Category: Spotlight

VIGNETTES OF INDIAN AIRPOWER IN UN PEACEKEEPING

VIGNETTES OF INDIAN AIRPOWER IN UN PEACEKEEPING

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has joined the Indian Army regularly in UN peacekeeping, and took part in the Congo
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INDIAN NAVY’S EVACUATION FROM A WAR ZONE IN LEBANON:OPERATION SUKOON 2006

INDIAN NAVY’S EVACUATION FROM A WAR ZONE IN LEBANON:OPERATION SUKOON 2006

Evacuation of Indian Nationals from foreign countries in turmoil has happened regularly in the last few years. The first such
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INDIAN NAVY’S SOMALIA OPERATIONS

INDIAN NAVY’S SOMALIA OPERATIONS

Adding to his personal recollections, the author has consulted some dramatis personae as cited. He has also drawn from The
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THE INDIAN BRIGADE IN SOMALIA

THE INDIAN BRIGADE IN SOMALIA

      Some UN Missions don’t achieve their planned objectives, but the Indian troops have not been found wanting
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CHALLENGING TIMES IN NORTH KIVU PROVINCE

CHALLENGING TIMES IN NORTH KIVU PROVINCE

Peacekeeping tenures are rarely peaceful, as the contingents have to deal with violent groups and many other spoilers. Risks have
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LEADING THE ARMY THROUGH UNCERTAIN CHALLENGES

LEADING THE ARMY THROUGH UNCERTAIN CHALLENGES

General Manoj Naravane has been at the helm of the Indian Army for over two years, and has steered the
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THE NAXAL THREAT

THE NAXAL THREAT

While the Indian Army has been contesting insurgents and terrorists in the North East and in J&K, the Central Armed
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COUNTER INSURGENCY AND JUNGLE WARFARE (CIJW) SCHOOL – Training Soldiers to Defeat the Guerrillas

COUNTER INSURGENCY AND JUNGLE WARFARE (CIJW) SCHOOL – Training Soldiers to Defeat the Guerrillas

Amidst the lush green tropical forests of Mizoram, in a quaint village of Vairengte lies a premier Category ‘A’ training
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OPERATION RAHAT – UTTARAKHAND FLOODS 2013

OPERATION RAHAT – UTTARAKHAND FLOODS 2013

In June 2013, when there were large number of ‘tirthyatris’ flocking to the shrines in Uttarakhand, heavy rainfall resulted in
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OPERATION MAITRI: TO NEPAL’S AID

OPERATION MAITRI: TO NEPAL’S AID

The post - Himalayan Earthquake of April 2015 rescue and relief operation is an example where international assistance played a
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