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Manekshaw in Bangladesh in 1971

Manekshaw in Bangladesh in 1971

General SHFJ Manekshaw, MC, with the citizens of Bangladesh at Khulna in 1971.

UN Peacekeeping Mission

UN Peacekeeping Mission

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Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed inspecting Guard of Honour

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed inspecting Guard of Honour

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff, Bangladesh Navy inspecting Guard of Honour at South Block , New Delhi on 09 Jul 2012.

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on Admiral Nirmal Verma

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on Admiral Nirmal Verma

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff, Bangladesh Navy calling on Admiral Nirmal Verma at South Block, New Delhi on 09 Jul 2012.

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on Air Chief Marshal Nak Browne

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on Air Chief Marshal Nak Browne

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff, Bangladesh Navy calling on Air Chief Marshal Nak Browne at Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi on 09 Jul 2012.

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on General Bikram Singh

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Bangladesh Navy calling on General Bikram Singh

Vice Admiral Zahir Uddin Ahmed, Chief of the Naval Staff, Bangladesh Navy calling on General Bikram Singh at South Block, New Delhi on 09 Jul 2012.

INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya Sea Trials

INS Vikramaditya at Anchor In the White Sea (Off Russia).

First Ever India-China Naval Exercise

First Ever India-China Naval Exercise

On completion of the four day visit to Shanghai, INS Shivalik and PLA(N) Ma’anshan conducted passage exercises comprising naval manouevers, communication exercises and cross deck helicopter landings.

IAF mountaineering expedition to Virgin Peaks in Ladakh Region

IAF mountaineering expedition to Virgin Peaks in Ladakh Region

Air Marshal JN Burma, PVSM AVSM VSM, Air Officer-in-Charge Administration, Flagging Off the IAF Mountaineering Expedition to Virgin Peaks in Ladakh Region during the Flagging Off Ceremony held at Air Headquaters, Vayu Bhawan, New Delhi on 20 June 2012.

The US Secretary of Defence, Mr. Leon E. Panetta inspecting the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi

The US Secretary of Defence, Mr. Leon E. Panetta inspecting the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi

The US Secretary of Defence Mr. Leon Panetta met the Defence Minister Mr. AK Antony on 06 June 2012. Mr. Panetta was accompanied by a ten member delegation, including the US Ambassador to India and other senior officers from the US Department of Defence. The Indian delegation included the Defence Secretary Mr. Shashikant Sharma, Secretary (Defence Production) Mr. Shekhar Agarwal and the Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister, Dr. VK Saraswat. Earlier on his arrival at South Block, Mr. Panetta was accorded a traditional tri-Service Guard of Honour and laid wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate.

General Bikram Singh taking charge as the new Chief of the Army Staff from his predecessor Gen. V.K. Singh, in New Delhi on May 31, 2012.

General Bikram Singh taking charge as the new Chief of the Army Staff from his predecessor Gen. V.K. Singh, in New Delhi on May 31, 2012.

General Bikram Singh assumes charge as the Chief of Army Staff on May 31, 2012. He becomes the 25th chief of the world's second-largest army. He was commissioned on March 31, 1972, into the Sikh Light Infantry (SIKHLI) Regiment.

Air Marshal DC Kumaria reviewing the Guard of Honour.

Air Marshal DC Kumaria reviewing the Guard of Honour.

Air Marshal DC Kumaria reviewing the Guard of Honour on taking over as the Vice Chief of the Air Staff at Air Headquarters Vayu Bhawan New Delhi on 01 June 2012.

Vice Admiral Satish Soni inspecting the Parade accompanied by Vice Admiral KN Sushil

Vice Admiral Satish Soni inspecting the Parade accompanied by Vice Admiral KN Sushil

Vice Admiral Satish Soni assumed office as the Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command at Kochi today. He succeeds Vice Admiral KN Sushil, who retired from the Naval service today after nearly forty years of distinguished service. Vice Admiral Satish Soni was commissioned into the Navy in July 1976. A winner of the “Sword of Honour” and a specialist in Navigation and Aircraft Direction, the Admiral’s important sea commands include commands of Stealth Frigate INS Talwar, Guided Missile Destroyer INS Delhi, Missile Corvette INS Kirpan and Eastern Fleet. Vice Admiral Soni has also been Chief of Staff of Eastern Naval Command and Commandant of the prestigious National Defence Academy at Kahadakwasla, Pune. The Admiral has been honoured with Ati Vishisht Sena Medal and Nao Sena Medal.

Vice Admiral Pradeep K Chatterjee takes over as Dy Chief of Naval Staff

Vice Admiral Pradeep K Chatterjee takes over as Dy Chief of Naval Staff

Vice Admiral Pradeep K Chatterjee, AVSM, NM, took over as the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff at the Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Navy). Vice Admiral Chatterjee becomes the first ever submariner to be at the helm of the Operations Branch of the Indian Navy at the Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Navy)at New Delhi. This at a time when the Indian Navy stands at the threshold of integrating a nuclear attack submarine INS Chakra and inducting a nuclear ballistic missile submarine viz the indigenously built ‘Arihant’.

Rafale Aircraft Sortie by IAF Chief

Rafale Aircraft Sortie by IAF Chief

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, Chief of the Air Staff after a one hour sortie in the Rafale Aircraft at St. Dizier Airbase. Also seen in the picture are commandant (Squadron Leader) Kubiak Thierry, Commander of the Rafale Squadron and General Jean-Paul Paloméros, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force.

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, Chief of the Air Staff and General Jean-Paul Paloméros, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force

IAF Chief visit to France

Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne, Chief of the Air Staff and General Jean-Paul Paloméros, Chief of Staff of the French Air Force during the Guard of Honor in Paris.

INS Teg

India's new stealth frigate INS Teg

INS Teg, is a modern and contemporary Warship with advanced technologies incorporated in every facet of design to make her stable, stealthy, fast and formidable. A versatile and capable vessel, she is an icon of Indo-Russian Military co-operation and heralds a new dimension in this strategic partnership.

Brahmos Supersonic Cruise missile

Brahmos Supersonic Cruise missile

BrahMos is a supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. It is a joint venture between India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Russia's NPO Mashinostroeyenia who have together formed the BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited.

IAF Day Parade-2011 Rehearsal

IAF Day Parade-2011 Rehearsal

Officers and air warriors of the Indian Air Force IAF) ... Join Date: Aug 2011; Location: kerala; Posts: 377; Liked: 61 times; India ... dress rehearsal on Thursday ahead of the 79th Air Force Day celebrations