India- Oman sign Eight MoUs including in defence, health and tourism sectors

India and Oman have signed eight Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) in different areas including defence, health and tourism. The MoUs were inked during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to Oman. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held wide-ranging talks with the Sultan of Oman as the two sides signed eight agreements, including pacts on cooperation [...]

Nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile successfully test fired

Indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-II missile was successfully test fired from a test range in Odisha. The test was carried out from mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near Balasore, Odisha. Key points: Prithvi-II missile Inducted into the Armed forces of the country in 2003, the nine-metre-tall, single-stage liquid-fuelled [...]

Indian Navy’s Launched Scorpene submarine INS Karanj

The Indian Navy inaugurated third Scorpene class Submarine named as INS Karanj. Named after the earlier Kalvari class INS Karanj the submarine is to be manned by a team of eight officers and 35 sailors and will carry sea-skimming SM39 Exocet missiles and the heavyweight wire-guided Surface and Underwater Target (SUT) torpedoes. It is also said [...]