Mrs Seema Rao – A Woman Commado that has Been Training Indian Special Forces for 20 Years

Seema Rao

A 7th-degree black belt holder in Military Martial Arts, Seema Rao is India’s only female commando trainer. A prominent expert in close quarter battle, Seema has been giving commando training to various Armed Forces in India for 20 years, without taking any monetary compensation in return! Seema is also a combat shooting instructor, a firefighter, … Read more Mrs Seema Rao – A Woman Commado that has Been Training Indian Special Forces for 20 Years

7 Misconceptions Regarding The Indian Air Force

As civilians, we have a different perspective of the services and how things are done there. However, the people working there have an entirely different and real perspective regarding the same. The reason being very simple, they are working there and seeing and facing the things every day. We are lucky to have a Technical … Read more 7 Misconceptions Regarding The Indian Air Force

Do you know about these Badges worn by Aircrew and Ground Staff of Indian Air Force ?

Aircrew badges commonly known as WINGS  are worn by Indian Air Force’s Officers and Airmen crew on their uniforms is the symbol of Qualification to the personnel who serves as a crew member on board Aircraft. They are the symbol of their expertise in that particular field.Normally the aircrew badges are worn on the left … Read more Do you know about these Badges worn by Aircrew and Ground Staff of Indian Air Force ?

Thunder Vs Tejas : Tejas still a Better option claims new report

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) finally inducted its first batch of Tejas multi-role fighters last week. Produced by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), the Tejas was under development for about 30 years, and it is the second homegrown fighter in the IAF’s history, the first being the HF-21 Marut. The Tejas is envisaged to replace the … Read more Thunder Vs Tejas : Tejas still a Better option claims new report

India Will No Longer Require Israel’s Heron or US Predator Drones

Rustom Drone

India’s defense forces will require more than 5,000 UAVs in the coming ten years. If successful, the soon-to-be-tested Rustom II will eliminate the need for India to import UAVs from the US and Israel. India’s homemade medium altitude long endurance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Rustom II is due for its first test flight by the … Read more India Will No Longer Require Israel’s Heron or US Predator Drones

This Indian Army Major’s Open Letter To Burhan Wani Is A Warning For Every Terrorist Trying To Tear Apart Kashmir

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Burhan Wani was a terrorist and was treated like one. What’s been happening ever since his death is a display of sad state of affairs in Kashmir. While the population stands divided on the Burhan Wani’s death, an Indian Army veteran, Major Gaurav Arya has penned down an open letter directed at Wani. If rightly … Read more This Indian Army Major’s Open Letter To Burhan Wani Is A Warning For Every Terrorist Trying To Tear Apart Kashmir

Russia may have lied about losing a gunship to ISIS say Military Analysts and News Reports

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It was a heroic and straightforward story, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. It also wasn’t true, say military analysts and news reports. Two Russian pilots were killed Friday in Syria when a Syrian Mi-25 helicopter was shot down by the Islamic State near the city of Palmyra, the ministry said. The pilots were on a training mission … Read more Russia may have lied about losing a gunship to ISIS say Military Analysts and News Reports

Protests or no protests in J&K ; Center orders Army to go full steam against terror

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Unfazed by violent protests in south Kashmir in the wake of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani ‘s killing, the security establishment will continue to go full-steam in its fight against terror. The encounter in Handwara and the foiling of an infiltration bid in Keran on Monday exhibit the security establishment’s resolve to deal firmly with … Read more Protests or no protests in J&K ; Center orders Army to go full steam against terror

Russia Offers Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier to India

Last week, a Russian delegation visiting New Delhi offered the Indian Navy Russia’s latest supercarrier design, dubbed Project 23000E Shtorm (Storm), for purchase, Defense News reports, based on information provided by a senior Indian Navy official. According to the article, a Russian diplomat based in India confirmed that an offer has been made. Few additional … Read more Russia Offers Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier to India

Saab Joins Hunt for India Partner to Help Modi Overhaul Airforce

Sweden’s Saab AB will join Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co. in the search for local partners to help build its fighter jets, as competition increases for a slice of India’s planned $150 billion military modernization. While certain parts of the Gripen E planes will be built in factories fully owned by Saab, other components … Read more Saab Joins Hunt for India Partner to Help Modi Overhaul Airforce

North Korea opens doors for Chinese tourists without passports

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The tightly controlled North Korea has decided to open its doors to Chinese tourists coming without passports. It is welcoming Chinese visitors to cross the border to visit the country for half a day. Even Chinese without passports can visit North Korea, leave aside the need for a visa. The move comes soon after China … Read more North Korea opens doors for Chinese tourists without passports

Indian warship at Pearl Harbor for the largest naval exercise

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Indian Navy warship INS Satpura is at the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as part of world’s largest multilateral naval exercise (Ex) RIMPAC (Rim of the Pacific) involving 27 nations. This is only the second time that Indian Navy is physically present in the biennial exercise held in Western Pacific Ocean that … Read more Indian warship at Pearl Harbor for the largest naval exercise

Over 20,000 attend Hizbul commander Wani’s burial

Kashmir

More than 20,000 people on Saturday attended the burial of top Hizbul commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani in south Kashmir’s Tral town.People from different parts of Pulwama district gathered at Shariefabad (Tral) to attend the burial of Wani, who was killed along with two of his associates in a gunfight with security forces in Bamdoora (Kokernag) … Read more Over 20,000 attend Hizbul commander Wani’s burial

How Exporting LCA-Tejas can be a reality

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According to latest Indian media reports Srilanka and Egypt have expressed interest in acquiring indigenously developed Light Combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter jet from India and Defence  Minister Manohar Parrikar too has shown his willingness to sell LCA-Tejas to friendly countries but major hurdles to LCA-Tejas export plans may come from Countries who have provided … Read more How Exporting LCA-Tejas can be a reality

Bad coordination delayed Tejas by a decade: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

The production of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) was delayed for eight to 10 years because of “shoddy coordination” between the Defence Ministry’s agencies involved and lack of required support, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. “In 2001, when Vajpayee was the Prime Minister, the plane (Tejas) took its maiden flight and … Read more Bad coordination delayed Tejas by a decade: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Emergency runways planned on Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

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The state government, which is constructing a six-lane expressway between Mumbai and Nagpur, plans to develop three special stretches on the highway where aircraft can make emergency landings for rescue operations during a calamity or a major accident. Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has asked its consultants to identify sections on the highway that … Read more Emergency runways planned on Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway

Delhi and Hanoi Get Serious About Vietnam acquiring BrahMos Cruise Missile

As India plans a more robust presence in the greater Asia-Pacific, it is in the process of enhancing its defense ties with Vietnam. India seems now ready to sell the supersonic BrahMos missile, a product of an Indo-Russian joint venture, to Vietnam after dilly dallying on Hanoi’s request for this sale since 2011. Though India’s … Read more Delhi and Hanoi Get Serious About Vietnam acquiring BrahMos Cruise Missile

Russian-Made Sunflower Radar Is Capable of Detecting F-35 Jets

Russian Sunflower Radar

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is the most advanced aircraft in the Pentagon’s arsenal, but Russia’s powerful over-the-horizon Podsolnukh (Sunflower) radar is capable of detecting and tracking the stealth fifth-generation plane or any other fighter jet that was designed to avoid detection, Svobodnaya Pressa reported. The Podsolnukh short-range over-the-horizon surface-wave radar is developed by … Read more Russian-Made Sunflower Radar Is Capable of Detecting F-35 Jets

HAL must be modernized, if Tejas are to be saved: Admiral Arun Prakash

If the recent induction of the indigenous Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) has received a muted welcome from the IAF, there are very good reasons for it. While the nation and the defence-industrial complex may celebrate a milestone in military indigenisation, the service, charged with the defence of our skies, has much more to worry … Read more HAL must be modernized, if Tejas are to be saved: Admiral Arun Prakash

Prithvi Missiles to be retired ; to be replaced with Agni Missile Series

Missile Man and former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s dream project Prithvi will now be replaced by Agni series and other missiles. Prithvi, India’s first indigenous ballistic missile, has served more than its intended use and will now be phased out. The new Agni series will include Agni-1 (700 km), Agni-2 (2,000 km), Agni-3 (3,000 km), … Read more Prithvi Missiles to be retired ; to be replaced with Agni Missile Series