Category Archives: Miscellaneous

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

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

Why Can Most Of The Time Only NDA Cadets Become An Army Chief ?

Hello Defence Lovers, Have you ever thought why can most of the time only NDA cadets become chief of army staff (COAS) and is it possible for an IMA cadet to become an army chief who joined the IMA from direct entry? Well if you

INS Sahyadri: The Best Ship Of 2018

Hello Defence Lovers, INS Sahyadri won the Best Ship trophy in the Fleet Award Function of 2018. The Fleet Award Function is held to recognise and award the best operational achievements of the Eastern Fleet during last one year. The annual ceremony also recognises the accomplishment on

Five Generations Of Fighter Aircraft

Hello Defence Lovers, Categorization of fighter jet generation is a classification used around the world regarding fighter aircrafts. Categorization is unofficial and imprecise because there is no authorized classification concept based on features and performance of aircraft. First of all, there is no clearly defined

4 Important Areas Where Indian Army Have More Experience Than American Army

Hello Defence Lovers, Every Army have some skills and Experience in which they have expertise. US army and Indian Army are both experience in War and other Covert ops. But still Joint training exercise conduct between US army and Indian army to exchange their knowledge with

8 Important Lessons You Learn Growing Up As a Military Brat

Hello Defence Lovers,  Military brats live in an ambiguous subculture that blends the lifestyle of a service member and a civilian. It includes repeated relocation, forced road trips, and strange habits, like calling everyone your age or older “ma’am” or “sir,” that are hard to

5 Things You Learn In The Military That College Won’t Teach You

Hello Defence Lovers, With this article we will talk about the 5 things you learn in the military that college won’t tech you. Also Read, 8 Things To Know Before Joining The Indian Military 1) Military People Learn More Quickly Some more quickly than others, military

SpaceX Or ISRO, Who’s Winning The Race To Space?

Hello Defence Lovers, India’s premier space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has built a reputation for launching rockets into space at very convenient prices. The consequent effect? A lot of customers from around the world have come flocking to avail India’s economical rocket-launching services and this

Why The Speed Of Ships Is Measured In Knots?

Hello Defence Lovers, Have you ever thought why the speed of ships is measured in Knots. If you don’t know the answer than read this article. With this article we will talk about the reason behind it. Ancient mariners used to gauge how fast their

100 Most Important Current Affairs Questions For NDA 2018

Hello Defence Lovers, NDA (II) 2018 notification has been released on 6th June 2018. NDA 2018 examination is a gateway for those candidates seeking for entry in Defence Forces like Army, Navy and Air Force. NDA exam is a national level examination, which is organized two times

8 Things To Know Before Joining The Indian Military

Hello Defence Lovers, Now a days more and more people are turning to the military as a career choice. While we applaud everyone who decides to serve their country, But we think it’s important to go into this knowing full well what to expect. So here

15 Badass Military Skills You Can Apply To Your Own Life

Hello Defence Lovers, Military service is a great way to embed some very important life skills and habits. The military needs its people to be able to be highly functional under stress, as well as live together in close quarters, so they must be regimented and


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