Amphibious warfare: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

13th joint military drill exercise “Iron Fist 2018” started between US and Japan

The 13th edition of joint military drill exercise “Iron Fist 2018” has started between American and Japanese forces at Camp Pendleton in California on January 12 and will continue till February 12.. More than 500 U.S. Marines and sailors are partnering with about 350 members of the Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force to train in fire ..

Update on acquisition of Landing Craft Utility vessels

Recently, the Government has cleared the Rs 2,176-crore acquisition of eight specialized vessels or LCUs (landing craft utility) capable of “hard beaching” on enemy shores to boost the country’s amphibious warfare and island protection capabilities. What is a Landing Craft Utility (LCU)? Landing Craft Utility (LCU) is a type of specialized boat that is used ..