Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Army Jawans to finally get their first modern helmet

Helmet is an essential piece of kit for army jawans as it can be the difference between life and death during military operations.

After waiting for more than two decades, the jawans of the Indian Army will be equipped with a world class helmet, which will be manufactured by MKU industries, and will be delivered within three years.

New Vice Chief of Army Staff

Indian Army staff got its new Vice Chief. Lt. General Sarath Chand, on 12th Jan, appointed as the new vice chief of the Army staff, during an Army ceremony.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

India's Second Scorpene Class Submarine INS Khanderi launched.

India's second Scorpene class submarine 'INS Khanderi' launched at the Mazagon docks on 12 Jan 2017.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Army enthused by new indigenous artillery gun

The Army has given the thumbs-up to a heavy artillery gun, Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS).

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Air Marshal S B Deo takes over as Vice Chief of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal S. B. Deo on Monday took over as vice chief of air staff in place of Air Marshal B. S. Dhanoa who is now the chief.

David R Syiemlieh appointed new UPSC chairman

The President has appointed Prof. David R. Syiemlieh, Member, Union Public Service Commission, to perform the duties of the post of Chairman, Union Public Service Commission, with effect from the forenoon of January 4, 2017 till further orders or till completion of his term as member on 21.01.2018, whichever is earlier.

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations

India and Pakistan on 1st Jan’17 exchanged for the 26th consecutive year the list of their nuclear installations under a bilateral agreement that prohibits them from attacking each other’s atomic facilities.

Monday, 2 January 2017

INS Kalvari To Be Commissioned Shortly

  • India's first scorpene class submarine 'INS Kalvari' under project 75 is likely to be commissioned into Indian navy very shortly.

New Army and IAF Chiefs take charge

  • Gen Bipin Rawat took over as the 27th chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army succeeding Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on 31st Dec 2016.