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Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully

India added one more achievement to its nuclear programme on Tuesday after Nuclear weapon carrying capability Missile Agni-I flight-tested successfully. The test was done from test range off the Odisha coast. This was the eighteenth version of Agni-I ballistic missile. About Agni-I Missile Indigenously developed Agni-I missile was introduced to service in 2004. Talking about […]

Sudeep Lakhtakia Appointed New Director General DG of NSG

Senior IPS officer of 1984-batch of Telangana Crade Mr Sudeep Lakhtakia has been appointed as new Director General of NSG (National Security Guard). An order of his appointment as DG of NSG is approved by Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) lead by PM Modi. Lakhtakia will be succeeding retired SP Singh, as Singh is […]

India Attends its First SCO Military Cooperation Meeting

India has attended international military cooperation departments of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting for the first time. India has joined the SCO recently last year. Indian delegation was lead by Major General Ajay Seth. Ajay participated in the meeting and discussed the problems faced in cooperation among all SCO countries. As per the officials, […]

Indo-US joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar’ to be held in Seattle

For a better cooperation between Indian army and US soldiers, a joint military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar‘ will be held in the third month of January at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) in Seattle. India will send a 45 member Special Forces team from Indian Army’s Southern Command to get trained along with US soldiers. Vajra Prahar […]

Indian Navy signs MoU with Cochin Port Trust

In order to increase berthing capacity, Indian Navy has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Cochin Port Trust. As per the agreement, 228 metres of berths, Q2 and Q3 at Mattancherry Wharf have been given to Indian Navy on lease for a period of five years by CPT. The MoU was signed by by […]

India and Sri Lanka Navies completed Second phase of joint oceanographic survey

Indian and Sri Lankan Navies has successfully completed the second phase of their joint oceanographic survey conducted at the South Western Coast of Sri Lanka. The survey was started in October with the arrival of Indian Naval Ship Sutlej in Sri Lanka. The survey chart was handed over to Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy […]

Scorpene Class Submarine Kalvari Inducted into Indian Navy by PM

Ingeniously made INS Kalvari Scorpene class submarine was inducted into Indian Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday at Mumbai. It is a silent diesel electric attack submarine that has been designed by French naval defence company DCNS. Here is all you need to know about the Kalvari: INS Kalvari has been named after […]

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