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China’s Underestimation and Its Unintended Consequences

In the intricate web of geopolitical dynamics, the actions of one nation can often have far-reaching implications, as China is discovering in its interactions with India and the Philippines. Recent developments underscore how China’s perceived superiority complex is driving its…

Rafale to Exercise Garuda: Indo-French Defence Ties Intensify

In a testament to the deepening ties between India and France, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan’s official visit to France underscores the commitment to bolster multilevel defence cooperation.

Increase in Agniveer Applicants for Army Recruitment

The Indian Army is witnessing a significant surge in applications for Agniveer recruitment, with numbers up nearly 10% compared to the previous year.

Defence Secretary Co-Chairs India-Germany High Defence Committee Meeting in Berlin

Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane co-chaired the India-Germany High Defence Committee (HDC) meeting in Berlin on 27 Feb 2024 with the State Secretary, German Ministry of Defence Mr Benedikt Zimmer.

INS Sumitra Successfully Rescues Crews from Somali Pirates in Anti-Piracy Operations

In a commendable display of maritime prowess, the INS Sumitra has achieved yet another victory in the ongoing battle against piracy off the East Coast of Somalia.

DRDO Successfully Tests Next-Generation AKASH Missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out a flawless flight-test of the New Generation AKASH missile (AKASH-NG) at the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha on January 12, 2024, at 1030 hrs.

India and UAE Strengthen Military Ties through ‘DESERT CYCLONE’ Joint Exercise

India and the UAE strengthen military collaboration as their respective contingents kick off the first-ever ‘DESERT CYCLONE’ joint exercise in Rajasthan.

INS Imphal Commissioning Marks Landmark Achievement in India’s Naval Power and Self-Reliance

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, expressed pride as INS Imphal was commissioned into the Indian Navy, marking  a significant moment for the nation’s growing self-reliance in defense

Indo-US Special Forces Launch 14th Edition of VAJRA PRAHAR 2023: Strengthening Defence Ties and Tactical Collaboration

In a significant display of military collaboration, the 14th edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise, known as “VAJRA PRAHAR 2023,” commenced at the Joint Training Node in Umroi, Meghalaya.

Indian Gallantry Awards: A Salute to Courage, Sacrifice, and Valour

The Indian gallantry awards are a testament to the indomitable spirit and unwavering resolve of individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to serve their nation.

U.S. Consulate Kolkata and CUTS International Host Defense News Conclave

The U.S. Consulate General Kolkata and CUTS International jointly organized a half-day workshop titled “Defense News Conclave: Stories of U.S.-India Defense and Security Partnership.”

IIT Kanpur Develops ‘Suicide Drone’: A Game-Changer in Indian Defence

In a significant development, the IIT Kanpur, has successfully crafted an indigenous version of the Kamikaze drone, also known as the suicide drone

Nomadic Elephant-2023: India-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise to Commence at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

On July 16, 2023, a contingent of 43 personnel from the Indian Army embarked on a journey to Mongolia to take part in the 15th edition of the bilateral joint military exercise named “Nomadic Elephant-2023”.

INS Kirpan to be Handed Over to Vietnam People’s Navy upon Arrival

In a gesture of friendship and cooperation, India announced the gifting of the in-service missile corvette INS Kirpan to Vietnam during the recent visit of Gen Phan Van Giang, Minister of Defence of Vietnam, from 17 to 19 June 2023.