Second batch of Indian military personnel leave Maldives

The second group of Indian military personnel operating a helicopter has left the Maldives on April 9 under a bilateral agreement with India, President Mohamed Muizzu has announced. Further, Muizzu announced this on Friday while speaking during a campaign event for ruling party candidates ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for later this month. “The…

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Command Hospital, Pune becomes the first govt. hospital across the country to procure and conduct successful piezoelectric bone conduction hearing implants

Department of Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) at Command Hospital (Southern Command) in Pune has conducted two piezoelectric Bone Conduction Hearing Implants (BCI) in a 7-year old male child suffering from congenital external and middle ear anomalies with severe degree of hearing loss and one adult with Single Sided Deafness (SSD). With this it became…

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Lockheed Martin Awarded C2BMC-Next Contract To Enhance Global Interoperability

The Missile Defense Agency awards Lockheed Martin an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum ceiling amount of $4,099,900,000. The ordering period is from May 1, 2024 through April 30, 2029, with an option to extend through April 30 2034. Noteworthy, this contract will accelerate innovation and continue leading the development of the Command and Control, Battle…

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Indian Foreign secretary meets US defence deputy secretary Kathleen Hicks

Deputy Secretary of Defense of United States (US), Kathleen Hicks hosted Indian Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra at the Pentagon today to discuss priorities for strengthening the US-India defense partnership, including the implementation of the Roadmap for US-India Defense Industrial Cooperation. The two officials underscored the historic momentum in the Major Defense Partnership in support of…

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‘Wars are changing’: Army Chief and CDS want Indian Armed forces to adopt de-novo mantra for future warfare

The Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan initiated ‘Parivartan Chintan’ in New Delhi, highlighting the need for developing a joint culture for the Armed Forces. He stated, “We need to distil the best of each service to give a de-novo approach to traditional concepts.” The conference focused on generating fresh ideas, initiatives, and reforms…

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India-Uzbekistan Joint Military Exercise DUSTLIK begins on April 15

The fifth edition of the ‘Dustlik’ Joint Military Exercise between India and Uzbekistan is scheduled to begin in Termez District, Uzbekistan, from April 15. “Exercise Dustlik 2024 5th Edition of Joint Military Exercise ‘DUSTLIK’ between India and Uzbekistan will be conducted at Termez District, Uzbekistan from 15 to 28 April 2024. The participating contingents from…

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India’s budget for infrastructure on China border rose significantly after 2014: S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar on Friday said India’s budget for infrastructure on the China border was increased significantly after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister. India should have learnt lessons from the 1962 war but no headway was made in the development of border infrastructure till 2014, he claimed, adding that the Modi…

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