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    August 1, 2018
    DAC approves guidelines for SP model
    By Rohit Srivastava

    The much awaited nod for implementation of the "Strategic Partnership" model of the Defence Procurement Procedure was given on July 30 by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), apex procurement body of the Ministry of Defence.

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    August 1, 2018
    DAC clears eight Fast Patrol Vessels for Coast Guard
    By Rohit Srivastava

    On July 30, Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), apex acquisition body of the Ministry Of Defence, under the chairmanship of the defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved a proposal for acquisition of eight FPVs for the ICG.

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    July 31, 2018
    Unified Commanders' Conference - 2018

    The two day Unified Commanders' Conference for the year 2018 commenced on 30 Jul 18 at New Delhi. The Conference provided a platform for discussions at the Apex Level on all 'Joint Issues' amongst the three Services & Ministry of Defence and enabled stock taking of the previous year and facilitated planning for future.

  • July 31, 2018
    Wind tunnel test program verifies carrier suitability and mission performance of GA-ASI's MQ-25 design

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) is proud to announce the completion of the fourth wind tunnel test of its MQ-25 design.

  • July 29, 2018
    Curtain Raiser: Unified Commanders' Conference - 2018

    The two day Unified Commanders' Conference (UCC) for the year 2018 will be held on 30th & 31st Jul 2018 at New Delhi. The Annual Conference provides a platform for discussions at the Apex Level on all 'Joint Issues' amongst...

  • July 26, 2018
    Kargil Review Committee and Aftermath
    By Lt. General Naresh Chand (Retd)

    The Kargil War was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and other locations along the Line of Control.

  • July 26, 2018
    Kargil – Victory by Grit
    By Rohit Srivastava

    Today, on June 26, India is celebrating the victory of Kargil war or Operation Vijay. A war which was thrust upon us by an unscrupulous enemy, who exploited our trust to change the status-quo in an extremely difficult and unforgiving terrain, and required a military-diplomatic might of India to win it.

  • July 26, 2018
    GSL culminates the 04 x 1000T Fuel barges project for Indian Navy with all deliveries ahead of schedule

    Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) created yet another landmark in the history of Indian Shipbuilding Industry, by delivering all 4 x 1000T Fuel barges, ahead of contractual schedule.

  • July 21, 2018
    MBDA–ISAE scholarship winners welcomed
    By Rohit Srivastava

    On July 20, Claire Thuaudet, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of France in India, welcomed and honoured the five winners of the MBDA-ISAE Scholarship, at an award ceremony to celebrate their achievements.

  • July 20, 2018
    Production start 4th destroyer

    Commodore Rakesh Anand, Chairman & Managing Director, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, inaugurated the Commencement of Production activity of Y-12707, fourth destroyer of Visakhapatnam Class on July 19, 2018.

  • July 19, 2018
    Defence Secretary reviews Indigenous Aircraft Carrier Project at Kochi

    The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Project was reviewed by Sanjay Mitra, IAS, the Defence Secretary at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) on July 19, 2018.

  • July 17, 2018
    Rear Admiral Saw Shi Tat, Republic of Singapore Navy visits INS Teg at Djibouti

    A delegation led by the Commander Combined Task Force (CTF 151), Rear Admiral Saw Shi Tat, Republic of Singapore Navy, visited INS Teg (presently berthed at Djibouti harbour) on July 16, 2018.

  • July 17, 2018
    Joint subsea-surface survey operations capability demonstrated

    The ability for multiple unmanned subsea and surface systems to work together on joint survey missions, controlled from shore, has taken a step closer to operational reality following a two-week trial in Scotland's Loch Ness.

  • July 16, 2018
    Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of the Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy visiting India

    Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of the Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy is visiting India from 16 to 19 July 2018 along with a four member Nigerian Navy delegation. The visit aims to consolidate bilateral naval relations between India and Nigeria, as also to explore new avenues for naval cooperation.

  • July 13, 2018
    Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni — A Tribute
    By Rear Admiral Sushil Ramsay (Retd)

    Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni was born on December 05, 1931 at Pune, Maharashtra. On completion of Cadets’ training at TS Dufferin at erstwhile Bombay he joined the Royal Indian Navy in March 1949.

  • July 5, 2018
    GA-ASI maximizing fuel capacity for MQ-25

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is using an integrated fuel tank structure to maximize fuel offload for the proposed MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft for the US Navy.

  • July 3, 2018
    Schiebel completes successful S-100 trials for the Belgian Navy

    Schiebel effectively demonstrated the exceptional search and rescue as well as maritime surveillance capabilities of the CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) from 21 June to 1 July 2018 to the Belgian Navy.

  • July 2, 2018
    Bell Boeing to begin US Navy CMV-22B production work under $4 billion contract

    Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded $4,191,533,822 for modification P00008 to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft...

  • July 1, 2018
    Golden Globe Race 2018

    Commander Abhilash Tomy of the Indian Navy is all set to head off on a unique voyage. The officer is the only invitee from Asia to participate in the prestigious Golden Globe Race (GGR) that commences from Les Sables d'Olonne harbour in France today.

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    June 28, 2018
    Commander Abhilash Tomy at it again!
    By Rear Admiral Sushil Ramsay (Retd)

    Starting from Les Sables d'Olonne, skippers will go south till Cape of Good Hope, continue sailing eastward in the southern hemisphere to pass the international dateline, and pass Cape of Horn to start sailing north in the Atlantic Ocean for the final leg.

  • June 28, 2018
    Mission payloads tested on GA-ASI's MQ-25 surrogate aircraft

    General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) today announced that it has successfully flown its MQ-25A surrogate aircraft – a Predator C Avenger – outfitted with a representative set of mission payloads...

  • June 26, 2018
    India gifts HAL Do-228 aircraft to Seychelles; Aircraft to fly on Seychelles Independence Day

    The External Affairs Minister Mrs Sushma Swaraj handed over HAL Do-228 aircraft to the President, Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure at a ceremony in New Delhi today.

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    June 26, 2018
    Philippine delegation in MDL

    A fourteen-member delegation team from Philippines visited Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, country's premier warship building shipyard, on June 26, 2018. The delegates were received by Cmde TV Thomas, Director (Corporate Planning & Personnel), MDL.