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Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

Role of the Armed Forces in Preserving the Nation

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 August 2022

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...

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China in Turmoil

China in Turmoil

By: Gp Capt TP Srivastava |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 August 2022

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...

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Ukrainian army endangers civilians

Ukrainian army endangers civilians

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 August 2022

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...

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An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

An Ode to the Defence Forces and Families

By: Aman Talwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 August 2022

The glory of the defence forces is second to none. The pride and valour associated with wearing the uniform is an emotion that could never be expressed in words. We are in awe of the defence...

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Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

Yasin Malik: Kashmir’s Most ‘Artful Dodger’

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 August 2022

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...

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

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

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 August 2022

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...

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Revision of OROP and related aspects

Revision of OROP and related aspects

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 August 2022

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...

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Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

Mounting Demoralisation could become a major problem for Putin

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 August 2022

Moscow indicates that Russian public support for the country’s invasion of Ukraine is growing. However, with the war now in its sixth month, there is little sign of similar enthusiasm within...

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Restructuring the Indian Military in the 21st century

Restructuring the Indian Military in the 21st century

By: Purushendra Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 August 2022

Defence modernisation has a major chunk of share in the rhetoric “Atmanirbharta”. With offence becoming the best form of defence and traditional soft power diplomacy giving way to the hard...

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Dark Clouds went away with 370

Dark Clouds went away with 370

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 August 2022

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...

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

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

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 August 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...

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Economic Crisis in Nations on Indian Periphery: A Sub Nationality Syndrome...

Economic Crisis in Nations on Indian Periphery: A Sub Nationality Syndrome...

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 August 2022

It is not a coincidence that all the nations on the Indian periphery have been showing signs of economic down fall and political instability in recent times. Two years of Wuhan virus is surely...

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Killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri   

Killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri   

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 August 2022

The killing of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Sherpur, Kabul’s neighbourhood, by a US drone strike on July 31 using a Hellfire R9X missile made headline news. The Hellfire R9X has no...

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Perpetual turmoil till November

Perpetual turmoil till November

By: Harsh Behere |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 August 2022

In the ancient Chinese game of Weiqi, better known in the West as Go, the objective is not to knock out your opponent but to weaken and stifle the enemy with more space. Players seek to build...

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DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 August 2022

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...

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Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 August 2022

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...

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Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

By: Nilesh Kunwar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 August 2022

August 5 marks the third anniversary of the center’s decision to abrogate Articles 370 and 35[A] of the Indian Constitution, and though it’s still too early to comprehensively comment on the...

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Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 August 2022

India’s largest independent MRO and aviation services and solutions major – Air Works – has handed over the last of the six P-8I maritime patrol aircraft after completing Phase 32 maintenance...

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MBDA and India, longstanding partners

MBDA and India, longstanding partners

By: Ludovic Dumont |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 August 2022

MBDA is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. India and MBDA share a long history of partnership in equipping the Indian Armed Forces going back to the early days...

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Fifth Joe Biden-Xi Jinping Video Chat

Fifth Joe Biden-Xi Jinping Video Chat

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 August 2022

The fifth video chat between the POTUS Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping lasting two hours and 20 minutes was held on July 28 – as always at the behest of Joe Biden. In a press...

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