Kargil Timeline – Major Events

July 26th, 2009  |  by  |  published in General Awareness

May 26, 1999 First air strike launched After the Cabinet Committee on Security approved use of air power on Indian side of the Line of Control, the air force launched air strikes with MIG-21s, MIG-27s and armed Mi-17 helicopters. The start was inauspicious. The IAF lost two fighters the very next day –while Flight Lieutenant  […]

India’s first Nuclear Submarine

July 26th, 2009  |  by  |  published in Technology

India’s first Nuclear Submarine

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s wife Gursharan Kaur will launch India’s first nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. Arihant, in Vishakhapatnam on the east coast on – 10th anniversary of the Kargil War (Kargil Vijay Diwas). A new undersea Destroyer Arihant, literally, destroyer of enemies, is likely to be commissioned by 2011, and will form a crucial leg […]


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