IAF Commanders’ Conference 2021: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Addresses Inaugural Session of AFCC

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday addressed the biannual Indian Air Force (IAF) Commanders’ Conference (AFCC-21) at Air Headquarters. Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria welcomed Singh, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen Bipin Rawat, and other senior officials from the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

IAF Inducts Light Bullet Proof Vehicles to Strengthen Airbase Security Against Terrorist Attacks

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday inducted Light Bullet Proof Vehicles (LBVPs) in a bid to enhance its capability to tackle terrorist attacks on its airbases like the one on Pathankot Airbase. The LBVPs can withstand even grenade attacks. Each vehicle weighs six tonne.

Indian Army’s Lt Col Bharat Pannu Creates Guinness World Record of Fastest Solo Cycling From Manali to Leh

Indian Army’s Lieutenant Colonel Bharat Pannu created a Guinness World Record of the fastest cycle journey from Leh to Manali by covering the distance in 35 hours, 32 minutes and 22 seconds. Lt Col Bharat Pannu earned two world Guinness World Records for his fastest solo cycling.

‘Sam Bahadur’: Vicky Kaushal-Starrer Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s Biopic Tittle Announced

Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal on Saturday announced the title of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s biopic. The title of the biopic is “Sam Bahadur”. The title was announced on the 107th birth anniversary of Field Marshal Manekshaw, i.e April 3, 2021.

Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw 107th Birth Anniversary: Remembering The 1st Field Marshal Of The Indian Army With His Inspirational Quotes

India is observing the 107th birth anniversary of Indian Army’s first Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw. Field Marshal Manekshaw was the brain behind India’s victory against Pakistan in 1971. He was the eighth Chief of Army Staff of India. Manekshaw was born in a Parsi family on April 3, 1914, to Hormizd Manekshaw and Hilla Mehta, in Amritsar.

India Likely to Get Air Defence And Maritime Theatre Commands By August 15, 2021: Report

India is likely to get two theatre commands by August 15, reported CNN News 18. According to the report, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to make announcement in this regard on August 15.  The two theatre commands will be  – the Maritime Command and the Air Defence Command.

Exercise Desert Flag-VI: Annual Multi-Lateral Military Drill Culminates With De-Induction of IAF’s Contingent From UAE

Exercise Desert Flag –VI successfully culminated today with de-induction of the Indian contingent from UAE. Ex Desert Flag is an annual multi-lateral large force employment exercise hosted by UAE. The sixth edition of the exercise was conducted from March 4 to March 27 at Air Force Base Al Dhafra, UAE. IAF participated in the exerciseContinue reading “Exercise Desert Flag-VI: Annual Multi-Lateral Military Drill Culminates With De-Induction of IAF’s Contingent From UAE”

Defence Ministry Signs Contract With Mahindra Defence to Supply 1,300 Light Combat Vehicles to Indian Army

The Defence Ministry on Monday signed a contract Mahindra Defence Systems Ltd (MDSL) to acquire 1,300 light combat vehicles for the Indian Army at a cost of Rs 1,056 crore. As per the deal, the MDSL will provide these vehicles to the Indian Army over the period of next four years.

Exercise Desert Flag VI: IAF to Participate in The Military Drill in UAE For The 1st Time

The Indian Air Force is participating for the first time in Exercise Desert Flag-VI. Air forces of United Arab Emirates, United States of America, France, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Bahrain are also participating in the desert. The exercise is scheduled from March 3, 2021 to March 27, 2021 at Al-Dhafra airbase of the UAE.

Shershaah, Movie on Captain Vikram Batra’s Life, to Hit Theatres on July 2, 2021; Actor Siddharth Malhotra Confirms Release Date

Shershaah, the movie based on the life of Kargil War Hero and Param Vir Chakra winner Shaheed Captain Vikram Batra, will hit theatres on July 2, 2021. Siddharth Malhotra will portray the role of Captain Vikram Batra. The announcement regarding the release date was made by Siddhartha Malhotra on his Twitter handle. Kaira Advani will essay the the role of Dimple Cheema, Captain Batra’s girlfriend.