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DRDO develops lightweight Bullet Proof Jacket for Indian Army

Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) lab Defence Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur has developed a lightweight Bullet Proof Jacket (BPJ) weighing 9.0 kilograms, meeting the qualitative requirements of the Indian Army.

The Front Hard Armour Panel (FHAP) jacket was tested at Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), Chandigarh, and met relevant BIS standards

  • Chairman DRDO: Dr. G Satheesh Reddy.
  • DRDO Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • DRDO Established: 1958.

CDS General Bipin Rawat operationalizes Joint Logistics Node in Mumbai

Joint Logistics Node will provide integrated logistics cover to the Armed Forces for their small arms ammunition, rations, fuel, general stores, civil hired transport, aviation clothing, spares, and also engineering support in an effort to synergize their operational efforts.

Army War College, Mhow celebrates Golden Jubilee

The Army War College (AWC), Mhow celebrated its Golden Jubilee to mark 50 glorious years of its inception as the premier training institute of the Indian Army.

The College is the fountain-head of all tactical training in the Indian Army and solely responsible for training officers of the Indian Armed Forces and from friendly foreign countries.

  • The motto of the institution is ‘Yuddhaya Karir Nischaya’ which means ‘Into Battle With Resolve’.
  • The college was set up in 1971 in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Navy Ships and Aircraft to participate in exercise La Perouse Advanced Chaff Technology

La Pérouse maritime exercise was conducted in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region from 05 to 07 Apr 2021.

This maritime exercise is seen by many as ‘Quad+1 (France) exercise.