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 trainingContinue 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 RiflesContinue 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.