Category Archives: Indian Army

All You Need To Know About The Army Cadet College

Hello Defence Lovers, Army Cadet College (ACC) is an institution which trains Officers, for the Indian Army. The Army Cadet College Wing trains soldiers from the regular army for commission as Officers in the Indian Army. The ACC feeds into the Indian Military Academy Dehradun. The

12 Things That Indian Army Ask Of You

Hello Defence Lovers, Being an Army Officer is about the qualities you possess, not only the qualifications you have. It’s about keeping calm, whatever the circumstances, thinking clearly and acting decisively and remember indian army is a life of a real man. Being the future officers

Amazing Facts About The Rajputana Rifles Of Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, The Rajputana Rifles is the most senior rifle regiment of the Indian Army. It was originally raised in 1921 as part of the British Indian Army, when six previously existing regiments were amalgamated to form six battalions of the 6th Rajputana Rifles. In

All You Need To Know About The Ghost Regiment Of Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, The 63 Cavalry, which earned the epithet of ‘Ghost Regiment’ from the enemy, Counted among the elite armoured regiments of the Indian Army, the regiment won laurels in the 1971 India-Pakistan war. 63rd Cavalry is an armoured regiment of the Indian Army. Also Read, Why

Key Differences Between Permanent Commission & Short Service Commission In Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, Many times you read in a newspaper or hear from your friend that Indian Army has published advertisement for Permanent Commission (PC) or Short Service Commission (SSC). So, have you ever wondered what Permanent Commission and Short Service Commission are?  Aspirants appearing for

Soon Women To Get Combat Role In Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, The Indian Army is expected to soon open up combat positions for women. This has been stated by Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat. The Indian Army has taken up this issue with the government. Army chief Bipin Rawat said on Sunday the process

16 Amazing Facts About The Officers Training Academy, Chennai

Hello Defence Lovers, The Officers Training Academy (OTA) has been playing an important role in transforming the lives of several cadets by encouraging them to become better persons.  The Officers Training Academy, Chennai (OTA) is a training establishment of the Indian Army that trains officers

All You Need To Know About The Parachute Regiment

Hello Defence Lovers, The Parachute Regiment is the airborne infantry regiment of the Indian Army. The Parachute Regiment consisting of PARA and PARA (SF) battalions is the elite volunteer force of the Indian Army. Because of its specified role, the regiment needs to be kept at optimum

In 1999, As The Kargil War Went On, India Played A Historic World Cup Match Against Pakistan

Indian soldiers were busy baying for Pakistani blood in Kargil as they had their eyes fixed on claiming the Tiger Hill back. And 5,000 miles away, Mohammad Azharuddin and his men were busy locking horns against Wasim Akram’s men in Manchester. Such was the summer

Fire Weapons Instead Of Throwing Stones, Army Chief Challenges Stone Pelters

The Indian Army is facing a “dirty war” in Jammu and Kashmir which has to be fought through “innovative” ways, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat has said, stoutly defending the use of a Kashmiri as a ‘human shield’ by a young officer. In an exclusive

4 Commanding Officers Of Indian Army Who Led From The Front And Became Heroes

Hello Defence Lovers, Far from home and loved ones, these heroes sacrifice their own lives so the entire nation can sleep in peace. The stories of their courage and passion are larger than life. They are men of steel, standing tall in the harshest of conditions. They

Minimum Chest Size & Weight Standards To Join Indian Army For Various Region

Hello Defence Lovers, The life of an Indian army is a prestigious and dignified one. Anyone can apply for an Indian army job, irrespective of his caste, religion, or class. The only criteria for an Indian army recruitment is that he meet the educational, physical and medical

Officer Who Tied Protester To Jeep As ‘Human Shield’ In Kashmir Honoured By Army

Major L Gogoi had taken the decision to tie the Kashmiri man to a jeep as soldiers were passing through an area in Srinagar where intense stone-throwing was On. Kashmir :  The Chief Of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has awarded Major Leetul Gogoi, the

Indian Army May Acquire 39 American Apache Choppers to Enhance Fire Power

Hello Defence Lovers, The Indian Army is planning to pitch for acquiring a fleet of lethal Apache attack helicopters in a key meeting with Defence Minister Arun Jaitley scheduled this weekend. Highly placed sources in the Army told Mail Today that the combat helicopters for its

8 Fauji Languages Used By Army Wives

Hello Defence Lovers, Army wives are the silent ranks, standing by their husbands and holding fort while they are away on duty. That’s a pretty important job. No Army wife can escape this! We say what we hear and what we hear has a strong fauji

15 Signs That You Grew Up In A Military Background

Hello Defence Lovers, Children who grow up with one or more parent in the military and spend time on or around bases, aka “military brats,” get used to things that seem weird to everyone else. Have you ever found yourself in a situation in which a complete

Defence Update : CRPF Conducts 200 Operations, Arrests 72 Naxals

Going all out against Maoists since the Sukma attack, the Central Reserve Police Force has conducted around 200 special operations with a reworked strategy, apprehending 72 rebels and seizing a huge cache of munitions. In Sukma alone, CRPF’s guerrilla warfare team of CoBRA have conducted

Young Indian Army Officer Kidnapped From Family Function And Killed In Kashmir

Before this, the mutilation of two BSF jawaans by the Pakistani forces shocked the nation. Recently, we came across the news of two BSF jawaans who were mutilated by the Pakistani forces along the LOC. The incident reflected the state of despair in the valley. Today, another horrifying

Why Para Commandos Are The Most Dreaded Unit Of Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, Para Commandos are a special forces unit of the Indian Army.  They are a part of the highly-trained Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army and, generally, all the Para-Commando personnel are selected from it.  Formed on July 1, 1966, the Para Commandos are

5 Toughest Indian Army Bases To Live In

Hello Defence Lovers, While we sleep, someone out there stays up all night guarding our borders. While we eat, someone out there goes for days without food, battling a war. When it comes to doing their duty in the most extreme conditions, the Indian Armed Forces

10 Most Badass Army Slogans That Will Make You Proud To Be An Indian

Hello Defence Lovers, It’s a tough life being in the army. One needs all the motivation one can have. And as it turns out, the Indian Army is quite bad-ass when it comes to keeping its jawaans motivated. We all know how brave is our Indian army

Do You Have It In You : Unlock Your Potential

Hello Defence Lovers, We all want to succeed and gain long-term happiness, whether it is about making our name famous, travelling the world or simply getting rich – whatever our personal dream be to make it big on the stage of the World. As a Candidate, all

Leave Rules For Indian Army Officers After 7th Pay Commission

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Army does provide many lucrative facilities and benefits to its officers so that the officers may work with full dedication and free from tensions. Leave is very important for an Army officer to fulfill his social commitments and also to relax from

An Officer and A Gentleman : Do You Have It In You

Hello Defence Lovers, An officer in the Indian Army inherits glorious heritage and lasting traditions, blended perfectly with the latest advances in technology in the fields of armament, management, engineering and medical sciences. It offers a golden opportunity to be a part of the world’s finest

Tata Safari Storme Joins The Indian Armed Forces’ Fleet

Hello Defence Lovers, Tata Motors has signed a contract for supply of 3192 units of the Tata Safari Storme 4×4 to the Indian Armed Forces, under a new category of vehicles – GS800 (General Service 800). The Indian Ministry of Defence (MOD) had floated an RFP

‘Pakistan Can Never Defeat India’ – As Long As The Sikhs Fight For India

Hello Defence Lovers, The Sikh Regiment of the Indian Army stands tall as one of the most feared armed regiments in the world. Their valour and loyalty towards the nation is beyond measure. Although these braveheart Sikhs make up to only 10 percent of the

Army Braces For A ‘Hot Summer’ In J&K, Takes Step For Counter-Infiltration, Anti-Terror Operations

Hello Defence Lovers, Bracing for “a hot summer” in Jammu and Kashmir this year, the Army is taking several steps ranging from a stronger counter-infiltration grid along the Line of Control and coordinated anti-terror operations in the hinterland to better crowd-control measures and induction of

A Day In Indian Military Academy

Hello Defence Lovers, The Indian Military Academy, Dehradun (also known as IMA) is the officer training Academy of the Indian Army. IMA was established in 1932. For a Gentle Cadet new into the academy having no military background, things will seem very unsettling from day-1,. The entire

No Proposal To End Sahayak System In Army: Government

No proposal for doing away with the Sahayak system in the Army is under consideration, the government today said, notwithstanding several jawans strongly coming out of the colonial-era provision. Replying to a question on the issue, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said a

Typical Drill Instructor Who Churning Boys Into Men

Hello Defence Lovers, Drill is the bedrock of discipline – thus goes an old saying and nothing could be closer to truth than the import behind this statement. Passing the Drill Square Test (DST) entitles every cadet to the two ‘Ls’ he craves for; the Lanyard and