In a positive development, the Basin Trials of the Indian Navy’s upcoming indigenous aircraft carrier were successfully conducted at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) on Monday (30 November), reports Economic Times. With the Basin Trials accomplished, the carrier has entered the final phase of development. The stage involved extensive trials of all four LM2500 […]
There are various criteria established by UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) for eligibility to appear in the exams for CDS (Combined Defence Services). These comprise of parameters like age, education qualification, and nationality. The CDS Exams are scheduled twice in a year called CDS 1 & 2. These are generally conducted in February and November respectively of each year.
The recent tensions between India and China in Ladakh have thrown a spotlight on this often-forgotten disputed border. While much has been written and said about the Line of Control (LOC) and the conflict with Pakistan, India’s border dispute with China is far older, going back to the days of the Great Game of the 19th century, when the British and Russian empires vied for power in Central Asia.
IAF CHIEF BHADAURIA TO RECEIVE FIRST SQUADRON OF 5 RAFALE JETS TODAY, SECURITY TIGHTENED AROUND AMBALA AIRBASE
Expected to boost the combat capabilities of the Indian Air Force, the first squadron of five Rafale jets will arrive in India’s Ambala airbase today. IAF chief RKS Bhadauria will receive the Rafale jets at the Ambala airbase. Ahead of its arrival, authorities have tightened security and imposed prohibitory orders near the Ambala Air Force Station in Haryana. For security purpose, authorities have also…
Spurred by the stand-off with People’s Liberation Army in Ladakh, the Narendra Modi government is all set to clear acquisition of two PHALCON airborne warning and control systems (AWACS) as early as next week. India has three PHALCON AWACS with a 360 degree rotodome mounted on top of the aircraft and two DRDO-built AWACS with […]
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday successfully test-fired a laser-guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) from the indigenous Arjun main battle tank. “The missile employs a tandem High-Explosive Anti-Tank [HEAT] warhead to defeat Explosive Reactive Armour [ERA] protected armoured vehicles,” the DRDO said in a statement. It has been developed with multiple-platform launch […]
Due to the BR plan, there is fear in China-Pakistan. India and China held a core commander-level dialogue in the Indian territory of Chushul yesterday for the seventh time. Here, the two countries’ officials once again discussed disengagement, and just before this meeting, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh spoke on China and Pakistan, making a big […]
The grandeur and might of the various types of aircraft in the Indian Air Force were on full display on the occasion of the 88th Air Force Day celebrations on Thursday. The newly inducted Rafale fighter jet displayed its ability to carry out sharp turns during the flypast at the IAF base in Ghaziabad on […]
Ten months after the creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff and at a time when two National Defence Academy (NDA) coursemates are heading the Army and the Air Force, the two forces are preparing to fight a war jointly against the Chinese forces opposite Eastern Ladakh sector. As soon as one […]
‘340 PLA soldiers were dead and over 450 injured — bodies were strewn outside the bunkers, tossed behind the lines, buried in trenches.’ A fascinating excerpt from Probal DasGupta’s Watershed 1967: India’s Forgotten Victory Over China. On the night of 10 September (1967), (then Major General) Sagat Singh got little sleep. He would […]