Mayank Singh

Rafale jets to boost IAF’s depleting air power

The Supreme Court judgment on the Rafale fighter jet deal is a shot in the arm for the Indian Air Force, as it will strengthen its arsenal.

15 Dec 2018

Civil, defence aero meets combined for February 2019

This time, the five-day event will have theme-based programmes.

08 Dec 2018

Six more branches for women in the Indian Army

 At present, the women are commissioned as the Short Service Commissioned officers from the Officers Training Academy, Chennai, and can serve up to a maximum of 14 years.

06 Dec 2018

In sign of thaw, Chinese army officer trains at Indian defence institute

In a sign of improved India-China ties, a senior Colonel of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army is currently in India for a year-long course in military management. 

05 Dec 2018

Government rejects Army’s proposal for higher perk

The hierarchy in the Forces is divided into officers, JCOs and other ranks. It takes 15 years for a jawan to become a JCO.

05 Dec 2018

DAC approves BrahMos as main weapon of Russian built stealth frigates

Nirmala Sitharaman accorded approval for acquisition of defence equipment for about Rs 3,000 crore which included the procurement of the ARV along with Brahmos.

02 Dec 2018