An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

Coming on the heels of locals apprehending two armed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including a self-styled commander’ responsible for many terror attacks and bomb blasts] in Tukson Dhok village in Reasi [J&K], surrender of two trapped terrorists in Hadigam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district are both indeed...

Interception of Hezbollah UAVs on the way to a collection mission in Israel's gas rigs

Interception of Hezbollah UAVs on the way to a collection mission in Israel's gas rigs

On Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2022, three Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were launched from Lebanon toward Israel’s gas rigs. The UAVs were launched by Hezbollah’s UAV unit; a unit currently operates more than 2000 aircraft of various models. This unit has operational capabilities at long distances and for various...

Drone Swarms: Asset and Threat – is India Ready?

Drone Swarms: Asset and Threat – is India Ready?

Military drones are disrupting warfare in the three domains of air, land and sea. Their exploits in the Ukraine war continue to excite interest even as this is being written. In recent years, they have made significant military contribution in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Syria, Azerbaijan and Armenia besides being used...

As China pushes North, will India’s Arc of Influence Shrink?

As China pushes North, will India’s Arc of Influence Shrink?

If China and Russia dominate the Arctic trade routes and resources, will the Indo-Pacific lose its relevance? One of the less publicised reasons for India’s refusal to call out Russia over its invasion of Ukraine is New Delhi’s deep strategic and economic interests in the Arctic Circle, which also appears to be...

India Can Have Working Relations With Taliban

India Can Have Working Relations With Taliban

Recently India has reinvented its engagement policy with the Taliban. As in the first week of June, a high-level Indian diplomatic delegation led by Shri J P Singh, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, held a meeting with the Taliban’s acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi in the Afghan capital....

Pakistan: Land of 'Disappearances' and 'Reappearances'

Pakistan: Land of 'Disappearances' and 'Reappearances'

Pakistan is a strange land where people seem to be ‘appearing’, ‘disappearing’ and ‘reappearing’ all the time. While this strange occurrence follows no discernable pattern, but it does appear to have a definite link to sensitive issues, mostly those related to terrorism. For example, despite New Delhi...

Interception of Hezbollah UAVs on the way to a collection mission in Israel's gas rigs

Interception of Hezbollah UAVs on the way to a collection mission in Israel's gas rigs

On Saturday afternoon, July 2, 2022, three Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) were launched from Lebanon toward Israel’s gas rigs. The UAVs were launched by Hezbollah’s UAV unit; a unit currently operates more than 2000 aircraft of various models. This unit has operational capabilities at long distances and for various...

Drone Swarms: Asset and Threat – is India Ready?

Drone Swarms: Asset and Threat – is India Ready?

Military drones are disrupting warfare in the three domains of air, land and sea. Their exploits in the Ukraine war continue to excite interest even as this is being written. In recent years, they have made significant military contribution in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Syria, Azerbaijan and Armenia besides being used...

Defeating Pakistan Army’s Proxy War in Kashmir

Defeating Pakistan Army’s Proxy War in Kashmir

Pakistan army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa’s post-Article 370 abrogation rant that “Pakistan Army firmly stands by the Kashmiris in their just struggle to the very end,” and that “We are prepared and shall go to any extent to fulfil our obligations in this regard” was undoubtedly the public formalisation of...

An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

An Apprehension and Surrender in J&K

Coming on the heels of locals apprehending two armed Lashkar-e-Taiba [LeT] terrorists [including a self-styled commander’ responsible for many terror attacks and bomb blasts] in Tukson Dhok village in Reasi [J&K], surrender of two trapped terrorists in Hadigam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district are both indeed...

Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

Anti-Nationals versus Agniveers

Fire has two manifestations: Godly that creates, nurtures and sustains; and savage, that destroys and rejoices over the destruction of creations, achievements and accomplishments. The later variety was in stark evidence in many parts of the country, specially Bihar and some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana...

WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

For the first time in a decade, the members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a 164-nation body, have finalised a historic deal at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12).The four-day MC12 was extended by two days as trade ministers negotiated through the night at WTO headquarters, next to Lake Geneva, and...

Pavel Sukhoi's combat family: fighters that have no match in the world

Pavel Sukhoi's combat family: fighters that have no match in the world

2022 marks the 45th anniversary of the maiden flight of the Su-27 fighter prototype developed by the Sukhoi Experimental Design Bureau, which marked the birth of the famed family of Su-27/Su-30 fighter jets. In the 21st century, the Su-27/Su-30 became among the most in-demand fighters in the world: they were purchased...

DRDO conducts successful maiden flight of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator

DRDO conducts successful maiden flight of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator

Maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator was carried out successfully by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Aeronautical Test Range, Chitradurga, Karnataka on July 01, 2022. Operating in a fully autonomous mode, the aircraft exhibited a perfect flight, including...

The Spoofer is Skylock’s new revolutionary C-UAS solution

The Spoofer is Skylock’s new revolutionary C-UAS solution

Skylock’s C-UAS GPS spoofing solution has a unique patent pending technology that is effective against all UAS platforms equipped with GNSS receivers. The ultimate “on the move” protection, the spoofer creates an effective “no fly zone” of up to 3km and 7-10 Km of directional spoofing – protecting against...

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The Torture in Taliban Prisons

The Torture in Taliban Prisons

By Mukhtar Vafaei and NilofarLangar, Translated by Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” No organization, including the...

Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Global Developments and Future Battlefield

Unmanned Ground Vehicles: Global Developments and Future Battlefield

Summary: Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs) will undoubtedly play a crucial role in military land operations in future....

G-20 Kashmir Meet

G-20 Kashmir Meet

A news item in the Hindustan Times of 25 June said that the MEA (Ministry of External Affairs) had selected the UT (Union Territory) of Jammu and Kashmir to be the venue for the high-profile G-20 for its annual meeting in 2023. It added that the Jammu and Kashmir government had constituted a five-member high-powered panel for overall coordination of the G-20 summit. Keeping in view the...

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Defaming the Army: Rawalpindi Strikes Back!

After having repeatedly warned the public “not to drag Pakistan armed forces and their leadership in [the] ongoing political discourse in the country,” Rawalpindi finally got down to walking its talk with military precision by ‘taking-on’ a prominent and ‘marked’ [but soft] target. On May 26, it filed an FIR against lawyer and rights activist Ms Imaan Zainab Mazari-Hazir for making a “derogatory and hateful” statement against the...

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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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Rezang La Memorial at Chushul, in Ladakh

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh with the Brigadier R.V. Jatar (Retd.) who had participated in...

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Air Show at the inauguration of the Purvanchal Expressway, in Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessing the Air Show at the inauguration of the Purvanchal Expressway,...

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The Occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh paying homage to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial,...

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