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Grievance Redressal Systems In Defence Forces Need Fixing, And Urgently

Grievance Redressal Systems In Defence Forces Need Fixing, And Urgently

By: Major Navdeep Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.swarajyamag.com | Date: 20 Jan , 2017

In my opinion, no organisation, the uniformed services included, is beyond scrutiny. And with that disclaimer, I would like to emphasise, that the recent events in public gaze concerning our...

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Soldiers Fall Victim to Unrelenting Slander

Soldiers Fall Victim to Unrelenting Slander

By: Sudip Talukdar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2017

Nothing could have been more sordid, slanderous or shocking than the unprecedented attack on the Army in a prime time debate on a popular English news channel. It marks the murkiest depths to...

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Army Aviation – The Arm of the Future?

Army Aviation – The Arm of the Future?

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 31.4 Oct-Dec 2016 | Date: 16 Jan , 2017

The Aviation Arm of the Indian Army today is nowhere near the one envisaged in 1963 or as has been projected in the Indian Army’s perspective plans over the years and lacks some vital elements...

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Repatriation of Pak POWs 1973

Repatriation of Pak POWs 1973

By: Doe Nair | Issue: Book Excerpt: I Married the Army | Date: 15 Jan , 2017

It was by some strange coincidence that I met her, the lady in the green silk saree. I recognised her immediately. In fact we both recognised each other simultaneously. She waved to me from the...

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The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies MiG-21 type-96...

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa flies MiG-21 type-96...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jan , 2017

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa is on a visit to Air Force Station, Utarlai from 12 to 14 January 2017. This is his first visit to a forward operational base as the Chief...

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The IAF Fleet Needs Rejuvenating, And Needs It Now

The IAF Fleet Needs Rejuvenating, And Needs It Now

By: Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj | Issue: Courtesy: www.swarajyamag.com | Date: 11 Jan , 2017

On 3 January 2017, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar made a series of pronouncements on the country’s intended “Make in India” fighter project. Among the pieces of information revealed was...

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Short-circuiting Carbines procurement for Army, but why not Assault Rifles?

Short-circuiting Carbines procurement for Army, but why not Assault Rifles?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jan , 2017

According to recent media reports, perturbed with the repeated failure to purchase 44,000 close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, crucial for counter-terrorism operations in Kashmir Valley, the...

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Battle of Chamkaur: A Sage of Courage and Conviction

Battle of Chamkaur: A Sage of Courage and Conviction

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 05 Jan , 2017

In western history, battles that have changed the course of history are well chronicled. They also form part of the folklore of the country. Two such examples are the Battle of Saratoga in 1777...

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Air Marshal SB Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force

Air Marshal SB Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Jan , 2017

Air Marshal SB Deo, PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC paid homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate this morning before taking over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ, today. On his arrival at the...

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