Defence

Battle Cry: Army in quest for light combat tanks

This episode of Battle Cry focuses on what has forced the Indian Army to revisit an old need for lighter tanks which are capable of navigating the challenges at Himalayan hills. With China deploying agile tanks in some areas of Ladakh, India has decided to urgently act on its decade-old requirement for similar machines. But why are such tanks necessary? Watch Battle Cry to know more.

Recently, India welcomed the first batch of the Rafale fighter aircraft which landed at the Ambala airbase in Haryana to join the Indian Air Force. The first Rafale jet was handed over to the IAF in October last year during Rajnath Singh’s visit to France. While the first squadron of the Rafale jets will be stationed at Ambala airbase, the second one will be based at Hasimara airbase in West Bengal

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