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K-9 Vajra of Indian army

In response to a new Chinese build-up under the PLA’s Xinjiang Military Command, the Indian Army has reportedly deployed artillery weapons near the Ladakh border, including K9 Vajra (K9 Thunder) self-propelled howitzers. According to media sources, the PLA’s Xinjiang Military Command recently received a slew of modern artillery weapons, including the PCL-181, PCL-161, and PHL-03 MLRS.

National Disaster Response Force Academy

The Union Cabinet, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Ministry of Home Affairs’ proposal to create one (01) Director in Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) position at the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Academy in Nagpur. With the introduction of the job of Director, NDRF Academy, the organization’s command and control will be entrusted to a senior and experienced officer who can guide the institution toward its goals.

Modernization of Indian Armed Forces

Given the key geostrategic challenges, emanating from the threat of two-front war we require the Modernization of Indian Armed Forces (against China and Pakistan combinedly), India faces complex threats and challenges spanning the full spectrum of conflict from nuclear to sub-conventional.

CISF 52nd Raising Day

The CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) is observing its CISF 52nd Raising Day today, i.e., 10th March 2021. It is the day when CISF, one of six paramilitary forces in the country, was set up under the Union ministry of home affairs in the year 1969.

Yudh Abhyas 2021

Recently, the 16th edition of ‘Yudh Abhyas’, India and US joint military exercise has completed in Rajasthan which was held from 8th February to 21st February 2021. The drill has come days after the air forces of India and France held a five-day joint exercise held in Rajasthan in Jan. 2021.

Defence Space Agency (DSA) of India

Defence Space Agency (DSA) has requests from many companies which are working to provide technology for SSA (Space Situational Awareness) solutions that are capable of identifying and tracking enemy assets and warn in case of any attack from an enemy country. DSA is also looking for technologies that can safeguard the nation’s assets from any threat in and from outer space.

Defence-Update: India-China Disengagement

On 20th February, the tenth round of the China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting was held on the Chinese side of the Chushul or Moldo border meeting point. Both sides positively appraised the smooth conclusion of disengagement of frontline troops in the Pangong Lake area noting that it was an important step forward that provided a good basis for resolution of the other remaining issues along the LAC in the Western Sector as per the Ministry of Defence’s statement.

Paramilitary forces of India

Paramilitary forces of India – Border Security Force (BSF)
Assam Rifles (AR), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), National Security Guard (NSG), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

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