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Meet The Rocket Women Who Will Again Take India to The Moon

Breaking gender stereotypes, women in the last decade have taken up leadership roles in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Rocket science, for one, has traditionally been a male stronghold. Women, who contributed to the space progamme of India, were hardly seen or

After Serving Navy And AirForce, Man Joins IMA, Commissioned Into Army After Passing Out Parade

The Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Saturday witnessed the passing out parade of 459 Gentlemen Cadets. Among the young officers who were newly commissioned into the Army, includes Lt Narendra Singh From Jodhpur. While Singh joined the Army today, he has previously worked

Will Israeli missiles give more firepower to Su-30MKI to outgun Pakistani F-16s?

The historic dogfight against an intruding Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jet formation over Jammu and Kashmir seems to have convinced the Indian Air Force (IAF) bosses about the need to upgrade the weaponry on Indian fighter jets. The Pakistani intrusion came after Indian fighter

These Are the 3 Most Powerful Air Forces in All of Asia

Airpower has played a critical role in the conflicts that have set the Asian political scene since World War II. From the Korean War to the Vietnam Conflict to the several wars between India and Pakistan, air forces have helped tip the strategic balance in

This Secret Facility is Helping China’s Navy Become a Submarine Superpower

China celebrated the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) on 23 April. On the occasion, it organised an international fleet review at Qingdao, which was also attended by the Indian Navy’s lead ship INS Kolkata and the tanker INS

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

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

View: Why China Continuously Supporting Pakistan?

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai (Retired) This time with proposal to declare Pakistani sponsored, pampered and head of Pakistani based jihadi organisation Jaish Mohammad, Masood Azhar, as Global Terrorist, moved by three permanent members of security council namely America, UK and France in this March month

View: Why Are We Fighting Pakistani Jihadis One To One?

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai (Retired) After Pulwama, which happened on 14 February 2019 martyring 42 CRPF solders, five more jihadi encounters have taken place in Kashmir Valley. However, what is the matter of concern is that first time it has happened this year, after 2002,

View: India Must Rethink While Dealing With China

By Brigadier Arun Bajpai China is just not allowing India’s entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, despite all efforts of other major powers and very recently it has once again vetoed the proposal forwarded by France, UK and America to declare terrorist Masood Azhar as

Opinion: We Don’t Spend Enough On Intelligence or Defence Armaments

By Janmejaya Sinha  We need to ensure equipment gets purchased in a time-bound manner and a certain amount of the annual budget is allocated to defence equipment and that an interparty group approves the final purchases. The stain of the Bofors scandal that was unearthed

Five Reasons Why India Wants Masood Azhar Censured

Hello Defence Lovers, India has expressed ‘disappointment’ over China blocking the proposal for the fourth time to get Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar designated as a terrorist by the United Nations Security Council. China, a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, put a

9 Fascinating Facts About IAF’s Pinaka Guided Extended Range Rockets

Hello Defence Lovers, India successfully tested two Pinaka guided extended range rockets on Monday, which demonstrated high accuracy in eliminating targets miles away. IANS reported that the test-fires were carried out off the coast of Balasore in Odisha and both missiles hit their respective targets

Aircraft Carriers are the Ultimate Weapon for 1 Reason: They Are Really Hard to Sink

Initiatives like the Naval Integrated Fire Control – Counter Air program link together every available combat system in a seamless, fast-reacting defensive screen that few adversaries can penetrate. Numerous other advances are being introduced, from the penetrating recon capabilities of stealthy fighters to shipboard jamming

IAF’s Man Behind The Machine Matters, Here’s Why

  In the battle of brains over brawn and skill over technology, the former has always prevailed. One of the most recent examples of skill overcoming advanced technology is when Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, manning a MiG-21 Bison, took down a much more technologically advanced

From A Salesgirl To India’s Woman Defence Minister, Here’s Nirmala Sitharaman’s Story

By KC ARCHANA When it comes to women who have broken the glass ceiling, Nirmala Sitharaman definitely tops the list. On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Nirmala Sitharaman’s story is unmissable.  From being a trained economist, a former employee of PriceWaterhouseCooper to being the

February 2019- Major Indian Defence Events For Defence Exam Preparation

Hello Defence Lovers, If you are preparing for any defence exam than this article will helps you in your exam preparation. In this article we covered all major events which occurred in the month of February 2019. Defence Ministry approves acquisition of Milan-2T Anti-Tank Missiles:

In 1965 Too, Pilot In Inferior Plane Downed Pakistan Fighter

When Indian Air Force (IAF) Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman in a Russia-made MiG-21 Bison fired at a comparatively advanced US-made Pakistan Air Force (PAF) F-16 along the Line of Control, little did he know that he was creating aviation history. But this may not have been the

Facts About Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman That Will Beam Your Chest With Pride

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhi Nandan Varthman,  Hands tied, bloodied face , big grilled for his Pakistani captors but remarkably still calm and Composed . Today India has saluted the bravery of the Wing Commander Abhi Nandan. The valour, mettle and

Martyred Officer’s Wife To Join Indian Army As Tribute To Her Husband

The wife of Major Prasad Mahadik, who was killed in a fire at his camp in Arunachal Pradesh, will follow into the footsteps of her late husband and join the Indian Army next year after completion of training.  Gauri Mahadik (32), all set to join the Officers’ Training Academy (OTA) at

Pulwama Terror Attack: Can India Respond Like Israeli MOSSAD Way?

By Kartikeya Sharma (Kartikeya Sharma is Political Editor at WION) After every terror attack in India, people want the government to take action against Pakistan the way Israel would in such circumstances. This feeling is further accentuated by the narrative built by mass media which, in

January 2019- Major Indian Defence Events For Defence Exam Preparation

Hello Defence Lovers, If you are preparing for any defence exam than this article will helps you in your exam preparation. In this article we covered all major events which occurred in the month of January 2019. New chairman for the Ordnance Factory Board:  Saurabh Kumar has

Some Mind Blowing Facts About Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose You Should Need To Know Today

Hello Defence Lovers, Well, As we all know about freedom fighters who fought for theincredible India and in the month of January only, our constitution was formed due to their sacrifices. One of those legends was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s slogan of “You give me

‘Ceasefire Saved Pakistan Air Force In 1965 War’

Had the 1965 Indo-Pak war continued for some more days, as the then IAF chief, Air Marshal Arjan Singh, thought, India would have completely destroyed Pakistani Air Force as they were not able to sustain their tactical operations. But then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shashtri

What Happens To The Decommissioned Fighter Aircrafts Of Indian Air Force?

Hello Defence Lovers, On average, an aircraft is operable for about 30 years before it has to be retired and no doubt the amount of money Indian Air Force  invest into their aircraft is mind-boggling that is why IAF is the 4th largest air force in

Armed Forces Flag Day क्यों मनाया जाता है ?

सात दिसंबर यानी आज भारत की सेनाओं के लिए एक और अहम दिन है। इस दिन पर पूरा देश Armed Forces Flag Day या सशस्‍त्र सेना झंडा दिवस के जरिए उन्‍हें याद करता है। ऑर्म्‍ड फोर्सेज फ्लैग डे की शुरुआत वर्ष 1949 में हुई थी

Infantry Day Special: What Does The Infantry Actually Do All Day?

Hello Defence Lovers, The infantry is the main land combat force and backbone of the Army. It’s equally important in peacetime and combat. The Infantryman’s role is to be ready to defend our country in peacetime and to capture, destroy and repel enemy ground forces during

How Did Jammu and Kashmir Become A Part Of India? 9 facts on Accession Day

Hello Defence Lovers, Accession Day is celebrated on October 26 every year to commemorate the day when the last Dogra ruler of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession in 1947. The agreement made the former independent princely state of J&K

पूर्व राष्ट्रपति अब्दुल कलाम के 10 ऐसे विचार जो किसी को भी बना सकते हैं सफल

नमस्कार दोस्तों, आज भारत के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति एपीजे अब्दुल कलाम (APJ Abdul Kalam) की जयंती है. ‘मिसाइल मैन’ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam का जन्म 15 अक्टूबर साल 1931 में हुआ था. वे भारत के पूर्व राष्ट्रपति और जानेमाने वैज्ञानिक के रूप में विख्यात थे. अब्दुल कलाम

3 Awesome Reasons Why The Youth Should Join Indian Armed Forces (By Capt. Raghu Raman)

Hello Defence Lovers, Every year, over six lakh young aspirants seek to join the Indian Armed Forces as officers. Of these, a mere 1000 odd, get past the stringent physical, mental and psychological tests that filter out the rest and join the National Defence Academy,


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