Defence Acquisition Council (DAC)

Context Recently, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved proposals concerning Capital Acquisitions of various equipment for modernisation and operational needs of the Armed Forces. Significance of Capital Acquisitions It will serve to facilitate faster and…

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TROPEX 21: Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise

Context Indian Navy’s largest war game – the biennial TROPEX 21: Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise, - which commenced in early January, is currently underway with participation of all operational…

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Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM)

Context In an important step towards its induction, the indigenously developed Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) achieved a direct hit on to a pilotless target aircraft at medium range and…

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Rudram-1: India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile successfully test-fires

Rudram-1-India’s First Indigenous Anti-Radiation Missile Context Conducting yet another test of a indigenously developed weapons system, the Defence Research and Development Organisation conducted a successful test of the New Generation…

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Border Area Development Programme

Context Recently the Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to spend 10% funds of the Border Area Development Programme to ramp up infrastructure along the China border.. The 10% funds…

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Unified Payments Interface (UPI)

Context On March 29, the DCP Cyber Crime, Delhi’s official Twitter account alerted citizens about a fake UPI (Unified Payments Interface) ID of the PM CARES Fund, pmcare@sbi – the…

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