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A Step Closer to Its Vision Of `Wining Indian Wars With Indian Solutions’, Indian Army Inks An MoU With IIT Bombay

A Step Closer to Its Vision Of `Wining Indian Wars With Indian Solutions’, Indian Army Inks An MoU With IIT Bombay

Indian Army and IIT Bombay signed a MoU for collaboration on research for futuristic requirements of the Army and determining solutions for various problems

If seniority, date of birth was the only criteria, we should leave it to the computer to select the service chief, why follow a cabinet process : Parrikar

If seniority, date of birth was the only criteria, we should leave it to the computer to select the service chief, why follow a cabinet process : Parrikar

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday that there has been no violation in any rule over the selection of chief of Indian army. Stating that the government has not violated any rules of selection process, Parrikar said selection of Chief of Armed Forces is the prerogative of Government.
“If seniority, date of birth was the only criteria, we should have left it to the computer to select the service chief…why follow a cabinet process,” he added.

COAS General Bipin Rawat Reviews Security Situation During His Maiden Visit to J&K

COAS General Bipin Rawat Reviews Security Situation During His Maiden Visit to J&K

Team DefenceAviationPost India’s new army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday reviewed the security situation and favoured a dynamic strategy to handle the “proxy war” during his maiden visit to Jammu and Kashmir after taking charge, . The army chief began his three-day tour by visiting the Udhampur-based Northern Command where he was briefed by […]

MoS Defence Visits DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex

MoS Defence Visits DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex

Sustained contributions of Missile Complex have gone a long way in strengthening the indigenous defence capabilities and industries of our country, Dr. Bhamre said during his visit to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Missile Complex, Hyderabad on Thursday (January 05, 2017).

India to achieve the $2 billion defence export target by 2019 : Parrikar

India to achieve the $2 billion defence export target by 2019 : Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said India aims to achieve the $2 billion defence export target by 2019. Stating that Vietnam is already using Indian made warships, Parrikar said at least 16-17 countries are in discussion with Indian shipyards to acquire warships from India.

Parrikar Speaks On Crucial Issues Of Procurement; Says SP Model To Be Finalised In A Month’s Time

Parrikar Speaks On Crucial Issues Of Procurement; Says SP Model To Be Finalised In A Month’s Time

Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar spoke to media on the sidelines of an event in the capital. Following are some of the highlights of his interaction on a host of issues concerning defence procurement, selection of chief of armed forces, state of OFB, OROP and other issues.

New army chief Bipin Rawat expects support from superseded generals 

New army chief Bipin Rawat expects support from superseded generals 

Army chief-designate lieutenant general Bipin Rawat expects “support and cooperation” from the two generals superseded by the government to elevate him to the top position

Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM takes over as AOC-in-C Eastern Air command, IAF

Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM takes over as AOC-in-C Eastern Air command, IAF

Air Marshal Anil Khosla AVSM VM took over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Air Command on 01 Jan 2017.

Air Marshal C HARIKUMAR takes over as AOC-IN-C, Western Air Command (WAC)

Air Marshal C HARIKUMAR takes over as AOC-IN-C, Western Air Command (WAC)

Team DefenceAviationPost Air Marshal C Harikumar AVSM VM VSM took over as AOC-in-C, Western Air Command (WAC), today. The Air Marshal was accorded a ceremonial guard of honor on his arrival at HQ WAC. Air Marshal Harikumar was commissioned in the IAF in the year 1979. A Qualified Flying Instructor and a Fighter Combat Leader, […]

Former COAS Gen Dalbir Singh May Soon Be Heading For An Important Diplomatic Assignment: Sources

Former COAS Gen Dalbir Singh May Soon Be Heading For An Important Diplomatic Assignment: Sources

Gen Dalbir singh will soon be heading for an important diplomatic assignment, top government sources told DefenceAviationPost.com. “In all probability it will be a foreign assignment for him (Gen Dalbir Singh)…likely as India’s Ambassador to one of the strategic neighbour countries,” a top government official disclosed. The official refused to give any more details.