Articles By Col Mandeep Singh

Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Installations: Need to assess the failure of Air...

Drone Attack on Saudi Oil Installations: Need to assess the failure of Air...

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Sep , 2019

In a continuum of the its attacks designed to hit Saudi Arabia at its most vulnerable, the Houthi rebels carried out a massive drone attack on the strategic Saudi oil facilities at Abqaiq and...

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Iranian Air Defences

Iranian Air Defences

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Sep , 2019

On August 22, 2019, Iran unveiled Bavar-373 air defence system. Reportedly based on the Russian S-300, Iran claimed that the long-range air defence missile system was superior to both the US...

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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 Sep , 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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Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

Improvised Air Defence Weapons: An Emerging threat or Much Ado about nothing?

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Apr , 2019

On April 19, 2019, Yemen rebels shot down a Chinese-built medium-altitude and long-endurance Wing Loong drone with a surface-to-air missile. The drone, operated by Saudi Arabia, was reportedly on...

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Saturation of Air Defences:  Observations on Failure of Air Defence Systems...

Saturation of Air Defences:  Observations on Failure of Air Defence Systems...

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 27 Mar , 2019

On January 21, 2019, Israel and Syria exchanged a flurry of missiles in the unending conflict in the Middle East. What was of interest as the destruction of the latest Syrian air defence systems;...

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