Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba today left on a four-day visit to Myanmar during which he will hold talks with the top defence authorities there and seek to deepen bilateral military ties.
Lt Gen Devraj Anbu was today appointed as new chief of strategically important Northern Command in place of Lt Gen D S Hooda, who retires this month end.
Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said India did not seek war, but would “gouge out eyes” of the enemy if provoked.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar today said the firing from across the border had stopped in the last two days as the enemy was feeling the heat of retaliation
Rajya Sabha Updates Of November 22 On Defence
Out of the Rs 50,000 crore orders anticipated, some major programs to fructify soon would include Tracked and Towed Gun Systems, Military Communication Station Project, Akash missiles propulsion airframes and launchers for Air Force, Army Bridging Systems, Naval weapon launch systems.
“Our Two Shipyards Together have ample capacity to take on emerging defence and commercial opportunities,” Vice Admiral (Retd) B Kannan, MD & CEO – L&T Shipbuilding Ltd
The visit aims at engaging China on subjects of mutual concern and shared interest, which include terrorism, humanitarian assistance and Peace keeping training.
MoS Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre assures monitoring at the highest level in remaining 5% pensioners who are yet to get pension benefits.
Perhaps for the first time, retiring personnel of the Indian Armed Forces were handed over Placement Letters to work after retirement. Following the ‘Skill India’ mission launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 June 2015, retiring naval sailors were awarded with “Skill Certificates” and handed over the “Placement Letters” by Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar and the Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on 18 Nov 2016.