The United States has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters to India at an estimated cost of 2.4 billion US dollars. The announcement was made by the US State Department on April 2, 2019.
The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge ‘Matiri Bridge’ over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region. It is the shortest time of Indian Army built any suspension bridge of this length.
In a first, the Indian Army on April 25, 2019 began online registration of women for recruitment as soldiers into the military police.
The world’s largest aircraft took off over the Mojave Desert in California on Saturday, the first flight for the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems Corp, started by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, as the company enters the lucrative private space market
The Indian Coast Guard Vessel C-441 was commissioned on April 24, 2019 by Kerala Chief Secretary, Sri Tom Jose under the aegis of Regional Commander Western Region, Inspector General Vijay D. Chafekar at Vizhinjamharbour, Thiruvananthapuram.
The Indian Navy will participate in International Fleet Review (IFR) that is scheduled to take place on April 21, 2019 in Qingdao, China as part of 70th Anniversary celebrations of People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy).
In the backdrop of the growing maritime engagement between India and Vietnam, the Indian Navy undertook the second edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Vietnam Peoples’ Navy at/ off Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam from Apr 13 to 16, 2019.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new type of “tactical guided weapon”, as per a report by the country’s state media on April 17, 2019.
Sri Lanka on April 18, 2019 launched its first satellite ‘Raavana-1’ into space from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s East Shore.
Indian Army patrol discovers wreckage of World War II us aircraft in Roing. A 12 member Indian Army patrol along with a police representative recovered wreckage of a World War II vintage US Air Force aircraft in Roing district of Arunachal Pradesh on 30 Mar 2019.