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  • Govt approves USD 2.6 billion naval helicopter deal with US ahead of Trump's visit

    Ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit here next week, the Cabinet Committee on Security has approved a government-to-government deal to procure a batch of 24 MH-60 Romeo helicopters from the US at a cost of USD 2.6 billion.

  • Indian Navy takes delivery of 4th anti-submarine warfare corvette

    Defence PSU Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) has delivered its fourth anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette to the Indian Navy. Kavaratti was the last in the series of four anti- Submarine Warfare Corvettes (ASWC) built by Kolkata-based GRSE under Project 28.

  • CDS Gen Rawat unveils big ticket military reform agenda

    India will have two to five theatre commands to deal with future security challenges along the Western and Northern borders and the first one is expected to be operational by 2022, Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat has said, rolling out plans for big ticket military reforms.

  • Exclusion of women officers in positions except staff assignments in Army 'indefensible': SC

    The absolute exclusion of women from all positions, except staff assignments, in the Indian Army is indefensible and their blanket non-consideration for command appointments without any justification cannot be sustained in law, the Supreme Court held on Monday.

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