Before the Libyan authorities closed the country's borders as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, IOM had been running a Voluntary Humanitarian Return program that arranges the return of illegal immigrants stranded in Libya to their countries of origin. Enditem … [Read more...] about 23 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast: IOM
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In a major boost to the armed forces, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) on Tuesday approved the procurement of defence equipment for an approximate cost of Rs 8,722.38 crore, including 106 basic trainer aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF). The step will strengthen the armed forces by relying on indigenous capability to take forward the initiative on ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. … [Read more...] about DAC approves procurement of defence equipment worth Rs 8722 crore in major boost to armed forces
The SRCG is fitted with a 12.7 mm M2 NATO Standard Machine Gun designed for marine applications mounted on board ships and small crafts. It can remotely engage small boats, skiffs and other small crafts with accuracy during day and night. The SRCG has automatic target tracking capability and the gun is capable of manual firing in case of malfunction of system or power supply failure. … [Read more...] about Remote controlled gun launched
In addition, the DAC approved procurement of 125 mm APFSDS (Armour Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sabot) ammunition for the Army as a ‘design and development Case’. “The ammunition being procured will have a 70% indigenous content,” it said. The DAC also gave approvals that are likely to speed up the procurement of AK-203 assault rifles from Russia and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle upgrades. … [Read more...] about DAC approves deals worth ₹8,722.38 cr.