Indian Armed Forces

List of India’s Missiles

January 2, 2016

In 1970s, the Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) undertook the Project Devil and Project Valiant. The Project Devil was aimed to produce short range surface-to-air missile. The project Valiant was aimed to produce long-range ballistic missile. Both Projects were considered failures. Project Valiant was terminated in...

Aircraft Equiptements of Indian Air Force

January 2, 2016

Indian Air Force has aircraft and equipment of Russian, British, French, Israeli, US and Indian origins with Russian aircraft dominating its inventory. HAL produces some of the Russian and British aircraft in India under license. Among the Fighter and Multi-role Combat Aircrafts, India has Sukhoi Su-30 MKI,...

Indian Air Force: Structure, Commands and Ranks

January 2, 2016

Indian Air Force is youngest among the three armed forces in the country. It was formally established in 1932 as Royal Indian Air Force. In 1950, the prefix Royal was dropped. First major expansion plan was undertaken in 1953-1960 when new jet fighters called Toofani were inducted...

Ships, Submarines, Frigates and Destroyers of Indian Navy

January 2, 2016

The equipments of Indian Navy include Ships and Aircraft Carriers, Submarines, Weapon Systems and Naval Satellite. Important Trivia about these is discussed below: Aircraft Carriers Aircraft Carrier is a warship that has a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying and recovering aircrafts. Thus, the...

Indian Navy: Commands, Ranks, Insignia and Operational Bases

January 2, 2016

The primary objective of Indian Navy is to secure the nation’s maritime borders; have greater influence of India in maritime interests, further maritime trade and They show a greater influence in India’s maritime area of interest, to further the nation’s political, economic and security objectives. Commands of...

Indian Army: Important Facts

January 2, 2016

Current form of Indian army finds its origin from East India Company’s military department created at Kolkata in 1776. Gradually, three Presidencies of Bengal, Bombay and Madras organized their separate armies until 1895 when they were unified into single Indian Army. At that time, Indian Army had...