DefenceAviationPost.com wishes its readers a very Happy Republic Day 2017. Below are the complete details of awards given to the Indian Navy Personnel. ASHU SINGH, CHIEF MECHANICAL ENGINEER (131980 – F) (POSTHUMOUSLY) On 06 Mar 16, at about 1600 hrs, an incident of deck head lagging fire accompanied with heavy smouldering occurred in the ‘B’ […]
The Ministries of Defence of India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) inked an agreement on cooperation in the field of Defence manufacturing and technology.This pact is one of the 14 key Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) inked between India and UAE on various fronts including defence, trade, maritime cooperation, energy, IT and others. The MoU aims to […]
On 01 Jun 16, Squadron Leader Rijul Sharma was authorised to fly an Air Test sortie on MiG 29 aircraft which involved testing of aircraft at Supersonic Speeds at a height of 10 Km. While conducting this test in Supersonic Flying corridor; 110 km away from base at a speed of 1.1 Mach which corresponds to 1200-1300 Kmph of true air speed, the canopy perspex of the aircraft shattered.
In the wee hours of 18 May 16, Indian Air Force received a frantic call from Sri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board informing a forest fire raging on Trikuta hill which was fast approaching the shrine. Squadron Leader SS Multani (Now Wing Commander) was immediately tasked for dousing the fire by the use of Bambi bucket. He immediately swung into action and got airborne for the site.
India and UAE on Wednesday inked as many as 14 strategic co-operation agreements in the fields of defence, energy, trade and investment, information technology, and maritime security.
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has approved the award of two Kirti Chakras and ten Shaurya Chakras to the Indian Army personnel on the occasion of Republic Day 2017 has been included in the list of citations
The President has approved award of 398 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 68th Republic Day Celebrations.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Bipin Rawat accompanied by Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General D Anbu visited Siachen, Leh and Srinagar on 23 Jan 2017 and reviewed the security and operational preparedness. He also interacted with Commanders and all ranks.
This year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath will witness tableaux from 17 States and Six Ministries of the Central Government