“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
20/03/2023 6:12 PM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Important Military Operations

Operation Brief Details
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
Operation Cactus The operation was launched in Nov 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.
Operation Trident (1971) This was a naval offensive operation launched on Pakistan’s port city of Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. India celebrates its Navy Day annually on 4 December to mark this operation.
Operation Vijay (1961) Launched in 1961 to liberate Goa from Portuguses control.
Operation Vijay (1999) Indian operation to push back the infiltrators from the Kargil Sector.
Operation Vajra Shakti Launched in Sep 2002 to evacuate Akshardham Temple in Gandhinagar, Gujarat of terrorists.
Operation Black Thunder Launched by DGP KPS Gill in 1988 to rid the Golden Temple of militants.
Operation Blue Star Launched during the reign of Mrs Indira Gandhi in Jun 1984 against the Sikh militants operating from Golden Temple.
Operation Black Tornado An action by National Security Guards against the 26 Nov 2008 terrorists attacks in Mumbai.
Operation Green Hunt The name given to Government’s paramilitary offensive against the naxals in the ‘Red Corridor’.
Operation Brasstacks The operation was launched by the Indian Army in November 1986 to simulate a full-scale war on the western border.
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.
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.
Operation Safed Sagar It was the codename assigned to the Indian Air Force’s strike to support the Ground troops during Operation Vijay Kargil.
Operation Talwar This refers to the deployment of Naval Fleets in the North Arabian Sea during the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan.
Operation Dhangu Suraksha This refers to the operation launched in Jan 2016 to neutralise terrorists who attacked Pathankot air base in Punjab.
Operation Bandar It was the codename given to the bombing raid conducted by Indian warplanes on February 26, 2019, in Balakot, Pakistan against a terrorist training camp.
Operation Ganga This refers to the operation launched in Feb 2022 to evacuate students studying in Ukraine who had crossed over to its neighbouring countries viz. Romania, Poland, Hungary, Moldova and Slovakia following the invasion by Russia.

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