Has ISI found a new base in West Bengal?

Has ISI found a new base in West Bengal?

Why has the West Bengal Chief Minister panicked after the demonetization move by the Central Government? Such desperado behaviour was exhibited a few years back by Mr Manmohan Singh in the run-up to the Indo-US nuclear deal. The West Bengal CM is also behaving incoherently in a manner that the world has come to an end....

A Failed Terrorist Strike at Nagrota

A Failed Terrorist Strike at Nagrota

On Nov 29, 2016 the enemy struck deep at Nagrota in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. The target was the 16 Corps Headquarter. This formation is responsible for defending the Line of Control stretching all the way from Akhnoor right upto Poonch, covering a frontage of approximately 250 km. The attacking troops...

Understand Pakistan’s Proxy War – and we could brag less

Understand Pakistan’s Proxy War – and we could brag less

On November 25, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told a rally in Panaji, Goa, “There is no doubt that the army is gallant, but for the first time, the country’s political leadership took a strong policy decision. And after that too, we have given an appropriate response to other cowardly attacks. It was such a...

Understand Pakistan’s Proxy War – and we could brag less

Understand Pakistan’s Proxy War – and we could brag less

On November 25, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told a rally in Panaji, Goa, “There is no doubt that the army is gallant, but for the first time, the country’s political leadership took a strong policy decision. And after that too, we have given an appropriate response to other cowardly attacks. It was such a...

Pakistan’s new Army Chief: Old wine in new bottle

Pakistan’s new Army Chief: Old wine in new bottle

Pakistan has mastered the art of symbolism; of letting its actions do all the talking. As the country prepares for a change of Army Chiefs today (November, 29) two terror attacks in the Jammu region have sent out a clear signal that there is no change in its policy towards India. The twin terrors attacks in the Jammu...

It is Time Nepal Army Tookover!

It is Time Nepal Army Tookover!

The tragedy of Nepal’s second Constituent Assembly elected in end 2013 is signified by the outrageous proposition that the Maoists, who were comprehensively rejected by the people and managed to merely survive as third poor political force after the elections are ruling the country. The political situation therefore...

1971 War: Dhaka or Bust?

1971 War: Dhaka or Bust?

1971 war was the finest hour of Indian Army. In a quick, decisive, well planned & well executed campaign, Indian Army carved out a new nation on the face of earth – Bangladesh.  It was a remarkable campaign when different departments of Indian Govt. – Armed Forces, Defense Ministry, External Affairs Ministry, Home...

Media and National Security

Media and National Security

Is there malaise that ails the Indian media today? Yes, and the disease is in both print and visual media, which have undergone a transformation for the worse! Is it the downgrading of the political stance of our leaders; or is it the increased commercialisation of the society? In recent years, there has been a rising...

SU-30s and Mirage-2000s carry out trial landings on Lucknow- Agra Express Highway

SU-30s and Mirage-2000s carry out trial landings on Lucknow- Agra Express Highway

03 x Mirage-2000 and 03 SU-30 Aircraft of the Indian Air Force carried out a ‘touch and go’ on a portion of the newly constructed Agra-Lucknow Expressway. The portion of the Expressway used for the purpose has an RCC construction and has been reinforced and appropriately marked to facilitate aircraft landings.The...

Has ISI found a new base in West Bengal?

Has ISI found a new base in West Bengal?

Why has the West Bengal Chief Minister panicked after the demonetization move by the Central Government? Such desperado behaviour was exhibited a few years back by Mr Manmohan Singh in the run-up to the Indo-US nuclear deal. The West Bengal CM is also behaving incoherently in a manner that the world has come to an end....

A Failed Terrorist Strike at Nagrota

A Failed Terrorist Strike at Nagrota

On Nov 29, 2016 the enemy struck deep at Nagrota in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir. The target was the 16 Corps Headquarter. This formation is responsible for defending the Line of Control stretching all the way from Akhnoor right upto Poonch, covering a frontage of approximately 250 km. The attacking troops...

Jihadi Terrorist Attack on Strategic Nagrota Base

Jihadi Terrorist Attack on Strategic Nagrota Base

The terrorist attack on an Artillery Unit of the Army stationed just three kilometers from the Headquarter, resulting in the martyrdom of seven army personnel including two officers, raises many disturbing questions which the army top brass and the Defence Minister will have to answer. This is notwithstanding the great...

BAE welcomes signed letter of agreement and acceptance for Indian M777 Howitzers

BAE welcomes signed letter of agreement and acceptance for Indian M777 Howitzers

BAE Systems welcomes the news that the Governments of India and the U.S. have agreed on the Foreign Military Sale of 145 M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers. India will join the U.S., Canadian and Australian forces in gaining the M777’s unmatched strategic and tactical mobility. “We look forward to providing the Indian...

Impact Analysis of the Indian Defence Offset Program

Impact Analysis of the Indian Defence Offset Program

The India Defense Industry has grown from USD 21.9 billion in 2010-11 to USD 37.3 billion in 2016-17, at a CAGR of 9.25%.  India ranks among the top 10 countries in the world in terms of its military expenditure and import of defense equipment. It allocates about 1.8% of its GDP to defense spending, of which 36% is...

Upgraded Jaguar (DARIN III) Aircraft Gets Initial Operational Clearance

Upgraded Jaguar (DARIN III) Aircraft Gets Initial Operational Clearance

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria, AVSM, VM, Dy. Chief of the Air Staff, flew the upgraded Jaguar DARIN-III twin-seat aircraft at HAL airport recently and announced satisfactory completion of Initial Operation Clearance (IOC) of Jaguar DARIN III Upgrade.  Wg. Cdr. V. Prabhakaran, Test Pilot, ASTE was his co-pilot. Reacting to...

Interviews / Spotlight

What the Nagrota Terrorist Assault Augurs for our Military

What the Nagrota Terrorist Assault Augurs for our Military

It is accepted conventional wisdom the world over, ever since well-known military theorist, Carl Von Clausewitz, first articulated the aphorism in the late 18th Century that “war is a continuation of politics by other means.” In 2004 however, it was the Chinese who turned this theory on its head by publishing their...

1971 War: Planning for Operations

1971 War: Planning for Operations

Two outstanding political leaders were at the helm of affairs in 1971 and any account of the...

 
Are We Prepared Against Hybrid Threats

Are We Prepared Against Hybrid Threats

Samba, Gurdaspur, Pathankot, Pampore, Uri, Macchail , about 200 ceasefire violations targeting...

 
1971 War: The Transformation of Military Plan

1971 War: The Transformation of Military Plan

Lt Gen Jagjit Singh Aurora, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Eastern Command, who was to...

Barbarism is Not a Tactical or Strategic Escalation Ladder

Barbarism is Not a Tactical or Strategic Escalation Ladder

“To know only one thing well is to have a barbaric mind: civilization implies the graceful...

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Guard of Honour

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh inspecting the Guard of Honour, at the Bayi Building, in...

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Award of President's Standard to 501 Signal Unit and 30 Squadron

The Hon’ble President of India and the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces Pranab Mukherjee...

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COAS, VCAS and CNS call on the Prime Minister

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba and the Vice...

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Indian Army Briefs Defence Diplomats

Annual Foreign Service Attachés’ (FSAs) briefing on military subjects of common interest was conducted...

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Infantry Day

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, Gen. (Retired) J.J. Singh and the DG, Infantry, Lt. Gen....

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