16 Things MARCOS do in their Training that would be impossible for Ordinary Humans

There are Special Forces and then there are Really Good Special Forces. MACOS are part of the latter. The Indian Navy’s elite special forcespecialize in everything from counter-terrorism to underwater operations and sabotage to anti-piracy ops. The Elites – known for their lethality and uber professionalism, they are probably one of the Elite Forces in … Read more

Combat Uniform worn by Indian Special Forces & Commandos

Uniform of Para Commando

Before we discuss combat uniform worn by Indian SF, let us discuss a bit about Special Forces or popularly known as commandos. Special Forces may sound cool but in reality, they are an elite breed of crazy men who just want to do things right. If they are given a task, they damn sure will … Read more

Weapons Used By MARCOS

MARCOS Weapons

MARCOS are Special Forces Unit of the Indian Navy. Formed in 1987, MARCOS are one of the most deadliest Special forces unit in the World. MARCOS is short for MARINE COMMANDOS. MARCOS are expert in conducting special operations such as Amphibious warfare, Close Quarter Combat Counter-terrorism, Direct action, Special reconnaissance, Unconventional warfare, Hostage rescue, Personnel recovery, Combat … Read more

13 Tips to Clear CDS Exam in One Go

13 Tips to Clear CDSE in First Attempt

Combined Defence Services Exam is a Written Exam conducted by UPSC Twice Every Year generally in the month of February and December.Through CDSE, One can Join Indian Military Academy, Officers Training Academy, Indian Naval Academy or Air Force Academy. Only Unmarried Graduates are eligible to apply for CDS Exams. Candidates with B.Sc in Physics and … Read more

Here are 20 Best Tips to help you Crack SSB in First Attempt

20Tips to clear SSB

SSB or Services  Selection Board is a Selection Process which every candidate has to Clear in order to Join Indian Armed Forces. It is a Personality and Intelligence Interview spread over a period of 5-6 days where the candidates are tested for their aptitude, potential and capability to serve Indian Armed Forces be it Army, … Read more

Indian Navy to induct Scorpene class submarines Kalvari and Khanderi this year: Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta

The Indian Navy is planning to induct two scorpene class submarines this year. It will also launch the third one into the waters. Speaking to ANI, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta said that two submarines that would be inducted by the Navy this year are Kalvari and Khanderi, while the third … Read more

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Can Sail Into Indian Ocean At Will, Says Top US Commander

In a direct assessment of the increasing presence of the Chinese Navy in waters off the coast of India, Admiral Harry Harris Jr., the Commander of the United States Pacific Command has said, “I believe India should be concerned about the increased Chinese influence. If you believe there is only a finite amount of influence … Read more

Indian Navy’s Next ‘Advanced Technology Vessel’

There won’t be a public commissioning ceremony or any fanfare for the cameras. Not the sort that usually accompanies the entry into service of a frontline warship. In fact, much like India’s first nuclear ballistic missile submarine INS Arihant, known all its life simply by its euphemistic project title Advanced Technology Vessel, this new ship … Read more

Navy Finally inks Rs 20 crore contract to lift INS Betwa which tipped over on December 6 killing two and injuring 14

The Navy has inked a contract worth almost Rs 20 crore with an international salvage firm to lift the 3,850-tonne frigate INS Betwa, which had tipped over at the Mumbai naval dockyard on December 6, killing two sailors and injuring 14 others. Concurrently, the Navy has also completed its board of inquiry (BoI) headed by … Read more

INS Khanderi,Second Scorpene-class submarine, launched in Mumbai: Here’s What You Should Know

Khanderi, the second Kalvari class submarine, was today launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai. Scorpene submarine Khanderi, known for its superior stealth, was launched by Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre. HERE’S WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: 1. “I’m confident that the day is not too far when Mazagon Dock … Read more

Minor Fire On Indian Navy’s Warship Pralaya

A minor fire was reported on-board Indian Navy’s warship INS Pralaya at around 11:40 AM on January 10, 2017. A defence spokesperson said the fire was a minor incident and that the flames have been contained and no injuries have been reported in the incident. INS Pralaya, a Veer-class corvette, was docked at the Naval … Read more

Second Scorpene class submarine to be launched on January 12

Khanderi, the second Kalvari class submarine, will be launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) here on January 12. Union minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre will preside over the function to initiate the launch of Khanderi (Yard 11876). The launch will start a trail of events, which will lead to the separation … Read more

Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant To Enter Service In 2018

The country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier will be commissioned by the Indian Navy by the end of 2018, said Rear Admiral Surendra Ahuja, assistant controller carrier project and assistant controller warship production and acquisition, Integrated Headquarters, Ministry of Defence (Navy). “The indigenous aircraft is currently being constructed in Cochin. It is expected to be delivered … Read more

What it takes to fly from INS Vikramaditya

Very few countries, including India, have deck carrier pilots. INS Vikramaditya is the only aircraft carrier in service in India. Flying from the deck of the carrier is a difficult job said Lieutenant Commander, Kothiyal, MiG 29 fighter pilot. The length of the deck is around 180 meter and the aircraft takes off at a … Read more

Army, IAF ground 280 Cheetah and Chetak choppers for safety checks

The army and air force have grounded their ageing fleets of light-utility helicopters, concerned if the machines were fit to fly after three army aviators were killed in a crash in West Bengal a week ago. More than 280 Cheetah and Chetak helicopters, lifeline of troops in high-altitude areas including Siachen glacier, would fly only … Read more

AFTER ACCIDENT, INS BETWA MAY NOT SET SAIL AGAIN

The ship that tipped over, killing two sailors and injuring 14, has suffered extensive damages. Top naval officers feel that the way in which the INS Betwa tipped over inside the naval dockyard on Monday, her services may not be used again, as she has been severely damaged. Two naval personnel Ashutosh Pande and Niraj … Read more

Two Navy men killed, 14 hurt as INS Betwa tips over during undocking

Two Navy personnel were killed and 14 others injured when INS Betwa, a guided missile frigate, tipped over during undocking at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Monday. “At about 1.50 pm, INS Betwa was in the process of undocking in Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, when she slipped from her dock blocks and tilted,” said Navy spokesperson … Read more

DRDO to continue working on Naval Tejas despite being rejected by the Navy so as to use the experience to develop Fifth generation Aircraft

Despite the Navy junking the aircraft carrier version of the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft, the DRDO would continue working on the plane to develop it into a naval variant of the indigenous fifth-generation Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA). In a setback to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India programme in defence sector, Navy Chief … Read more

Pakistan to retaliate if India sends submarine again: Naval chief

Pakistan naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Thursday termed as “unusual” the alleged effort by an Indian submarine to enter into its territorial waters and warned of retaliation if such effort was made again. “If India does something like this again, Pakistan Navy will respond to protect our sovereignty,” he said, speaking on the sidelines … Read more

Cabinet Committee gives Approval to buy 12 Dornier aircrafts for Navy

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today gave its nod to buy 12 upgraded Dornier surveillance aircraft for Indian Navy at a cost of about Rs 2,500 crore. Defence sources said the proposal was first given Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) by the Defence Acquisition Council in October 2014 and has finally been approved by the … Read more