Gen Dalbir Singh , COAS and all ranks of the Indian Army pay our deepest condolences on the sad demise of the legendary cartoonist Shri RK Laxman. Continue reading
Major General Guy Zur, Chief of Ground Forces, Israel Defence Forces, is visiting India from 11-14 November 2013. The visiting dignitary paid tributes at the Amar Jawan Jyoti and later called on General Bikram Singh at his office on 11 November 2013. Continue reading
A solemn ceremony organized at Delhi War Cemetery in Delhi Cantonment today by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, marked Remembrance Day to honour the martyrs of the two World Wars and subsequent battles. Continue reading
‘Exercise Shahbaaz- 2013’, an Indo-Tajikistan combined Special Forces Exercise is being held at Agra from 26 Oct to 07 Nov 13. The exercise aims at honing the military skills of Special Forces of both the friendly countries. The Exercise besides benefitting the troops of both the countries in learning from each other’s experience will further strengthen the friendly bonds that already exist between the two countries. Continue reading
The Royal Highnesses, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Indian Military Academy (IMA), Dehradun, for the first time, on 07 November 2013.
The Royal Highness were given an impressive welcome at the main entrance to the Academy and led through the haloed portals of the iconic Chetwode Building to the Commandant’s Office, where The Royal Highnesses had a fruitful interaction with Lt Gen Manvender Singh and Mrs Ranjana Singh. Continue reading
Lieutenant General Jai Prakash Nehra, Deputy Chief of Army Staff (IS&T) addressed approximately two thousand troops of the Indian Army who would be inducting to United Nation Peace Keeping missions in Congo, South Sudan and Golan Heights. He reminded the troops of the rich and varied heritage of Indian Army and the prominent role which the Indian Army has played in United Nations peace keeping operations. Continue reading
Infantrymen are soldiers who are specifically trained for the role of fighting on foot to engage the enemy face to face and have historically borne the brunt of the casualties of combat in wars. As the oldest branch of combat arms, they are the backbone of armies. Infantry units have more physically demanding training than other branches of armies, and place a greater emphasis on discipline, fitness, physical strength and aggression.
All battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantrymen – British Field-Marshal Earl Wavell Continue reading
The 67th Infantry Day Celebrations will be held on 27 Oct 13. It was on this momentous day in 1947, when the princely State of Jammu and Kashmir was under attack by the tribal raiders supported by the troops of the newly formed Pakistani Army, that the first Infantry contingent of Indian Army, the troops of the First Sikh Infantry Battalion, landed at Srinagar Airfield and fought a courageous battle to liberate the Kashmir valley from intruders. To commemorate this gallant action by the infantry, October 27 is celebrated as the Infantry Day.
Indian Army commenced a Joint INDO-RUSSIAN military exercise called “EXERCISE INDRA 2013″ on 19 Oct 2013, at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan. The aim of the exercise was to improve bilateral defense cooperation between both the armies and enhance the ability to operate as an integrated force for Peace Keeping Operations within the framework of the United Nations. Continue reading
Army Commander’s Conference commenced at New Delhi on 21 Oct 13 and will continue till 26 Oct 13. During the Conference the Senior Commanders will deliberate on operational, equipment, management &human resource issues affecting Army.