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‘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,

7 Leaders Who Once a Proud Soldier Now a Corporate Hero

Hello Defence Lovers, India has one of the largest armies in the world. Our soldiers are proving their mettle not only in the service tenure but also outside the field. Our proud soldiers make proud corporate officers post retirement. Retired defence personnel are considered to be most service

20 Rules Of Combat They Never Taught You

Hello Defence Lovers, Here we are with another interesting article where we are talking about 20 combat rules they never taught you. You are not Superman. If it’s stupid, but it works, it’s not stupid. Never draw fire, it irritates everyone around you. When in

8 Things You Must Know About Parakram Parv (Surgical Strike Day)

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Armed Forces have always brought laurels to the Nation. Their contribution in war and peace are of immense value to every Indian. To showcase the courage, valour and sacrifice of Armed Forces, ‘#ParakramParv’ is being observed from 28-30 September 2018. #पराक्रमपर्व. The government of

Meet Two Lady IAS Officers Went Beyond Call Of Duty & Set Example

Hello Defence Lovers, As the situation in Kerala crawls back to normalcy, personnel from the Indian Army and the Navy and fishermen folk have emerged as the biggest heroes for saving many lives and working tirelessly during the relief operations. With the worst over, the

How An Army Major Who Went Home On Vacation Became A Saviour In Kerala

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian Army Major Hemant Raj was all excited when he as about to fly to Kerala on a vacation to celebrate Onam with his family. “I was quite excited to go to my hometown in Kerala to attend Onam. My leave was sanctioned and

UK Flying Their Flag Half-Mast In India For Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Politicians from across parties flew to Delhi, cancelling meetings with foreign diplomats and pre-poll campaigns. Meanwhile, thousands of obituaries are being posted on social media for former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday evening at the age of 93. As a mark of

This Is Why India Should Invade Pakistan!

Hello Defence Lovers, ‘India has been in a state of war with Pakistan since 1947’, actor Suniel Shetty made this statement in his 2004 movie, ‘Main Hoon Na’, in which he played the role of a court-martialed army officer, who later becomes a terrorist, hell-bent to

Meaning Behind Coloured Ribbon Which Are Represent In The Military Uniform?

Hello Defence Lovers, Most of us have seen the colourful ribbons and medals on soldiers uniform which they proudly wear on their chest. But have you ever thought what does the ribbon, which looks like a coloured bar code represent in the military uniform? So in

10 Worst Friendly Fire Incidents In Military History

Hello Defence Lovers, The term friendly fire became widely used during and after WWI although it had previously taken its toll in military engagements in the centuries before then. Friend or foe identification mistakes, human judgment errors, the weather, and nature, all contributed to the cause

Meet Lt. Col. US Gill Who Took An IED Blast To Save His Men

Hello Defence Lovers, November 2, 1993. It was a normal day for Mrs. Apeksha. The previous day, she had a conversation with her husband, Major Upender Singh Gill, who was in militancy-torn Kashmir on deputation to 1 Rashtriya Rifles. He sounded cheerful and informed her that all is

First Kashmiri Muslim Army General Genuine Message On Militancy

Hello Defence Lovers, In April 2008, Major General Mohd Amin Naik became the first Kashmiri Muslim General in the Indian Army. When this news was carried out in the media, the very use of the phrase “first Kashmiri Muslim” made him uncomfortable. He wondered why can’t it be simply

Why A Retired Major General Cycled 12,000 KM Across 29 States Of India Will Inspire You Today!

Hello Defence Lovers, Major General Somnath Jha personifies the saying – Age is just a number. Unlike everybody else, he had different retirement plans. After giving 37 precious years of his life in the service of the nation, he just didn’t want to hang up his boots the usual

Best Ever Books To Crack CDS Exam 2018

Hello Defence Lovers, Your decision to join the Indian Armed Forces is an achievement in itself. If you are searching for the best books for CDS Examination then, In this article we can help you by giving a top choice list. (1.) Pathfinder CDS Examination Conducted by UPSC  To Buy,

Why Did Pakistan’s F-16s Refuse To Engage The IAF’s Mig-29s During The Kargil War?

Hello Defence Lovers, With its powerful MiG-29s swatting away Pakistani F-16s, the Indian Air Force’s MiG-21, MiG-27 and Mirage-2000 jets were able to devastate Pakistani military positions with impunity during the 1999 conflict.  Paki F16s refused to engage Indian Mig 29s during Kargil war. The Mig29s

Things You Should Know About RAW & ISI

Hello Defence Lovers, As we all know that recently former chiefs of the RAW and the ISI write a book together, swapping reminiscences of the days that are no more, and deliver a diagnosis of the present, it arouses enough curiosity for a dedicated plunge

How To Train For The Military Mindset??

Hello Defence Lovers, There are many things besides fitness that you should consider working on while you prepare to join the military. So with this article we will talk about the few things which will definitely helps you to train for the Military mindset. Also Read, 7

Why The Indian Ocean So Important For India

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian occupies a central and strategic location in the Indian Ocean area. Its national and economic interests are inseparably linked up with Indian Ocean. Hence to keep the Indian Ocean as a zone of Peace free from superpower rivalry and increasing cooperation among

Why The Army Prepares To Fight Under A Nuclear Shadow

By Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd)  Hello Defence Lovers, With two nuclear neighbours, how likely is it for our armed forces to battle in a contaminated environment that could include nuclear, biological or chemical attacks by the adversary?’ ‘Are we prepared for the threat?’ Brigadier S

Unknown Facts About Most Elite And Covert Special Frontier Force

Hello Defence Lovers, Special Frontier Force (SFF)  also known as Establishment 22 is India’s most covert and elite Special Force unit which was established in 1962 with the original goal of conducting covert operations behind the Chinese Lines in the event of another Sino-Indian War. With this article we will

17 Interesting Facts About President’s Bodyguard You Should Know

Hello Defence Lovers, President’s Body Guard (PBG) is the oldest surviving mounted unit and the senior most regiment of the Indian Army. The President’s Bodyguard (PBG) is an elite household cavalry regiment of the Indian Army. It is senior-most in the order of precedence of the units of the Indian Army.  The primary role of

5 Major Facts About The India-Malaysia’s Jungle Warfare Exercise

Hello Defence Lovers, Indian and Malaysian armies are doing a joint military exercise and this is the second phase of the exercise. “Harimau Shakti‘ began today in which two armies are battling and practising against each other. Here Are The Major Facts About The Exercise: 1:

4 Awesome Ideas Which Evolve Your Motivation Into Discipline

Hello Defence Lovers, Motivation must evolve into discipline, because, what happens when you are not motivated that day?  At the very moment you have to decide to stay comfortable in bed or get up and keep reaching for your goals. This is discipline and mental toughness.  You

Can An Indian Army Officer Own A Gun After Retirement?

Hello Defence Lovers, Most people have misconception that military personals get weapons to keep with them all the time No they dont. In peace area like Delhi or any other cantonment some people will never see a weapon other then firing practice. In sensitive areas


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