Difference Between Artillery : Howitzer, Mortar and Gun

Artillery is a branch of service that supports the fighting troops by means of fire support (and by observations). Fire support can be given by direct or indirect fire from guns or rockets. Artillery is not a weapon but a class. Its scope varies somewhat between nations but broadly it comprises field artillery, anti-aircraft artillery … Read more Difference Between Artillery : Howitzer, Mortar and Gun

Taser’s XREP-“One Of the deadliest non lethal weapon”

There are many incidents in which armed forces  need to subdue a person or group of people without using lethal force.They use variety of tools and tactics to achieve this goal.Some of those tools include items like riot shields, batons,pellet guns ,PAVA shells and tear gas. One less-than-lethal tool is the Thomas A. Swift Electric Rifle, or Taser. A … Read more Taser’s XREP-“One Of the deadliest non lethal weapon”

Top 10 Future Weapons of India You Won’t be Aware Of

Top 10 Future Weapons of India You Won't be Aware Of

India is amongst the most powerful militaries in the world and being surrounded by some of the most highly volatile neighbours, has pushed India into a relentless drive to modernize its forces. On the East, there is China, a nation which continuously pushes it pre-defined boundaries subjugating others opinions and on the west, there is … Read more Top 10 Future Weapons of India You Won’t be Aware Of

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

Indian Army to get ballistic helmets: Here are 5 other things our soldiers need urgently

The Indian Army is acquiring ballistic helmets for its soldiers. The army will get around 1.5 lakh of these bulletproof helmets that have been the force’s requirement for years now. The Indian Army needs to move quickly to fill some vital gaps to enhance the fighting capability of its soldiers and protect them on the … Read more Indian Army to get ballistic helmets: Here are 5 other things our soldiers need urgently

How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

Despite Russia’s saber-rattling towards NATO allies and its aggressive intervention in the Syrian civil war, 2016 has seen the country do the unthinkable and cut its defence budget for the first time in decades. Half of the country’s government revenues come from oil and gas exports , and its economy has taken a big hit … Read more How Russia’s most advanced military equipment stacks up against NATO Hardware

Indian Army wants new close-quarter battle carbines; Here are the Five Best Options

The close-quarter battle (CQB) carbines are critical for the Indian Army posted in the Kashmir Valley to take on terrorists holed up inside buildings. But sadly, there have been repeated failures to purchase them through the tender system. The Defence Ministry has a requirement for 44,000 of such carbines. Now, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has decided to … Read more Indian Army wants new close-quarter battle carbines; Here are the Five Best Options

Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Ah, summer camp. Who doesn’t look back fondly on lazy days spent riding horses. Playing tug-of-war. Hiking through the woods. Field-stripping an AK-47 and heaving dummy grenades. That’s how they roll in Russia, where some 200,000 students between the ages of 11 to 19 hone their survival skills and learn a little history in free camps and after-school clubs … Read more Russia’s Idea of Summer Camp? Boxing and Assembling AK-47s

Internal documents reveal 30% of CRPF Personnels in J&K can’t shoot straight

The widespread neglect of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has led to some shocking findings. Exclusive documents show that the men assigned to carry out anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir are not up to the mark – literally. Around 30% of the CRPF personnel stationed in J&K regularly fail to hit their target … Read more Internal documents reveal 30% of CRPF Personnels in J&K can’t shoot straight

Weapons used by Garud Commandos of Indian Air Force

The Garud Commando Force is the Special Forces Unit of the Indian Air Force. It was formed in September 2004 and has a current strength of approximately 1080 personnel. Garud is tasked with the protection of critical Air Force bases and installations; search and rescue during peace and hostilities, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) and disaster relief … Read more Weapons used by Garud Commandos of Indian Air Force

India Needs $233B in Next 11 Years To Buy Weapons & Equipment

India needs $233 billion to meet its weapons and equipment requirements in the next 11 years, according to the Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP) for 2012-2027, an Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) source has revealed. However, there’s division over whether India will be able to meet the funding need. The list of the weapons and … Read more India Needs $233B in Next 11 Years To Buy Weapons & Equipment

17 Years After Kargil, Army Only Has Ammo For Two Weeks’ Fight

Time as they say, flies. In a little over two weeks, the nation will observe the 17th anniversary of the Kargil war. The bugles will sound, the customary wreaths will be placed, salutations will be made in memory of more than 500 dead. Something else hasn’t changed: The shortage of ammunition! That the army has … Read more 17 Years After Kargil, Army Only Has Ammo For Two Weeks’ Fight

Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Para Commandos are a special forces unit of the Indian Army. Formed in 1966, the Para Commandos are the largest and most important part of the Special Forces of India. They are a part of the highly-trained Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army and, generally, all the Para-Commando personnel are selected from it. Do you … Read more Weapons Used by Para Commandos

Weapons used used by Indian Army in Combat

When we talk of Army,The first thing that comes in our mind is Guns.These projectile firing Metal objects have been with us since 1000 AD. Have you ever wondered which Gun does the Indian Army use ? Being the Third Largest and the strongest Army,Indian Army uses a range of Guns for its Men. The … Read more Weapons used used by Indian Army in Combat

Multi Caliber Individual Weapon System..Meeting the needs of Future Soldiers

DRDO and ARDE have been working on developing a new Assault Rifle for the Indian Armed Forces.The Indian Armed Forces specially the Indian Army is not quite satisfied with the performance of Indigiously developed INSAS Assault Rifle. INSAS which has been in service with the Indian Armed Forces from the times of Kargil War (1999) … Read more Multi Caliber Individual Weapon System..Meeting the needs of Future Soldiers

INSAS Assault Rifle compared to AK-47/AKM Assault Rifle

The INSAS is basically an AK-74 (not -47) modified to fire 5.56×45 NATO ammunition with slightly different operating controls.   Unlike the parent platform, it has a reputation for unreliability under harsh conditions, and the Indian military is actively evaluating replacements currently in the form of MCIWS.It’s only real virtue, from the perspective of the Indian … Read more INSAS Assault Rifle compared to AK-47/AKM Assault Rifle