SP's MAI - Issue No. 21 | November 1-15, 2017<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
The Tillerson visit has laid the ground work for this evolving strategic partnership which will have a significant bearing on the changing strategic equations of the 21st century.
The first visit by the French Minister for the Armed Forces, Florence Parly from October 26 to 28, 2017, to New Delhi signified the sincere wish of the two strategic partners to further strengthen defence and security relations.
The Indian Navy is facing acute shortage of the Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) for replacing its aging fleet of Chetak helicopters for the frontline frigates and offshore patrol vessels with small-decks and aircraft carriers...
During her address post commissioning, Defence Minister emphasised that the Navy’s relentless pursuit of self-reliance through indigenisation is highly...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir on October 19, 2017.
Inaugurating the Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC), the Minister of Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman said that it aimed to bring together like minded nations to evolve and formulate collective responses to challenges in the maritime domain.
The Indo-Russian military Exercise Indra-2017 culminated on October 29, 2017 at Vladivostok after eleven days of joint training in counter-terrorism operations.
A 14-day joint training exercise Prabal Dostyk-2017 between the Indian Army and the Kazakhstan Army commenced on November 2, 2017, with the opening ceremony at Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh.
The Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the Naval Leadership the Naval Commanders’ Conference which was held from October 24 to 27.
Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht at a ceremonial parade held at the Naval Base on October 31. Vice Admiral HCS Bisht retired after 40 years of service.
Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P. AVSM, VSM has assumed charge as the Vice Chief of Naval Staff from Vice Admiral Karambir Singh who proceeds to Visakhapatnam to take over as Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Naval Command. Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar P. is an alumni of the National Defence Academy.
The Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden visit to Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, Chennai, on October 15, 2017.
The Minister of State for Defence Dr Subhash Bhamre has said that the quest for indigenisation must be the foremost concern of any organisation as it is even more important in Defence sector as it leads to self-reliance...
INSV Tarini entered Fremantle (Australia) port during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.
Air operations from expressways and highways have combat potential and other spin-offs
The 15th exhibition of Dubai air show, to be held from November 12 to 16 at the Dubai World Central, will have more than 1,200 exhibitors – including 100 taking part for the first time – and over 160 aircraft on display during the show.
The Western Air Command, Station Commanders’ Conference was held on October 23-24, 2017 at New Delhi. The Chief Guest, Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) was received by Air Marshal C. Hari Kumar, Air Officer Commanding, Western Air Command.
Boeing-US Air Force test team recently refueled a KC-46A tanker from another KC-46A tanker for the first time.
Airbus Defence & Space has entrusted Indra, one of the world’s leading global consulting and technology companies, the development of a tactical and integrated procedures trainer (IPT) for training pilots who operate the A330 MRTT aerial refueling tanker.
Singer Mariah Carey became a victim of a burglary when thieves broke into her mansion here and took away $50,000 worth of purses and sunglasses. Burglars gained access to Carey’s residence around 3 a.m. recently and entered through a window or door on an upper floor...
A Mumbai businessman was recently arrested for carrying out a hijack threat on a Mumbai-Delhi Jet Airways flight. The flight was diverted to Ahmedabad, where it made an emergency landing.
AUSB stick containing confidential details about Heathrow security— including the route the Queen takes when flying — has been found in a London street.
Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group recently laid the Foundation Stone for the DRAL manufacturing...