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  • A release by the Indian Navy said its ships Tarkash and Aditya, and Russian Federation Navy's Yaroslav Mudriy, Viktor Konetsky and Elnya are participating in the exercise off Goa coast. The ships will undergo `Harbour Phase' of the exercise till December 15. It will include deployment planning, cross visits, professional lectures and sports fixtures.

    "As per information received, 182 incidents of flying of drones have been observed on the borders," Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said in RS on Wednesday in response to a written question. He added, the IAF is the main airspace control agency & continues to train all security agencies and all state & union territory police forces on anti-drone measures.

    "Thirteen fighter aircraft have crashed during the period from 2017-18 to November 2019. Every accident is followed by an investigation by a BoI or a CoI which gives causes of accident and suggests remedial measures to avoid similar accident in the future. "These recommendations are circulated to all the operating units for implementation," he said.

    The aim of exercise INDRA 2019 is to enhance interoperability and develop an understanding in order to effectively tackle common security challenges, they said. "The Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) Ships Yaroslav Mudry, Viktor Konetsky and Elyna arrived at Goa on December 10 to participate in INDRA 2019," the Indian defence ministry said.

    "The first lot of 10,000 SiG 716 assault rifles has arrived in India and has been sent to the Northern Command," top Indian Army sources told ANI. The Northern Command looks after the counter-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir including the stopping the influx of terrorists from Pakistan and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir who are trained there.

    Six Rafale trainer aircraft will carry RB series tail numbers which stand for Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, the current Chief of Air Staff who played a key role as lead negotiator for the mega deal.

    The CEA said that the proportion of regular salaried workers in the country has gone up by 5 per cent.

    The Indian Army is planning to institutionalise the key war committee that was created during the Doklam standoff between India and China in 2017. ​​This setup is established only during a war like situation, otherwise all these heads work under different verticals. ​​The defence ministry has approved the proposal.

    The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) also held a protest against the CAB and various other issues, including price hike of essential commodities, in front of the state Secretariat, which was inaugurated by leader of the opposition in the state assembly Ramesh Chennithala.

    In the wake of a shooting incident in Pearl Harbor shipyard, the IAF said on Thursday Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is safe. The IAF Chief is at the US base in Hawaii to attend a conclave of chiefs of air forces of leading countries to deliberate on evolving security scenario in the Indo-Pacific region.

    Addressing a public rally in Jharkhand’s Giridih on December 13, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath urged families of Jharkhand to...

    It is expected that the two sides will sign the Industrial Security Annex (ISA) that will enable transfer of technology by a US firm to its Indian partners in the private sector. While several US companies, including Lockheed Martin and Boeing, are already working on defence products with Indian partners — mostly to meet offset obligations.

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