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Sending troops to Afghanistan would be ludicrous 

Sending troops to Afghanistan would be ludicrous 

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 February 2020

Suggestions are being injected through media that Hamdullah Mohib, National Security of Afghanistan during his recent visit to New Delhi “privately” requested that India deploy a Brigade or a...

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Reasons behind Sirisena’s Failure to Turn Sri Lanka Away from Pro-China Policy

Reasons behind Sirisena’s Failure to Turn Sri Lanka Away from Pro-China Policy

By: Bahauddin Foizee |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 February 2020

Sri Lanka and its ports are strategically important to major regional and global economic powers, as they lie along one of world’s busiest and most important sea lines of communication (SLoC)....

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Trump’s Middle East Peace Bid

Trump’s Middle East Peace Bid

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 February 2020

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing by his side, US President Donald Trump on January 28 announced his plan for peace in the Middle East – ‘Peace to Prosperity: A Vision to...

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Myanmar: Current Developments and President Xi’s Visit: China Gains

Myanmar: Current Developments and President Xi’s Visit: China Gains

By: Dr S Chandrasekharan |Issue: Courtesy: South Asia Analysis Group | Date: 12 February 2020

President Xi Jinping made a two-day visit to Myanmar on 17th and 18th of January.  Though the visit was declared as one to mark the 70th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two...

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J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

J&K and Ladakh: Intense winter season highlights People-Army bond

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 February 2020

The people of the Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region have, along with the Army, faced great challenges to neutralise a diabolic foreign design of wresting the region from the Indian Union through...

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India Under a Hybrid Attack?!

India Under a Hybrid Attack?!

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa |Issue: Vol. 35.1 Jan-Mar 2020 | Date: 11 February 2020

 “Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.” —Sun Tzu In...

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New Bodo Accord

New Bodo Accord

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 February 2020

Signing of the Bodo Accord on January 23 between the Government of India and Bodos is a significant step that would contribute greatly towards ushering peace in the turbulent northeast. The new...

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Marginal Increase in Defence Budget Could Mar Modernisation

Marginal Increase in Defence Budget Could Mar Modernisation

By: Col (Dr) P K Vasudeva |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 February 2020

The disappointing part is that there has been a very marginal increase in the capital outlay for defence for 2020-21 as compared to the budget estimates and revised estimates of 2019-20, which...

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Drones: A Game Changer in Future Conflict

Drones: A Game Changer in Future Conflict

By: Gp Capt Joseph Noronha |Issue: Vol. 34.2 Apr-Jun 2019 | Date: 07 February 2020

Drones have been called “the ultimate military growth industry”. Air, naval and land forces everywhere are striving to acquire these platforms. Herein lies the danger; thanks to advanced armed...

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MBDA at DefExpo 2020:

MBDA at DefExpo 2020: "Making in India"

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Vol. 35.1 Jan-Mar 2020 | Date: 07 February 2020

 “MBDA has two exciting focuses during DEFEXPO 2020: providing the highest performing missile technologies to India, and secondly delivering on Make in India as part of our longstanding...

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Boeing Affirms Commitment to India Defense Modernization

Boeing Affirms Commitment to India Defense Modernization

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 February 2020

Boeing highlighted advanced defence capabilities for the armed forces, partnerships to develop India’s aerospace ecosystem and reiterated its commitment to invest in India to maximize the...

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Russian Helicopters signs an events roadmap for Ka-226T localization in India

Russian Helicopters signs an events roadmap for Ka-226T localization in India

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 February 2020

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has signed a roadmap at the Defexpo 2020 exhibition with the Russian-Indian company Indo-Russian Helicopters Limited (IRHL)...

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AMCA and LCA MK II: Challenges and Options

AMCA and LCA MK II: Challenges and Options

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra |Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 06 February 2020

The Balakot air strike in February 2019 and the air combat thereafter in which a MiG-21 Bison of Indian Air Force (IAF) had to engage a much more modern F-16 of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), once...

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Exclusive Interview: The F-21 will Truly be a Game-Changer…

Exclusive Interview: The F-21 will Truly be a Game-Changer…

By: Danvir Singh |Issue: Vol. 35.1 Jan-Mar 2020 | Date: 06 February 2020

Indian Defence Review exclusive email interview by Col Danvir Singh – Associate Editor with William L. Blair, Vice President & Chief Executive – Lockheed Martin India Lockheed Martin is...

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Thales: Trusted Technology Partner In India’s Growth

Thales: Trusted Technology Partner In India’s Growth

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 February 2020

With substantial progress and business reforms over the past few years, India as a country provides tremendous opportunities for business partnerships and bilateral investment projects across...

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Kalyani Group to showcase an array of Indigenous product portfolio at DefExpo

Kalyani Group to showcase an array of Indigenous product portfolio at DefExpo

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2020

Kalyani Group, Indian multi-national conglomerate with technology, engineering & manufacturing leader set for the global unveiling of its indigenously developed products at DefExpo 2020. Kalyani...

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Defence Expo 2020: The Ultimate Display of Military Technology

Defence Expo 2020: The Ultimate Display of Military Technology

By: Danvir Singh |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2020

Many leading defence equipment manufacturers both domestic and international are taking the lead in displaying their high end technologies in cyberspace and artificial intelligence. The various...

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Saab Commits to ‘Make in India’ and Building a Sustainable Aerospace...

Saab Commits to ‘Make in India’ and Building a Sustainable Aerospace...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2020

Saab is proud to be part of Defexpo India 2020 where it continues to team up with India for its defence and security needs. At Defexpo 2020 Saab will demonstrate how its advanced technology and...

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Dassault Aviation to reaffirm its commitment to India by exhibiting for the...

Dassault Aviation to reaffirm its commitment to India by exhibiting for the...

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 February 2020

Dassault Aviation will exhibit for the first time at Defexpo 2020. This participation is consistent with Dassault Aviation’s endeavor to demonstrate its continued commitment to India and to...

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DefExpo 2020: India - The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub

DefExpo 2020: India - The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 February 2020

Over 1,000 companies, including 165 from abroad to gather in Lucknow to participate in the biggest ever DefExpo. The number of companies registered for participating in the 11th edition of the...

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