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Revamping India’s Defence Sector

Revamping India’s Defence Sector

By: Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 November 2022

The essence of military endeavour in battle is to pose asymmetric threats to which an adversary has no credible response. Such asymmetries can be created through differentials in technology,...

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Ethico-legal issues of Transnational Drone Strikes against Terror Groups and...

Ethico-legal issues of Transnational Drone Strikes against Terror Groups and...

By: Col Guru Saday Batabyal (Retd.) PhD, FRHistS, |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 November 2022

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...

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MRO Capabilities and Opportunities in Defence Sector 

MRO Capabilities and Opportunities in Defence Sector 

By: IDR Interview |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 November 2022

“It’s man behind the machine that matters”  Interview/Q&A with Vice Adm Paras Nath (Retd) AVSM, VSM, Group President, Crown Group Defence  Government of India’s thrust on ‘Make in India’...

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The Unfulfilled Dream of India-Afghanistan on the Way of Chabahar, Wheat...

The Unfulfilled Dream of India-Afghanistan on the Way of Chabahar, Wheat...

By: Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 November 2022

What Is the Chabahar Tripartite Project Agreement? The Chabahar trilateral economic project agreement was signed in Tehran in 2016 in the presence of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the...

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Will Gen Bajwa’s “Non-Interference in Politics” Commitment Endure?

Will Gen Bajwa’s “Non-Interference in Politics” Commitment Endure?

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 November 2022

In what could well be his last public address, Pakistan army’s outgoing Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa did the unexpected. Not only did he accept that “our army … is often made the...

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Military Modernisation and the “Hollowness”

Military Modernisation and the “Hollowness”

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 November 2022

Ten years ago, in 2012, the then Chief of the Army Staff wrote a detailed letter to the then Prime Minister bringing to his notice the “critical deficiencies” in the Army’s arsenal and...

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Pakistan: A Tale of Two Bajwas

Pakistan: A Tale of Two Bajwas

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 November 2022

Taking on the powerful Pakistan army isn’t an easy job and, this issue is one on which both Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Imran Khan will surely agree. So, ‘Fact Focus’, an investigative...

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The New Age Warfare Scenario in the 21st century

The New Age Warfare Scenario in the 21st century

By: Rahul B Wankhede |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 November 2022

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 ...

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G20 & the US Claptrap

G20 & the US Claptrap

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 November 2022

India received the G20 Presidency at a ceremony at the close of the recent G20 summit held in Bali, Indonesia on November 15-16; the G20 Presidency gavel was transferred from Indonesian President...

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Making sense of Xi-Biden meeting in Bali: Scholars in China want Beijing to...

Making sense of Xi-Biden meeting in Bali: Scholars in China want Beijing to...

By: Hemant Adlakha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 November 2022

Biden’s changed rhetoric in Bali did indeed surprise the world – including China. An editorial in the Financial Times explains the US president’s pledge in Bali to “manage China” as a...

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India enters the Commercial Space Industry

India enters the Commercial Space Industry

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 November 2022

Space industry is making progress by leaps and bounds. The US and China are far ahead of other aspiring countries in exploring the space not only for defence purposes but for commercial interests...

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Pak Army should go back to Barracks

Pak Army should go back to Barracks

By: Manish Rai |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 November 2022

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...

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In Kashmir, it’s the ‘Sword’ Versus the ‘Pen’

In Kashmir, it’s the ‘Sword’ Versus the ‘Pen’

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 November 2022

Being fraught with danger, reporting from terrorism afflicted areas has always been a very challenging job as journalists often incur the wrath of either the establishment or terrorists. While...

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The Heroes Who Saved Ladakh For India

The Heroes Who Saved Ladakh For India

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 November 2022

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to interview one of the most renowned Indian mountaineers, who had chosen to live like local folks in the Himalaya. She recounted an anecdote which took...

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Rheinmetall will supply Next-generation gun systems to German Navy

Rheinmetall will supply Next-generation gun systems to German Navy

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 November 2022

The German technology group Rheinmetall has received an order from Dutch shipbuilder Damen Naval to supply eight state-of-the-art MLG27-4.0 defence systems for the F126-class frigates it is...

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Will the Bali meeting reduce Global Tensions and Rivalry?

Will the Bali meeting reduce Global Tensions and Rivalry?

By: KN Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2022

President Biden and President Xi met in Bali for more than three and a half hours to discuss global and bilateral issues. They were attending the G-20 Summit. The press had reported before the...

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Xi-Biden Meet – Spoofing in Bali

Xi-Biden Meet – Spoofing in Bali

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 November 2022

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a three-hour meeting on November 14 on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia. Visuals showed Biden walking up to Xi at the...

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Can the Pakistan Army be tamed?

Can the Pakistan Army be tamed?

By: Brig Harwant Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 November 2022

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...

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Urban Matrix an Indian start up creates history by flying drone from 3000km away

Urban Matrix an Indian start up creates history by flying drone from 3000km away

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 November 2022

Urban Matrix a Bengaluru based drone tech startup, created history by demonstrating a drone flight from a distance of 3,000 Kms, using 4G technology. The startup flew their drones in Bangalore...

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Elbit Systems Awarded a $72 Million Contract to Supply Hermes 900 Unmanned...

Elbit Systems Awarded a $72 Million Contract to Supply Hermes 900 Unmanned...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 November 2022

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded a contract valued at $72 million to supply HermesTM 900 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to an international customer....

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