F-16 Block 70 or Gripen E for Indian Air Force

Current strength of our Air force is 34 squadrons against the authorised strength of 42 squadrons. Initially Indian government signed to buy 126 Rafale Fighter jets from French Company Dassault Aviation.Out of 126, 18 jets were to be purchased in ‘ready to fly’ condition and rest 108 were to be manufactured in India, but afterContinue reading “F-16 Block 70 or Gripen E for Indian Air Force”

Rafale Deal Controversy: A political fight to demoralise our forces

Congress launched fresh salvo on the government over the Rafale deal during the winter session of the parliament. Congress slammed the deal, terming it a scam of Rs 50,000 crore. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman rejected opposition’s demand to disclose the breakdown price of the Rafale deal. Opposition refused to accept the reason given by theContinue reading “Rafale Deal Controversy: A political fight to demoralise our forces”

Defence Budget 2018 is another farce, 1.58% allocated for defence

  In the union budget for the financial year 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allocated Rs 2,95,511.41 crore for defence.  The defence budget is hiked by 7.81 % by the previous year’s budget.  Out of the total outlay for defence only Rs 99,563.41 is allocated for capital expenditure which includes modernisation expenditure for the forces,Continue reading “Defence Budget 2018 is another farce, 1.58% allocated for defence”

Expectations from Defence Budget 2018-19 and needs of our Defence Forces

The defence budget for the year 2017- 18 was Rs 2.74 lakh crore, which amounts to 1.56 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). According to defence experts this is the lowest ever budget allocated to defence forces in terms of percentage. Defence expert Air Marshal (Retd.) Kapil Kak said, “This financial year’s budget wasContinue reading “Expectations from Defence Budget 2018-19 and needs of our Defence Forces”

Arjun Mark 2 – The Beast with upgraded technology, 3rd Generation Tank

Arjun Mark 2 is an upgraded version of Arjun Mark 1 India’s indigenous built 3rd generation main battle tank. it is built in coordination with Israeli Defence companies. On the recommendation of the Indian Army 93 changes were made in the Arjun Mark 1 out of which 13 were major improvements. Trials of Arjun MarkContinue reading “Arjun Mark 2 – The Beast with upgraded technology, 3rd Generation Tank”

Surgical Strike – II by the INDIAN ARMY

Picture Courtesy: Livemint.in As per intelligence reports, The Indian Army on monday took revenge of the killing of Major Prafull Mohalkar, Sepoy Pargat Singh, Lance Naik Gurmail Singh, and Lance Naik Kuldeep Singh during the ceasefire violation by the Pakistani troops across the Line of Control (LOC) on 23rd December. Pakistani troops violated ceasefire onContinue reading “Surgical Strike – II by the INDIAN ARMY”

IMA POP – Autumn 2017

IMA is the institute where boys are groomed into men. Picture Courtesy: Sumit Sharma 487 GCs of 141 Regular Course, 124 Technical Graduate Course and 25 UES Course, including 78 Foreign Gentlemen Cadets from Seven friendly foreign countries passed out from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun on 09 Dec 2017. Gen Abu Belal Muhammad ShafiulContinue reading “IMA POP – Autumn 2017”