The first batch of five Rafale jets arrived in India on Wednesday at Ambala Airbase at around 3:15 pm. Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Bhadauria. The Rafale fleet comprising three single-seater jets and two twin-seater jets. Rafale aircraft is referred to as "omnirole" aircraft by Dassault Aviation.
The first five Indian Air Force (IAF) Rafales took off from Dassault Aviation Facility, Merignac, France, on Monday morning. These five include three single seater and two twin seater aircraft. The ferry of the aircraft is planned in two stages and will be undertaken by the pilots of the IAF, who have undergone comprehensive training … Continue reading Rafale Jets to Arrive in India Tomorrow: Here Features And Specifications of Dassault Aviation’s ‘Omnirole’ Aircraft
India celebrates the 21st "Vijay Diwas" on July 26. The Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on July 26 to commemorate the victory of the Indian Army in flushing out Pakistani Army troops and terrorists from vacated Indian Positions in the Kargil sector along the Line of Control (LoC). The Kargil war was fought from May-July 1999.
“I'll either come back after raising the Indian flag in victory or return wrapped in it. But I'll come back for sure” Captain Vikram Batra lived upto his words. He came back but rapped in the Tricolor. Shaheed Captain Batra had become a household name in India during the Kargil War. The young and jovial officer of the Indian Army, also code named as “Shershaah” during the Kargil War 1999 attained martyrdom while fighting for his motherland on July 1999.
Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey, Param Vir Chakra, sacrificed is life while fighting for the nation during the Kargil War of 1999 with Pakistan on July 3. After the intrusion in the Kargil was reported, Lieutenant Pandey’s battalion 1/11 Gorkha Rifles was asked to move to the Batalik sector in in the district. The 1/11 Gorkha Rifles … Continue reading Lt Manoj Kumar Pandey 21st Martyrdom Day: Remembering Kargil War Hero And Param Vir Chakra Awardee on His Death Anniversary
Last month, during a debate, Republic TV’s Consulting Editor for Strategic Affairs, Major Gaurav Arya claimed that the Indian government stopped Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s pension and he was given his full arrears only at his deathbed. However, news portal The Quint debunked Major Arya’s claim.
Summer of 1999, when, we Indians were busy watching the Cricket World Cup, some brave men were fighting at mountains of Kargil for protecting territorial integrity of the country. Captain Vijayant Thapar was one of the bravehearts who fought and sacrificed his life for mother India in the Kargil War 1999. In his last letter to his parents, Capt Thapar wrote, “I have no regrets, in fact even if I become a human again I’ll join the army and serve my nation.”
Today, i.e. June 27, 2020, is the 12th death anniversary of Indian Army's first Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw. Field Marshal Manekshaw was the eighth Indian Army chief. He was the brain behind India’s victory against Pakistan in 1971. Manekshaw was born in a Parsi family on April 3, 1914, to Hormizd Manekshaw and Hilla Mehta, in Amritsar.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday attended the Victory Day Parade held at Red Square in Russia capital Moscow. Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister was among the special invitees to the event, which marked the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. The Tri-Service contingent of the Indian Armed Forces comprised of 75 all ranks and marched along with contingents of Russian Armed Forces and 17 other countries.
Amid Indo-Sino standoff in Ladakh, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited the union territory. During his two-day visit to Ladakh, General Naravane interacted with the soldiers, who were injured during the violent face-off with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Galwan Valley, at Leh Military Hospital. The COAS compliment all ranks … Continue reading Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane Visits Ladakh, Interacts With Soldiers Injured in Galwan Valley Clash