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GoI to convert world’s only horse serving cavalry into regular armoured regiment

The Indian Army is to convert the 61st cavalry, the only horse serving cavalry in the world into a regular armoured regiment with tanks. Highlights The main aim of the plan is to convert the 61st cavalry into a combat force. This is largely a ceremonial unit that is based in Jaipur. After changing the ..

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“TIGERSHARKS”, First Squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI aircraft inducted by IAF in Tamil Nadu

On January 20, 2020, the 222 Squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets was inducted by the Indian Air Force in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The squadron has been named “Tiger Sharks”. Highlights The squadron has been inducted with modified Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets that are modified to carry BrahMos missiles. Background The 222 Squadron of Sukhoi-30MKI squadron called ..

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