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Creating the CDS – Not the What but the How

Creating the CDS – Not the What but the How

By: Lt Gen NS Brar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 September 2019

Two recent announcements by the government – creation of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) for the armed forces and merger of public sector banks – though diametrically opposite in context, have...

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Modi-Putin Bilateral Summit 2019

Modi-Putin Bilateral Summit 2019

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 September 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok and hold the annual bilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on September 4-5.  Modi...

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Indian Air Force inducts eight Boeing AH-64E Apache helicopters

Indian Air Force inducts eight Boeing AH-64E Apache helicopters

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 September 2019

Boeing formally handed over eight of 22 AH-64E Apache helicopters to the Indian Air Force at the Air Force Station, Pathankhot. Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, Chief of Air Staff, officers from the...

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As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa |Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 02 September 2019

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there”, said the Cheshire Cat to Alice. — Alice in Wonderland, By Lewis Carrol August 5th 2019, fortunately Indian Government...

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Drone Swarms: The Emerging Air Threat

Drone Swarms: The Emerging Air Threat

By: Col Mandeep Singh |Issue: Vol. 33.4 Oct-Dec 2018 | Date: 01 September 2019

The threat posed by drones has been acknowledged from the time the first drone took to the air. Efforts have been made ever since to counter the slow, low flying objects, if not to shoot them...

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Uniformity in Uniform

Uniformity in Uniform

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 August 2019

Recent media reports indicate that the Army has decided to do away with differences in the attires of officers above the rank of Colonel. The move is being hailed to usher in uniformity in...

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Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

Combating Information Warfare of Adversaries Post Abrogation of Article 370

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 August 2019

•  Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir revoked on August 06, 2019, making J&K and Ladakh two separate Union Territories, is history. •  Pakistan politically rattled, and in reckless irrational...

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Rafael expands operations in India and announces New Facility with Astra

Rafael expands operations in India and announces New Facility with Astra

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 August 2019

Astra Rafael Communication System (ARC), a Joint Venture between Astra Microwave Pvt Ltd. and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel, inaugurated their state-of-the-art facility at...

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UAE honours Indian Prime Minister: A clear snub to Pakistan

UAE honours Indian Prime Minister: A clear snub to Pakistan

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 August 2019

All hell broke loose as the news of Prime Minister Narendra Modi being conferred ‘Order of Zayed’ the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) highest Civilian Honor reached Pakistan. The Pakistani...

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Is there no way to checkmate vicious proxy war against India?

Is there no way to checkmate vicious proxy war against India?

By: Sudip Talukdar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 August 2019

A vicious full blown proxy war has already broken out against India following the abrogation of articles 370 and 35A, on a scale and intensity seldom experienced by the nation in more than 70...

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Ka-62 to debut in the flight program of the MAKS-2019 air show

Ka-62 to debut in the flight program of the MAKS-2019 air show

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 August 2019

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) presented a prototype of its latest Ka-62 multi-purpose helicopter for the first time at the international aerospace show...

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Mediation hopes dashed, Pakistan goes Erratic

Mediation hopes dashed, Pakistan goes Erratic

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 August 2019

India has consistently informed all nations, including the US, that Jammu and Kashmir is an internal issue of India, the state having formally acceded to India on October 26, 1947. The Maharaja of...

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Why India rejects mediation

Why India rejects mediation

By: K.N. Pandita |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 August 2019

In 72-year-old Kashmir dispute, India persistently rejected third party mediation. Some superpowers volunteering to offer mediation are morally on the back foot to accept historical truths fearing...

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Boeing delivers 11th C-17 Globemaster III to the Indian Air Force

Boeing delivers 11th C-17 Globemaster III to the Indian Air Force

By: IDR News Network |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 August 2019

Boeing delivered the 11th C-17 Globemaster III adding to India’s capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements. Boeing’s C-17 Globemaster III is a premier transporter...

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Is United Kingdom a new hub for anti India activities?

Is United Kingdom a new hub for anti India activities?

By: Rakesh Kr Sinha |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 August 2019

If protests and violence outside India House in London during the celebration of India’s Independence Day on August 15, 2019 and the past events are any indication then, nobody should have any...

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Countering Stealth Aircraft Technology: The Race to See through...

Countering Stealth Aircraft Technology: The Race to See through...

By: Gp Capt Joseph Noronha |Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 25 August 2019

Stealth is the defining attribute of fifth-generation fighter aircraft and it has a two-fold appeal. First, stealth aircraft are far less vulnerable to engagement by hostile interceptors and...

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Article 370 gone, Winning Hearts Essential

Article 370 gone, Winning Hearts Essential

By: Maj Gen Harsha Kakar |Issue: Courtesy: www.dailyexcelsior.com | Date: 24 August 2019

Article 370 is now history. Despite all the crying and howling by Pak, nothing will change. Imran worked overtime seeking to call international leaders for support. Most responses were muted and...

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Future of New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New Start)

Future of New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New Start)

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 August 2019

In late 1960s , there was a growing understanding between the USA and USSR that it served the interest of both these powers  and the world to have a negotiated curb on their nuclear arms...

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Is there a way forward for India-China in Ladakh?

Is there a way forward for India-China in Ladakh?

By: Claude Arpi |Issue: Courtesy: http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/ | Date: 23 August 2019

On March 23, 1954, after three months of tough negotiations, the Indian and Chinese representatives were still far from an agreement on trade between India and Tibet (a month later, it would...

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How Indo-Pak Tensions will help us Pullback from Afghanistan!

How Indo-Pak Tensions will help us Pullback from Afghanistan!

By: Col Anil Athale |Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 August 2019

One is not surprised that lazy strategic analysts and clueless media persons have been taken in by the Pakistani canard that it alone will bring in Taliban to negotiations and ensure peace in...

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