Indian Defence Update Blog

Why do Indian soldiers wear such strange headgear?

The strange headgear you are referring is Patka Headgear actually. These are indigenously developed combat helmets for Indian Army Soldiers operating in Kashmir which is lighter than Indian Army standard Model 1974 Helmet but...

LCA Tejas Gears up for Aerial Refuelling

The Light Combat Aircraft Tejas is all set to commence its Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) flight trials. Aeronautical Development Agency has been carrying out various tests regarding the AAR for the past few months which...

India – Israel Embrace with open arms

A hundred years have passed since Indian soldiers laid down their lives to liberate the Israeli city of Haifa from the Ottoman army. A century later, it is India that looks up to the...