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26, Jul 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

The Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on 26 July every year, in honour of the Indian Army's win in the war in the Kargil-Drass sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian soldiers successfully gained back the high altitude outposts which were infiltrated by Pakistani intruders culminating in Operation Vijay of 1999. Read News

10, Jun 2018, by : FnF Correspondent

Six militants were killed as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. An infiltration bid has been eliminated along the LoC in Karen Sector (Kupwara district), a defence spokesman said hereRead News

04, Jun 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

Less than a week after the Director Generals of Military Operations of India and Pakistan agreed to implement the ceasefire pact of 2003 in "letter and spirit”, active hostilities again broke out between the border guards of two countries.Read News

31, May 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

The Passing Out Parade of the 134th course of the National Defence Academy (NDA) was reviewed by President Ram Nath Kovind at Khadakwasla, near Pune. Speaking on the occasion, the President described the armed forces as a "rare breed of human beings" and said they are a symbol of excellence and dedication for the entire country. Read News

10, May 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

The Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has expressed concerns over the youth in the valley picking up the gun, and said that Kashmiris have to understand that the SFs (security forces) haven't been so brutal. Read News

22, Mar 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

India successfully test-fired supersonic cruise missile BrahMos integrated with homegrown seeker against a designated target at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. Read News

14, Feb 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

The government restarted a faltering procurement aimed at strengthening the firepower of the frontline infantry soldier, who bears the brunt of counter-insurgency operations and deployment along the Pakistan and China borders. Read News

13, Feb 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

Pakistan will pay for its "misadventure" and India reserved the right to respond at a "time of its choosing", Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, while blaming Islamabad for the terrorist attack at the Indian Army's Sunjuwan military camp in Jammu. Read News

11, Feb 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

A day after the pre-dawn audacious terror strike at the military camp here, the Army today said it has found the bodies of three of its personnel and a civilian, taking the toll to six, and gunned down 4 suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists. Read News

05, Feb 2018, by : FnF Defence Correspondent

An Army officer was among four soldiers killed in cross-border shelling by Pakistani troops in Rajouri district of Jammu region on Sunday evening. Two others were injured. Captain Kapil Kundu was the second Army officer to have died in Pakistani fire in the last 40 days.Read News

Indian Army

The Indian Army is the land based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.  With more than 1,325,000 soldiers in active service and about 1,800,000 reserve troops, the Indian Army is the world's second largest. It is a completely voluntary service and although a provision for military draft exists in the Indian constitution, it has never been imposed.The Indian Army came into being when India gained independence in 1947, and inherited most of the infrastructure of the British Indian Army that were located in post-partition India. It is a voluntary service and alth... Read News

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