Indra 2017: Indian soldiers go head-to-head with Russian forces in military exercise

Indra 2017: Indian soldiers go head-to-head with Russian forces in military exercise

Indian Army soldiers and their Russian counterparts took part in a number of drills and training programs as part of the first-ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between armed forces of the two countries.

Oct 26, 2017, 13:23 PM IST

Ammunition cache found dumped in canal in Pathankot

A cache of ammunition was today found dumped in UBD canal at Malikpur in the district which is on high alert since the attack on the airbase earlier this month.

Jan 31, 2016, 19:23 PM IST

INSAS rifles not to blame for soldiers' deaths: Defence ministry

The Centre on Wednesday refuted in the Delhi High Court that INSAS (Indian small arms system) rifles were to blame for the death of soldiers in Naxal strikes in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh.

Aug 05, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

100 live bullets of SSB go missing, 2 suspended

About 100 live bullet rounds belonging to troops of paramilitary SSB were reported to have gone missing when they were going from Delhi to their base here, after which two securitymen were suspended.

May 29, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF prefers AK rifles to INSAS, bulk purchase on cards

CRPF, which is deployed for anti- Naxal operations, has decided to shun its standard weapon of combat, the indigenous INSAS rifle, and henceforth arm its troops exclusively with the AK series of assault rifles.

May 04, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

New assault rifles to replace INSAS, says Antony

India is in the process of procuring new assault rifles to replace the indigenously-designed `INSAS` (Indian Small Arms System) rifles, Defence Minister AK Antony said.

Dec 19, 2012, 19:40 PM IST

Army wants INSAS rifles replaced urgently

Gearing up its soldiers for future warfare, the Indian Army feels there is an "urgent need" to replace the indigenously developed and manufactured INSAS series of rifles.

May 25, 2010, 11:06 AM IST