Kargil War Current Affairs - 2020

MiG 27 Retire: Last Squadron of fighter jet Decommissioned

The MiG-27, which is known to NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) as the ‘Flogger’ and to Indian Air Force (IAF) as ‘Bahadur’, flew its last sortie in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. After this flight, IAF bid adieu to its squadron of seven aircraft as all were decommissioned. The last MiG-27 unit to operate the jet, Number 29 Read More…

Pinaka missile successfully test fired by DRDO

The Pinaka missile was successfully test fired from Odisha coast on December 19, 2019 from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur. Highlights The Pinaka missile is a modified version of Pinaka Mk-II rocket. The rocket was added with integrated navigation, control and guidance system in order to improve the end accuracy. The missile navigation will Read More…

20 Years of Kargil War: IAF Commemorates at Gwalior Air Base

The Indian Air Force (IAF) commemorated 20 years of Kargil War (held between May-July 1999) by turning Gwalior air base virtually into a ‘war theatre’ with a dramatic reenactment of some milestones of 1999 operation such as Tiger Hill Attack. Key Highlights Chief Guest: for event was Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa. Symbolic Recreation of Read More…

20th anniversary of Operation Vijay to be celebrated

India will be celebrating this year the 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay also called Kargil Vijay Diwas for over three days from 25 July to 27 July 2019 at Dras and New Delhi.  The day is observed to commemorate victory in Kargil war with pride, honour and inspiration. The day will be celebrated with theme- Read More…

Kharga Prahar: Army training exercise concludes

The “Kharga Prahar”, a major training exercise conducted by the Indian Army in Punjab from 27 May 2019 concluded on 4 June 2019. Key Highlights of Exercise Kharga Prahar exercise was undertaken in plains of Punjab by various units and formations of Army’s Kharga Corps. The exercise was successful in validating latest operational concepts which Read More…