Friday, October 11, 2013

Major Military Operations

1. Operation Parakram--
The operation was
launched after the 13
December 2001 attack
on the Indian Parliament.
Thousands of Indian
troops were deployed
along the Indo-Pakistan
border. The operation
was the largest military
exercise carried out by
any Asian country
2. Operation Cactus--
The operation was
launched in Nove 1988
on call of Maldives
President MA Gayoom,
who was under threat
of a coup from
mercenaries. The three
services of India
launched the operation
and captured the
mercenaries.
3. Operation Vijay (1961)
--Launched in 1961 to
liberate Goa from
Portuguses control.
( data by faceboo.com/
allcurrentaffairs )
4. Operation Vijay (1999)
--Indian operation to
push back the
infiltrators from the
Kargil Sector.
5. Operation Vajra
Shakti--Launched in Sep
2002 to evacuate
Akshardham Temple in
Gandhinagar, Gujarat of
terrorists.
6. Operation Black
Thunder--Launched by
DGP KPS Gill in 1988 to rid
the Golden Temple of
militants.
7. Operation Blue Star--
Launched during the
reign of Mrs Indira
Gandhi in Jun 1984
against the Sikh
militants operating
from Golden Temple.
( data by faceboo.com/
allcurrentaffairs )
8. Operation Black
Tornado--An action by
National Security
Guards against the 26
Nov 2008 terrorists
attacks in Mumbai.
9. Operation Green Hunt
The name given to
Government's
paramilitary offensive
against the naxals in
the 'Red Corridor'.
10. Operation
Brasstacks--The
operation was launched
by the Indian Army in
November 1986 to
simulate a full-scale war
on the western border.
( data by faceboo.com/
allcurrentaffairs )
11. Operation
Meghdoot--An operation
launched by the Indian
Military to capture the
Siachen Glacier in the
disputed Kashmir region
in April 1984. The Indian
troops finally gained
control of the entire
Siachen Glacier.
12. Operation Pawan--It
was the codename
given to the operations
by the Indian Peace
Keeping Force to take
control of Jaffna from
the LTTE in late 1987.
13. Operation Safed
Sagar--It was the
codename assigned to
the Indian Air Force's
strike to support the
Ground troops during
Operation Vijay Kargil.
14. Operation Smiling
Buddha--It was
codename given to
India's first nuclear test
explosion that took
place at Pokhran on 18
May 1974. ( data by
faceboo.com/
allcurrentaffairs )
15. Operation Shakti --
This refers to test
explosions of five
nuclear devices, three
on 11 May and two on
13 May 1998, conducted
by India at the Pokhran
test range.
16. Operation Talwar--
This refers to the
deployment of Naval
Fleets in the North
Arabian Sea during the
1999 Kargil conflict
between India and
Pakistan.
NON MILITARY
OPERATIONS
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1. Operation
Blackboard--The
scheme launched in
1987 to provide
minimum essential
facilities to all primary
schools in the country.
2. Operation Flood --A
rural development
programme started by
India's National Dairy
Development Board
(NDDB) in 1970 to create
a nationwide milk grid.
3. Operation
Duryodhana--A sting
operation which
captured on camera
eleven members of
Parliament of India
accepting money to
table questions on the
floor of the Parliament.