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 after … Continue 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 the … Continue 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 was … Continue 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 Mark … Continue 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 on … Continue reading Surgical Strike – II by the INDIAN ARMY

New Era for Indian Defence Forces – IAF gets two more women fighter pilots

Picture Courtesy: Defencelover.in On 16th December, the Indian Air Force got two more women fighter pilots. 105 Flight Cadets commissioned as Flying Officers during the combined graduation parade of pilots and ground duty officers held at Air Force academy in Dundigal in Telangana. Flying Officer Pratibha and Shivangi Singh were amongst the 15 women who … Continue reading New Era for Indian Defence Forces – IAF gets two more women fighter pilots