Visakhapatnam: An amphibious exercise aimed at fostering joint training and validating SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) commenced at the Eastern Naval Command on Wednesday. Codenamed Exercise Jal Prahar, the operations started off the Kakinada with Flag ... Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago
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The sinking of the Pakistan submarine Ghazi just before the 1971 War has remained an enigma for 45 years.As The Ghazi Attack releases nationwide on February 17, Rediff.com's Vipin Vijayan dives deep into the naval mystery. IMAGE: The USS Diablo (AGSS-479) that went to be rechristened as the PNS Ghazi. Photograph: Lieutenant Commander Tomme J Lambertson (retd)/US Navy The S-130 submarine was the crown jewel of the Pakistan navy. Having spent nearly two decades scanning the depths for the ...Rediff.com, 5 days ago
China's newly formed rocket force launched 100 ballistic missiles last year while army conducted scores of live drills, official media reported on Wednesday, as the 2.3 million strong People's Liberation Army, the world's largest, adopts a more aggressive posture with massive structural revamp. Each combatant branch of the PLA -- the army, navy, air force and rocket force -- has confirmed that realistic training drills and exercises were intensified last year under military reforms initiated ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The new army chief's highest priority must be to address the critical hollowness in the Indian Army's operational preparedness, says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). As the head of perhaps the most potent instrument of the national will, a combat force that has held the nation together through many wars and insurgencies, General Bipin Rawat, the new army chief, has his work cut out. There must be synergy between the new COAS and the government to successfully defeat Pakistan's war against ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Thursday took over the baton of the chairman of the chiefs of staff committee from outgoing IAF chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha even as the government plans to create a new post to focus exclusively on inter-services issues and acquisitions. He would, however, be assuming charge as chairman-CoSC with effect from afternoon of December 31. Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh, who also retires from service on December 31 and Principal Staff Officers of all three ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
[India], Dec. 24 (ANI): The affiliation ceremony of the latest Indian Navy frigate INS Sahyadri to the Poona Horse Regiment was held on Saturday at the naval dockyard in Vishakhapatnam. The ceremony was attended by Lt. Gen. R.V. Kanitkar, AVSM, SM, VSM, ...Sify, 1 month ago Stealth frigate INS Sahyadri affiliated to Poona Horse Regiment Mathrubhumi, 1 month ago
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