Security

DRDO drone crashes in Karnataka

Syllabus: Security Why in NEWS An unmanned testing aircraft of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) crashed on a farmland in Chitradurga district of Karnataka on Sunday. No one was injured. Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is the premier agency under …

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Launch of F Y – 3024 (VINDHYAGIRI) ON 17 August 2023

Syllabus: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Context Vindhya Giri, a Project 17A Frigate, will be launched by the Hon’ble President of India Smt. Droupadi Murmu, at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited, Kolkata on 17 Aug 23. Vindhya Giri Vindhya giri, named after the mountain range in …

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Notice of Manipur HC- Assam Rifles

Syllabus: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Why in NEWS The Manipur High Court on Wednesday issued notices to top bureaucrats and police officers of the Manipur government, the Union Home Secretary, the General Officer Commander in-charge of the Indian Army’s Eastern Command, and an Inspector-General of the …

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India -France Defence cooperation

Taking the defence cooperation between India and France to a new level, the two countries announced that they will extend their “ground-breaking” defence cooperation in advanced aeronautical technologies by supporting the joint development of a combat aircraft engine and also an engine for the Indian multi-role helicopter (IMRH) being designed …

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Rafale M-jets

22 single-seat fighters will join aircraft carriers and the remaining four will be twin-seater trainers; purchase of three more Scorpene-class diesel-electric submarines from France also gets approval Hours before Prime Minister Narendra Modi was to land in Paris on Thursday, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), approval for the procurement of …

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The Rafale-M

India is gearing up to acquire 26 new Rafale-M fighter jets that will fit into India’s maritime military plans. The Rafale-M is the naval variant of the Rafale fighter jet developed by Dassault Aviation, a French aerospace company. It is specifically designed for carrier-based operations and is intended to operate …

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EXERCISE FRINJEX-2023

Indo-France joint military exercise FRINJEX-2023 to commence at Thiruvananthapuram. This will be a maiden Joint Military Exercise between Indian Army and French Army. It is for the first time armies of both the nations are engaging in this format with each contingent comprising of a Company Group. Aim: The exercise is aimed at enhancing inter-operability, coordination and cooperation between both forces at tactical level. The …

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INS VIKRAMADITYA

As aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya gets ready to sail out of the dockyard after a long refit, the Indian Navy is finalising plans to repeat the order for an INS Vikrant-size Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)-2, with some modifications, which, given the long timelines, may be close to the time INS Vikramaditya leaves service, effectively becoming its replacement. While …

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GLOBAL SUMMIT ON AI IN MILITARY

⦁ The perfect storm is coming. And there is no forecast model for it. ⦁ Artificial-Intelligence (AI)-driven and directed weapon systems are revolutionising warfare and battlegrounds. It’s the next arms race. The search is now for the “safety lever” before one puts the finger on the trigger. ⦁ There are …

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