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On this day we remember the following 14 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Jem Mohd Sultan (9090481) Jammu & Kashmir Militia (Now Light Infantry) (1948 Kashmir War) , Lnk Bhairou (2652096) Grenadiers (1971 Bangladesh War) , Rfn Gyan Bahadur Thapa (5442365) 5 Gorkha Rifles (1971 Bangladesh War) , Lnk Harka Bahadur Gurung (5436930) 5 Gorkha Rifles (Border Ops) , Spr Sasidharn Thambi (1367276) Bombay Engineer Group (Border Ops) , Rfn Madan Bahadur Gurung (5439004) 5 Gorkha Rifles (Border Ops) , Maj Raju T George (IC-36616Y) Rashtriya Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Maj Bhupinder Singh (IC-35016) Staff/miscellaneous (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Sobit Man Sureshtha (5749003) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Sun Prasad Pun (5750280) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Rfn Gam Bahadur Gurung (5751017) 8 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Kundan Singh (4173877) Rashtriya Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Charles Laxman Gaikwad (4557104) Mahar Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Sep Charles Laxman Gaikwad (4557104) Mahar Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) ,

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Harry Kler, the man who raced to Dacca (1924 - 2016)

H S "Harry" Kler, is well known in the war lores of the Indian Army as the Brigadier who knocked on the doors of Dacca on December 15th , 1971.  Retired as a Major General, he passed away last week at 93 years of age. Wg Cdr Unni Kartha writes a tribute to the man that was in the thick of action - in all wars.

Battle of Pakokku (Irrawady River Operations)

Brigadier Rattan Kaul of the 4/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) details the Battle of Pakokku (Irrawady river operations) during World War II, an operation that his battalion was involved with during its history.

Outline Organisation of a Standard Infantry Battalion

Outline Organisation Structure of a Standard Infantry Battalion in the Indian Army

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Book Review: A Sailor's Story, Vice Adml N Krishnan

A Sailor's Story, by Vice Admiral N.Krishnan. Edited by: Arjun Krishnan - Book Review by K. Chandni

INAS 311

INAS 311 was commissioned by the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral Nirmal Verma on 12th May 2009 at INS Dega in Vishakapatnam.

INAS 311, commanded by Commander Sanjay Nandan, operates the Dornier 228 aircraft.

Talwar (Krivak III) Class

The Talwar class has its origins in the Severnoye (Northern) Design Bureau that developed intothe Project 1135.6 vessel using an earlier Project 1135.1 design. This back to the early 1980s. The extensive scope of redesign and re-engineering for these vessels has realised a multipurpose surface combatant of about 4,000 ton displacement (this increase being attributed to additional weapon systems and the replacement of light alloys with steel), tailored to meet the Indian Navy's specific mission and performance requirements.

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Databases

Another update to the Officer's Database by Anchit Gupta.  Records in the the existing database total 28974.

Birender Singh Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC is the new Chief of Air Staff, Indian Air Force

Squadrons, Patches, Heraldry & Artwork of the Indian Air Force 1932-2016

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