Operation Cactus – India’s daring operation in Maldives

The central location of the island nation of the Maldives in the western Indian Ocean, appeared to provide an ideal staging post for illicit arms shipments to the PLOTE (People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil Eelam) in Sri Lanka. It was a difficult period for them, as the LTTE (Liberation Tamil Tigers Eelam) was beginning to … Read more Operation Cactus – India’s daring operation in Maldives

Are you ready for World War 3 ?

Troops from Oman, Egypt and Kuwait and several other countries have arrived in Saudi Arabia to take part in the largest military exercise in the region called “Northern Thunder“, in terms of participating countries and equipment. At least 20 countries from Arab and Islamic countries are scheduled to participate in the North Thunder war games … Read more Are you ready for World War 3 ?

INSAS Assault Rifle compared to AK-47/AKM Assault Rifle

The INSAS is basically an AK-74 (not -47) modified to fire 5.56×45 NATO ammunition with slightly different operating controls.   Unlike the parent platform, it has a reputation for unreliability under harsh conditions, and the Indian military is actively evaluating replacements currently in the form of MCIWS.It’s only real virtue, from the perspective of the Indian … Read more INSAS Assault Rifle compared to AK-47/AKM Assault Rifle

Ships participating in International Fleet review 2016

  Ships Participating in International fleet Review 2016 – Brazil – 1. BN Amazonas (P 120) China – 1. PLAN Liuzhou (573) 2. PLAN Sanya (547) France – 1. FREMM Provence (D652) Indonasia – 1. KRI Usman Harun (359) Mauritius – 1. CGS Barracuda (CG 31) Nigeria – 1. NNS Centenary (F91) Vietnam – 1. VPNS 011 … Read more Ships participating in International Fleet review 2016

Ahoy Hello Namaste – International Fleet Review

The Eastern Naval Command (ENC) will, for the first time, host the International Fleet Review 2016. Warships from over 60 maritime nations will be invited to participate in the event. This would be the second time that the Indian Navy will be hosting the International Fleet Review after the one held in Mumbai in 2001. … Read more Ahoy Hello Namaste – International Fleet Review

The Invincible V – Ride Vikrant Everywhere

There is plenty of buzz since Bajaj has announced that their new bike ‘V’ that has been made using the metal from INS Vikrant, Indian first aircraft carrier, that shot into prominence during the 1970 Indo-Pak War. The Carrier with its strong fleet of Sea Harriers served India for over four decades after which it was decommissioned in … Read more The Invincible V – Ride Vikrant Everywhere