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The Bigger Threat

The Bigger Threat

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 June 2016

There is little doubt that the recent China generated cyber attack on Indian governmental and commercial establishments primarily targeting India military and the well coordinated incursion...

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Of June, War Memorials, Martyrs and Military Hollowness Being not only Material

Of June, War Memorials, Martyrs and Military Hollowness Being not only Material

By: Ghanshyam Katoch |Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 29 June 2016

In June 1999 during the Kargil War, the over 5000m high complex of bare rugged mountain tops in Kargil Sector of J&K known as Tololing was captured which became a turning point of the War. This...

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Pampore Ambush: Paradox of Counterinsurgency Operations

Pampore Ambush: Paradox of Counterinsurgency Operations

By: Brig Narender Kumar (Retd.) |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 June 2016

It was not long back when Army lost three of its elite special forces personnel including two officers and now CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) have lost eight policemen in an ambush at...

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Finally Roads to the Borders?

Finally Roads to the Borders?

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 28 June 2016

Is the Indian Government slowly waking up from its slumber?  It seems so, but it is wise to not celebrate too early. Union Road and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari announced that his government...

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India hits the Great Wall as China refuses to play ball on India seeking NSG...

India hits the Great Wall as China refuses to play ball on India seeking NSG...

By: Col (Dr) Tej Kumar Tikoo (Retd.) |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 June 2016

China cleverly masked its real reasons for opposition to the Indian membership by insisting on the plea that India was not a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). This...

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Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

Indian Naval Sales – The Cautious Emergence of a New Supplier

By: Dr. Sanjay Badri-Maharaj |Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 27 June 2016

On June 10, 2016, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) launched the first of the two 105m Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) destined for the Sri Lankan Navy.1  These vessels, the largest India has exported...

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Make in India: Problems and Prospects for the Aerospace Industry

Make in India: Problems and Prospects for the Aerospace Industry

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev |Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 27 June 2016

The Indian public sector aerospace industry, protected by successive governments, does not have much to show as results for all the money spent in the last seven decades. On the other hand, the...

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India is Larger Than the NSG

India is Larger Than the NSG

By: RSN Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 June 2016

It is unfortunate that a segment of the media as well as some political commentators, and ‘experts’, have issued comments on the NSG issue, unsavory to India’s interest. In effect they seek...

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What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

What S-400 will bring to the Indian Ground-Based Air Defence Capability?

By: Lt Gen VK Saxena |Issue: Vol. 31.1 Jan-Mar 2016 | Date: 26 June 2016

Good strides of progress, cutting across Service boundaries have taken place in automating the erstwhile manual/semi-automatic Control and Reporting (C&R) Nodes that exercise tactical, operational...

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Kargil Controversy: An IAF Response

Kargil Controversy: An IAF Response

By: Air Marshal RS Bedi |Issue: Vol 25.1 Jan-Mar 2010 | Date: 26 June 2016

Lt Gen Harwant’s article “Kargil Controversy : Sorry State of Higher Defence Management”, published in October-December 2009 issue of the Indian Defence Review is laudable for its...

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