Found 5 Articles for Defense

What do we need to do to join Indian Army?

Sashi K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
The army is one of the noblest professions. Interestingly you can join army anytime, with any minimal qualification as 10th, 12th, Diploma, graduation and more. One can join the army through NDA or through NCC or through recruitment by technical service commission.You can choose to serve a complete tenure opting a permanent service till you retire or serve for 10 - 15 years and then quit.

Which was the first battle in India fought with artillery?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The first battle of Panipat, in India, was fought between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi Empire. This battle started on 21st April 1526, in a small village called Panipat, which is now known as Haryana State in North India. This war was known for the beginning of the Mughal Empire and also one of the earliest battles in which gunpowder, firearms and field artillery were used for the first time in India.The highly ruling army of Ibrahim Lodi, Sultan of Delhi was defeated by the Mughal forces of Babur, the Timurid ruler of Kabulistan, in 1526. The ... Read More

When and why artillery invented?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The class of large military weapons that are used to fire ammunition, are called as Artillery. These are used to target far ranges than the small arms can handle. The artillery includes Field and Infantry guns, Muzzle-loaded guns, Howitzers, Anti-aircraft and Anti-tank guns, heavy and Infantry mortars, Cannons and Autocannons, other large projectile weapons etc.When perfectly aimed, it could destroy the enemy trenches, can kill a group of soldiers or infantry, can destroy their ammunition and communication systems as well.China’s Song DynastyIt was during the middle ages, the artillery especially Cannons were introduced. Cannons which were widely used in wars, ... Read More

From a common man's perspective, what are the positive and negative aspects of the Budget 2018?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 02-May-2022 05:26:28
For the common man who makes up the salaried middle class, Budget 2018 offers a flat deduction of Rs. 40, 000. Those earning salaries of Rs. 3 lakhs per annum are already exempted from paying income tax while those earning between Rs. 3 and Rs. 5 lakhs per annum have to pay just 5%. So, on the direct taxes front, the salaried middle classes, whose contribution to the IT pool have been the largest and the most significant over the years, has been spared any shock in this budget. On the flip side, higher MSP (Minimum Support Price) for farm ... Read More

How will Rustom-2 prove to be an ace for our defense?

Om Sharma
Updated on 04-May-2022 09:20:46
The recent test of Rustom 2 drone aks TAPAS-BH-201 carried out successfully by DRDO at Chalakere in Karnataka's Chitradurga district has added another chapter to the advancement of our defense as well as fallen as a thunder on our envious neighbors. This drone has been designed the way so that it can easily carry various combinations of payloads, for instance, synthetic aperture radar, situational awareness payloads, electronic intelligence systems, etc.A Well-Developed UAVAs per the officials, Rustom 2, a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), has taken its cue from the predator drones of the US to conduct surveillance and reconnaissance ... Read More