Battling against one of the worst floods in decades in Jammu and Kashmir region, Army Chief Gen Dalbir Suhag and General Officer Commanding (GOC) Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda on Monday said rescue operations will continue till everyone is pulled out.
Strongly pitching for indigenisation of warships and submarines, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R K Dhowan on Thursday said the future of Indian Navy is firmly anchored on indigenisation and the force has transformed from "Buyers Navy" to "Builder's Navy" after relentless efforts.
Defence Ministry on Friday scrapped a scam-tainted tender worth over Rs 6,000 crore to procure 197 light utility helicopters for Army and Air Force to replace the vintage fleet of Cheetah and Chetak choppers used to move troops and equipment to high altitude locations like Siachen.
As Indian Navy added more firepower following induction of the first home built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette `INS Kamorta` on Saturday, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said effective defence preparedness is the "best guarantee" for peace in the region.
The Indian Navy is in the process of putting together an all-women`s team to circumnavigate the globe on a non-motorised sailboat later this year, to promote the spirit of adventure, it was announced here on Tuesday.
Asserting that military might was the biggest deterrent to war, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today declared his government`s commitment to modernising the defence forces saying "when we are capable, no one can dare challenge us".