SP's MAI Issue No. 20 | October 16-31, 2017 - Military Updates

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    I like the Raksha Mantri
    By Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik (Retd)

    I first saw her as the Party spokesperson. She exhibited logic, patience and a good command over both Hindi and English. Her fighting spirit, toughness and bulldog tenacity were there for all to see.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Nirmala Sitharaman shows the way
    By Lt General V.K. Katpoor (Retd)

    The visit of Nirmala Sitharaman to the operational sectors is a very appropriate step for it is not only good for the morale of the soldiery but is an indicative of a dynamic Defence Minister who wants to not only understand the operational dynamics...

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Hands-on approach to national security
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    Nirmala Sitharaman has adopted a proactive approach and has begun her tenure by acquainting herself with the ground situation on the hostile frontiers on which the Armed Forces are deployed

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Ignoring the foot soldier - Chronic malady
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    The irony is that the soldier at the cutting edge continues with antiquated weapons and equipment even as the nation uses the Army as first respondents even for law and order duties that should be taken on by the huge police forces.

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    MILITARY / SPOTLIGHT
    Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt visit Sasebo, Japan

    In pursuance of India’s Act East Policy and demonstration of India’s commitment to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region, Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt are visiting Sasebo, Japan from October 12 to 15, 2017.

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    MILITARY
    'Integration of Services my priority' says Defence Minister

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman joined the ongoing Army Commanders’ Conference at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt for over 30 minutes and addressed senior Army hierarchy including Army Chief and all Army Commanders.

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    MILITARY
    Indian Navy foils piracy attempt in Gulf of Aden

    A piracy attempt on the high seas was foiled by an Indian Naval warship on 06 October 2017.

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    MILITARY
    INS 1 TS ships visit Penang, Malaysia

    Indian Navy Ships Tir, Sujata, Sudarshini, Shardul and ICGS Sarathi visited Penang, Malaysia from October 8 to 12, 2017.