Indo Tajikistan Combined Special Forces Exercise -2013

Indo-Tajikistan combined Special Forces Exercise 1

‘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

Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall visited the Indian Military Academy

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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

DCOAS Address To Troops Proceeding On UN Missions

DCOAS Address To Troops Proceeding On Un Missions

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

Indian Army Infantry

Army Infantory

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.
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67th Infantry Day Celebrations

GORKHA Rifles

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.
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