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On this day we remember the following 18 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in various operations: Cfn Prithpal Singh (8644650) Corps Of Eme (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Bhai Ram Singh (4130016) Kumaon Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Johan Surin (1717) Bihar Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Ishaq Kandulna (2156) Bihar Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Kusno Tudu (4229400) Bihar Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Nk Jadu Nath Singh (1553) Bihar Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Nk Daniel Soren (1679) Bihar Regiment (1948 Kashmir War) , Rfn Dhan Bahadur Mall (2395) 9 Gorkha Rifles (1948 Kashmir War) , Sep Lachhman Singh (4437336) Sikh Light Infantry (Border Ops) , Rfn Prem Chhetri (5847350) 9 Gorkha Rifles (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Harchand Singh (3380755) Sikh Regiment (Counter Insurgency) , Sep Gurdial Singh (4434933) Sikh Light Infantry (Counter Insurgency) , Lnk Thaman Bahadur Gurung (5449180) 5 Gorkha Rifles (Siachen Operations) , Sep Dilbar Singh (3381952) Sikh Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Lnk Mohinder Singh Vrc (3376395) Sikh Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Sep Kashmir Singh (3384093) Sikh Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Nk Swarn Lal (13612687) Parachute Regiment (Sri Lanka (Ipkf)) , Nb Sub Bachan Singh Sm (JC-166715) Sikh 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

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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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Aircraft Fleet Strength
Baptism by sparks, fire and bailout

Wg Cdr A K "Lui" Gupta, 13072 F(P) joined the caterpillar club on his very second solo flight in a Vampire Jet fighter. This is the story of possibly the last bailout from a Vampire.

Sentinels in the Sky

Reviewed by Jagan Pillarisetti
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