Did you know that 46 airforce veterans of World War II from Poland contributed to Pakistan’s aerial defence? One exceptional Polish officer’s profile is presented here for your information. Władysław Józef Marian Turowicz (Władysław Turowicz) was a renowned aeronautical engineer and military scientist. He was born to Polish parents in Zubir, Siberia, in 1908. Education Turowicz was fascinated by aviation technology since childhood. He had a large collection of aircraft
General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan’s 15th army chief, is currently on an official five-day visit to the US. This comes almost a month after his visit to Turkey. Many negative assertions have been by world media on his recent visit. Some said he wanted to “embarrass” Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s recent US visit whereas the Indian media, as expected, mounted another cheap attack by claiming that General Raheel “invited himself”. Although
The English-language version of Chinese military’s mouthpiece reported on October 15, 2015 that a cyber (Internet-based) exercise codenamed “Xiamen-2015” was held in the city of the same name in Fujian province. The decision to hold this exercise was undertaken on April 10, 2015 during the SCO RATS Council’s 26th regular meeting in the Uzbek capital Tashkent. It was jointly organized by member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) of
A vast majority of Pakistanis are well familiar with the name “Doval”. Some even pronounce it as “Devil” to amuse themselves and their listeners. These and other alterations all refer to Ajit Doval, India’s National Security Adviser in office since May 30, 2014. Who is this person and why is he discussed too often by government officials and security analysts around the world? Profile Ajit Kumar Doval is a former
The hardliner Hindutva government of BJP-elect Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared the bill to establish three new joint (army, navy, airforce) organizations, The Times of India reported on October 17, 2015. These organizations are the Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency and a Special Operations Division. The focus of this article is on India’s special forces, hence the other two proposed organizations will be discussed on a later date.
… a hero. Not the one we deserved, but the one we needed. Nothing less than a knight, shining…. He’s a silent guardian. A watchful protector. A Dark Knight. Yes, you guessed right. These are the closing dialogues of Batman: The Dark Knight. And no, this is not a post about how that is the best action movie ever. This is a blog about our Chief of Army Staff, Mr.
On August 16, 2015, Pakistan lost one of its finest sons of the soil. Punjab Home Minister Colonel (retd) Shuja Khanzada Shaheed was an epitome of courage, determination, perseverance, operational vision and bravery. A third generation scion of a family with a legacy of serving in the army, he belonged to the Shadi Khan village of Attock. It was this very location where he was targeted by a suicide bomber
For its immediate neighbours India is not as shinning as it is to the world. It is vicious, expansionist and nothing less than a fascist Mussolini Italian state or a Hitler’s Nazi Germany, with only slight difference of having policies complemented by an ambitiously and tactfully driven international diplomacy. India’s highly magnified bitterness towards Pakistan may not be enough to define that country’s neighbourhood relations as it is encircled by
There have been many calling out for a unanimously agreed platform for a more close-knitted Muslim world. Especially with Muslim countries undergoing extreme security situations, a desire to build a NATO-style Muslims-exclusive army seems like a desperate option, yet useful at a time of collective devastation descending over the Muslim world. There is next to no doubt about the fact that Muslims are under a cloud of grievous curse, an
Colonel Kirit K. Nair is an in-service (serving) officer in the Indian Army. He was commissioned to 1 Sikh Light Infantry in March 1992. He has served extensively in Counter Insurgency (COIN) operations in occupied Jammu & Kashmir and Assam. He is currently on Study Leave for a post graduate degree program. In early 2015, Nair published a paper for Indian Army’s Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) titled ‘India’s