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Defence Investiture Ceremony–II

Defence Investiture Ceremony–II

The President Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President M Hamid Ansari, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union Minister for Defence Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries at the Defence Investiture Ceremony–II, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi on May 07, 2016.

Indian Air Force contingent of Ex Red Flag 16-1

Indian Air Force contingent of Ex Red Flag 16-1

The Indian Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Arun Kumar Singh with the Indian Air Force contingent of Ex Red Flag 16-1, at Eielson Air Force Base Alaska, USA on May 04, 2016.

Defence Minister flagged off India's first indigenously developed SONAR dome during Defexpo

Defence Minister flagged off India's first indigenously developed SONAR dome during Defexpo

Raksha Mantri Manohar Parrikar flagged off India's first indigenously developed SONAR dome during the 9th Edition of Defexpo-2016 at Goa on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.

Standard presented to 18 CAVALRY by the Chief of the Army Staff

Standard presented to 18 CAVALRY by the Chief of the Army Staff

General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff, on behalf of the HON’BLE PRESIDENT OF INDIA, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presented the ‘Standard’ to 18 CAVALRY. It was a unique and proud moment for the Chief as he is also the Honorary Colonel of the Regiment and his father Risaldar Major Ramphal Singh (Retired) had served with distinction during both the Indo-Pak War of 1965 & 1971. To commemorate this historic event, the Chief of the Army Staff also released a “Special Day Cover”.

President’s Standard and Colours to 119 Helicopter Unit

President’s Standard and Colours to 119 Helicopter Unit

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee releasing a commemorative postage stamp at the presentation ceremony of the President’s Standard and Colours to 119 Helicopter Unit, 28 Equipment Depot, at Air Force Station, Jamnagar, in Gujarat on March 04, 2016. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha is also seen.

President’s Colours

President’s Colours

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh presenting the “President’s Colours” to the Corps of Signals of Indian Army, at Jabalpur on February 15, 2016.

International Fleet Review 2016

International Fleet Review 2016

The President Pranab Mukherjee and the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the aboard INS Sumitra reviews the fleet during at International Fleet Review 2016, Visakhapatnam on February 06, 2016. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan is also seen.

Best Marching Contingent Trophy for Army Day Parade

Best Marching Contingent Trophy for Army Day Parade

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh giving away the Best Marching Contingent Trophy for Army Day Parade to the Assam Regiment Contingent, in New Delhi on February 01, 2016.

PM's remarks at NCC Rally

PM's remarks at NCC Rally

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today called upon the NCC cadets to dedicate their lives to the nation and the welfare of its people. Addressing cadets from across the country on the occasion of the NCC Rally, the Prime Minister urged NCC cadets to imbibe the good things that they would have observed over the last one month, during their stay in Delhi for the Republic Day celebrations, and also to spread these values, such as cleanliness and patriotism, when they go back to their towns and villages. He said the NCC is an institution which connects youth from across the country, and hence contributes towards a sense of unity in the nation.

67th Republic Day

67th Republic Day

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, on the occasion of the 67th Republic Day Parade 2016, in New Delhi on January 26, 2016.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents certificates to innovators in the Indian Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents certificates to innovators in the Indian Army

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents certificates to innovators in the Indian Army, on the occasion of 68th Army Day, in New Delhi on January 15, 2016.

"At Home" function, on the occasion of 68th Army Day

The President Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President M. Hamid Ansari, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Union Minister for Defence Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries, at the "At Home" function, on the occasion of 68th Army Day, in New Delhi on January 15, 2016.

68th Army Day

68th Army Day

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh presenting Unit Citation during Army Day Parade, on the occasion of 68th Army Day, in New Delhi on January 15, 2016.

Paying Homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti

Paying Homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti

The Union Minister for Defence Manohar Parrikar along with the Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paying homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, to mark the ‘Vijay Diwas’, in New Delhi on December 16, 2015.

Navy Day 2015

Navy Day 2015

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the 'At Home' reception, organised by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, on the occasion of Navy Day, in New Delhi on December 04, 2015.

Israeli Commander of Air and Space Forces meets Chief of the Air Staff, IAF

Israeli Commander of Air and Space Forces meets Chief of the Air Staff, IAF

Major General Amir Eshel, Commander of Israeli Air & Space forces called on Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha at Air Headquarters, today. India-Israel relations have grown steadily. In the recent years, India-Israel defence co-operation has grown into multifaceted defence level exchanges in diverse areas of defence co-operation. On its part, Israel views India as a strategic ally and has displayed willingness to co-operate on all fronts. The Indo-Israel defence relations comprise mainly of purchase of military equipment, MoD level dialogue, technology collaboration and service to service defence co-operation through service level staff talks. India-Israel defence co-operation has improved rapidly in the last few years with Israel providing state-of-the-art military hardware to India at reasonable cost. Israelis have been at the cutting-edge of R&D in advanced technologies in a wide range of fields such as telecom, software, biotechnology, medical, electronics, agriculture and defence. Israel undertakes joint industrial R&D projects with several advanced countries including India.

President’s Standard Presentation Ceremony

President’s Standard Presentation Ceremony

The President Pranab Mukherjee releasing a souvenir, at the President’s Standard presentation ceremony, at Hasimara, in West Bengal on November 28, 2015. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha is also seen.

Reviewed Passing Out Parade of 129th NDA Course at the National Defence Academy

Reviewed Passing Out Parade of 129th NDA Course at the National Defence Academy

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan reviewing the Guard of Honour at the Passing-out parade, at National Defence Academy (NDA), Khadakwasla, in Pune on November 28, 2015.

Narendra Modi with the soldiers at the Dograi War Memorial

Narendra Modi with the soldiers at the Dograi War Memorial

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the soldiers at the Dograi War Memorial, in Khasa, Amritsar, Punjab on November 11, 2015.

The President Pranab Mukherjee with the members of NDC

The President Pranab Mukherjee with the members of NDC

The President Pranab Mukherjee with the members of NDC course & faculty of National Defence College, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on November 04, 2015.