1 in 3 hand grenades is a dud: Indian Defence survey

Indian security forces losing confidence over their weaponry

Indian security forces losing confidence over their weaponry

NAGPUR: Imagine a scenario in which an Indian soldier’s life depends on a grenade — may be the last one with the jawan(soldier)— to stop an advancing enemy. He takes the pin out and lobs it. But, instead of hearing an explosion, the jawans are met with a hail of bullets.
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India to Resume Selling Arms to Nepal

NEW DELHI – insasIndia will resume sending arms to Nepal, lifting a four-year ban imposed after former Nepalese King Gyanendra enforced autocratic rule in the Himalayan kingdom.

The ban’s end is part of the fruit of the July 21 meeting of Nepalese Defense Minister Bidya Devi Bhandari and Indian Defence Minister A. K. Antony, according to Indian Defence Ministry sources. Continue reading