Meet the Deadly Galatz Sniper Rifle used by Para SF, MARCOS and Garuds

Para Commando

The Galil Sniper – or “Galatz” was developed for an accurate, long-range version of its Galil platform. The 5.56x45mm NATO chambering of the original Galil was changed in favour of the larger and heavier 7.62x51mm NATO cartridge which offered better performance at longer ranges. The Galatz is a self-loading rifle employing the same action as the … Read more

Here’s how Indian Navy’s Elite MARCOS are Selected

MARCOS training

All MARCOS personnel are males selected from the Indian Navy. An individual can only Join MARCOS if he is part of Indian Navy. They are selected when they are in their early 20s and have to go through a stringent selection process and training. The selection standards are extremely high. The training is a continuous process. … Read more

MARCOS Officer Varun Singh: Story of a DADIWALA FAUJI who fought Death and Won

This is the remarkable story of a man 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 navy. In an … 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

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 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