Pinaka

India’s indigenously developed multi-barrel rocket system, ‘Pinaka’, was successfully test-fired from the Proof and Experimental Establishment of the Defence and Research Development Organisation. The sophisticated rocket is an area weapon system aimed at supplementing the existing artillery guns with a range beyond 30 km. Its quick reaction time and high …

Why is Siachen Important?

The Siachen Glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains along the disputed India–Pakistan border. It is the longest glacier in the Karakoram and second longest in the world’s non-polar areas.It ranges from an altitude of 5,753 m (18,875 ft) above sea level at its source …