The Impossibility of Ukraine Ceasefire

The Impossibility of Ukraine Ceasefire

A recent telephone call from German Chancellor Olof Scholz to Russian President Vladimir Putin has triggered speculation about a possible ceasefire in Ukraine. But Scholz is a messenger boy of the US President Joe Biden as was witnessed by his trip to Beijing to get a first hand ‘feel’ of how Chinese President Xi...

On Navy Day, Rolls-Royce Underpins its Commitment to Partner the Indian Navy

On Navy Day, Rolls-Royce Underpins its Commitment to Partner the Indian Navy

Rolls-Royce has been a proud partner of the Indian armed forces for nine decades and continues to explore opportunities to serve India’s naval modernisation programme. India celebrates Navy Day 2022, Rolls-Royce salutes the valiant officers of the Indian Navy and reinforces its commitment to support the forces on the...

Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare New thrust area for Indian Navy

Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare New thrust area for Indian Navy

This article was inspired by a novel ‘Mayhem in south China sea’ by Cmde PR Franklin, a retired Indian Naval officer and a submariner by professional specialisation. It is fiction that borders on realism. China has vitiated the tranquility of Indo-pacific and is unlikely to give up her domineering attitude. India...

The Impossibility of Ukraine Ceasefire

The Impossibility of Ukraine Ceasefire

A recent telephone call from German Chancellor Olof Scholz to Russian President Vladimir Putin has triggered speculation about a possible ceasefire in Ukraine. But Scholz is a messenger boy of the US President Joe Biden as was witnessed by his trip to Beijing to get a first hand ‘feel’ of how Chinese President Xi...

Gen Asim Muneer inherits a can of worms

Gen Asim Muneer inherits a can of worms

 “The banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has announced an end to the months-long “indefinite ceasefire”, accusing the government of beaching the agreement brokered by the Afghan Taliban,” wrote the Dawn on 30 November. TTP chief Mufti Noor Wali said they had never refused meaningful negotiation “ as it...

Pakistan: A Promotion, Resignation and Ceasefire Retraction

Pakistan: A Promotion, Resignation and Ceasefire Retraction

A ‘Coincidence’? Some feel that Lt Gen Asim Munir’s elevation as Pakistan army chief, resignation of former ISI chief commander of Peshawar based XXXI Corps Lt Gen Faiz Hameed and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan [TTP] terrorist group calling off its ceasefire are unrelated incidents. However, there are others who...

The New Age Warfare Scenario in the 21st century

The New Age Warfare Scenario in the 21st century

Introduction The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine and other regional conflicts in the world have once again highlighted the relationship between tactics and technologies. Having the right  technology at the right point of time can change the course of any conflict. The Armenia-Azerbaijan war also proved this...

Pak Army should go back to Barracks

Pak Army should go back to Barracks

The ouster of Imran Khan as the Prime Minister in April this year has led to an unprecedented backlash against the country’s all-mighty military establishment. People are now openly expressing anti-army sentiments on the streets after Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan directly accused the deep state of...

Can the Pakistan Army be tamed?

Can the Pakistan Army be tamed?

Pakistan is once again in turmoil, the present one bring due to strong insistence on immediate general election by Imran Khan , the former Prime Minister (PM), who was ousted from the county’s premiership in April 2022, in an allegedly rigged no confidence motion at the behest of the army, as he had become too big...

Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

Indian Army’s Unmatched Resilience

While the nation was celebrating ‘Azadika Amrit Mahotsav’ [grand celebration of Freedom’s Nectar] to commemorate India’s 75th Independence Day, on the icy heights of Siachen Glacier, an Indian army patrol recovered the mortal remains of Lance Naik Chandra Shekhar Harbola, of 19 Kumaon Regiment which was the...

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...

On Navy Day, Rolls-Royce Underpins its Commitment to Partner the Indian Navy

On Navy Day, Rolls-Royce Underpins its Commitment to Partner the Indian Navy

Rolls-Royce has been a proud partner of the Indian armed forces for nine decades and continues to explore opportunities to serve India’s naval modernisation programme. India celebrates Navy Day 2022, Rolls-Royce salutes the valiant officers of the Indian Navy and reinforces its commitment to support the forces on the...

Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare New thrust area for Indian Navy

Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare New thrust area for Indian Navy

This article was inspired by a novel ‘Mayhem in south China sea’ by Cmde PR Franklin, a retired Indian Naval officer and a submariner by professional specialisation. It is fiction that borders on realism. China has vitiated the tranquility of Indo-pacific and is unlikely to give up her domineering attitude. India...

Ethico-legal issues of Transnational Drone Strikes against Terror Groups and Misuse of Drones for Terrorism

Ethico-legal issues of Transnational Drone Strikes against Terror Groups and Misuse of Drones for Terrorism

Introduction Military technology which has always defined how wars are fought has come a long way from bows and arrows of the epical war of Mahabharata and Trojan war to longbow used by the English archers at Agincourt in the Middle Ages through the invention of gun powder and much later heavy tanks and bombing...

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Indian Navy: Underwater Ranges

Indian Navy: Underwater Ranges

The simplest and economical way to incapacitate ships and submarines is to damage their underwater hull by use of...

Geopolitics of Ukrainian war crimes

Geopolitics of Ukrainian war crimes

Since the beginning of the special military operation in Ukraine Moscow has charged 92 members of the Ukrainian...

Doha Misused FIFA for Pushing its Extremist Agenda

Doha Misused FIFA for Pushing its Extremist Agenda

FIFA world cup is currently going on in Qatar, which indeed is the first Arab and Muslim country to host this global megaevent. Although Qatar is a country of just three million mostly expatriates from South Asia but it will welcome around three million visitors for a month. An estimated five billion worldwide will watch the games. But this world cup is likely to be the most controversial...

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Deception – Fundamental Key to the Chinese War Strategies

“The essence of deception is that it lets the enemy convince himself that the misleading picture presented is valid”      Michael I. Handel (Professor of Naval Security and Strategies at US Naval War College) Though deception as an integral component of war is being increasingly used since ancient times but China has become the past master of using it in many ways to have decisive edge over its adversaries in war and destabilizing its...

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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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