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  • India all set to have first CDS by January; NSA-led committee completes ground work:-India is all set to have a chief of defence staff by January as a high-level committee headed by NSA Ajit Doval is wrapping up the ground work to appoint the single-point military adviser to the government as suggested by the Kargil Review Committee in 1999. In a landmark military reform, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15 announced that India will have the CDS as head of the tri-services....
  • India, Singapore agree to hold trilateral maritime exercise annually:-Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held wide-ranging talks with his Singapore counterpart Ng Eng Hen here on Wednesday during which the two sides agreed to conduct the trilateral maritime exercise involving Singapore, India and Thailand annually from next year. The first Singapore-India-Thailand maritime exercise (SITMEX) was held in the Andaman Sea in September as part of the security and safety of Indo-Pacific sea lines....
  • Three Rafale jets handed over to IAF by France: Govt:-Three Rafale fighter jets have been handed over to the Indian Air Force and are being used to train IAF pilots and technicians in France, the government said on Wednesday. The first batch of four Rafale aircraft will arrive in India by May 2020....
  • Nuclear capable Prithvi-2 missile successfully testfired at night:-India successfully testfired on Wednesday night its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range off Odisha coast, an official of the ITR said....

Centre inks pact with Goa Shipyard for two missile frigates

The Centre has signed a contract with the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) for construction of two advance...

PM Modi proposes new initiative to secure maritime domain in Indo-Pacific

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proposed a new initiative to create a safe and secure mariti...

India, Thailand decide to boost defence cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-o-cha on Sunday agreed to enhance ...

Uzbekistan ink pacts on cooperation in security ties

India and Uzbekistan have inked three pacts on cooperation in security ties after a meeting between ...

Defence Minister to represent India at SCO meet in Tashkent

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will represent India at a two-day meeting of council of heads of gove...

China to commission 2nd aircraft carrier soon: Report

China's second aircraft carrier, the first domestically-built, appears to be ready for commissioning...

China continues to bully others in SCS: US Pacific Fleet commander

There has been no reduction in Beijing's assertiveness in the disputed South China Sea (SCS), a vita...

Three-day Naval Commanders Conference concludes

The second edition of the three-day Naval Commanders Conference has concluded after deliberations on...

Def Min approves issuance of licenses for export of certain defence components

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved issuance of two Open General Export Licences for export ...

India, US vow to achieve tangible results under DTTI; to collaborate on UAS, small arms tech

In a bid to revitalise a defence technology sharing pact, India and the US have signed a 'statement ...

German Chancellor Merkel on 3-day visit to India from October 31

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay a three-day visit to India beginning October 31 with an aim...

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