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INDIA’S MILITARY DIPLOMACY TAKES WINGS

India is at centre stage of the world as it grows to become the fifth largest economy. In every country’s history there comes a time of reckoning when it gets…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

C 295 AIRCRAFT INDUCTION INTO IAF: CAPABILITY ENHANCEMENT AND ADVANTAGES

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on 13 Sep 23 took the delivery of its first C-295 transport aircraft from Airbus Defence and Space, at Seville in Spain. The aircraft is…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

Russia killed over 600 Ukrainian fighters in artillery strikes – defence ministry

(Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday that its artillery struck multiple Ukrainian positions and strongholds overnight, killing over 600 fighters. "The armed forces of the Russian Federation continue the special…

Russia says it destroyed large fuel depot in Ukraine’s Rivne region -Ifax

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it had destroyed a large fuel depot in Ukraine's Rivne region with cruise missiles on Monday evening, the Interfax news agency…

Russia accuses Ukraine of thwarting humanitarian corridors – Ifax

LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry accused Ukraine on Monday of not complying with agreements to create humanitarian corridors to evacuate civilians, Interfax news agency reported. Russia announced new "humanitarian…

Smoke seen over defence ministry intelligence HQ in Kyiv – witness

KYIV (Reuters) -Black smoke was seen rising over the Ukrainian defence ministry intelligence headquarters in central Kyiv on Thursday, although the building appeared to be intact, a Reuters correspondent reported.…

Ukraine defence ministry website, banks, knocked offline

KYIV (Reuters) -The online networks of Ukraine's defence ministry and two banks were overwhelmed on Tuesday and Ukraine's information security centre pointed the finger at neighbouring Russia. "It is not…

Raksha Mantri approves Delegation of Financial powers to Armed Forces for Revenue Procurement

Key Highlights of DFPDS 2021: Financial powers devolved to field formations; focus on operational preparedness; promote ease of doing business & jointness among Services Two times general enhancement for Competent…

No cases of infiltration reported at Indo-China border this year: Defence Ministry

New Delhi [India], August 9 (ANI): No cases of infiltration have been reported at Indo-China border this year, informed the Ministry of Defence on Monday. The Ministry's response came as…

DMA to first seek govt nod for initiating process for creation of theatre commands, structures later

New Delhi [India], July 14 (ANI): Amid the ongoing process for the creation of new integrated theatre commands, the Defence Ministry would be first seeking approval from the government to…

Defence Ministry signs Rs 583 cr contract with GSL for construction of pollution control vessels

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence on Tuesday signed a contract with Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) for the construction of two Pollution Control Vessels (PCVs) for…

Won’t discuss theatre commands issue in media as deliberations still on: IAF

New Delhi (India), June 21 (ANI): Amid the ongoing discussions on the creation of Theatre Commands, the Indian Air Force on Monday said official deliberations on the issue are still…