Category: DEFENCE
Rustom-2 drones set to be ready by 2020

Rustom-2 drones set to be ready by 2020

In news THE Rustom-II Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), which is being developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will be delivered to the armed forces ...

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India test fires medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

India test fires medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile

Why in news?India test-fired its medium range nuclear capable Agni-II missile with a strike range of 2,000 km from Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast.Highlights:The ...

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India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-II

Why in news? India on Wednesday successfully test-fired it’s indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range in ...

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Agni 1 test-fired off the Odisha coast

Agni 1 test-fired off the Odisha coast

Why in news? India on Tuesday successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range off the Odisha ...

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Scorpene submarine programme makes progress

Scorpene submarine programme makes progress

Why in news? The second Scorpene submarine Khanderi is expected to complete sea trials by the middle of this year, while the fourth and the fifth submarines, under construction ...

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Third Scorpene class submarine, INS Karanj  joins the fleet

Third Scorpene class submarine, INS Karanj joins the fleet

In news The Navy’s third state-of-the-art Scorpene class submarine, INS Karanj , was launched by Reena Lanba, wife of Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, on 31st January, ...

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Agni-V extends its reach

Agni-V extends its reach

In news India on Thursday successfully tested Agni-V, validating the long range surface-to-surface ballistic missile’s reliability.“This was the fifth test of the missile and ...

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Israel missile deal with India

Israel missile deal with India

In news Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu 0n 17th Jauary, 2017 said that the $500-million Spike anti-tank guided missile deal between India and Israel, which had been ...

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70th Army Day being celebrated today

70th Army Day being celebrated today

Army Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm every year on 15th of January. It has been started celebrating to respect the Lieutenant General of India, K. M. Cariappa ...

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India navy conduct exersice naseem-al-bahr with Oman navy

India navy conduct exersice naseem-al-bahr with Oman navy

In news Indian Naval Ships Trikand and Teg are deployed to Oman for bilateral exercise ‘Naseem Al Bahr’ or ‘Sea Breeze’.The year marks 24 years of Indian Navy-Royal Navy of ...

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PM commissions INS Kalvari to the nation

PM commissions INS Kalvari to the nation

In news Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commissioned scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari into the Indian Navy in Mumbai today It is an excellent example of 'Make in India' and ...

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Joint Indo-UK military exercise focusing on inter-operability

Joint Indo-UK military exercise focusing on inter-operability

In news Military-to-military cooperation, inter-operability, heliborne and anti-terrorists operations are some of the highlights of the joint Indo-UK military exercise 'Ajeya ...

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At 70, Indian Navy is self-reliant, shipshape

At 70, Indian Navy is self-reliant, shipshape

Context This article explains achievements made by Indian Navy after Independence In news Navy day is observed on 4th of December every year to celebrate the magnificence, ...

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Government Aims To Manufacture Most Defence Systems In India In 6 Years

Government Aims To Manufacture Most Defence Systems In India In 6 Years

In news The government is considering to indigenously manufacture majority of the defence systems that are currently imported, over the next five-six years How?The ...

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