Articles By Danvir Singh

Pakistan Military’s Dilemma Admist a Political Turmoil

Pakistan Military’s Dilemma Admist a Political Turmoil

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 22 Jun , 2022

Pakistan’s history since its creation has been full of political turbulence. Infighting amongst the provinces on linguistic and ethnic lines has always posed a unity challenge. While the power...

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Make in India: An Appraisal 2022

Make in India: An Appraisal 2022

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 06 Apr , 2022

In 2019, India was among the top five countries with the highest military spending. Large armies with high technological base are usually self-dependent with a robust military industrial complex....

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China & India Conflict has it’s Roots in Differing Perception of World...

China & India Conflict has it’s Roots in Differing Perception of World...

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Mar , 2022

Modern day China is based on the fundamentals created by Mao Zedong, also known as Chairman Mao. He was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was the founder of the People’s Republic of China...

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Multi-Calibre Assault Rifle: Made in India vs Make in India

Multi-Calibre Assault Rifle: Made in India vs Make in India

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 30.3 Jul-Sep 2015 | Date: 18 Feb , 2022

Aping the philosophy of the West, the Indian Army wanted a rifle that would incapacitate a solider instead of killing him thus increasing the logistics burden for each soldier injured. However, as...

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Defence Budget 2022: Boost to ‘Make In India’

Defence Budget 2022: Boost to ‘Make In India’

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Feb , 2022

India was among the top five countries with the highest military spending in 2019. While the large armies with high technological base were self-dependent, having a robust military industrial...

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India-China LAC Face-Off: The Battlespace

India-China LAC Face-Off: The Battlespace

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 36.4, Oct-Dec 2021 | Date: 11 Dec , 2021

Better roads, large troop presence, modern tank shelters, vast logistic dump, mobile tower at LAC is how the region has changed since May 2020. Modern tank shelters, vast logistics dump and troop...

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India’s Wait and Watch in Afghanistan: The Strategic Space

India’s Wait and Watch in Afghanistan: The Strategic Space

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 36.3, Jul-Sep 2021 | Date: 24 Sep , 2021

Under no circumstances Pakistan will ever allow the Quetta Shura led Taliban an upper hand in the affairs of Afghanistan. It comes as little surprise to witness the return of Taliban fighters back...

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US withdrawal from Afghanistan: Taliban, Pakistan and India

US withdrawal from Afghanistan: Taliban, Pakistan and India

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 36.2, Apr-Jun 2021 | Date: 19 Jun , 2021

India has been a victim of self-inflicted wounds caused by ignoring lessons from the history right from 1947 onwards. With no share in the emerging power matrix, Indians have no choice but to see...

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India’s Iran-Israel Dilemma

India’s Iran-Israel Dilemma

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 07 Feb , 2021

As tensions between Israel and Iran threaten to embroil the entire region, the consequences for India will be quite serious. This would pertain to not only managing its energy security, for which...

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India’s Defence Budget of FY 21-22 falls short of Forces Expectation

India’s Defence Budget of FY 21-22 falls short of Forces Expectation

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 36.1, Jan-Mar 2021 | Date: 02 Feb , 2021

The Defence budget 2021 has fallen far below the expectations of many. Various defence experts and professionals were expecting a sizeable increase in the defence budget allocation for the...

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Pakistan Democratic Movement and the Military Proclivity

Pakistan Democratic Movement and the Military Proclivity

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 35.4 Oct-Dec 2020 | Date: 28 Nov , 2020

Although India continues to be the eternal enemy of Pakistan, the people of Pakistan no longer blindly yield to the establishment’s narrative – a narrative inventively built by showcasing some...

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After the 2020 Indo-China Silent War

After the 2020 Indo-China Silent War

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2020

The definition was never so emphatic before, as it was when the four met on Oct 06, 2020 in Tokyo. They sounded more like an alliance than any informal grouping. This time pledging to make the...

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The Rafale: Indian Quest for Air Supremacy

The Rafale: Indian Quest for Air Supremacy

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. Apr-Jun 2020, (35.2) & Jul-Sep 2020, (35.3) | Date: 22 Sep , 2020

The first five of India’s new Rafale fighters touched down at Ambala air base on July 29, 2020. Accordingly 31 more will follow and thus they will form two squadrons of 18 each by the end of...

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Indian Offensive to Retake Chinese Seized Territory: The Hidden Story

Indian Offensive to Retake Chinese Seized Territory: The Hidden Story

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Sep , 2020

On 3 July, the Prime Minister of India arrived at Leh on a surprise visit. Flanked by his Army Chief and the Chief of Defence Staff, he was received by the Army Commander of Northern Command, Lt...

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COVID-19 Apocalypse: The Military Response

COVID-19 Apocalypse: The Military Response

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Mar , 2020

At this juncture three months after the outbreak of Chinese Virus commonly known as COVID-19, over 3,00,000 people have been infected, and more than 13,000 killed across the world. India today...

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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 Feb , 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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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 Feb , 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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70 Years of China’s Independence: Its Message to the World

70 Years of China’s Independence: Its Message to the World

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.4 Oct-Dec 2019 | Date: 07 Dec , 2019

Nearly 15,000 military personnel, more than 160 aircraft, 580 pieces of weaponry and equipment were paraded in the Tiananmen Square in Beijing to mark the celebrations on the 70th anniversary of...

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The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 13 Oct , 2019

On May 31, 2017, in a major policy reform intended to promote ‘Make in India’ in defence manufacturing, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced the much-anticipated Strategic Partnership model...

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Why Pakistan is a Frustrated Nation?

Why Pakistan is a Frustrated Nation?

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 Oct , 2019

When the Prime Minister of a nation issues a veiled threat of a nuclear catastrophe. When he hallucinates a defeat from a neighbour seven times larger than his own fragmented country. When he...

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