India set to join Malacca patrol group; Aiming to get a bigger toe-hold on the economically and strategically vital Straits of Malacca, India is on the verge of joining four other countries which collectively patrol the narrow straits — a water body between two land masses — east of its own Andaman Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
Indian Air Force Has A Clever Plan behind the Acquisition of Malaysian Mig-29s; Indian Air Force is planning to acquire the retiring Mig-29N of Malaysian Air Force. Indian Air Force is very keen to buy Malaysian Mig-29N as confirmed by the Malaysian Prime Minster Najib Razak.
Alert Indian Army kills 4 terrorists who tried to infiltrate into Kashmir; Four terrorists who were trying to cross over into Kashmir were killed by security forces. The four terrorists suspected to be part of the Lashkar-e-Tayiba were trying to gain entry through Keran when they were intercepted by security forces and killed.
Army to induct 1500 sophisticated rifles to strengthen ops in J&K; In a bid to strengthen Army’s infantry and held it in operations in Jammu and Kashmir, Army has started the process to procure around 1,500 anti-materiel lightweight rifles capable of damaging targets like battle tanks, low-flying helicopters and bunkers.
No more animal power: ATVs, drones may replace army’s mules in high altitude; The Indian Army’s mules could soon be a thing of the past with the force working on a proposal to deploy all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in mountainous areas to ferry weapons, ammunition and stores.