History TV18’s upcoming original series, Firepower: Defending India, to be aired from May 7, will put the spotlight on the Indian Army’s weaponry, logistics, technology, training and tactics. The show is also a tribute to those who put themselves in the line of fire to defend the motherland. Firepower: Defending India epitomises History TV18’s military sub-genre and its promise of offering viewers unique, unprecedented and clutter-breaking programming.
The weekly series will be telecast every Monday at 9pm, telecasting over six thematic half-hour episodes, featuring spectacular battlefield recreations in a variety of combat scenarios. It takes viewers to remote outposts and the frontline with artillery batteries, inside Special Forces missions and recon ops, inside battle tanks, helicopter drop zones and into the heat of heart-stopping infantry charges. As the action explodes on screen, incredible details emerge about the Indian Army’s challenges and capabilities.
With special access to weapon systems and military personnel, Firepower: Defending India is a ringside view of one of the world’s largest armies. The brand defining original production also provides unique insights into the challenges of defending India, a vast country with incredibly varied terrain and conditions. The series showcases the Indian Army’s strength, battle readiness and technological ingenuity.
Avinash Kaul, COO, Network18 and MD, A+E Networks | TV18, said, “The enormous success of our local production: ‘Special Operations India’ has encouraged us to showcase the might of the Indian army in all its glory through Firepower. Such shows are a testament of our commitment to bring forth the finest content related to contemporary Indian history and are instrumental in cementing our position at the forefront of the factual entertainment genre in India."