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

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 Weapons Used By MARCOS

Royal Marines take part in Operation with MARCOS of Indian Navy

Clyde-based Royal Marines from 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group recently took part in a security exercise with the Indian Navy. Exercise Konkan is an annual military training operation involving the Royal Navy and Indian Navy. This year, the week-long exercise involved joint boarding as well as battle and casualty evacuation training. 43 Commando regularly provide … Read more Royal Marines take part in Operation with MARCOS of Indian Navy

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

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

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 Indian Navy’s Next ‘Advanced Technology Vessel’

Indian Navy team completes Siachen training as pre-Mt Everest climb

How do you feel if you are to stay for a while in freezing temperature when it dips down to say zero degree Celsius? You feel as if the cold will chill your bones to death and your blood will freeze. Now, imagine staying continuously under minus 20 degree Celsius for about a month amidst … Read more Indian Navy team completes Siachen training as pre-Mt Everest climb

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

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

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 Minor Fire On Indian Navy’s Warship Pralaya

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 Second Scorpene class submarine to be launched on January 12

Chinese Nuclear Submarine At Karachi Could Have Spied On India’s Warships

Hours after it was reported that a Chinese nuclear submarine had been placed, through a satellite image, at Karachi last year, top sources in the Indian navy said that the submarine is from the most advanced and latest class built by China. The Type 093 Shang submarine, docked at the Karachi harbor, is likely being … Read more Chinese Nuclear Submarine At Karachi Could Have Spied On India’s Warships

100 warships will be delivered to Indian Navy in 2017, says Kolkata-based manufacturer

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) will deliver 100 warships to the Navy in February-March 2017 and become the first shipbuilding yard of the country to do so, a top official said today. “Next year in February-March, we will deliver our 100 warships. This is a rare distinction for a shipbuilding yard as we … Read more 100 warships will be delivered to Indian Navy in 2017, says Kolkata-based manufacturer

9 Women in Combat Roles in Indian Defence Forces whose stories will definitely Inspire You

With most of the combat positions being overwhelmingly male, women for a long part of the history were missing from the armed forces around the globe. There have been multitude of reasons mentioned for the lack of a decent ratio – women being physically weaker, psychologically more emotional or tactically less strategic but there have been no … Read more 9 Women in Combat Roles in Indian Defence Forces whose stories will definitely Inspire You

Why Indian Army Special Forces are way behind US Navy SEALs or Israel’s IDF despite upgrade

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday cleared a Rs 300-crore proposal to buy critical equipment for the Indian Army’s Special Forces, but sources say the elite units will continue to lag by a distance from their American and Israeli counterparts. The plan includes purchase of over 1,100 automatic assault rifles, 1,000 freefall parachutes, sniper rifles, … Read more Why Indian Army Special Forces are way behind US Navy SEALs or Israel’s IDF despite upgrade

Indian Navy appoints Admiral-rank officer as flag officer without asking Defence Ministry, MoD unhappy

The Indian Navy has been charged with appointing officers in new key posts without asking the Defence Ministry. In the first case, Navy had appointed a rear Admiral-rank officer Delhi area as the FODA, which is an operational appointment but the Navy does not have any assets in and around the national capital. The appointment … Read more Indian Navy appoints Admiral-rank officer as flag officer without asking Defence Ministry, MoD unhappy

Court of Inquiry finds that the AN-32 crash off Chennai on 22 July was caused due to icing.

Russia-made medium transporter aircraft AN-32–the mainstay workhorse of the Indian Air Force (IAF)–will no longer ferry personnel, or civilians, the Indian Air Force has told the Ministry of Defence. It has also recommended that the entire fleet of AN-32s to be replaced as soon as possible. This follows a Court of Inquiry into the crash … Read more Court of Inquiry finds that the AN-32 crash off Chennai on 22 July was caused due to icing.

55 Years Ago Today, Indian Army Brought 451 Years Of Portuguese Rule In Goa To An End

After India gained independence in 1947, it requested Portugal to cede territories under its control to the Indian Union. Portugal, which controlled Goa, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, refused to negotiate on the sovereignty of the Indian territories that it occupied.   After the failure of diplomacy, the Indian government, on 11 … Read more 55 Years Ago Today, Indian Army Brought 451 Years Of Portuguese Rule In Goa To An End

JOIN INDIAN NAVY: 10+2 B.Tech Entry July 2017; APPLY NOW

Indian Navy has invited online application from Unmarried Male Candidates those who fulfill the conditions of nationality as laid down by the Govt of India to join the prestigious Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala, Kerala for a four years degree course under the 10+2 (B.Tech) Cadet Entry Scheme. The application process has been started from December … Read more JOIN INDIAN NAVY: 10+2 B.Tech Entry July 2017; APPLY NOW

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 Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant To Enter Service In 2018