Varun Singh: A Marine Commando Officer who fought death and won

This is the remarkable story of MARCOS Varun Singh. An Officer whose determination to serve his nation helped him fight grievous injuries and overcome all odds to become the commander of Indian Navy’s base INS Karna. In many ways, Varun Singh was always destined to become a soldier. His father was an officer in the … Read more

What is it like to be part of Indian Special Forces (PARA, MARCOS, Garud)?

Garud Aero India 2017

Being in Special Forces is an adventure of a lifetime. It means you are better than most of the men your age who are walking the world. Special Forces soldiers are grouped for unconventional warfare, the only unit in the military specifically designed to fight the type of counter-insurgency operations that is the need of … Read more

10 Reasons Why A Fauji Kid Is A Better Traveller Than You

For a fauji kid, travelling is a habit. A yearning. After living in more places than we can count on our fingers, changing more schools than the number of grades and packing and unpacking our ‘trunks’ a hundred times over, we become default travelers. Our lifestyle so far has set the ball rolling on our desire … Read more

Sepoy Kamal Ram: A Victorian Cross recipient who went Full kamikaze against Germans

Soldiers and army professionals are often less talked about in the Independent India. The mention of those who served in the British rule is fairly diminished. One such brave soldier was Sepoy Kamal Ram, who served the 3rd Battalion during the Second World War. Kamal Ram who was born on December 17, 1924. Born to … Read more

Difference between Indian Military Academy (IMA) and Officers Training Academy (OTA)

IMAvsOTA

The Dream of every kid once is their life is to Join Indian Army and serve the country. In India, All officers cadets are trained at Indian Military Academy (IMA) or Officers training Academy (OTA)  before being commissioned into the Army. Here is everything to know about IMA and OTA IMA (INDIAN MILITARY ACADEMY): DEHRADUN IMA is … Read more

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

Weapons used by NSG Commandos or popularly known as Black Cat Commandos

Weapons Used by NSG

National Security Gaurd or NSG is Counter-Terrorism Unit of  India. These units are best of the best when it comes to combat. NSG was formed in 1987 after the assassination of then Indra Gandhi. Since then, NSG has tackled many terrorist attacks including the 2008 Mumbai Attacks. NSG get its most personals mainly from Army … 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

14 Shocking Facts you may not know about The Indian Army

Indian Army is amongst the Strongest Fighting Force in The World.With over 1.3 million Soldiers, It is the 3rd largest Army in the World. It is the most respected institution in India itself and every kid has a dream of serving in the Army. But there are many things most people don’t know about the … 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 Army is Virtually blind at Night

An internal report of the world’s third largest army has exposed its operational blindness as the available night vision devices are ‘redundant’ and not effective. Indian armed forces have lost nearly 9,000 soldiers in counter-terrorism operations since 1990, majority of them during night. The Army’s 359 infantry units (over three lakh soldiers) and over 100 … Read more

Indian Army personnel, barring two-star and above (major-general and above), may no longer be able to use smartphones at workplaces

Indian Army personnel, barring two-star and above-ranked officers (major-general and above), may no longer be able to use smartphones at workplaces, a top Army source said. There is no clarity yet on the use of older version of cellphones, which do not have camera and other smart features. The main aim of the move is … Read more

Chinese hackers can disrupt Indian Army’s communication network: Report

The army’s communications system is riddled with security flaws and could be infected with Chinese malware that can bring down India’s military network, a report warns, stressing on the need for a technology upgrade. Malicious software cannot only disrupt communication during operations but also lead to theft of information in peacetime, the report on future … Read more

India to Deploy Massive Tank Army Along Border With Pakistan

The Indian Army is set to deploy over 460 new T-90SM main battle tanks (MBTs) along India’s border with Pakistan, senior Indian defense officials told IHS Jane’s Defense Weekly on January 19. The new T-90SM MBT (other designations T-90AM or T-90MS) is the latest and most modern version of the T-90 (which in turn is a … Read more

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

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 Air Force Fighter Jet Tejas to Make Republic Day Debut

India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas will make its debut run in the Republic Day Parade this year, the Indian Air Force (IAF) announced on Thursday. Besides Tejas, the flypast will include Su-30 aircraft in Trishul formation and also a high speed run by a single Su-30, followed by vertical Charlie, which means the aircraft … 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