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Indigenisation of the Indian Aerospace Industry

Indigenisation of the Indian Aerospace Industry

By: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja |Issue: Vol. 29.1 Jan-Mar 2014 | Date: 19 April 2014

A National Aerospace Policy, that caters to the interests of all stakeholders, duly synchronised where necessary, is the need of the hour along with an Aeronautics Commission and a dedicated...

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The Making of a Field Marshal

The Making of a Field Marshal

By: Lt Gen SK Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 April 2014

It was on New Year’s Day of 1973 that the nation got to know that the architect of India ’s greatest military victory in centuries had been elevated to the rank of field marshal. This came as...

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Review of Indian nuclear doctrine?

Review of Indian nuclear doctrine?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 April 2014

The Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo is anathema to the Chinese because they fail to see it as a war memorial that every country has. It is a different story that in India the war memorial in New Delhi...

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Admiral RK Dhowan Appointed the New CNS

Admiral RK Dhowan Appointed the New CNS

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 April 2014

The Government has appointed Admiral RK Dhowan as the Chief of the Naval Staff. Admiral RK Dhowan was commissioned in the Navy on 01 Jan 1975. He is a Navigation and Direction specialist who has...

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Airbus Defence and Space presents the latest generation of electronic...

Airbus Defence and Space presents the latest generation of electronic...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 April 2014

Previously unachievable security offered by new developments for troops operating in the world’s hot spots Airbus Defence and Space’s Business Line Electronics has presented a new generation...

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Indian Navy: Underwater Ranges

Indian Navy: Underwater Ranges

By: Vice Adm (Retd) GM Hiranandani |Issue: Book Excerpt: Transition to Guardianship: The Indian Navy 1991-2000 | Date: 16 April 2014

The simplest and economical way to incapacitate ships and submarines is to damage their underwater hull by use of explosives so that the hull gets flooded with seawater and it sinks. Two types of...

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Arming ‘After’ Aiming: Agenda for the New Government

Arming ‘After’ Aiming: Agenda for the New Government

By: Brig Amar Cheema |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 April 2014

“The inability to think beyond rigid assumptions and perceptions in matters strategic have often led to surprise, failure and disaster” Mr Stephen Cohen needs to be complemented for flagging...

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Pakistan: On the Edge

Pakistan: On the Edge

By: Maj Gen Dhruv C Katoch |Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 15 April 2014

In the 2013 elections in Pakistan, all the mainstream political parties emphasised their commitment to seek a durable peace with the Tehrik-e-TalibanPakistan (TTP). A peace deal is off course a...

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Return of Haji Pir Pass in 1965 – Myth and the Reality

Return of Haji Pir Pass in 1965 – Myth and the Reality

By: Maj Gen Sheru Thapliyal |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 April 2014

In 1965 war, Indian Army had captured the strategic Haji Pir Pass.  During the Tashkent talks between Indian and Pakistan, held through the good offices of Soviet Union, India agreed to return...

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Military: Arrogance of Seniority

Military: Arrogance of Seniority

By: Maj Gen Mrinal Suman |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 April 2014

Search for recognition is one of the pursuits which all human beings indulge in and continuously strive for. For professionals, promotions and advancement in career are important aspects of their...

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