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First Batch of Women Indian Navy Pilots Operationalizes

First Batch of Women Indian Navy Pilots

First Batch of Women Indian Navy Pilots Operationalizes The Indian Navy operationalized the first batch of women pilots of Dornier Aircraft by the Southern Naval Command (SNC) at Kochi. The three women pilots were part of the six pilots belonging to the 27th Dornier Operational Flying Training (DOFT) Course, who graduated as ‘Fully operational Maritime …

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Major General Sonali Ghosal new Additional Director General of Military Nursing Service

Major General Sonali Ghosal New Additional Director General Of Military Nursing Service Major General Sonali Ghosal assumed the charge of Additional Director General, Military Nursing Service, on Thursday. She took over the reins after Major General Joyce Gladys Roach relinquished the post on her superannuation on Wednesday after having served the Army for nearly four …

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Lt Gen Harinder Singh Commandant Of Indian Military Academy

Lt Gen Harinder Singh

Lt Gen Harinder Singh Commandant Of Indian Military Academy Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, the commander of the Leh-based 14 Corps who held six rounds of tough negotiations with Chinese military on the border standoff in eastern Ladakh, has been appointed as commandent of the prestigious Indian Military Academy, government sources said on Wednesday. He will …

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Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty Officer Sunil Kumar Lost Their Lives In Navy Glider Crash

Lt Rajiv Jha & Petty officer sunil kumar

Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty Officer Sunil Kumar Lost Their Lives In Navy Glider Crash In a shocking incident, two Navy officers Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty Officer Sunil Kumar Lost Their Lives In Navy Glider Crash in Kochi early on Sunday. According to Navy spokesperson, the glider took off from INS Garuda, the Naval …

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First Set Of Women Airborne Combatants Who Would Be Operating From Warships Selected

Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh

First Set Of Women Airborne Combatants Who Would Be Operating From Warships Selected Making HistoryIn yet another first in the history of Indian naval aviation, two women officers have been selected to join as “Observers” (Airborne Tacticians) in the helicopter stream. They would in effect, be the first set of women airborne combatants who would …

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Breaking Glass Ceiling: Rafale’s Squadron Golden Arrows To Get First Woman Fighter Pilot Soon

Rafale

Breaking Glass Ceiling: Rafale’s Squadron Golden Arrows To Get First Woman Fighter Pilot Soon A woman fighter pilot of the Indian Air Force will soon join the Golden Arrows squadron operating the newly-inducted Rafale fighter jets, official sources said on Monday. The woman pilot is undergoing training to fly Rafale aircraft, they said.She has been …

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In A Historic First, Two Woman Officers To Be Posted On Indian Navy Warship

Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh

In A Historic First, Two Woman Officers To Be Posted On Indian Navy Warship New Delhi: Sub Lieutenant Kumudini Tyagi and Sub Lieutenant Riti Singh will be the first women officers who will be deployed on Navy warships.The two young officers are training to operate a host of sensors on-board the Navy multi-role helicopters, including …

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India’s First Coast Guard Academy In Mangaluru

India’s first Coast Guard Academy

India’s First Coast Guard Academy In Mangaluru India’s first Coast Guard Academy will be established at Mangaluru In Karnataka, Defence Spokesperson (PRO) Bengaluru said on Saturday. Around 158 acres Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB) land has been taken over for setting up ICG Academy. A milestone towards professional maritime training to ICG officers & …

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Indian Military Puts In Place Mechanism To Ensure Uninterrupted, Fast Delivery Of Supplies In Ladakh

Supplies in ladakh for indian Army

Indian Military Puts In Place Mechanism To Ensure Uninterrupted, Fast Delivery Of Supplies In Ladakh Ladakh: With a tense situation at Ladakh border, Indian Air Force and Indian Army have adopted a mechanism that ensures uninterrupted and fast delivery of supplies.Forces are using C-17 and IL-76 aircraft along with Chinook helicopters to deliver supplies in forward …

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Adani’s Defence Subsidiary Acquires 51% Stake In PLR Systems

Adani Defence And Aerospace

Adani’s Defence Subsidiary Acquires 51% Stake In PLR Systems MUMBAI: Adani Land Defence Systems and Technologies Ltd, a step down subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has bought 51% stake in the small arms business of Gwalior-based PLR Systems in an all-cash transaction.PLR Systems produces machine guns, carbines and other weapons for domestic and export markets. It was …

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