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Shortage of 1.35 lakh personnel in three defence services: Centre tells Lok Sabha
India

Shortage of 1.35 lakh personnel in three defence services: Centre tells Lok Sabha

On an average, 60,000 vacancies occur in all three services every year, out of which approximately 50,000 vacancies are for the Army. Due to the suspension of recruitment rallies in the last two years because of the Covid-19 situation, there is a shortfall of 1,08,685 jawans in the Indian Army

Indian Navy Recruitment 2022: Agniveer MR, SSR 01/2023 registration begins, check notice
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Indian Navy Recruitment 2022: Agniveer MR, SSR 01/2023 registration begins, check notice

Candidates can register themselves at joinindiannavy.gov.in. The last date to apply for Agniveer SSR/MR 01/23 is 17 December 2022

Is China using Indian Ocean to spy on India?
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Is China using Indian Ocean to spy on India?

Several events over the last few years indicate that the primary Chinese threat to Indian strategic interests emenates not from the Himalayas, but several thousands of kilometers away – among the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean

Navy Day 2022: Indians are proud of their rich maritime history, says PM Modi
India

Navy Day 2022: Indians are proud of their rich maritime history, says PM Modi

India celebrates 4 December as Navy Day to acknowledge the role of the Indian Navy and commemorate its achievements in 'Operation Trident' during the 1971 Indo-Pakistan War

Indian Navy Day 2022: History, significance and all you need to know
India

Indian Navy Day 2022: History, significance and all you need to know

After emerging victorious in the 1971 war against Pakistan, the whole country celebrated the success of the Indian Navy. Indian Navy Day commemorates the start of Operation Trident during the war

In historic first, Indian Navy inducts 341 women sailors under Agnipath Scheme
India

In historic first, Indian Navy inducts 341 women sailors under Agnipath Scheme

Emphasising that the services are gender-neutral, Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar said that the Indian Navy has previously accepted fighter pilots and female air operations officers, and that women sailors are now being enlisted under the Agnipath model of recruitment

Indian Navy looking at becoming 'Atmanirbhar' by 2047, says Admiral Hari Kumar
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Indian Navy looking at becoming 'Atmanirbhar' by 2047, says Admiral Hari Kumar

The Navy Chief said his force aims to have Made-in-India security solutions for the country. The Indian Navy achieved a very high operational tempo in the last one year and there has been greater emphasis on the criticality of maritime security as India marches ahead

WATCH: Indian Navy warships in action during Exercise Malabar 22 off Japan coast
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WATCH: Indian Navy warships in action during Exercise Malabar 22 off Japan coast

Exercise Malabar 22, which culminated on November 15, witnessed maritime exercises and drills by warships, aircraft and submarines from India, Japan, USA and Australia

25 years of INS Delhi: How the Delhi class destroyer catalysed transformation of Indian Navy into a blue water force
India

25 years of INS Delhi: How the Delhi class destroyer catalysed transformation of Indian Navy into a blue water force

As INS Delhi completes 25 years of existence today, it is also a testimony to India's warship-building prowess overcoming all odds external and internal and setting itself firmly on the path of Atmanirbharta

In numbers: Know India's military might over belligerent Pakistan
India

In numbers: Know India's military might over belligerent Pakistan

Although India had achieved conventional military superiority over Pakistan several decades ago, the Indian government under PM Narendra Modi has focussed on upgrading the fighting capability of the Indian armed forces over the past few years

Explained: The row over 8 former Indian Navy officers being detained in Qatar
India

Explained: The row over 8 former Indian Navy officers being detained in Qatar

The eight ex-Indian Navy officers were reportedly arrested on 30 August in Doha by Qatar’s intelligence agency. They had been working for a Qatar-based company for the last few years

India on alert as another Chinese spy ship enters Indian Ocean
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India on alert as another Chinese spy ship enters Indian Ocean

The Chinese spy ship Yuan Wang 6 has reached the Indian Ocean at the exact time when India is about to conduct another test of the Agni missile. It is being speculated in some quarters that on November 12, China is going to launch a satellite which will be monitored by the Yuan Wang 6

Sri Lanka, India discuss common maritime challenges faced in Indian Ocean
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Sri Lanka, India discuss common maritime challenges faced in Indian Ocean

The 32nd international maritime boundary line meeting between Sri Lankan and Indian navy was held on board SLNS Sayura off the coast of Kankesanthurai on Friday

The Big Guns are Out! DefExpo 2022 in Gujarat thrills and chills all
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The Big Guns are Out! DefExpo 2022 in Gujarat thrills and chills all

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 12th edition of the defence expo at Gandhinagar’s Helipad Exhibition Centre. This year’s event is the biggest in India’s history with participation from over 75 countries and a registration of 1,340 companies

Watch: Varuna, India’s first human-carrying drone, to be inducted into Navy soon
India

Watch: Varuna, India’s first human-carrying drone, to be inducted into Navy soon

Developed by the Indian startup Sagar Defence Engineering, the drone can carry up to 130 kg of payload and has the power to travel at least 25 km with 25-33 minutes of flight time.

From LCH Prachand to INS Vikrant, how ‘Make in India’ defence is transforming the nation
India

From LCH Prachand to INS Vikrant, how ‘Make in India’ defence is transforming the nation

The ‘Make in India’ programme received a great boost when India inducted the Light Combat Helicopter Prachand. The recent projects, showcasing India’s capabilities in the defence sector, has caught China and Pakistan on the back foot

Future Force: How India's military must handle the change to Theatre Command structure
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Future Force: How India's military must handle the change to Theatre Command structure

From the what to the how is the hard part that needs to be calibrated and understood before it is flawlessly executed

India needs an organisational design based on indigenous doctrine to develop its military into a ‘future force’
India

India needs an organisational design based on indigenous doctrine to develop its military into a ‘future force’

Let us choose the harder right than the easier wrong as the adverse consequences will be detrimental to the integrity of the nation

Unsinkable aircraft carriers: India’s island territories have great strategic potential which must be realised
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Unsinkable aircraft carriers: India’s island territories have great strategic potential which must be realised

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are the most strategically located islands anywhere in the world

Navy launches indigenously designed & built Diving Support Vessels 'Nistar', 'Nipun' in Visakhapatnam
India

Navy launches indigenously designed & built Diving Support Vessels 'Nistar', 'Nipun' in Visakhapatnam

In his address on the occasion, Admiral Kumar described the launching of the DSVs as a "coming of age of the expertise and experience resident in India's shipbuilding industry"