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IN-EUNAVFOR – Joint Naval Exercise

IN-EUNAVFOR Joint Naval Exercise:   The maiden Indian Navy – European Union Naval Force (IN-EUNAVFOR) Exercise is being conducted in the Gulf Of Aden. Participants: Along with the Indian Navy, other naval forces are from Italy, Spain, and France. The naval exercise included advanced air defense and anti-submarine exercises, tactical maneuvers, Search & Rescue, and […]

Integrated Tri-Service Theatre Commands

Integrated triservice theatre commands.: A high-level committee has been formed for the consultations on the creation of integrated triservice theatre commands. The committee will examine all issues and find a way forward before a formal note on their creation is sent to the Cabinet Committee on Security. The move was necessitated due to some aspects […]

Innovations For Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO)

Innovations For Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO):   Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved the budgetary support of ₹498.8 crores to Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five years. Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) was launched by the Government of India in 2018. iDEX will […]

CORPAT: India and Thailand

CORPAT: India and Thailand: India and Thailand started the 31st edition of Coordinated Patrols or CORPAT, with the aim of reinforcing maritime links between two countries and keeping the Indian Ocean safe and secure for international trade. CORPAT Exercise: This is the first biannual exercise in which Saryu, an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel […]

INS Sandhayak: Decommissioned

INS Sandhayak: Decommissioned: INS Sandhayak, the Indian Navy’s oldest Hydrographic Survey Vessel was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam after serving the nation for 40 glorious years. INS Sandhayak undertook over 200 major hydrographic surveys. The ship also took part in important operations like Op Pawan in Sri Lanka, 1987, Op Rainbow for Humanitarian Assistance […]

20 Reforms In 2020 eBook: Defence Sector

‘20 Reforms In 2020’: Defence Sector: The Defence Minister released an E-booklet titled ‘20 Reforms in 2020’ highlighting the major reforms undertaken by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in 2020. Chief of Defence Staff & Department of Military Affairs: The appointment of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) and creation of the Department of […]

What is Project 75 of India

Project 75 India: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the issuance of a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the construction of six conventional submarines under Project-75I (India). RFP is a project announcement posted publicly by an organization indicating that bids for contractors to complete the project are sought. This project envisages indigenous construction of […]

Chemical Weapons Against Syria

Chemical Weapons: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has told the United Nations Security Council that it investigated 77 allegations against Syria, and concluded in 17 cases chemical weapons were likely or definitely used. Syria was pressed to join the chemical weapons convention in 2013 by its close ally Russia after a deadly […]