What is the Sword of Honour (Pakistan)?

Introduction The Sword of Honour (Urdu: اعزازی شمشیر) is an honorary sword awarded to that “Gentleman Cadet”, “Officer Cadet”, “Aviation Cadet” or “Lady Cadet” who achieves an overall best performance during his or her entire training period at the Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul, the Pakistan Air Force Academy at Risalpur, or the Pakistan Naval… Read More


What was Operation Brasstacks (1986-1987)?

Introduction Operation Brasstacks was a major combined arms military exercise of the Indian Armed Forces in Rajasthan state of India, that took place in 1986 until its execution in 1987. As part of a series of exercises to simulate the operational capabilities of the Indian armed forces, it was the major and largest mobilization of… Read More