'Model battalion': Chinese President Xi 'encourages' PLA troops at India-China border in Tibet

According to China's state-run Global Times, Chinese President Xi had named People’s Liberation Army's (PLA) Unit 77656 posted in Tibet as a "model battalion".

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Government unveils landing strip for IAF planes on national highway in Rajasthan

A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF conducted a mock emergency landing on the national highway on Thursday.

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IAF looking at procuring around 350 aircraft: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Chief of Air Staff RKS Bhadauria spoke about the need for developing asymmetric capabilities to bolster the IAF's overall strength.

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China's PLA conducts large-scale military drills in Tibet plateau

PLA's Tibet military command took part in the drills with howitzers and multiple rocket launch systems including the Type 15 light tanks while conducting night and day exercises.

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Swarnim Vijay Varsh -1971 War Veterans and Families felicitated by Army

In 1670, 42 soldiers made the supreme sacrifice and 37 were wounded

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Unilateral change of status quo is not acceptable, Jaishankar tells Wang Yi

S Jaishankar pointed out to the Chinese State Councillor that the "successful disengagement" in the Pangong Lake area earlier this year had "created conditions for resolving the remaining issue"…

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Indian Army inaugurates war memorial of Capt who died during 1999 ''Birsa Munda'' operation

'Birsa Munda' operation was a punitive raid conducted against a Pakistani post by a Bihar battalion of the Indian Army in the month of November 1999

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Indian Navy takes part in military exercise with South Korean ship in East China Sea

The latest manoeuvre comes amid tension between Japan and China in the East China Sea due to increased maritime activity of the Chinese navy in the area.

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'Use of drones by terror groups an add-on to worries': India at UNGA

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, V S K Kaumudi, Special Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs said, "Another add-on to existing worries is the use of drones by…

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Opinion: Changing role of women in the Indian armed forces

In today’s times, women are walking shoulder to shoulder with men in all occupations. However, gender equality is still a paramount challenge in the armed forces. The Supreme Court last year ruled…

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Exclusive: For India, China a bigger security threat than Pakistan, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat tells WION

If a situation like Kargil happens again, then even the western neighbour could become a challenge, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told WION

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Exclusive: Pakistan must cease fire on all fronts, not just LOC, India's Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat to WION

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said India is not lowering its guard while exercising utmost caution, "but in no way will we allow Pakistan to take advantage of the ceasefire."

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Exclusive: India wants status quo ante in Ladakh, revert to April 2020 situation, India's CDS General Bipin Rawat tells WION

India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told WION in an exclusive interview that lower commanders on both sides are "constantly in contact to make sure that the situation does not turn…

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Exclusive: Disengagement at border with China is slow due to suspicions, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat to WION

After the tense border standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India and China have begun the process of disengagement, but the negotiations have been proceeding slowly.

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Two women Army officers selected to train as combat helicopter pilots

As of now, women are allowed in air traffic control and ground duties in the Army aviation wing

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Indian Navy holds exercises in the Red Sea, not far from the Suez Canal

Despite building a strong energy partnership in the 2000s, it was the first time that Indian and Sudanese navies conducted such an exercise.

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'Model battalion': Chinese President Xi 'encourages' PLA troops at India-China border in Tibet

According to China's state-run Global Times, Chinese President Xi had named People’s Liberation Army's (PLA) Unit 77656 posted in Tibet as a "model battalion".

Read Article

Government unveils landing strip for IAF planes on national highway in Rajasthan

A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF conducted a mock emergency landing on the national highway on Thursday.

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IAF looking at procuring around 350 aircraft: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Chief of Air Staff RKS Bhadauria spoke about the need for developing asymmetric capabilities to bolster the IAF's overall strength.

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SIMBEX: India-Singapore naval drill in South China Sea

India had deployed its guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay and anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan as Singapore put the F-16 fighters in…

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China's PLA conducts large-scale military drills in Tibet plateau

PLA's Tibet military command took part in the drills with howitzers and multiple rocket launch systems including the Type 15 light tanks while conducting night and day exercises.

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Independence Day Special: India's finest hour - Kargil war to China standoff

As India celebrates its Independence Day, we take a look at how the defence forces have established itself since the Kargil war in 1999 in the last…

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Independence Day Special: How India overcame Pakistan in 1947-48 conflict and again in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war

As India celebrates its Independence Day, here is a look at how our defence forces overcame Pakistan just after independence in Kashmir in 1947-48…

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How US Harpoon anti-ship missile in India's arsenal will rebalance Indo-Pacific

 The Harpoon anti-ship missile has a low-level, sea-skimming cruise trajectory with active radar guidance system. 

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22 years of Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Indian Army dragged Pakistani infiltrators out

India marks 22 years of Kargil victory over its belligerent neighbour Pakistan. The infiltrators were repulsed back in 1999 under the leadership of…

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Swarnim Vijay Varsh -1971 War Veterans and Families felicitated by Army

In 1670, 42 soldiers made the supreme sacrifice and 37 were wounded

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Unilateral change of status quo is not acceptable, Jaishankar tells Wang Yi

S Jaishankar pointed out to the Chinese State Councillor that the "successful disengagement" in the Pangong Lake area earlier this year had "created conditions for resolving the remaining issue"…

Read Article

Indian Army inaugurates war memorial of Capt who died during 1999 ''Birsa Munda'' operation

'Birsa Munda' operation was a punitive raid conducted against a Pakistani post by a Bihar battalion of the Indian Army in the month of November 1999

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Indian Navy takes part in military exercise with South Korean ship in East China Sea

The latest manoeuvre comes amid tension between Japan and China in the East China Sea due to increased maritime activity of the Chinese navy in the area.

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'Use of drones by terror groups an add-on to worries': India at UNGA

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, V S K Kaumudi, Special Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs said, "Another add-on to existing worries is the use of drones by…

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Why Israel's Rafael defense system wants IAF to acquire the Spice 250 missiles

Rafael had integrated Spice 250 missiles with Artificial Intelligence(AI) along with automatic target recognition (ATR).

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Why IAF's Jaguars, Su-30 fighters will exercise with Carrier Strike Group USS Ronald Reagan

The Indian Air Force said it also will participate in operational engagements with the US Navy in the exercise with the US Carrier Strike Group (CSG…

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Opinion: Changing role of women in the Indian armed forces

In today’s times, women are walking shoulder to shoulder with men in all occupations. However, gender equality is still a paramount challenge in the armed forces. The Supreme Court last year ruled…

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Exclusive: For India, China a bigger security threat than Pakistan, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat tells WION

If a situation like Kargil happens again, then even the western neighbour could become a challenge, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told WION

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Exclusive: Pakistan must cease fire on all fronts, not just LOC, India's Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat to WION

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said India is not lowering its guard while exercising utmost caution, "but in no way will we allow Pakistan to take advantage of the ceasefire."

Read Article

Indian Navy holds exercises in the Red Sea, not far from the Suez Canal

Despite building a strong energy partnership in the 2000s, it was the first time that Indian and Sudanese navies conducted such an exercise.

Read Article

'Model battalion': Chinese President Xi 'encourages' PLA troops at India-China border in Tibet

According to China's state-run Global Times, Chinese President Xi had named People’s Liberation Army's (PLA) Unit 77656 posted in Tibet as a "model battalion".

Read Article

Government unveils landing strip for IAF planes on national highway in Rajasthan

A Hercules C-130J plane of the IAF conducted a mock emergency landing on the national highway on Thursday.

Read Article

IAF looking at procuring around 350 aircraft: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria

Chief of Air Staff RKS Bhadauria spoke about the need for developing asymmetric capabilities to bolster the IAF's overall strength.

Read Article

China's PLA conducts large-scale military drills in Tibet plateau

PLA's Tibet military command took part in the drills with howitzers and multiple rocket launch systems including the Type 15 light tanks while conducting night and day exercises.

Read Article

Swarnim Vijay Varsh -1971 War Veterans and Families felicitated by Army

In 1670, 42 soldiers made the supreme sacrifice and 37 were wounded

Read Article

Unilateral change of status quo is not acceptable, Jaishankar tells Wang Yi

S Jaishankar pointed out to the Chinese State Councillor that the "successful disengagement" in the Pangong Lake area earlier this year had "created conditions for resolving the remaining issue"…

Read Article

Indian Army inaugurates war memorial of Capt who died during 1999 ''Birsa Munda'' operation

'Birsa Munda' operation was a punitive raid conducted against a Pakistani post by a Bihar battalion of the Indian Army in the month of November 1999

Read Article

Indian Navy takes part in military exercise with South Korean ship in East China Sea

The latest manoeuvre comes amid tension between Japan and China in the East China Sea due to increased maritime activity of the Chinese navy in the area.

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'Use of drones by terror groups an add-on to worries': India at UNGA

Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly, V S K Kaumudi, Special Secretary (Internal Security), Ministry of Home Affairs said, "Another add-on to existing worries is the use of drones by…

Read Article

Opinion: Changing role of women in the Indian armed forces

In today’s times, women are walking shoulder to shoulder with men in all occupations. However, gender equality is still a paramount challenge in the armed forces. The Supreme Court last year ruled…

Read Article

Exclusive: For India, China a bigger security threat than Pakistan, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat tells WION

If a situation like Kargil happens again, then even the western neighbour could become a challenge, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told WION

Read Article

Exclusive: Pakistan must cease fire on all fronts, not just LOC, India's Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat to WION

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said India is not lowering its guard while exercising utmost caution, "but in no way will we allow Pakistan to take advantage of the ceasefire."

Read Article

Exclusive: India wants status quo ante in Ladakh, revert to April 2020 situation, India's CDS General Bipin Rawat tells WION

India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told WION in an exclusive interview that lower commanders on both sides are "constantly in contact to make sure that the situation does not turn…

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Exclusive: Disengagement at border with China is slow due to suspicions, India's Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat to WION

After the tense border standoff along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India and China have begun the process of disengagement, but the negotiations have been proceeding slowly.

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Two women Army officers selected to train as combat helicopter pilots

As of now, women are allowed in air traffic control and ground duties in the Army aviation wing

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India-China standoff: China detains bloggers for questioning official version of Galwan clash

China had announced military honours for the four soldiers who had lost their life and a regimental commander who was injured in the clash with Indian soldiers at Galwan Valley in June, 2020.

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India-China standoff: Disengagement complete at Pangong Tso lake; commander-level talks on Saturday

Amid the India-China standoff, China had declared it was beginning the process of disengagement which was confirmed by India's defence minister Rajnath Singh in Parliament last week

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India-China standoff: 4 soldiers killed in Galwan clash with India in June last year, reveals China

Chinese state media said Chen Hongjun, Chen Xiangrong, Xiao Siyuan and Wang Zhuoran had died during the “fierce struggle” against “foreign troops”.

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India-China standoff: China moved J-20 fighters the moment Rafales were stationed at LAC, says IAF chief Bhadauria 

IAF chief Bhadauria asserted that talks were going on between Indian and Chinese commanders while stating that "lots of attention" was given to it amid the India-China standoff at LAC

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SIMBEX: India-Singapore naval drill in South China Sea

India had deployed its guided-missile destroyer INS Ranvijay and anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kiltan as Singapore put the F-16 fighters in action including

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Independence Day Special: India's finest hour - Kargil war to China standoff

As India celebrates its Independence Day, we take a look at how the defence forces have established itself since the Kargil war in 1999 in the last 20 years with China increasingly become India's p

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Independence Day Special: How India overcame Pakistan in 1947-48 conflict and again in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war

As India celebrates its Independence Day, here is a look at how our defence forces overcame Pakistan just after independence in Kashmir in 1947-48 and again during the Bangaldesh war

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How US Harpoon anti-ship missile in India's arsenal will rebalance Indo-Pacific

 The Harpoon anti-ship missile has a low-level, sea-skimming cruise trajectory with active radar guidance system. 

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22 years of Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Indian Army dragged Pakistani infiltrators out

India marks 22 years of Kargil victory over its belligerent neighbour Pakistan. The infiltrators were repulsed back in 1999 under the leadership of the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Why Israel's Rafael defense system wants IAF to acquire the Spice 250 missiles

Rafael had integrated Spice 250 missiles with Artificial Intelligence(AI) along with automatic target recognition (ATR).

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Why IAF's Jaguars, Su-30 fighters will exercise with Carrier Strike Group USS Ronald Reagan

The Indian Air Force said it also will participate in operational engagements with the US Navy in the exercise with the US Carrier Strike Group (CSG).

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Indian Army targets AI-powered battle tanks with eye on China

The Indian Army is eyeing the "Future Tank" platform which it intends to induct by 2030.

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Indian Navy’s third stealth Scorpene class submarine INS Karanj commissioned

Scorpene-class submarines are being built in India by the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai.

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'Gamechanger': France carries out Rafale sortie with Meteor war-grade missiles

The French Air and Space Army has completed its first operational flight with a Rafale jet equipped with Meteor war-grade missiles as part of the ramp-up of the Rafale F3-R

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IAF jets, helicopters light up the sky in Sri Lanka

The air show at Galle Face, Colombo will see the participation of an IAF contingent comprising the Suryakiran and Sarang aerobatic display teams and the Tejas LCA.

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India-China standoff: How India intends to combat China's GJ-1 and GJ-2 armed drones along LAC in eastern Ladakh

GJ-1 and GJ-2 are part of  Wing Loong I and Wing Loong II systems capable of striking targets and can launch small air-to-ground missiles.

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IAF's Su-30-MKI fighters to take part in 'Desert Flag' air excercise with France, UAE and US

Six India Air Force (IAF) Su-30-MKI fighters will take off for the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday to participate in the multinational exercise 'Desert Flag'.

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IAF to take part in Sri Lanka Air Force anniversary celebrations

The Indian Air Force(IAF) is set to participate in the 70th anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lankan Air Force(SLAF) with Suryakirans, Sarang and LCA Tejas

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IAF's Balakot airstrikes: How 'Operation Bandar' surprised Pakistan

India officials revealed after the airstrikes on Balakot in Pakistan that Israeli-made SPICE "smart bombs" were used to strike JeM targets on February 26th, 2019.

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China's People's Liberation Army pulls back from Pangong area along LAC

The Chinese and Indian armies have continued with the disengagement process in the North and South banks of Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh as per plan. 

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How Rafael's RBE2 radar detects and tracks multiple targets

With its superior beam agility and its enormous computing power, the RBE2 offers outstanding performance that cannot be replicated

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Why China's upgraded J-20 stealth fighter still cannot match IAF Rafale's firepower

Although China on Wednesday announced it was pulling back its troops from frontline areas along the LAC but Air Force from both countries continue to bolster their strike capability.

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India-China standoff: Why area along Pangong lake became a flashpoint

In July last year after the Galwan clash, India has firmly told the Chinese side to vacate Finger 5 area in Pangong lake.

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As India eyes more Rafale jets, why France is developing Future Combat Air System

Recently, an Indian Air Force pilot had that said Indian Rafale jets are more advanced and faster than the French counterparts. 

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