Indian Army to purchase Force Gurkha 4×4 based Light Strike Vehicles (LSVs)

Pune-based Force Motors has bagged the order for supplying Light Strike Vehicles (LSVs). Force Motors managed to get this order in spite of stiff competition from some well-established manufacturers. The Force Motors’ Light Strike Vehicle is a totally indigenous product that has been designed and developed by the company’s R&D team. The Force Gurkha-based LSV will be used for various military activities by our Forces. Commenting on the latest development, the spokesperson from Force Motors said, “We are happy that the Indian Army has reposed trust in the fully indigenous Light…

Read More

Army of 6,000 foreign and Syrian fighters plan attack on east Aleppo

As the most intensive air bombardment of the war has rained down on opposition-held east Aleppo this week, an army of some 6,000 pro-government fighters has gathered on its outskirts for what they plan will be an imminent, decisive advance. Among those poised to attack are hundreds of Syrian troops who have eyed the city from distant fixed positions since it was seized by Syrian rebels in mid-2012. But in far greater numbers are an estimated 5,000 foreign fighters who will play a defining role in the battle – and…

Read More

Militants ambush Indian army convoy in Kashmir, 3 dead

Militants ambushed an Indian military convoy in Kashmir on Wednesday, killing three personnel, in an escalation of violence that officials have blamed on separatist protests that have tied down security forces for more than a month. Indian Kashmir is in the midst of the worst unrest in six years that began early last month when security forces killed a young separatist commander who was idolised by some youth, provoking an outpouring of anger. Police superintendent Imtiaz Hussain said militants were taking advantage of the unrest to attack security forces after…

Read More

For veteran Turkish smuggler, only an army could stop migrant flow

Refugees gather at a beach to try to sail off for the Greek island of Chios from the western Turkish coastal town of Cesme, in Izmir province, Turkey in this November 4, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/UMIT BEKTAS/FILES Demand has never been higher for the services of Turkish smuggler Dursun, who has taken migrants to Europe for more than decade, and he says nothing short of an army could stamp out his illicit trade. The EU is counting on Ankara to stem the flow of migrants to Europe after more than…

Read More