Military

Air Chief visits Central Air Command

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the  Air Staff (CAS) visited Headquarters, Central Air Command (CAC), Prayagraj on Sep 16 21 for its Annual Commanders’ Conference. The CAS was received by Air Marshal RJ Duckworth AVSM VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) CAC. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented to the CAS on arrival at the Command Headquarters.

Indian and Australian Navy begins AUSINDEX

Indian Navy Task Group comprising IN Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt, under the Command of Flag Officer Commanding, Eastern Fleet, Rear Admiral TarunSobti, VSM is participating in the 4th edition of AUSINDEX from 06 to 10 Sep 21. Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class Frigate, HMAS Warramunga which participated in Exercise MALABAR along with the IN units is also part of the exercise.

CAS flew in an IOC LCA Tejas

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) visited IAF units and flight test establishments/ facilities of DRDO and HAL at Bengaluru on 23 & 24 Aug 21. On arrival, CAS was received by AVM Jeetendra Mishra VSM, Commandant Aircraft and Systems Testing Establishment (ASTE). He also took to sky in initial operational LCA Tejas.

Air Chief attends Commanders’ Conference of Maintenance Command

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) attended the Commanders’ Conference of Maintenance Command at Vayu Sena Nagar, Nagpur on 11 & 12 Aug 21. CAS on arrival was received by Air Marshal Shashiker Choudhary AVSM VSM ADC, AOC-in-C MC. 

 The two day event was attended by Commanders of Base Repair Depots, Equipment Depots and other Stations/ Units under MC, who reviewed ongoing projects and took stock of goals and tasks for MC in the year ahead. 

INDRA-21 Ends

The closing ceremony of the Indo-Russia joint exercise INDRA was held on 12 Aug 2021. The aim of the exercise was to acquaint each other with operational planning, procedures, combat drills and conducting of joint operations against international terrorist groups.

Sino-Indian Disengagement at Gogra

As conveyed earlier this week, the twelfth round of talks between the Corps Commanders of India and China were held on 31 July 2021 at Chushul Moldo Meeting Point in Eastern Ladakh.

The two sides had a candid and in-depth exchange of views on resolution of remaining areas related to disengagement along the Line of Actual Control in the Western Sector of India-China border areas. As an outcome of the meeting, both sides agreed on disengagement in the area of Gogra. The troops in this area have been in a face-off situation since May last year.

INS Tabar participates in Indra Navy-21

The 12th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, a biennial bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy was held in the Baltic Sea from 28 to 29 July 2021. Initiated in 2003, Ex INDRA NAVY epitomises the long-term strategic relationship between the two navies. This exercise was undertaken as part of the visit of INS Tabar to St Petersburg, Russia to participate in the 325th Navy Day celebrations of the Russian Navy.