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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, Shri Manohar Parrikar and three Services Chiefs the Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paying homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti, to mark Vijay Diwas, in New Delhi on December 16, 2014.

Indian Air Force launches the Phase-II of 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'

Indian Air Force launches the Phase-II of 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel (AOP) Air Marshal S Sukumar (right) and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Personnel Officers) Air Vice Marshal (AVM) NK Tandon (left) at the launch of phase II of the 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi, 11 Dec 2014.

Prime Minister paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial

Prime Minister paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial, Badami Bagh Cantonment, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on December 08, 2014.

 The occasion of Navy Day

The occasion of Navy Day

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries 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, 2014.

The French Defence Minister in India

The French Defence Minister in India

The French Defence Minister, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian calling on the Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar, in New Delhi on December 01, 2014.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army, at Army Pavilion, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 25, 2014. The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj is also seen.

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar Inaugurates IMAC, a Navy-CG Joint Operations Centre

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar Inaugurates IMAC, a Navy-CG Joint Operations Centre

The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar along with the Minister of State for Planning (Independent Charge) and Defence, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Defence Secretary, Shri R.K. Mathur and other dignitaries being briefed about the National Command Control Communication and Intelligence (NC3I) network at the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC), in Gurgaon on November 23, 2014.

Commander in Chief, RFAF, Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour

Commander in Chief, RFAF, Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour

The Commander in Chief, Russian Federation Air Force (RFAF), Col. Gen. Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi on November 17, 2014.

French Navy Chief in India

French Navy Chief in India

The Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspecting the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi on November 13, 2014. Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy is on an official visit to India from 13 to 18 Nov 14 to discuss existing Navy to Navy cooperation, cement existing bridges of friendship as well as to explore new avenues of cooperation between the Indian and French Navies.

Memento to Chief of RFAR

Memento to Commander in Chief of RFAR

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chairman COSC and Chief of the Air Staff presenting a memento to Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev, Commander in Chief of Russian Federation Air Force (RFAF) at Air Head Quarters, New Delhi on 17 Nov 14.

New Defence Minister briefed by CAS

New Defence Minister briefed by CAS

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar being briefed by the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha alongwith Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) during his familiarisation visit at Air Headquarters, New Delhi today. Hon'ble RRM Shri Rao Inderjit Singh alongwith MoD officials were also present in the briefing.

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces

Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces after taking charge as new Defence Minister, in New Delhi on November 10, 2014. The Minister of State for Defence, Rao Inderjit Singh, the Defence Secretary, Shri RK Mathur, the Secretary (Defence Production), Shri G Mohan Kumar, the Secretary Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Shri Prabhudayal Meena, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan and the Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh are also seen.

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, in Seychelles on November 07, 2014

MI-17 V5 fire fighting operations in Visakhapatnam.

MI-17 V5 fire fighting operations in Visakhapatnam

MI-17 V5 fire fighting operations in Visakhapatnam. Massive and widespread forest fires had been devouring the pristine forests 30 Kms east of Visakhapatnam and causing widespread destruction to the flora and fauna. On request from the State Administration, four of the newly acquired IAF MI-17 V5 helicopters were pressed into action at Visakhapatnam using the Forest Fire Fighting Equipment, euphemistically called “The Bambi Bucket” having a capacity of 3500 ltrs of water each.

A Scintillating joint Band Performance by the Royal Air Force And Indian Air Force Mesmerises audience at India Gate

A Scintillating joint Band Performance by the RAF And IAF Mesmerises audience at India Gate

A Joint Public Performance by Royal Air Force Band of England and Indian Air Force Air Warrior Orchestra Symphony (AWSO) was organized at India Gate today to commemorate the contribution of the Indian Soldiers for the war effort of during World War-I. The two bands were be conducted by Squadron Leader G Jayachandran and Flight Lieutenant Richard A Murray.

Visit of the Chief of Air Force, South Africa, Lt Gen Fabian Zimpande (Zakes) Msimang

Visit of the Chief of Air Force, South Africa, Lt Gen Fabian Zimpande (Zakes) Msimang

The Chief of Air Force, South Africa, Lt Gen Fabian Zimpande (Zakes) Msimang calling on the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, in New Delhi on October 28, 2014.

Visit of Commander of Srilanka Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera

Visit of Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera

Vice Adm Jayantha Perera Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy inspecting the Guard of Honour at South Block, New Delhi on Monday, 27 Oct 14.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with our brave Jawans at Siachen

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with our brave Jawans at Siachen

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi sharing sweets with Indian Army Jawans on the occasion of Diwali, at Siachen Base Camp on October 23, 2014. The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh is also seen.

PM’s address at the Combined Commanders Conference

PM’s address at the Combined Commanders Conference

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi posing for a group photo with the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence, Shri Arun Jaitley and the three Service Chiefs, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Admiral R.K. Dhowan and General Dalbir Singh, during Combined Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi on October 17, 2014.

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meets the Marshal of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh during Air Force Day celebration at Air House on 08 Oct 14.

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meets the Marshal of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh.

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meets the Marshal of the Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh during Air Force Day celebration at Air House on 08 Oct 14.