MoD surveys 17.78 lakh acres of Defence Land in a little over three years using modern surveying technologies

NEW DELHI: As per the records maintained by Defence Estates Offices, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) owns large tracts of land admeasuring about 17.99 lakh acres out of which approximately 1.61 lakh acres is situated within the 62 notified Cantonments. About 16.38 lakh acres is spread across many pockets outside the Cantonments. Out of 16.38 […]

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PDTC signs agreement with BEL to promote defense and aerospace technologies in both countries

NEW DELHI: Power For Defense Technologies Co (PDTC), a Saudi Arabian company signed an agreement with Navratna Defense PSU, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) India, to bring India and Saudi Arabia closer through the promotion of defense and aerospace technologies. Power for Defense Technologies was founded by Sheikh Mohammed Mustfa-Zaini Al-Shaibi, a member of a highly […]

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New generation ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ successfully test-fired by DRDO

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha at 11:06 am on December 18, 2021. Various telemetry, radar, electro-optical stations and down range ships positioned along the eastern coast tracked and monitored the […]

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India successfully launches Supersonic Missile Assisted Torpedo System

NEW DELHI: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed supersonic missile assisted torpedo system was successfully launched from Wheeler Island in Odisha on December 13, 201. The system is a next generation missile-based standoff torpedo delivery system. During the mission, full range capability of the missile was successfully demonstrated. The system has been designed to […]

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81 gentleman cadets passout from officers’ training academy-Gaya

NEW DELHI: The Officers’ Training Academy (OTA), Gaya wore a traditional military look on the occasion of 20th Passing Out Parade. Today 81 officers of the Technical Entry Scheme (TES)-38 including 09 officers from Friendly Foreign Countries and 18 officers of Special Commissioned Officers Course (SCO)-47 passed out of OTA, Gaya. The SCO Course also […]

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Successful Flight Test of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile

NEW DELHI: Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile was successfully flight tested today by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha. The launch was conducted from a vertical launcher against an electronic target at a very low altitude. The flight path of the vehicle […]

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Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired from Sukhoi 30 MK-I off Odisha coast

NEW DELHI: Air version of BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was successfully test fired from the supersonic fighter aircraft Sukhoi 30 MK-I at 1030 hrs from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha on December 08, 2021. In this copy book flight, the missile launched from the aircraft followed the pre-planned trajectory meeting all […]

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CDS Rawat, wife Madhulika cremated with full military honours

NEW DELHI: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and his wife Madhulika Rawat were cremated with full military honours at the Brar Square crematorium here on Friday. Gen Rawat, his wife, and 11 other defence personnel were killed when a Mi17V5 helicopter carrying them crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. The mortal […]

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CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, wife and 11 others killed in helicopter crash near Coonoor

NEW DELHI: Gen Bipin Rawat, India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, his wife and 11 other armed forces personnel died on Wednesday after the military helicopter they were travelling in crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said. The lone survivor, Group Captain Varun Singh, is currently under treatment at a […]

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Confident of dealing with any threat in India’s maritime domain

NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is fully confident of defending India’s maritime interests and is carrying out acquisition of platforms considering the possible security challenges facing the country, Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said on Friday. Addressing a press conference, he also said that the details of the proposed maritime command are being worked […]

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