Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan chose to lead from the front, displaying unflinching courage and unique character. These characteristics becoming of an officer, did not merely come out on display during the moment of truth but was a part of his core nature from a very young age.
An article by IAF veteran and security analyst, Group Captain TP Srivastava (Retd) headlined: ‘Indo-US Military Alliance: BECA’ has sparked a diversity of views and initiated a healthy debate among defence and foreign policy analysts.
The ongoing standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has once again brought the focus on the need for ‘Theatre Commands’ in order to ensure seamless ‘Tri-service cohesion’ and ‘coordination’ in the event of hostilities. Experts weigh in the 'pros' and 'cons' of said proposal.
Do Indian Generals of the day have the spunk to tell the Govt of the day: "Pay the national insurance premium for national security now or face disintegration. Do not expect the Armed Forces to starve by tightening its belt."
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels: Senior Serving Officers Respond to the DMA’s Double Bogey! (Part-2)
The debate over the 'contentious' development regarding the DMA proposed 'retirement' & 'pension' policy continues with 'bombshell' responses by two senior officers presently serving in the Indian Army.
The recent letter by the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) on 'retirement' & 'pension' policy has irked several...in both the Veteran and Serving Fraternities, many of whom have vehemently opposed lopsided nature of these policy considerations in this 'No Holds Barred' debate by (MVI)
The long-standing complaints against OFB for its failure to produce quality products, especially arms and ammunition for the military need serious consideration. Both veterans and a serving officer have voiced their opinions in this ballistic debate on OFB corporatisation.
'Tenzing Norgay' Awardee Col. Sarfraz Singh spoke to MVI's Aritra Banerjee about his dare devil achievements in the highly specialised field of adventure sports, in his first interview since receiving the highest national honour.
ASI was raised as part of the Indian Army’s ‘Mission Olympics’ program on 1 July 2001 with an aim to train the vast reservoir of talent in the Army to win medals in the Olympics in seven disciplines: Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Diving, Fencing, Weightlifting and Wrestling.
Former Director General Military Training (DGMT) and Current Director of the Think Tank Centre for Land and Warfare Studies (CLAWS) Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Ahluwalia speaks to MVI's Aritra Banerjee on the need for PT reforms in the Indian Army.
Looking Beyond Relegations: The 25-Year-Old Battle to incorporate ‘Mandatory Physical Tests at SSBs’
“The Indian Army conducts Physical Fitness Tests of 100 marks in the selection of recruits, but there are no mandatory physical tests in the officer candidate screening during SSB." –Extract from Paper Published in the Army War College Journal 2020