Indian Navy’s 7th P1135.6 class frigate launched at Kaliningrad in Russia

NEW DELHI: The seventh frigate of P1135.6 class for the Indian Navy was launched at Yantar shipyard in Kaliningrad on Thursday in the presence of Indian Ambassador to Russia D Bala Venkatesh Varma, the Defence Ministry said. During the launching ceremony, the ship was formally named as “Tushil”, which means protector shield in Sanskrit, the […]

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Women cadets in NDA first step to gender equality in forces: Army chief

NEW DELHI: Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane on Friday said as the National Defence Academy (NDA) opens its doors for women cadets, it is expected that they are welcomed with the same sense of fair play and professionalism, and added that their induction will be the “first step towards gender equality” in […]

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DRDO, IAF jointly flight test Long-Range Bomb successfully

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Air Force (IAF) team jointly flight tested indigenously developed Long-Range Bomb (LRB) successfully from an aerial platform on October 29, 2021. The LR Bomb, after release from the IAF fighter aircraft, guided to a land-based target at a long range with accuracy within specified limits. […]

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HAL delivers the 200th gun bay door for Boeing F/A -18 Super Hornet

NEW DELHI: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has delivered the 200th gun bay door for Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet. Bengaluru-headquartered HAL said it has been supplying the aero-structure to Boeing for the last ten years. “HAL has a long-standing partnership with Boeing and we look forward to strengthening our association on military and civil programmes. We […]

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Rolls-Royce opens new $11 million facility to support U.S. Navy programs

NEW DELHI: Rolls-Royce has completed an $11 million investment in its flagship Naval Defense campus with the opening of a new high-tech manufacturing, repair and test facility. The 25,000ft² facility will enhance and modernize the company’s naval operations in Walpole, adding waterjet maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) servicing to its portfolio of world-class capabilities. Dan […]

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Air Force Station, Carnicobar conducts multi-specialist medical camp

NEW DELHI: A medical camp with specialist doctors in multiple disciplines was conducted by Air Force Station Carnicobar, under the aegis of HQ Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), on October 28, 2021 to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. The camp organized at Community Centre of Malacca village in Carnicobar included 11 medical personnel from Bishop […]

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Lockheed Martin’s Greenville Site To Add More Than 300 New Jobs By End Of 2022

NEW DELHI: Lockheed Martin will add more than 300 new jobs for F-16 production and sustainment to its Greenville, South Carolina site by the end of 2022. The company is actively hiring today, and interested candidates can apply on LockheedMartinJobs.com. Select roles are eligible for new hire incentives, including up to $2,000 sign-on bonuses and […]

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Indo-UK Tri-Service Exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ Concludes

NEW DELHI: The maiden bilateral tri-service exercise, Konkan Shakti 21, between the armed forces of India and the UK culminated in the Arabian Sea on 27 October 2021. Smooth execution of the first edition of the exercise is testimony to the professional abilities, mutual understanding and shared commitment of the two nations and their personnel […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia virtually flags off first direct flight on Shillong-Dibrugarh route under UDAN

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MoS, Civil Aviation, MoS, Civil Aviation, General Dr. V K Singh (Retd.) along with Rajiv Bansal, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) virtually flagged off the first direct flight on the Shillong – Dibrugarh route under the Regional Connectivity Scheme – UdeDeshKaAamNaagrik (RCS-UDAN) of the […]

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Modi government signs share purchase agreement with Tata Sons for Rs 18,000 crore Air India deal

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government on Monday signed a share purchase agreement with Tata Sons for sale of national carrier Air India for Rs 18,000 crore. Earlier this month, the government had accepted an offer by Talace Pvt Ltd, a unit of the holding company of the salt-to-software conglomerate, to pay Rs 2,700 crore […]

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