The French Dassault fighter aircraft Rafale has been selected to be the Medium Multi Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Dassault beat the four-nation consortium’s Eurofighter on price, with the fighter being identified as L1, or the lowest technically qualified bid. StratPost understands that Dassault has been issued a letter from…
The complete list of gallantry awardees, this Republic Day.
The following is the list of army personnel who lost their lives in service, in the past year.
In line with the contract worth over $900 million, the Project 971 Shchuka-B (NATO: Akula II) class sub has been leased to India’s Navy for ten years. It will be renamed the INS Chakra. The ceremony took place in the Far Eastern Primorye Territory.
Srinagar: A total of 1,377 tourists and locals stranded because of bad weather were transported by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Srinagar to Jammu and vice-versa Saturday. “The last IAF sortie operated as late as 11 p.m. Saturday,” Amir Ali, in charge of the disaster management cell, told IANS. He said 827 passengers were…
A drone carried out the missile attack in North Waziristan Tuesday night, reported Dawn. Three of the dead were foreign nationals, said sources. The attack took place on a three-room compound in Kherwana village on the outskirts of Miramshah.
The news of Brigadier Sarfraz Ali assuming command of the 111 Brigade came amid a showdown between the political leadership and the powerful military. The 111 Brigade is has been frequently involved in military coup d’etats, The News International reported.
“The government has granted in principle approval for the MHA’s (Ministry of Home Affairs) proposal to set up (the National Counter-Terrorism Center),” Chidambaram told reporters in New Delhi.
Asked if he would indeed resign, Singh retorted: “Please leave it to my judgement on what I want to do. It concerns me and I may decide on my action after thinking over it whenever I get the time.” Soon, another question popped up: Is this your last Army Day press conference as army chief? General Singh’s enigmatic reply: “I don’t know.”
“What happened at that time, we have a report of that. It has been made available to authorities. I don’t think there was an inquiry carried out at that time. Because in all such encounters, it is left to the civil police to investigate,” Singh said when asked about the controversy involving Lieutenant General Bikram Singh, present Eastern Army Commander.