Operation Bandar Current Affairs, GK & News
The preemptive non military air strike conducted by Indian Air Force (IAF) on a terrorist training camp in Balakot, Pakistan, on 26 February 2019 was code-named Operation Bandar (Monkey). Key Highlights The code name was given as a nondescript, mundane tag to the air strikes, in order to maintain secrecy and ensure that plans about ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Airborne Early Warning and Control systems • Balakot airstrike • Balakot Operation • Central Reserve Police Force • Garud commandos • Mirage-2000 fighter jets • Mirages • Operation Bandar • Ramayana • SPICE 2000 Bombs • Su-30MKI • Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
The February 26 cross-border airstrike carried out by the Indian Air Force was codenamed Operation Bandar. The operation was aimed at bombing a terrorist hideout in Pakistan’s Balakot. Operation Bandar was an intelligence-led, non-military, pre-emptive operation that targetted a camp run by the Jaish-e-Mohammed in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The Balakot airstrike was India ..
Topics: Balakot • Balakot Air Strike • Central Reserve Police Force • CRPF • India- Pakistan • Indian Air Force • Jaish-E-Mohammed • Jammu and Kashmir • Operation Bandar • Pakistan • Pulwama Terror Attack