Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) to train with Indian Air Force for another 5 years, under bilateral agreement

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will continue training with the Indian Air Force (IAF) at India’s Kalaikunda Air Force Station for another five years, under a bilateral agreement which was renewed on Thursday (Jan 19). The renewal of the pact, which provides for joint military training and exercises between the two air forces, … Read more

HEROJIT RAJKUMAR SINGH: The Flight Cadet who Faced All Odds but Never Gave Up

Adapting to disability is perhaps one of the greatest triumphs of human evolution. Flight Cadet ‘HEROJIT RAJKUMAR SINGH‘ is a living example of it. Not long ago, donning the IAF uniform was a mere flight of fancy for Flight Cadet Herojit Rajkumar Singh (nicknamed Hero, so apparent!) Hailing from the far reaches of our country, … Read more

Indian Navy appoints Admiral-rank officer as flag officer without asking Defence Ministry, MoD unhappy

The Indian Navy has been charged with appointing officers in new key posts without asking the Defence Ministry. In the first case, Navy had appointed a rear Admiral-rank officer Delhi area as the FODA, which is an operational appointment but the Navy does not have any assets in and around the national capital. The appointment … Read more

India saves Rs 470 crore in Hercules transport aircraft deal with US

The Defence Ministry has been able to make a valuable saving of almost $69 million (470 crore) in the deal for acquiring six C-130JSuper Hercules transport aircraft from the US. The savings have come, courtesy the procedures involved in government to government deals between India and America. THE DEAL India had signed the rupees 4,000 … Read more

Defence Ministry comes up with Strict Rules & Policies for making Films, TV serials and documentary on Indian Army

With over 120 requests in two years for making films and documentary on the Indian Army, the ministry of defence has come up with a policy with strict rules. In the absence of a dedicated policy that allows films or documentaries on army, several instances of arbitrary approvals came to light. In one occasion, a … Read more

Indian Army Looking For A Deadlier Sniper Rifle To Replace Ageing Draganov

The Indian Army is hunting for a new sniper rifle for the infantry which will have considerably more range, fire power and accuracy than the existing inventory, giving soldiers on the borders an edge over the enemy. Proposals have been invited from global manufacturers to present modern sniper rifles that can take down targets at … Read more

Who will be the next Army chief?

On December 31, General Dalbir Singh is scheduled to hang his boots as the chief of the Indian Army. Traditionally, the governments of the day would announce the name of the chief-designate two months in advance, but the Narendra Modi government has changed the convention. Appointing its first Army chief, the NDA government has kept … Read more

Manohar Parrikar clears names of new chiefs of Indian Army and Indian Air Force, announcement soon

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the Defence Ministry has cleared the names of the new chiefs of the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force. Parrikar said that the names will be announced soon and added that it has to be approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet. “I don’t see any reason why it has to be two … Read more

In Last four Years, Indian Army has Lost 256 Men in Various Operations

Army Has lost 256 men in last four years

Living up to their motto ‘Service Before Self’, in last four years, Indian army lost 256 Bravehearts, who made the supreme sacrifice during various counterinsurgency operations and offensive tactical mission. The maximum casualty of 85 men was reported in the year 2015. According to the army, maximum causality was reported from 6 Dogra regiment in … Read more

Ministry of Defence clears IAF’s proposal to to build new Aerospace Museum in Delhi

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The Air Force will build a sprawling new Aerospace Museum in the national capital, focusing on the nation’s rich aviation history. The new Aerospace Museum will be close to the international airport. Spread over 43 acres, it would have extensive indoor and outdoor displays including huge aircraft parked and hanging in flying attitude with mural depicting the golden era of the Indian … Read more