Security

Finally the sun rises with pride, ‘Chinook’ inducted in IAF boosting national security

Today’s morning was nothing but the essence of pride as Indian Air Force inducted one more shield ‘Chinook’ to its security wings. Chinook took its first breath officially in Indian air by an induction ceremony at the Air Force Station, Chandigarh. The ceremony was attended by the Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of Air Staff, senior officers from the Indian Air Force and officials from Boeing...

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Vice Admiral Karambir Singh will take over as Next Chief of Naval Staff

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, presently Flag Officer Commander-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) Eastern Naval Command will be the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from the afternoon of May 31 as the present Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba retires on the same day...

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Adding strength to India’s security from March 25, this new bird ‘Chinook’ won’t spare any enemy in Indian Skies; have a look

Last month, Indian Air Force welcomed the first of the 15 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters before its schedule, ordered to Boeing, the maker of Chinooks. Now the helicopter is ready to be a new bird in Indian Sky as AirForce will be inducting the first unit of Chinook on March 25 at Chandigarh...

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For the first time, Indian Air Force to showcase Tejas fighter jet in Malaysian air during #LIMA2019

For the first time, Indian Air Force is going to participate in the Langkawi International Maritime Aero Expo (LIMA-2019) which is planned in Langkawi, Malaysia from March 26 to March 30...

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On a #NationFirst take, Defence approves to induct 10 lakh 'Made in India' hand grenades for Army

Keeping nation at top priority, national security to be the core interest, the security forces have given their all for the country. Equipping the armed forces to the best, the Army will soon get close to 10 lakh 'Made in India' hand grenades to further add to its offensive capabilities. The Defence Ministry on Wednesday cleared a project for the acquisition of these grenades...

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AFINDEX 19: India-Africa Together takes oath of humanitarian assistance in joint field training exercise

With the aim of training for the participating contingents in Humanitarian Mine Assistance and Peace Keeping Operations (PKO) under the United Nations’s charter, the Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise 2019 or AFINDEX 19 kicked off in Aundh, Pune...

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Highlighting close maritime proximity, India’s 'Vijit' becomes the first ever Coast Guard Ship to visit Indonesia

Increasing proximity through highlighting the close maritime proximity between India and Indonesia, Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Vijit' became the first-ever Coast Guard ship to visit Sabang, Indonesia. This visit of the coast guard ship follows from the first-ever-visit of Naval Ship INS Sumitra to Sabang in July 2018. Vijit's visit also highlights strengthening cooperation in the area of maritime security and safety between New Delhi and Jakarta...

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Standing strong on borders, Indian Navy deploys nuclear submarines and combat units in the Arabian Sea amid Indo-Pak tension

In the aftermath of Pulwama, India-Pakistan tensions are on the edge. The international pressure and India’s quest are escalating the situation further. To stand strong and war prepared, Indian Navy said on Sunday that it had deployed its front line warships in the Arabian sea...

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Defence Ministry plans to modernize Indian arms by inducting 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades for Indian Army

After the heinous act of Pulwama terror attack, the defence force has made sure that the Indian Security will be given the best of models to protect its nation. In a latest development, the Defence Ministry is considering a proposal to buy 10 lakh multi-mode hand grenades for the Indian Army. ..

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Fallacy of Pak claims regarding air combat/dog fight of 27 Feb 2019

India has, thereafter, officially claimed that they shot down a Pakistani F16 and that Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was the one who did it just before he himself got shot down...

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Alert, aware and ready..! IAF carries out major readiness exercise along Pakistan borders

Showing thorough inclination towards national security, the Indian Air Force on Thursday night carried out major readiness exercise over Punjab and Jammu, in which a big number of aircraft participated. During the exercise, IAF jets, including frontline aircraft, flew at supersonic speeds in the border districts including Amritsar...

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DRDO pins success for Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile test

In a major boost for Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired indigenously developed, low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) for the second time on Thursday in the ranges of Rajasthan desert. MPATGM is incorporated with advanced features including state-of-the-art Imaging Infrared Radar (IIR) Seeker with integrated avionics...

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DRDO successfully test fires Pinaka guided extended range rockets in Pokhran

Pinaka guided extended range rockets in Rajasthan's Pokhran were successfully test-fired on Monday by The Defence Research and Defence Organisation (DRDO). The two rockets, which were tested using the guided Pinaka system, succeeded in hitting the 90-km mark. The success signals a boost in the efficiency of the Pinaka system, as the rockets had touched the 70-km mark in their last trials, held in May last year...

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Bold and loud! IAF cites ‘high state of preparedness’ towards any perceived threat to nations security

Standing firm on their stand with Nation First, the security forces have always been prepared to tackle any situation. Likewise, giving a strong message, the Indian Air Force on Thursday released a statement maintaining the force's "high state of preparedness" to tackle any threat posed to nation's security. ..

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Women officers inducted in Short Service Commission of Indian Army to be given Permanent Commission

Women officers will be granted Permanent Commission in the Indian Army in all the ten branches where they are inducted for Short Service Commission (SSC). In so far the Indian Air Force is concerned, all Branches, including Fighter Pilots, are now open for women officers...

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Resoluteness and Defiance must to win battles

War is meant for the RESOLUTE at all levels; but not for weak-kneed. Nation must be prepared for losses in men and material. Defiance is the need of the hour by all true patriotic Indians...

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On a successful note, India test fires Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile just hours after Surgical Strike 2.0

Hours after the most awaited Surgical Strike 2.0 took place, India on Tuesday successfully test fired a Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) from a test range off the coast of Odisha. The missile was developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in association with Bharat Electronics Limited and Bharat Dynamics Limited for the Indian Army. ..

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HAL hands over three ALHS to Indian Army ahead of schedule

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over first three ALHs as part of the 22 ALH MK III contract to the Indian Army in the on-going Aero India 2019, on Friday...

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Major boost for navy firepower, Defence Ministry approves torpedo acquisition for naval submarines

India gets a major boost for its Navy firepower as the Defence Ministry has approved the acquisition of more than 100 heavyweight torpedoes which will be equipped on the force's six Scorpene-class submarines being built at Mazagon Dockyards in Mumbai...

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Don’t be complacent over improved security scenario in NE: Lt Gen Shekatkar

The overall security scenario seems to have improved in the northeastern region of India but that should not be allowed to make security forces complacent, observed senior security analyst and former GoC of 4 Corps of the Army Lt Gen D B Shektkar (Retd)...

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Blue skies will miss its brave jewel: Indian Air force honours martyr pilot Sahil Gandhi by flying #MissingMan formation

Today blue skies are missing one of its jewels, Wing Commander Sahil Gandhi, who was martyred on Tuesday after two aircraft crashed during a rehearsal for the aero show in Bengaluru...

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Make in India’s ‘Dhanush’ aims right! Indian Army, Defence Ministry nod for bulk production of 114 artillery guns

Giving a major thrust to defence force of India and upscaling the ‘Make in India’ intiative, the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has received a bulk production clearance from the Indian Army and the Defence Ministry for production of 114 'Dhanush' artillery guns. 'Dhanush' is the first long-range artillery gun to be produced in India and it is a major success story of the 'Make in India' initiative...

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Mood of the Nation - Baying for Blood!

the mood in the three districts of South Kashmir appears completely radicalized from the videos in social media circulation what with weapon wielding terror modules brandishing their weapons cheered by youth roaming freely in the by lanes of built-up areas and villages and ready to strike at the first opportunity...

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Post-Pulwama Options

What are the post-Pulwama options at the grass roots level? The more I think of them, the more I am convinced that the time for “soft options” must be set aside lest construed as weakness that can be exploited by terror groups, their handlers, stone pelters, separatist and local political leaders. ..

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CRPF decides to add new features to convoy movement to and from Kashmir

In the wake of a "new threat" where an explosives-laden vehicle was detonated by a terrorist alongside the force's bus in Pulwama killing 40 personnel, the CRPF has decided to tweak the standard operating procedures (SOPs) framed to secure its convoys...

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#VayuShakti2019: India Air Force’s assurance for ready to take on enemy anytime

India is devastated due to Pulwama Terrorist attack. Everyone, from soldier to the layman is taking the oath for the fight against terrorism, But on Sunday, 137 aircraft from Indian Air Force smash ground targets in Pokhran...

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"Terror sponsorers will have to pay a heavy price for # PulwamaAttack, Security forces given full freedom: PM Modi echoes intensity of Indians

Modi has warned Pakistan and terrorist organisations for their saying that those aiding and abetting terrorism, have made a big mistake. They will have to pay a very heavy price for their actions...

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"Do not air content promotes anti-national attitudes or contains anything affecting the integrity of the nation"

After the most heartening Islamic terror attack in Awantipora, Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, at least 42 CRPF jawans have lost their lives on Thursday evening making every Indian's heart weep, all Private Satellite TV channels have been requested to adhere to the guidelines issued on the coverage of terror attacks...

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India strongly raises matter of ceasefire violation, asks Pakistan to uphold sanctity of LoC and abide ceasefire commitment

Having a strong stance India has strongly raised the matter of ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the month of January. There were 216 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in the month of January of this year. 2018 saw 2140 ceasefire violations by Pakistan in which 14 BSF personnel were martyred and 53 injured. ..

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Defence Min begins process of procurement of 111 Naval Helicopters

The Defence Ministry has issued expression of interest to shortlist potential Indian strategic partners and foreign original equipment manufacturers for the procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH). Ninety-five helicopters out of the 111 will be manufactured in India by the selected Indian strategic partner. These choppers will replace the Chetak model and will be utilised for search, rescue and evacuation of casualties by air and torpedo drops...

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Strengthening nation's security, India to inject 72400 assault rifles this year

India has signed a contract with an American firm for 72,400 assault rifles at a cost of around Rs. 700 crores, Defence Ministry officials have said. The rifles, being used by US forces as well as several other European countries are being bought under the fast-track procurement procedure...

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New bird in sky: India welcomes 1st of 15 Chinook heavy lift helicopters

The first of the 15 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters ordered by the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived in India on Sunday. The CH-47F (I) was received at the Mundra Port in Gujarat and will be transported to its home base at Chandigarh...

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US Troop Reduction/Withdrawal from Afghanistan & Its Implications for India

Afghanistan is a very important nation for India. India has invested in the success of the current regime. It has committed US$2 billion in developmental aid to Afghanistan. Both countries signed a ‘Strategic Partnership Agreement 2011’ wherein, India is to assist Afghanistan in the training and equipping of Afghan security forces to finally take on the Taliban without the support of West. Afghanistan is also important for India’s energy security...

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Another Milestone by DRDO: Successfully flight tested indigenously developed missile system in Odisha

Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully flight tested Solid Fuel Ducted Ramjet (SFDR) propulsion based missile system from ITR, Chandipur, Odisha on Friday...

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India ropes in space technology to track border management

Managing to keep a strong vigilance at the border and keeping a check on intrusion, the task force recommended use of space technology identifying areas for better border management. These areas are island development, border security, communication and navigation, GIS and operations planning system, and border infrastructure development...

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Defence Sector pours around 3 lakh Cr from the Budget wallet; shows 7.93% growth than last year

There was happiness in each and everyone’s mind as Union Budget for the financial year 2019-20 is very impressive plus is for the people, presented by the Finance Minister in the Parliament today, envisaged a total outlay of Rs. 27,84,200 crore. Out of this Rs. 3,18,931.22 crore has been earmarked for Defence (excluding Defence Pension). For Defence Pension, an amount of Rs. 1,12,079.57 crore has been provided in BE 2019-20. Total Defence Allocation, including Defence Pension, accounts for 15.48% ..

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Levelling up defence skills, India and Israel join hands to provide best Naval Range Surface for Air Defence System

Moving swiftly towards strengthening and levelling up the defence capabilities, Indian Navy and Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) announced that it had entered into agreements worth $93 million for providing Naval Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) systems to India. ..

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Indian Air Force to acquire 15 HAROP killer drones from Israel

In a bid to enhance its unmanned warfare capability, the Indian Air Force is planning to acquire around 15 more HAROP attack drones which can crash into high-value enemy military targets to destroy them completely. The Air Force already has an inventory of these drones which are equipped with electro-optical sensors to loiter over high-value military targets such as surveillance bases and radar stations before exploding them. ..

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One for our saviours! Defence Ministry approves Rs 18,000 per month pension for disabled, war injury personnel

One for the pride of the nation! As the Indian Army strives hard to secure the people of the nation, it is our duty to secure their lives after retirement. In a very welcoming move and with approval from the Defence Minister, it has been decided that disability or war injury pension for armed forces personnel shall be minimum Rs 18,000 per month, the ministry said on Thursday. ..

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Denying breach of line from Indian side, BSF impedes illegal migration of 31 Rohingyas in India

Between barbed wires and border forces, 31 Rohingya Muslims have been stranded on the zero line in Tripura for over two days. The Border Security Forces of India has mentioned that these 31 Rohingya hail from the Rakhine State in Myanmar and have refused to accept them as refugees as there is no breach of line from the Indian side...

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Army Chief calls for incorporating Artificial Intelligence, big data computing into defence system

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has stressed on incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) and big data computing into the Armed forces' system. He was addressing the valedictory function of the National Conference on 'Self Reliance in Defence Manufacturing' in Hyderabad on Sunday...

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Indian Army in full Josh! Slaying down 250 terrorists, arresting nearly 54; 2018 proves to be successful year for Army

Sparing no one who bad eyes India, the year 2018 has undoubtedly been one of the successful years for the Indian Army. Eliminating several top ultras who were targeting security forces and civilians, the Indian Army has achieved considerable success in anti-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir...

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Curtain raiser from the white lies to cover up the termites of Rafale Deal: HAL

The recent HAL press brief about Rafale Deal, this article gives you an insight about the real facts about the company. This is what is called Bunkum. White lies to cover up. The mediocre HAL first spoke, out of propriety & issued negative statements after bringing reproach to the defence aviation. RAGA & his dolts latched on to this half baked input of an inefficient organisation ? When Nirmala Sitaraman gave the congress a tongue lashing in parliament & called HALs bluff and strongly refuted their ..

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Rahul Gandhi’s (RG) Rafael Lame Duck Political Grandstanding

Is the ruckus on visual media – rumour mongering, speculations, exaggerations and cacophony - a prelude to even costlier and more dangerous disruptive pre-2019 election crisis proliferation heralding chaos and anarchy?..

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Challenges of interoperability between various stake holders of ‘Coastal Security’

The All India DGPs Conference held at Kevadia ended 25 Dec, the main focus remained on coastal security. A proposal to set up force like The Border Security Force (BSF) to man the coastline was discussed. In the recent past, the Indian Coast Guard had intercepted a ship headed towards Alang and seized 1,500 kg of heroin. In another incident NIA had booked two persons from Mumbai who had planned bomb blasts in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh and RDX for the same was to come through Alang seacoast ..

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On a New Year day, Army Chief reviewed LoC

On the first day of New year, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visited the line of control and vicinity to review the security situation in Kashmir Valley...

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Is Pakistan deploying 600 tanks along the border with India?

According to multiple media reports citing intelligence sources, Pakistan is planning to procure 600 battle tanks, including Russian-made T-90s, in order to bolster its capabilities along the border with India...

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Peace will prevail if India’s neighbours give up enmity: Bhayyaji Joshi

Massive response to one-day national seminar on ‘National Security – A Vision’ organised by Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS) in New Delhi...

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India successfully test-fires Agni-IV ICBM from Odisha coast

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4,000 km on Sunday. The test was part of a user trial by the Army...

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Leveling up India’s coastal connectivity in Indian Ocean Region, Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates Information Fusion Centre

With intensified efforts to enhance relations with countries in the Indian Ocean Region, India on Saturday inaugurated an Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR) which will work closely with countries in the region and will be manned by the Indian Navy. The established centre is a step to consolidate the regional efforts with friendly nations to keep the global commons “open and accessible for all.”..

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Solidifying bondage of coastal friendship, India and UAE conduct a joint training exercise

Designated as a maiden tour outside Indian waters, the Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Vikram is on a goodwill visit to the United Arabs of Emirates (UAE), and will be conducting joint training exercises with the UAE Coast Guard. The joint training exercise is a step towards enhancing the interaction and co-operation between India and UAE...

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IAF embraces ‘green’ cape! India test-flies its first military flight using Blended Bio-Jet Fuel

Intending and stressing on to promote bio-jet fuel, the Indian Air Force flew India’s first military flight using blended bio-jet fuel on the An-32 transport aircraft. The project of using the bio-jet fuel was undertaken in an effort to cut down its carbon footprint, and so the team from the Aircraft Systems and Testing Establishment (ASTE) test flew a bio-fuel demonstrator Russian made An-32, transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) out of Chandigarh on Monday. The biofuel blended with the ..

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Bolstering military and defence engagements, India and Russia level up their bilateral cooperation

Discussing wide range of issues related to defence equipment, industry and technological engagement, India and Russia agreed to extend bilateral cooperation on defence joint-venture (JV) manufacturing projects on Thursday at the 18th meeting of the India-Russia Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC)...

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Strengthening defense base, Indian Navy inducts its first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle

Soaring high on the defence front, the India Navy joined the elite club of nations as it commissioned its first deep submergence rescue vehicle (DSRV). Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba commissioned the vessel at the naval dockyard in Mumbai on Wednesday. The DSRV is commissioned along with associated equipment- built by the UK’s James Fisher & Sons...

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Strengthening the defence system, India’s surface to surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-V successfully test fired

Showcasing the high end power incurred by India’s defence system, India on Monday successfully test fired its indigenously developed surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast. ..

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Watch real-time pics of anti-piracy action by troops of INS Sunayna trapping suspicious fishing vessel

One of the Indian Navy’s pride, INS Sunayna, deployed on anti piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden, detected a suspicious fishing vessel, approximately 25 nm off the coast of Somalia, in the vicinity of Socotra island on Friday...

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The Buck Stops With The Indian Army(NSG) On the Coast Line

The coastal security is layered with the various stakeholder operating as follows:- · IndianNavy forms the outermost layer where IN ships and aircraft patrol the waters well beyond the Indian mainland/islands. The ICG forms the second layer with ships patrolling the EEZ and Territorial waters...

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Including the indigenous BrahMos Missile and ARVs, DAC approves acquisition of equipment worth Rs 3000 Cr

Enabling a series of development strengthening the defense system of India, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Saturday accorded approval for the acquisition of defence equipment worth nearly Rs 3000 crore which includes BrahMos Missiles, and Armoured Recovery Vehicles (ARVs) for Battle Tank Arjun. ..

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Bolstering Indian Ocean security, Indian Navy to soon commence operations of Information Fusion Centre in Kochi

Envisioning a strong base to collate and analyse data related to maritime security matters in the Indian Ocean, the Indian Navy has intended on commencing the operations of an international information fusion centre in Kochi. Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba during a press conference on the sidelines of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) mentioned about the developments and also added that it will be shared along with other friendly nations in the region. ..

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‘Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti’- A step towards self-reliance

“Purpose of this mission is to increase self-reliance by reducing the transfer of technology and dependence on foreign companies for the technologies,” said Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman ..

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Status of Coastal Security 10 Years After 26/11

The 10th anniversary of 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai is the right time to review the status of coastal security in the country. This article will analyse the challenges to India’s coastal security, present status and the way ahead...

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Who should determine Rafale cost- courts, experts or both in concert?

The Rafale Jet price ‘war’ between the ruling NDA government headed by Narendra Modi and his ‘obsessive’ Opposition led by Rahul Gandhi has pushed it into the court of law...

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Levelling up defence system, financial powers of Armed Forces’ vice chief raised by 5 times

Adding feathers of utmost powers to carry the legacy of security, the Defence Ministry has enhanced the financial powers of the three vice chiefs of the armed forces by five times, giving a fillip to procurement of arms and ammunition and upgrade of defence preparedness...

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India gets an artillery boost! In a giant leap post Bofors, Army inducts 2 artillery systems M777 and K9 Vajra howitzer

The evolution of the artillery as a dominating force on the battle field has been a momentous journey. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the ceremony at Nashik inducting two different 155mm artillery systems which is the US-built M777 towed gun and the South Korean-origin K9 Vajra self-propelled howitzer...

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With INS Arihant completing its deterrence patrol, India declares nuclear triad operational!

Emphasizing on the significance of the successful deployment of INS Arihant for the completion of India's nuclear triad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the crew and all involved in the achievement which puts India among a handful of countries having the capability to design, construct and operate SSBNs...

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Beauty with serenity! INS Viraat all set to turn into a majestic maritime museum

The decommissioned aircraft carrier, INS Viraat, will finally be converted into a majestic maritime museum, that will come up in Sindhudurg district in the coastal Konkan belt of Maharashtra. At the weekly Cabinet meeting on Thursday, the government cleared an estimate of Rs 852 crore for the ambitious project. ..

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Accomplishing a successful voyage, INS Tarangini returns back displaying Indian culture across the world

Accomplishing the seven month long voyage across the world, the sail training ship of Indian Navy, INS Tarangini returned at the Kochi port this afternoon. Proudly waving the Tri Color, the ship highlighted the diverse culture of India across 15 ports in 13 countries. ..

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Striking like a bullet, Russia to supply two dynamic warships equipped with Brahmo missile for Indian Navy

Complying with the close dynamic relations, India has inked a $950 million deal to supply two warships with Russia that will be equipped with Brahmos missiles to add to the firepower of the Navy. The two frigates of the Project 11356 class will be bought directly from Russia and a contract to build two more at an Indian yard is likely to be signed at a later stage. ..

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Defence Ministry nods to upgrade 17 Dornier aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard

The Defence Ministry on Saturday approved mid-life upgrade of 17 Dornier aircraft of the Indian Coast Guard at a cost of Rs 950 crore. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), the ministry's highest decision-making body on procurement. ..

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First indigenously overhauled Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet debuts in IAF’s flying squadron

Undertaking every possible efforts to make India strong, the Ministry of Defence is leaving no stones unturned. In a new attempt, the 11 Base Repair Depot (BRD) of the Indian Air Force at Ojhar in Maharashtra’s Nashik district on Friday handed over its first indigenously overhauled Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet to the Indian Air Force...

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Indian Navy’s submarine rescue capabilities gets a major boost with DSRV trial

Giving a major boost to submarine capabilities, the Indian Navy has inducted its first deep submergence rescue vehicle for downed or disaster-struck submarines at high sea. The Western Naval Command conducted the trials of the Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV), which also set a record for "deepest submergence by a manned vessel" in the Indian waters. ..

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Indian Air Force celebrates its 86th anniversary today

The Indian Air Force is celebrating its 86th Anniversary today. In the last eight decades, IAF has technologically evolved and grown in strength to thwart any threat to the nation. It is committed to safeguard the Indian skies and has played a key role in providing assistance to the people of the country during any natural calamity...

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Enhancing maritime cooperation, India conducts joint exercise with Vietnam Coast Guard in Bay of Bengal

Enhancing maritime relations, India and Vietnam are all set to commemorate the Coast Guard joint drill exercise in the Bayof Bengal. The Indian Coast Guard conducted its maiden joint exercise with the Vietnam Coast Guard in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Chennnai, on Thursday...

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Southern Railways alerts RPF over Rohingya exodus to Kerala

Acting on an intelligence tip of, the Southern Railways has sounded an alarm cautioning the Railway Protection Force (RPF) units to keep a watch on the movement of large number of Rohungyas travelling all the way from the northeastern states to the South, especially to the state of Kerala...

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India has no option but to react when it's soldiers are attacked in their camps: Nirmala Sitharaman

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India has no option but to react when its soldiers are attacked in their camps. Pointing Pakistan for spreading terrorism, she said Pakistan continues to send trained terrorists from across the border and India needs to give them a befitting reply...

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Beyond sky limits, IAF successfully test fires indigenously developed air-to-air ‘Astra’ Missile

India has been successful in essaying its defence asset to the world. In a latest, a pre-induction trial of India's indigenously developed beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) 'Astra' was successfully conducted Wednesday over Bay of Bengal near Chandipur in Odisha...

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Enhancing its effectiveness, DAC approves procurement of Rs 2300cr-worth engines for T-72 tank

Giving a major backhand to the defence sector, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) rendered approval for the procurement of 1000 engines for fitment in T-72 tanks of the Army under 'Buy and Make' category at an approximate cost of Rs 2300 crore...

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Shooting high, India successfully test fires it’s Made in India anti-ballistic missile ‘Prithvi Defence Vehicle’

As the nation was sweet dreaming on Sunday night, India made its dream come true as it successfully conducted its first night trial of its indigenously developed Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) from a defence facility off the Odisha coast. The test is considered to be a major milestone in developing a two-layer Ballistic Missile Defence system...

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India successfully test-fires indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile ‘Prahar’

India successfully test-fired an indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile ‘Prahar’ from the Odisha coast on Thursday amid heavy rains. Notably, it is a huge success for India’s point of view and will increase the strength of Indian security forces...

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Supreme Court adjourns hearing, Nirmala Sitharaman slams UPA on Rafale deal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on a PIL seeking a stay on the Rafale fighter jet deal between India and France...

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Raksha Mantri approves purchase of defence equipments worth Rs 9,100 crores to strengthen security forces

In a bid to bring a massive boost in the armoury of security forces and meet their immediate requirement, Defence Ministry on Tuesday accorded approval for the for the procurement of equipment valued at over Rs 9,100 crores. Notably, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri Nirmala Sitharaman accorded approval for the procurement of equipment for the defence forces valued at over Rs 9,100 crores in New Delhi...

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates India's first 'smart fence' pilot project along Indo-Pak border; a fool-proof system to stop infiltration

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday inaugurated India's first 'smart fence' pilot project along the Indo-Pak border at the BSF Headquarters in Ploura, Jammu. Notably, the pilot project entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers to plug vulnerable gaps along Indo-Pak borders. The system provides for round-the-clock surveillance on the border and in different weather conditions be it dust storm, fog or rain. Smart fencing uses a number of devices for surveillance, communicatio..

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Indo-US Armies commence massive Joint Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to enhance counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism skills

The two-week 14th Indo-US Joint Military Training Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2018 commenced on Sunday with an impressive opening ceremony in the foothills of Himalayas at Chaubattia in Uttarakhand. The two Armies will jointly be doing training to enhance counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism skills under United Nation charter...

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Indo-US Army set to conduct high voltage joint military exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas 2018’ soon

The Armies of India and United States are all set to undertake a joint military training Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2018 from 16 September to 29 September this year with an aim to work together in counterinsurgency and counter-terrorism environment in mountainous terrain under United Nation charter...

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Indo-Kazakhstan joint exercise KAZIND-2018 begins to build, promote army to army relations and exchange skills

Exercise KAZIND-2018, a 14 day long joint military exercise between Indian and Kazakhstan Armies, commenced in Otar Military Area, Kazakhstan. Notably, the joint training aims to build and promote army to army relations and exchange skills and experiences between Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army...

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India and Japan discuss ways for better coordination and joint operations aiming to strengthen maritime relations

Aiming to strengthen ties between the Coast Guards of two maritime countries for better coordination, and joint operations in future, an eight-member Japanese Coast Guard delegation on Monday visited the Coast Guard Regional...

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Indian Air Force successfully carries out mid-air refuelling of indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas

The Indian Air Force on Monday achieved a milestone as it has successfully carried out refuelling of indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas. Notably, the first ever mid-air refuelling of the indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas was successfully carried out, placing India in an elite group of countries having air-to-air refuelling system for military planes...

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Indo-Mongolian joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018 kicked off to improve tactical skills in counter-terrorist operations

With an aim to improve their tactical and technical skills in joint counter-insurgency and counter-terrorist operations in the rural and urban scenario under United Nations mandate, the joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018 between the armed forces of India and Mongolia commenced on Monday at Five Hills Training Area, Ullanbaatar, Mongolia...

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Stop Episodic Analysis of Modernization of Security Forces!

The approach to modernization needs a dramatic shift: abandon classical approach; and shift to dynamic (Roll On) holistic and integrative approach. Wake up “Oh, Blind men of Hindustan!” and abandon the inherited “Elephantine” syndrome/obsession...

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates 3-day Defence & Homeland Security Expo and Conference – 2018

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday inaugurated the 3-day Defence & Homeland Security Expo and Conference – 2018. After inaugurating the defence expo, he called upon the law enforcement agencies to adopt new technologies to enhance their capacities to contain terror and to counter the emerging challenges to homeland security...

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Arun Jaitley washes away stains of Rafale Deal allegation; asks 15 questions to Rahul Gandhi

On this Independence Day we saw clarification on Rafale Deal due to foolish allegations of the Congress Party. Today Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised 15 questions in which he asked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to answer them and also in an interview washed away the stains of allegations...

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Strengthening defence cooperation and strategic ties, India and China discuss ways to boost coordination between armies

Consolidating ties and enhancing relations between both the countries, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe discussed ways to remove distrust and boost coordination between the armies. ..

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Ensuring peace and stability in Indo Pacific region; India, Japan deepen maritime cooperation

With consolidating ties, India and Japan aim to agree on the need to strengthen defence and security cooperation for a peaceful and stable Indo-Pacific region with the two countries seeking greater interaction between their defence forces...

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Deepening Special Strategic Partnership, India and Japan strengthen defence cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the progress in defence technology cooperation between the two countries. Apart from meeting the Prime Minister, the Defence Minister of Japan also held bilateral talks with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman strengthening base of defence. ..

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Bravo! India successfully test-fires Anti Airfield Weapon for eighth time; capable of destroying ground targets

India for the eighth time has successfully tested Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW), which is capable of destroying a variety of ground targets using precision navigation. Notably, the indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) were successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan range in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The weapon has undergone eight developmental trials till date and performance of a system for different ranges under multiple launch conditions has been ..

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Solidifying their 'Maitree', India and Thai armed forces conclude their exemplary military exercise

Strengthening bilateral ties and friendship between the armed forces of India and Thailand, the Indian and Thai armed forces on Sunday concluded a two-week long platoon level military exercise called 'Exercise Maitree 2018' in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar. The exercise was an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between armies of the two countries...

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India's indigenously Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ soars high in Pokhran skies; test successful

India on Sunday successfully test fired the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ from Pokhran in Rajasthan. Notably, it is a huge success for India’s point of view and will increase the strength of Indian security forces. The indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) was also successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan range in Jaisalmer. The ‘HELINA’ weapon system released smoothly from the launch platform ..

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Indian Army hits out at Pakistan over infiltration of terrorists from launch pads located on its side of LoC

The Indian Army on Thursday asked Pakistan to institute measures to prevent infiltration done by terrorists from the launch pads located on its side of the Line of Control’. Notably, the unscheduled interaction over the hotline took place last evening following a request by Pakistan...

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#Independence from the clouds of suspicion created on Rafale Deal

Recently during the discussion on ‘No Confidence’ motion in Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cited allegation on Rafale Deal. The same day both the countries (France and India) from their parts clarified on the rubbish allegations which created unnecessary clouds of suspicion on the clear, transparent and straightforward deal. The Rafale deal with France which created numerous questions in minds on what is exactly ‘Rafale Deal’? What the deal contains? Is it beneficial for the country? And ..

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Raksha Mantri approves purchase of Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels for Indian Navy worth Rs 4941 crore

With an aim to bring a massive boost in the armoury defence forces and meet their immediate requirement, Defence Ministry on Monday accorded approval for the procurement of six indigenously designed and manufactured Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for the Indian Navy...

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