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Steps taken to avert recurrence of AN-32 mishap: Air Chief

Steps taken to avert recurrence of AN-32 mishap: Air Chief

The Air Force has taken a series of measures to prevent recurrence of mishaps involving AN-32 aircraft, one of which had gone missing last year with 29 people onboard, Air Chief B S Dhanoa said today.

Essar Steel forays into defence manufacturing sector

Essar Steel forays into defence manufacturing sector

Essar Steel has forayed into high-growth defence manufacturing sector by developing steel grades which find application in land and naval defence.

Defence ministry wants special berths at Vasco bay

Defence ministry wants special berths at Vasco bay

The ministry of defence has decided to step up the Indian Navy’s presence in Goa based on a development plan for the next five years, sources in the ministry said.

Navy and Coast Guard to ink Rs 1,000-crore MoUs

In order to build dedicated jetties for parking ships and submarines on ports across Gujarat, both the Indian Navy and the Coast Guard will be signing MoUs worth over Rs 1,000 crore with the Gujarat government. This is the biggest quantum of MoUs to be signed by these two defence arms in the Vibrant summits […]

DAC gives go ahead to IAF to purchase C17 transport aircraft

The government today gave the go ahead to the IAF to purchase one more C17 heavy transport aircraft and also gave the nod to the Coast Guard’s proposal to acquire six multi-mission maritime aircraft for Rs 5,500 crore.

ANC Celebrates 16th Raising Day 2016: Cincan Reviews Parade

The Andaman and Nicobar Command, the only tri-service operational Command of the Indian Armed Forces, celebrated its 16th raising day on Oct 8th, 2016. The Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command, Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, reviewed the parade at INS UTKROSH and awarded Unit Citations to five Units for their outstanding performance in the last one year.

ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat has been manufactured by L&T, 28 delivered and 26 more being made

ICG high speed boat that intercepted Pakistani boat has been manufactured by L&T, 28 delivered and 26 more being made

The high speed interceptor boats deployed by the Indian Coast Guard for intercepting the Pakistani boat and capturing a dozen odd crew members, were built by Larsen and Toubro Limited at its Hazira shipyard. L&T has already delivered 28 interceptor boats and these are put in operations by the ICG. Order for 54 interceptor boats was placed by ICG on the company. The Pakistani boat along with 9 crew members was caught by ICG off the Gujarat coast on October 2nd.

SAR Operation Off Mumbai to Locate Missing Fishermen And The Brave Naval Divers

On 17 September 2016 morning, a fishing vessel Datta Sai suffered damage due to bad weather and sank about 30 autical Miles from Mumbai. The fishing vessel had 17 crew members on board.