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Defence reasearch

In a first, DRDO develops unmanned tank Muntra; from detecting nuclear, bio weapons to mines, here is all you need to know

New Delhi, July 29, 2017: Government agency Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently developed an unmanned tank that can remotely operate and has named it ‘Muntra’.

Defence Production

96 contracts inked for armed forces in last 3 years

New Delhi, July 30, 2017: A total of 96 contracts involving an amount of Rs 85,733 crore have been signed with Indian vendors for capital procurement of defence equipment for the armed forces in the last 3 financial years.

Ministry of defence

Government tells Air Force, Navy to complete airbase fencing before deadline

New Delhi, Aug 16, 2017: Seeking to prevent another Pathankot-type attack, the defence ministry has asked the navy and the air force to hasten and complete the three-layer perimeter fencing around their air bases before the timeframe set by them.

International Diplomacy

Japan deploys missile defence over North Korea threat to Guam: Reports

Tokyo, Aug 12, 2017: Japan was on Saturday deploying its Patriot missile defence system after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over the country towards the US Pacific territory of Guam, reports said.

history

New Delhi, June 27, 2017: India’s most illustrious military personnel Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, also known as Sam Bahadur had the most noteworthy military career that spanned for over four decades, which included five major wars, beginning with the British Indian Army during World War II.

women

New Delhi, Aug 17, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met six officers of the Indian Navy who will sail around the world in India`s first attempt to circumnavigate the globe by an all-women crew.

welfare

New Delhi, July 26, 2017: On this day, July 26, 18 years ago, the Indian Army won back the high outposts in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir, sacrificing life and limb to fight back Pakistani intruders.