Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

News: Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for Internet(SAI).   Facts: SAI: It is a simple and secure messaging application that supports end-to-end secure voice, text and video calling services for Android platforms over the internet. Developed by:The application has been developed by Col Sai Shankar of the Indian… Continue reading Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

Indian Army launches a Software for Infrastructure Management

News: Indian Army has introduced a software named the “Infrastructure Management System(IMS)’ software.   Facts: Aim: To automate the functions related to infrastructure development and management such as ascertaining availability of land, planning and monitoring of works among others. Features: The scope of the software includes the following: To automate works initiation, preparation of list… Continue reading Indian Army launches a Software for Infrastructure Management

Indian Army begins work on GOCO Model

News:Indian Army has began its work on the GOCO (Government Owned Contractor Operated) Model. Facts: About GOCO Model: The GOCO model was one of the recommendations of the Lt. Gen. DB Shekatkar (Retd.) committee to enhance combat capability and re-balancing defence expenditure. In GOCO model, the assets owned by government will be operated by the… Continue reading Indian Army begins work on GOCO Model

Officers Automated Structured Information System(OASIS)

News:The Indian Army has begun to digitize its official records under its new programme called OASIS-Officers Automated Structures Information System. Facts: About the programme: The programme aims to digitise the official records of the Indian army officers. Earlier,the records were manually preserved by Manpower Planning Directorate. Oasis will also carry the photographs of the dependents… Continue reading Officers Automated Structured Information System(OASIS)

Mobile Metallic Rampto

Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) has handed over the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp(MMR) to the Indian Army. MMR has been designed and developed by DRDO’s premier research laboratory called Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES). MMR has a load bearing capacity of 70 metric ton(MT).It has been designed and developed on requirements… Continue reading Mobile Metallic Rampto

Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

The Indian Army has launched e-cars for use of its officials.The e-car initiative has been launched in partnership with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd(EESL) in a joint venture of the Central PSUs under the Ministry of Power. The Indian Army has planned to operate 10 e-cars as a pilot project and develop further such e-cars in… Continue reading Army Launches E Car to Combat Pollution

Summer User Trials of Nag Missile successfully Conducted by Indian Army

The Indian Army has successfully carried out summer user trials of NAG missile at Pokhran Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan.  The completion of summer user trials will now pave the way for production and induction of the missile system into the Army. The Nag missile is a third generation fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile.It is an… Continue reading Summer User Trials of Nag Missile successfully Conducted by Indian Army

Army’s special training exercise ends in Punjab

The major exercise called as Kharga Prahar has been conducted jointly by the Indian Army and Indian Air Force in Chandigarh on June 4, 2019. Kharga Prahar exercise was undertaken in plains of Punjab by various units and formations of Army’s Kharga Corps. The exercise was successful in validating latest operational concepts which are designed… Continue reading Army’s special training exercise ends in Punjab

Army invokes emergency powers for missiles deal

The Indian Army has approved the emergency purchase of 240 Spike anti-tank guided missiles made by Israel and Igla-S Very Short Range Air Defence Systems(VSHORAD) from Russia to meet immediate operational requirements. The procurement was approved under new financial powers for emergency procurements sanctioned by the Defence Ministry.The emergency power gives the Army vice chief… Continue reading Army invokes emergency powers for missiles deal

First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu flags off

Director General of Military Training has flagged off the first Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mount Makalu. Mount Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,485 meters (27,838 ft),whose shape is a four-sided pyramid. It is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas 19 km(12 mi) southeast of Mount Everest,on the border between Nepal… Continue reading First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu flags off