Defence

Indian Airforce to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs

Indian Air Force (IAF) signed a deal with Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems to procure a batch of SPICE 2000 guided bombs. The “SPICE” (Smart, Precise Impact, Cost-Effective) is an Israeli-developed, EO/GPS-guided guidance kit for converting air-droppable unguided bombs into precision guided bombs. A derivative of the “Popeye” (AGM-142 Have Nap) air-to-surface ...

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Indian Navy SAILS towards pursuance of the energy and environmental goals of country – World Environment Day 2019

Indian economy has seen unprecedented growth over the past two decades, which has spurred the energy demand. Being a responsible and mature nation, our Government policies have seen a paradigm shift in energy policy. The focus has been on reducing the carbon footprint by ways of using alternate sources of ...

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Inside the crash of IAF AN 32 : Mechuka ALG

“Let’s stay overnight here sir! The weather doesn’t seem conducive and its likely not to improve” said the young Flight lieutenant in consultation with the Met department. But the sortie was pushed through, resulting in a worst ever CFIT incident in IAF history. The IAF Antonov AN32, transportation workhorse of ...

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Ex-Servicemen Coal Loading and Transportation Scheme

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Govt. of India has a Coal Loading and Transportation Scheme. Objective: To provide income to Unemployed retired officers (Ex-servicemen) Eligibility: The Eligibility Criteria for the companies to be sponsored to the coal subsidiaries for undertaking coal loading and transportation work is as under:- Unemployed retired commissioned officers ...

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MHA gives nod to CISF to increase strength to 1.8 lakh

VELLORE: With growing demand for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for providing security cover to important establishments, traditional industries and private firms, the central government has given its nod to increase the strength of the professional central armed force by 35,000. CISF received a communication dated December 14 from ...

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Management of CNG station by ESM in NCR

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Govt of India has a scheme of management of CNG station by ESM (Officers) in NCR. Company Owned Company Operated (COCO) CNG Stations of Indraprastha Gas Limited in NCR Area to include Delhi and Noida are managed by retired Defence Services Officer’s. The ESM(O)s who are empanelled ...

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