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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

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

Why The 36 Rafale Meant For India Are The Most Potent In The World?

A lot has been written and spoken about the 7.878 Billion Euros deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets that can even fire strategic weapons. It has been drawn into a political slugfest with both opposition, led by Congress and the ruling NDA government led by BJP

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

Father Martyred In Kargil War, Son Joins Same Battalion

Hello Defence Lovers, “When I will grow up, I will serve Indian Army”- swore Hitesh Kumar who lost his father in the Kargil War 19 years ago.  And now, 19 years later, Hitesh has been commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Indian Army. Hitesh’s father, a

How Kargil Can Be The Last War India Ever Fights

Hello Defence Lovers, India has fought five wars since Independence. The armed forces have defended the nation successfully over the course of 70 years and will surely continue to do so. Unfortunately, there is a price to pay for all this.   Also Read, Kargil Vijay Diwas:

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Amazing Facts About Kargil War Every Indian Must Know

Hello Defence Lovers, This year, India is going to celebrate the 19th anniversary of Operation Vijay which was fought with Pakistani troops after they infiltrated into Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir and along the Line of Control (LOC). Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated in all over the

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

Incredible Story Of Naik Digendra Kumar : Cobra Of The Kargil War

Hello Defence Lovers, Digendra Kumar (born 3 July 1969) is a former member of the 2nd battalion of the Rajputana Rifles regiment of the Indian army. He was awarded the Mahavir Chakra on 15 August 1999, for his acts of bravery in the Kargil War. His incredible

Daughter of Kargil War Martyr Get Commissioned In Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, In our country ‘Shakti’, which means power, is the manifestation of female energy. This Shakti defines our strength. This Inspiring story of a Mother justify with the word ‘Shakti’ whose husband Lance Naik Inder Rana was martyred during Kargil war, he hails

Captain Vikram Batra: Legendary Fighter Of Indian Army

Hello Defence Lovers, Captain Batra is a name that you would unfailingly come across when you visit the hall at Service Selection Centre, Allahabad or one of the residential areas in Jabalpur Cantonment or the combined cadet’s mess at the IMA. Not only should every India know