Construction of two frigates for Indian Navy are going on according to schedule — first one to be delivered by 2022-end & the second 6 months later in 2023.
The area was overrun by China in 1959, in what's known as Longju incident. In 2018, ThePrint reported that PLA had set up a military base in Tsari Chu valley, where village now stands.
A single Rafale aircraft will culminate the flypast by carrying out the 'Vertical Charlie' formation during the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath.
India’s refueller fleet currently comprises six Russian IIyushin-78 tankers, first inducted in 2003, that are facing maintenance and serviceability issues.
While 3,129 healthcare personnel from the Army got the vaccine, the number stood at about 250 for the Navy. The figure for IAF is yet to be ascertained.
Group ‘C’ officer Amresh Kumar Choudhary, who was closely involved in managing operations in the aftermath of Pulwama attack, was conferred Chief of Army Staff Commendation Friday.
As more doses of the vaccine are produced, plan is to eventually cover every soldier in Ladakh, including those facing off with Chinese troops at LAC.
Army termed the drone system a disruption technology, which can hit targets 50 km inside enemy territory. The system has been developed in collaboration with a Bengaluru startup.
Addressing the 73rd Army Day event, Gen. Naravane said India has given ‘befitting response’ to conspiracy to make unilateral changes on the border.
The Army has ordered an advanced version of SWITCH tactical drones, which are made to operate in high altitude areas like Ladakh. The delivery will take over a year.