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5 Books Which Every Defence Aspirants Should Have To Read

Hello Defence Lovers, Well! Reading books is a great habit that everyone should try to cultivate. So here we are with 5 books which we recommend to every defence aspirant and enthusiast out there. and we are sure these books will help you understand more

Pakistan Had No Intel About Balakot: How Pakistan is Now Amping Up its Surveillance

When IAF jets entered the Pakistani airspace and reportedly destroyed a terror camp in Balakot on February 26, the Pakistani surveillance system did not have any inkling about it. Apparently, it exposed the chinks in the shiny armour of its ever-increasing defence budget. What happened

Indian Air Force Strike Power Needs Critical Augmentation

In this unfolding geopolitical threatening environment being generated by the solidifying China-Pakistan Axis no scope exists for India to afford to base its Indian Air Force structuring and Fighter Planes inventory only on the Pakistan Threat. The Indian Air Force must more importantly focus on

Another Crap: Pak Army says India should accept no surgical strike happened in 2016

Pakistan Army took a jibe at India on Thursday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj acknowledged that no civilian or soldier was killed in the Balakot attack, saying New Delhi should also take back its claim about the shooting down of a Pakistani F-16 fighter

China Can Strike India’s Satellite System Despite ASAT Test: Report

Article Written by Ajai Shukla for Business Standard An analysis of India’s March 27 anti-satellite (ASAT) test concludes that it was directed squarely at China, but would not deter Beijing from interfering with, or damaging, India’s satellite network in wartime. The report by Ashley Tellis,

Government Grants More Powers To 3 Services To Buy Weapons: Report

In the wake of the Pulwama terror attack, the government has granted emergency powers to the three services to procure weapons and military hardware to enhance their operational preparedness along the border with Pakistan, official sources said. The government also relaxed certain rules to cut

The Secret Is Out: America Purchased 21 Russian MiG-29 Fighters

One test pilot concluded that the Fulcrum’s “abilities equals and sometimes even exceeds those of the F-15 and F-16 jets. The aircraft is highly maneuverable, and its engines provide higher weight to thrust ratio. Our pilots must be careful with this aircraft in air combat.

Army To Deploy Fleet Of Hovercraft Along Pakistan Border At Rann of Kutch

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday that Army will deploy a fleet of hovercrafts at Rann of Kutch for guarding the international border with Pakistan.  The Army Chief said that the “training” and “operation” of the hovercrafts would be done by the Army

Vacating Siachen Glacier Region Will Cost Over 5,000 Lives To Regain Partial Control & Provide Pakistan Edge

Thirty-five years ago in April 1984 India flew a helicopter-borne task force to the Siachen Glacier and set foot the first soldiers who would shortly thereafter spread out into the inhospitable glaciated terrain and occupy heights up to 21,000 feet to firmly plant the Indian

Apply Now: Indian Army Recruitment Rally At – GADAG (Karnataka) 2019

Hello Defence Lovers, Army recruitment rally will be held for eligible candidates of 11 districts Bagalkot, Vijayapura, Dharwad, Uttar Kannada, Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Davanagere, Gadag,Haveri, Chikmagalur and Shivamogga from 28 May 2019 to 06 Jun 2019 at District Sports Stadium, Gadag (Karnataka). Online registration is

Breaking: India’s DRDO Tests Nirbhay 1,000-km range Cruise missile

India successfully tested its indigenously built Nirbhay cruise missile off the coast of Odisha on Monday. India’s Aeronautical Development Establishment has said the cruise missile is India’s first indigenously designed and developed long-range missile. The cruise missile was test fired early morning. The successful test

India Could Soon Become a ‘NATO Ally’as US Lawmakers Introduce a New Bill

A bipartisan group comprising half a dozen influential American lawmakers has reintroduced a key legislation in the House of Representatives which seeks to advance the US-India strategic relationship, a news report said Friday. If enacted, the legislation would ensure that the US State Department treat

India-China Trade Deficit Down By $10 Billion In 2018-19

India’s trade deficit with China has come down by $10 billion, from $63 billion in 2017-18 to $53 billion in 2018-19, a welcome development for the Narendra Modi government as the general election gets under way. Trade deficit between two countries is the difference between

U.S. Infrared Satellite Data Could Settle The Debate Over Pakistan-India Dogfight

America’s constellation of panoptic infrared early warning satellites is known for providing the Pentagon with the first indication that a ballistic missile launch has occurred and where to cue the attention of other sensors so that the missile can be tracked, classified, and even potentially

Apply Now: TGC 130 Notification & SSB Date

Hello Defence Lovers, Applications are invited from unmarried Male Engineering Graduates for 130th Technical Graduate Course (commencing  in Jan 2020 at Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun) forpermanent commission in the Indian Army. Important Dates: Events Dates Registration Starts 10th April 2019 Last Date for Application

Pakistan WARNS India’s Arms Deals, Including S-400, Can Encourage Misadventure

Expressing his apprehension about the arms purchase by India, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mohammed Qureshi has called on global powers to be “mindful” of their responsibility in terms of arms supplies to the region. “The introduction of new destabilising weapon systems, such as the S-400

Top 10 Fastest Aircraft In The World

Hello Defence Lovers, There are many aircraft that has exceeded the speed of Mach 2.0. Some of them are research aircraft, some are military and some are simply flying for reconnaissance purposes. But there is always something special with supersonic aircraft. Just imagine flying at

Isro’s Chandrayaan-2 Mission On Hold After Moon Lander Vikram Damaged During Tests

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, has been put on hold yet again. This time, the setback comes from a mishap with the moon lander, which sustained damage during preliminary tests ahead of the original plan to launch in

India Strongly Rejects Pakistan Claim of Planning Another Attack This Month

India Sunday rejected as “irresponsible” and “preposterous” Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s claim that India was planning to carry out another attack on Pakistan, saying his comments were aimed at whipping up war hysteria in the region. Qureshi told reporters in Multan that Pakistan

Growing Indian Impatience Could Spark War-Like Situation, Warns Hooda Report

The general who oversaw the Indian Army’s 2016 surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has warned that “growing Indian impatience” and a strong response to terror incidents could escalate the conflict to a war-like situation, adding the country should not rule out dialogue with the neighbour.

This is Probably How Pakistan is Explaining That Its F-16 Fighter Jet Inventory Is Intact

This Article is Originally Taken From THE PRINT A recent article in Foreign Policy magazine has claimed that a US count under the end-user licence agreement has found that none of the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) F-16 fighter aircraft are missing. However, this is not

Pak Navy Cancels All Deployments Abroad To Counter Massive Indian Navy In Arabian Sea

Indian naval movement into Pakistani waters is a realistic and serious threat to Pakistan. The Indian Navy has more teeth than its Pakistani counterpart buoyed by Russian-made aircraft carrier and nuclear submarines, according to a media report. The Pakistan Navy has been forced to cancel

After 48 Years of Neglect, Navy Gets New Helicopters To Replace Its Sea King Fleet

In July 1971, the first British made Sea King helicopter landed on the deck of INS Vikrant, India’s first aircraft carrier. 48 years later, the INS Vikrant is long gone – decommissioned and broken up, but variants of the same Sea King helicopter continue to

Short of Fighter Jets, IAF Eyes 21 MiG-29 Jets & Air-Defence Aircraft

Desperately short of fighters, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is moving the government to buy an additional 21 Russian-made MiG -29 ground attack and air-defence aircraft, a senior official with knowledge of the development said. IAF needs a minimum of 42 squadrons [each comprising 16

BAE Systems Offers Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier Design To India

Speaking at the 2019 Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) exhibition last week, a BAE Systems representative confirmed that the company is offering its Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carrier design to the Indian Navy. India currently has one aircraft carrier in service, the 45,000

Pakistan Could Be Blacklisted By FATF Due To ‘Lobbying by India’, Says Qureshi

Pakistan could be blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) due to “lobbying by India”, foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said as he estimated that the country could suffer $10 billion loss annually if it remains in the watchdog’s grey list. In June last

IAF Finalising Norms For 114 jets

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is close to finalising the technical parameters for the 114 fighter aircraft tender in process and the case is expected to be put before the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) in June. “The Air Staff Quality Requirements (ASQR) are being finalised

Court Martial Of Major Leetul Gogoi Completed; May Face Reduction Of Seniority

The court martial proceedings against Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield’ controversy, have been completed and he may face reduction in seniority as a punishment for “fraternising” with a local woman in Srinagar last year, officials said.  The court martial

After India and Pakistan Dogfight, Questions Arise About Indian ‘Vintage’ Military

This Article is Taken From The New York Times  It was an inauspicious moment for a military the United States is banking on to help keep an expanding China in check. An Indian Air Force pilot found himself in a dogfight last week with a

A Month After Indian Air Strike, Pakistan Takes Journalists To Balakot Site

More than a month after India conducted an air strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorist facility in Balakot, Pakistan, the site is being guarded by the Frontier Corps, a paramilitary force, and some of the areas there have been covered.  The Pakistan Army on Thursday had taken a group a eight journalists to


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