The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

Recently, the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan was invited as the Chief Guest at the Passing Out Parade of the Royal Military College in Sandhurst, UK. He indeed was the first Pakistani to be the sovereign representative of the Queen of England during the sovereign parade. Gen Bajwa began his address with the greetings...

Rightsizing the Army

Rightsizing the Army

Media reports of July 2022 stated that existing manpower shortages in the Armed Forces are as follows: Army – 7779 officers and 1.08 lakh soldiers; Navy – 1446 officers and 12,511 soldiers, and; Air Force – 572 officers and 5,151 airmen. This cumulatively totals up to manpower deficiency in the Indian Military to...

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Wednesday’s killing of three Pakistan backed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including self-styled LeT commander Lateef Rather] in the Waterhail area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir is indeed a major success for the security forces and J&K police. What makes this operation all the more special is that despite...

The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

The Jihadi-in-Chief is Chief Guest at Sandhurst

Recently, the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan was invited as the Chief Guest at the Passing Out Parade of the Royal Military College in Sandhurst, UK. He indeed was the first Pakistani to be the sovereign representative of the Queen of England during the sovereign parade. Gen Bajwa began his address with the greetings...

China in Turmoil

China in Turmoil

World is witnessing the fifth Taiwan Straits crisis. First being in 1955 when China forcibly occupied Yijiangshan island. Second in 1958 when China used artillery firing on Matsu island. In 1995 was the third when the then Taiwanese president Lee Teng-Hui visited USA. Last being after the visit of yet another speaker...

Ukrainian army endangers civilians

Ukrainian army endangers civilians

Ukrainian forces have threatened civilians by setting up bases and operating weapons systems in populated areas, including schools and hospitals, as they battled the Russian intervention that began in February, Amnesty International said in a statement. “Such a tactic violates international humanitarian law and...

Rightsizing the Army

Rightsizing the Army

Media reports of July 2022 stated that existing manpower shortages in the Armed Forces are as follows: Army – 7779 officers and 1.08 lakh soldiers; Navy – 1446 officers and 12,511 soldiers, and; Air Force – 572 officers and 5,151 airmen. This cumulatively totals up to manpower deficiency in the Indian Military to...

Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

As India completes 75 years of independence, it also creates a new landmark in 5000-year-old history of India. If we count the period under British imperial rule (1857 to 1947), then India (most of it) has remained one political entity for 175 years. This is an unprecedented event in Indian history. Going back to...

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

Indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) were successfully test-fired from Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Army at KK Ranges with support of Armoured Corps Centre & School (ACC&S) Ahmednagar in Maharashtra on August 04, 2022....

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Targeted Killings: Kashmir Fights Back!

Wednesday’s killing of three Pakistan backed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including self-styled LeT commander Lateef Rather] in the Waterhail area of Budgam district in Central Kashmir is indeed a major success for the security forces and J&K police. What makes this operation all the more special is that despite...

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

From an ordinary public event disruptor to waging Pakistan sponsored armed insurrection in J&K [in the course of which he was actively involved in killing security forces personnel and innocent civilians alike], Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front [JKLF] chief Yasin Malik has not only come a long way. What’s really...

Dark Clouds went away with 370

Dark Clouds went away with 370

Three weeks back this author was invited to Akhnoor to deliver a talk on “National Security Challenges”. This kind of an invitation in a small town of J&K was unthinkable before the arrival of current dispensation in New Delhi. It was inconceivable because nationalism was stifled by various jihadi oriented, pro...

Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR Integration Capability

Teledyne FLIR Announces the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300 Demonstrating Rapid MWIR Integration Capability

Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced the release of the Neutrino LC CZ 15-300, the latest Neutrino IS series model of mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) camera modules with integrated continuous zoom (CZ) lenses. Designed for integrated solutions requiring crisp, long range, SD or HD MWIR...

12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

The 12th edition of DefExpo – India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems – will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18-22, 2022. The five-day event will witness three business days followed by two public days. Live demonstrations showcasing the equipment and skill set of the...

Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

British maritime technology company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales for the ongoing development and provision of bespoke systems for the Kraken K50 maritime precision engagement platform. The K50 has been designed to deliver unparalleled...

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The unmanned future is at risk

The unmanned future is at risk

Drones once roamed free, relying on GPS signals that were rarely interfered with. But with the availability of very...

An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

The glory of the defence forces is second to none. The pride and valour associated with wearing the uniform is an...

Revision of OROP and related aspects

Revision of OROP and related aspects

The honourable Supreme Court has awarded the petitioners a revision of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with effect from July 2019. This is in consonance with the Cabinet decision of 2015 submitted to the Hon’ble Prime Minister for approval under Rule 12 of the Transaction of the Business Rules vide this Department’s OM No. 12 (1)/2014/D (Pen/Pol) (Part II) dated 5.9.2015 to the Cabinet Sectt...

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Expanding BRICS

The predecessor of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) was BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) established by Goldman Sachs in 2006. BRIC was the acronym for the four countries, which were deemed to be at a similar stage of newly advanced economic development. Behind BRIC was the idea that China and India will, by 2050, be the world’s dominant suppliers of manufactured goods, while Brazil and Russia will become dominant...

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‘Artificial Intelligence in Defence’ exhibition

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh visits the ‘Artificial Intelligence in Defence’...

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High-speed Expendable Aerial Target (HEAT) ABHYAS

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted the flight test of...

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INS Khanderi

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh at the ‘INS Khanderi’ during his visit to Karwar Naval...

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Presidential Fleet Review-2022

The President Ram Nath Kovind at the Presidential Fleet Review-2022 at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh on...

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Exhibition of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

The Union Minister for Defencei Rajnath Singh visiting the exhibition of Defence Research and Development...

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