Syrian Helicopter Crash

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Syrian Helicopter Crashes, Crew Members On Board Killed

A Syrian military helicopter crashed during a training mission in Hama city, confirmed local media on September 4.  The crash occurred due to a technical snag in the helicopter, resulting in the death of all the crew members onboard. "A military helicopter crashed on Sunday morning, northeast of Hama, during a training mission which led to the martyrdom of the helicopter crew," said Syrian Defence department.

Sun, 04 Sep 2022 - 03:53 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Syrian Helicopter, crash, KILLED, Defence Ministry, Technical Malfunction

Courtesy: Zee News India

Jet aircrafts

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Indian Govt Offers 18 Light Combat Aircraft To Malaysia

The Indian Government has offered to sell 18 light-combat aircraft (LCA) named "Tejas" to Malaysia, confirmed the defence ministry on August 5. The Ministry also said, after Malaysia, Argentina, Australia, Egypt, the United States, Indonesia, and the Philippines were also interested in the single-engine jet. Notably, the government last year gave a $6 billion contract to state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for 83 Tejas jets, approved for… read-more

Fri, 05 Aug 2022 - 06:14 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: jets, Tejas, Indian government, Defence Ministry, LAC

Courtesy: NDTV

IMRH Chopper

Photo: Military Factory

India To Allow Pvt Companies To Make Military Choppers; Plans To Replace Russian Built Mi-17

The Indian defence ministry has given the nod to private companies to develop military helicopters. With this the Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) rules will be amended allowing private companies to collaborate with Indian Defence PSUs. The Indian Multi-Role Helicopters (IMRH) which will be developed under this collaboration, will replace Russian built Mi-17 and Mi-8 choppers in the Indian military inventory.

Sun, 17 Jul 2022 - 02:57 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Defence Ministry, Military Chopper, Air Force, Mi-17 Chopper, IMRH Chopper

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Rajnath Singh Tours Jammu and Kashmir

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Rajnath Singh Reviews Border Security, Developments In Jammu & Kashmir

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh took a stock of security at the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, on June 16.  Singh accompanied by Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pandey visited Line of Control, inspected border security situation and interacted with CRPF, BSF and Armed Officials at the Union Territory. Furthermore, Rajnath Singh was also briefed about the Ceasefire Agreement, field fortifications and Army-Citizen Content in J… read-more

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 10:20 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Rajnath Singh, Defence Ministry, Jammu and Kashmir, Border Security, Visit

Courtesy: ANI

Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Launches New Defence Recruitment Scheme

The Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched a new defence recruitment model called the 'Agnipath', on June 14.  The new model kicked in after Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) and Union Cabinet approved the new proposal scheme for armed forces. Major highlight of the new scheme is that young soldiers will be released after four-years of service. The new scheme will help youths to serve the country.

Tue, 14 Jun 2022 - 02:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: union ministry, Rajnath Singh, Defence Ministry, New Recruitment, India

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Conducts Telephonic Public Meeting: UP Assembly Polls

BJP campaigners started public meetings and rallies in poll bound Uttar Pradesh. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addressed public meeting in Lakhimpur. However, even after several attempts, despite being in Lakhimpur, intense fog and bad weather forced Rajnath Singh to switch to a telephonic medium. After missing the public rally, Singh is expected to take roadways to reach Pilibhit and conduct door-to-door campaign for the BJP in UP. … read-more

Wed, 02 Feb 2022 - 04:21 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: uttar pradesh assembly elections 2022, Rajnath Singh, Defence Ministry, Lakhimpur Kheri, Bharatiya Janata Party

Courtesy: ANI

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

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Rajnath Singh Addresses FICCI Annual Convention, Emphasises On Defence Sector Expansion

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, on December 18, emphasized on expansion of defence security in India. Addressing FICCI Annual Convention, Singh said, currently, India's defence and aerospace sector is worth Rs 85,000 crore, but if continues, it will reach Rs 5 lakh crores by 2047. "The government now looks at the private industry as their partners in fulfilling the objective of attaining Aatmanirbhar Raksha Utpadan," said Singh. 

Sat, 18 Dec 2021 - 05:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Defence Ministry, Rajnath Singh, FICCI Annual Convention, Indian government, Aerospace

Courtesy: ANI

Nobuo Kishi

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Japan Calls US' Decision To Resume F-16 Fighter Jets 'Highly Regrettable'

Defence Minister of Japan, Nobuo Kishi stated that US' decision to resume flights of F-16 fighter jets is "highly regrettable", especially before the investigation of the matter where US aircraft dropped fuel tanks. Previously on November 30, US F-16 was forced to drop two fuel tanks during an emergency landing near the… read-more

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Japan, USA, Defence Ministry, Probe, World news

Courtesy: ANI

Soldiers of Afghanistan national army

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Afghan Air Force Strikes Taliban; 13 Killed, 8 Injured

In a major airstrike by the Afghan Air Force, 13 terrorists of Taliban were killed and eight suffered injuries near Afghanistan's Taleqan city on August 5. Sharing the details, Afghanistan's Defense Ministry tweeted, ''38 RPG, 8 artillery shells & some amount of their ammunition were destroyed.'' However, referring to the recent car bomb attack, the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid reiterated to continue the attack on Afghan officials… read-more

Fri, 06 Aug 2021 - 10:39 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Taliban terrorists, Afghan Air Force, Defence Ministry, Afghanistan, Air Strike

Courtesy: ANI

INS Talwar on the way to Africa

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INS Talwar Set Sail To Participate In Exercise Cutlass Express 2021

INS Talwar is participating in 'Cutlass Express 2021', a naval exercise along the East Coast of Africa from July 26 to August 6. According to the Defence Ministry, this exercise will improve integrated maritime law enforcement capacity, encourage national and regional security. Besides, countries like the US, UK, and India as well as 12 other Eastern African nations are a part of the 2021 edition of naval exercises.

Tue, 27 Jul 2021 - 01:38 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Indian Navy, Africa, Naval Exercise, Defence Ministry

Courtesy: ANI