a policy of "hot pursuit" in dealing with cross border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Government amends rules to allow Chief of Defence Staff to serve up to maximum age of 65 years
In a landmark decision, the Cabinet Committee on Security on Tuesday approved the creation of the CDS who will act as the principal military adviser to the defence minister on all matters relating to tri-services.
Ceremony to hand over baton of Chairman of CoSC cancelled
The Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) comprises chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior-most member is appointed its chairperson.
Seven Navy sailors, hawala operator held for spying for Pakistan
The eight, arrested from different parts of the country, were produced before a National Investigation Agency (NIA) Court in Vijayawada which ordered them to be remanded in judicial custody till January 3. They were charged the Official Secrets Act, 1923.
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