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The War of 1971

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New Book on Indian Air Force air wars
Eagles Over Bangladesh : The Indian Air Force in the 1971 War

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Book Excerpt: Beyond NJ9842 - The Siachen Saga

Journalist Nitin Gokhale's book on the Siachen Glacier is a first of its kind - detailing the history of Operation Meghdoot - the fighting on Siachen Glacier. The Book "Beyond NJ9842" is due to be on the market in April. Bharat Rakshak provides exclusive excerpts from this forthcoming book.

The Nyukmadzong war memorial

Nyukmadzong memorial (Arunachal Pradesh - Sela Road)

Nyukmadzong memorial (Arunachal Pradesh - Sela Road)

The Nyukmadzong memorial is on the road from Bomdilla to Sela.  It was the place where a major ambush took place on 18 Nov 62.  View the photos provided by Veteran Hemant Sharma of the Indian Veterans Group

 

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Naval Aviation change after 60 years
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Naval Aviation on the fulcrum of change after 60 years

Indian Naval Aviation completed 60 years on 11 May 2013. The first MiG-29K squadron, INAS 303 ’Black Panthers’ was formally commissioned into the Indian Navy.

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INAS 303 - Supersonic Predators of the Indian Ocean

Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS ) 303, the ‘Black Panthers’ commissioned on 11 May 2013 at INS Hansa, Goa. The Defence Minister, Shri A K Antony commissioned the squadron in the presence of the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral D K Joshi.
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Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954)

Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954)

The album of late Pilot Officer Anand Singh Giri (4674 GD(P)) (1930-1954) has been updated with over a dozen new photographs that tells the story of his journey.

No.2 Squadron - Photos from the 70s

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Group Captain Gohain was commissioned in the fighter stream of 110 Pilots Course on 2 Jun 1973. After initial training He was posted to Gnat squadrons and for next seven years or so served in Nos 22, 23 and 2 Squadrons. In 1982 he converted to MiG 21M and served in 37 and 17 Squadrons. he did two instructional tenures in MOFTU where he flew MiG-21FLs and later commanded 52 Squadron. He also commanded 273 SU, an ADDC as Group Captain. A qualified FCL and graduate of Staff College, he took a premature retirement from Air Force in May 2004.

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