Tag Archives: Indian Armed Forces

(Apply Now) Indian Army JAG Entry Scheme 24 TH Course (APR 2020)

Hello Defence Lovers, Applications are invited from UNMARRIED male and female LAW GRADUATES for grant of Short Service Commission in the Indian Army for Judge Advocate General Branch. Important Dates: START OF ONLINE APPLICATION: 16 JUL 2019 AT 1200 HRS LAST DATE FOR APPLYING: 14

IAF Pilots Test F-21 Simulator

Indian Air Force fighter pilots, including one of India’s first female pilots in this stream, examined and tested a cockpit simulator of the F-21 fighter aircraft of American aerospace giant, Lockheed Martin, here on Tuesday.  Lockheed Martin has been pitching its F-21 aircraft for the

Why Did Pakistan Open Its Airspace for India? Goodwill Gesture or Move To Save Ailing Economy?

By Siddhi Gaharwar Although Pakistan’s decision to open up its airspace for civil traffic must have come as big relief to the Indian airlines that suffered huge losses because of the airspace closure by the north-western neighbour, it also is undeniably true that the Imran

Pak Opens Airspace Closed Since Balakot Strike, Indian Airlines Resume Flights Operations Over Pakistan

Indian airlines on Tuesday resumed flight operations on normal routes to Europe and other west-bound destinations over the Pakistan airspace, after Islamabad removed access restrictions.  “After cancellation of NOTAMS by Pakistan and India in the early hours of Tuesday, there are no restrictions on airspaces of both countries, flights

IAF Broke Will of Pakistan Army During Kargil War: Ex-Officers

The Indian Army was bringing results but the Indian Air Force (IAF) broke the Pakistani Army’s morale and will to continue holding the heights it had captured in Kargil, former IAF officers said while talking about the 1999 war. Giving credit to air power for

ISRO Calls off Chandrayaan-2 Launch After Technical Snag, Next Date Soon

With the countdown clock freezing minutes before 2 am, the launch of Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to moon, was called off 56 minutes before the scheduled time early Monday morning. The GSLV Mark III carrying the orbiter, lander, and rover was to take off at

Rafale & Su-30MKI Deadly Combo Will Make Pakistan, Other Enemies Worried: IAF

Once the French Rafale and the Russian Su-30MKI jets start operating jointly in the Indian Air Force (IAF), it will be a deadly combination and will make our enemies including Pakistan worried in case of any conflict, said Indian Air Force Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS

India’s New Advanced Talwar Frigates To Arrive By 2022 After Payments Clearance

The Indian Navy is likely to get its first two advanced Talwar class frigates by 2022, following clearance of payments and key material procurements that will enable Russia’s Yantar Shipyard to commence full-scale work on the warship. The contract for new frigates – two of which are to

JFD Completes Sea Acceptance Trials of Submarine Rescue System For Indian Navy

UK-based subsea engineering and services provider JFD has completed sea acceptance trials and training activities on the second of two fly-away submarine rescue systems built for the Indian Navy. The activities were conducted on the east coast of India at Visakhapatnam, where the system will

India to Buy 18 More Su-30MKI and 21 Mig-29 Fighter Jets From Russia

Indian Air Force (IAF) is eyeing 18 more Sukhoi Su-30 MKI multirole fighters and 21 Mikoyan MiG-29 air superiority jets from Russia to add extra teeth to its arsenal, and tackle the twin threats of Pakistan and China. IAF already has a sanctioned strength of

1.86 lakh Bulletproof Jackets To Be Procured By April Next Year: Govt

The shortage of bullet-proof jackets for armed forces is being met through procurement of 1.86 lakh such jackets by April 2020 for nearly Rs 639 crore, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh informed Rajya Sabha on Monday. Replying to supplementaries, the minister said there was no embargo

Air Marshal R Nambiar: ‘We Were Very Innovative in Kargil War, We Fought With What We Had’

Air Marshal R Nambiar is the AOC-in-C of Western Command, and was the first fighter pilot in IAF to hit the Pakistani infiltrators at Tiger Hill during the Kargil War with a precision-guided bomb. A test-pilot, who flew the Mirage 2000, dropped five of the

IAF Pushes Rs1.5 lakh cr ‘Make In India’ Deals For 170 Aircraft

With the budget done and dusted, the IAF is now finalising two long-pending mega ‘Make in India’ projects worth about Rs 1.5 lakh crore ($22 billion). But while the project for 56 medium transport aircraft by the Tata-Airbus consortium is set to take off this

Apply Now: CDS 2/2019 Notification, Registration, Exam Date

Hello Defence Lovers, UPSC has released the notification for the Combined Defence Services Examination II 2019 (CDS Exam II 2019). UPSC CDS Exam 2019 (II) is held for recruiting candidates for course conducted by Indian Military Academy, Indian Naval Academy, Air Force Academy and Officers training

Update: Territorial Army 2019 Notification & Exam Date

Hello Defence Lovers, Applications are invited from gainfully employed young citizens for an opportunity of donning the uniform and serving the nation as Territorial Army Officers (Non Departmental), based on the concept of enabling motivated young citizens to serve in a military environment without having

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

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

India Rushes For Defence Overhaul : 4 Projects That Can Be Game-Changers

Hello  Defence Lovers, Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan, especially after the Pulwama massacre and India’s retaliatory Balakot air strikes, the defence ministry is planning to boost the stock of weapons and other equipment available with the Indian security forces.  The ministry is looking

India’s Aircraft Carrier & Nuclear Subs Deployment a ‘no-nonsense’ Message To China, Not Pakistan?

China is using Pakistan as a tool to contain India, so the redeployment of an aircraft carrier, warships and nuclear-powered submarines to North Arabian Sea is a clear signal to Beijing, rather than Islamabad, analysts told RT. Despite the heated tensions around the Kashmir region,

India, US Inch Closer Towards New Pact To Deepen Defence Industry Cooperation

After concluding two foundational agreements to strengthen military cooperation in the past three years, India and the United States are inching closer to finalising a new pact to deepen defence industry collaboration, two officials said on condition of anonymity. The two sides announced their readiness

PAF Jets Carry Out Off-Runway Operations On Highways In Fear Of Losing An Air Base

Pakistan Air Force’s fighter jets on Monday carried out take-off and landing sorties from highways as part of its operational readiness, an official statement said. Pakistan has maintained high-level of alertness since the Indian Air Force carried out a ‘counter-terror’ operation in Balakot, inside Pakistan

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

India Rejects Report Of Missile Threat To Pak During Tension

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by US officials, including NSA John Bolton, headed off a bigger conflict, five sources familiar with the events said, reported Reuters. As per sources, India threatened to fire

India Deploys CRPF Commando Squad To Guard Embassy In Baghdad

India has deployed an elite contingent of its commando-trained armed paramilitary personnel to guard its embassy and diplomatic staff in Baghdad in Iraq, a war-ravaged country getting back to normal after defeating ISIS terrorists. About 45 multi-skilled troops, drawn from the country’s largest Central Armed

Pakistan Will Become Hindustan By 2025, Start Businesses In Karachi, Lahore : RSS

RSS leader Indresh Kumar has said that after 2025 people from India could settle and start businesses in Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi, among other cities in neighbouring Pakistan. Dishing out a history lesson while speaking at an event in Dadar on Saturday, he said the

Defence Ministry To Soon Decide Fate Of Rs 1,800 Crore Carbine Deal

The Defence Ministry is soon going to decide the fate of the Rs 1,800 crore deal for buying over 93,000 close quarter carbines for the Indian Army at a high level meeting scheduled to take place this week, said a source. A firm from United

Servicing Delays Ground India’s Best Fighter Jets SU-30 MKI

With India and Pakistan sabre-rattling over cross-border skirmishes, a distressing fact about India’s premier fighter jets has come to light. According to sources, over 20 SU-30 MKI fighters, the backbone of the Indian Air Force, are lying with Hindustan Aeronautics for overhaul and are not

US Offers Javelin Anti-Tank Guided Missiles Again to India: Sources

US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin is ready to offer Javelin Anti-tank Guided Missiles through the Defense Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) between India and US, and `MAKE II’ set, say company officials. Speaking to Financial Express Online, Haley Donoho, International Business Development, Javelin said, “We

Why is Pakistan Being Secretive About JF-17’s Recent ‘Smart Weapon’ Test?

Media outlets across Pakistan on Tuesday reported the country’s air force had successfully test-fired an indigenously-built ‘smart weapon’ from a JF-17 fighter. Some Pakistani media outlets referred to the system as a ‘missile’ and others as a “extended-range smart weapon”. Several outlets also carried footage

FAKE ALERT: Old Wreckage From Arizona Being Shared as Indian Spy Drone Shot Down By Pakistan

Tariq Naqash, a Pakistani Journalist affiliated to media house Dawn, shared an image of a drone wreckage on Twitter. He claimed it to be an Indian spy drone shot down by Pakistan Army. Quoting locals, the Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) based journalist claimed that the


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