Indian Army to procure 118 Arjun Mk-1A Main Battle Tanks for Rs 7,523 crore

NEW DELHI: The Defence Ministry placed an order to procure 118 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) Arjun Mk-1A with the Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF) in Chennai for the Indian Army on Thursday. The order, worth Rs 7,523 crore, will provide further boost to the ‘Make in India’ initiative in the defence sector and is a big […]

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Lt Gen Ananthanarayanan assumes command of 16 Corps

JAMMU: Lieutenant General P N Ananthanarayanan took over as commander of the 16 Corps on Friday, officials said. General Ananthanarayanan is an alumni of the Rashtriya Indian Military College, the National Defence Academy and the Indian Military Academy. He was commissioned into ‘The 3rd Battalion of the 8th Gorkha Rifles’ in December, 1984. In an […]

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