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Ignorance of military matters in modern India

Ignorance of military matters in modern India

By: Col Gopal Karunakaran |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 August 2015

I Love the Indian Army – but I must leave Now! I stumbled into the Indian Army in the late seventies. The School which admitted us mid-session, when we returned from Singapore, where my father...

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PoW in Tibet

PoW in Tibet

By: Maj Gen KK Tewari |Issue: Courtesy: Uday India | Date: 29 August 2015

In 1962, Maj. Gen. K.K. Tewari was Commander Signals of the 4 Infantry Division based in Tezpur, Assam. On October 20, 1962, as he was visiting his forward troops, the Chinese attacked India. He...

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Indo-Pak War 1965: Are Commemorations Due?

Indo-Pak War 1965: Are Commemorations Due?

By: Lt Gen JS Bajwa |Issue: Vol. 30.3 Jul-Sep 2015 | Date: 28 August 2015

“We live in a wondrous time, in which the strong is weak because of his scruples and the weak grows strong because of his audacity.” —German Chancellor, Otto von Bismarck. Fifty years ago,...

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India’s Sub-Conventional Warfare Deficit

India’s Sub-Conventional Warfare Deficit

By: Special Correspondent |Issue: Vol. 30.1 Jan-Mar 2015 | Date: 28 August 2015

National security strategies should aim at the creation of national and international political conditions favourable to the protection or extension of vital national values against existing and...

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Role of Bombers in Contemporary Warfare

Role of Bombers in Contemporary Warfare

By: Sqn Ldr Vijainder K Thakur |Issue: Vol. 30.1 Jan-Mar 2015 | Date: 27 August 2015

No more are bombers used for strategic bombing aimed at crippling an adversary’s war fighting capability, as was the case in World War II. Now, they are used primarily for nuclear deterrence,...

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GSLV successfully launches India’s latest communication Satellite GSAT-6

GSLV successfully launches India’s latest communication Satellite GSAT-6

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 August 2015

In its ninth flight (GSLV-D6) conducted today, (August 27, 2015), India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle, equipped with the indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS), successfully launched...

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Exposé: How Hafiz and Hurriyat killed NSA talks

Exposé: How Hafiz and Hurriyat killed NSA talks

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 August 2015

It is not the military-intelligence establishment of Pakistan, which was solely responsible for the sabotage of NSA level talks between India and Pakistan, the pre-dominant role was that of Hafiz...

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Defence of Khalra and Khemkaran

Defence of Khalra and Khemkaran

By: Maj Gen Sukhwant Singh |Issue: Book Excerpt: India's War since Independence | Date: 26 August 2015

Major General Freemantle, General Officer Commanding 7 Infantry Division, was operationally responsible for the security of the southern half of the Bari Doab area between the Ravi, Beas and...

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PLA: new radars on the Roof of the World

PLA: new radars on the Roof of the World

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 25 August 2015

On August 24, The People’s Daily Online reported that three more unattended radars were soon to be installed in Tibet. The mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party reminds us that China’s...

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Fifteen Officers join the Aviation Arm

Fifteen Officers join the Aviation Arm

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 August 2015

Twelve Officers of the Indian Navy and three officers of the Indian Coast Guard of the 81st Permanent Commission and 12th Short Service Commission courses graduated as Observers of the ‘Air’...

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