The Border Security Force (BSF) has given a list of terrorist camps operational in Bangladesh to its counterpart, the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), asking them to find and dismantle them.
Defense Minister Arackaparambil Kurian Antony will be on a three-day visit to Russia next week, but will not get a chance to witness the ambitious Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) flight demonstration due to scheduling problems.
Second Lieutenant Radha Mohan Naresh was killed in action on December 10, 1971, defending the Raipur Crossing, one of the fordable points of the Munnawar Tawi river, the Indian line of defense for the Akhnoor Sector, ten days after being commissioned into the IX Jat Regiment at the age of 21.
India’s topline Sukhoi-30 MKI combat aircraft will soon be a permanent fixture in the skies over Rajasthan, with the Indian Air Force (IAF) deploying a squadron of the air superiority fighter jets at the Jodhpur air base on Saturday, from where the Pakistan border is a mere two minute flight away.
This is the third Indian missile test this week, a hat-trick of sorts, after the successful launches of Shaurya and Prithvi-II missiles, last Saturday and Monday, respectively.
Voicing concerns over India’s nuclear liability law, the United States has asked New Delhi to engage with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to see if it’s in compliance with the Convention on Supplemental Compensation.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) base here will host the eight-week-long seventh edition of the joint military training activities with the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) from October 14, a defense spokesman said.
The first sea trials of the INS Vikramaditya, the erstwhile Russian carrier, Admiral Gorshkov, have been postponed by five months. Russian website RUSNAVY.com reports that the sortie, which was earlier scheduled for the end of this year, is now being planned for May 2012.
Days after the assassination of his predecessor Burhanuddin Rabbani, Afghan President Hamid Karzai touches down here next week on a two-day visit to seek India’s support for the faltering peace efforts in his violence-torn country.
Representatives from CII, ASSOCHAM and FICCI have recommended the Tata Group to lead the development of a replacement for the Indian Air Force (IAF) Avro HS 748 Medium Transport Aircraft.
The naval LCA is still not ideally suitable for carrier-based operations, with the current GE-F404 engine slightly underpowered. This will change with the development of the naval version of the LCA Mk II, which will be powered by the GE-F414 engine.
Defense Minister Arackaparambil Kurian Antony: The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will be one of the biggest in this sector in the world by 2018. ICG assets have increased by 50 percent and the number of stations will go up from 22 to 42. Indian shipyards are building 156 vessels for the ICG and 12 Dornier aircraft will be inducted within two years.
The Indian Army has sought repatriation of the Director General of the Assam Rifles, Lieutenant General Rameshwar Roy for an inquiry into allegations of misuse of regimental funds by expenditure on his wife’s clothing, hair dressing and other gifts.
India has said it was evolving a joint mechanism with China to resolve their long-pending territorial dispute, while it acknowledged that the border had remained by and large peaceful since their 1962 conflict.