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DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

DSIT signed an MOU with the Al Fattan Group for Supply Advanced Underwater...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

The sonar systems, which Al Fattan will provide to local customers, will be used to protect sensitive facilities and strategic assets in the UAE DSIT, a leading developer of cutting-edge maritime...

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Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

Indigenisation of defence items with the Industry in full swing

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

In continuous pursuit to achieve self-reliance in defence manufacturing and minimise imports under ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence has...

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Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

Rosoboronexport to showcase upgraded Russian military helicopters at...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will showcase new and upgraded versions of Russian helicopters at the 15th International Helicopter Industry Exhibition (HeliRussia 2022),...

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Laser weapons against drones

Laser weapons against drones

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 May , 2022

Rheinmetall has successfully tested the technology demonstrator version of a laser weapon built on behalf of the German Bundeswehr. The first trials with the laser testbed were conducted at...

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Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

Concurrent launch of two indigenous frontline warships – INS Surat & INS...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ – at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022. ‘Surat’ is...

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Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

Airbus Selected Elbit Systems to Provide DIRCM and EW Systems to Additional...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

Elbit Systems was selected by Airbus Defence and Space (Airbus) to provide J-MUSIC™ DIRCM (Direct Infrared Countermeasures) including the Company’s Infra-Red-based Passive Airborne Warning...

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RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

RAFAEL Unveils the AEROSPIKE Missile at SOFIC 2022

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 May , 2022

As part of the 2022 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveils AEROSPIKE, a new advanced air-to-surface Stand-Off Precision Guided Missile...

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Pakistan Army: Twice ‘Bitten’ by TTP, Yet Not Shy!

Pakistan Army: Twice ‘Bitten’ by TTP, Yet Not Shy!

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 May , 2022

For years, Pakistan army’s media wing Inter Services Public Relation [ISPR] had been claiming that it was the unholy nexus between New Delhi and previous regimes in Kabul which was solely...

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Lessons from the 1962 Sino-Indian War in Ladakh

Lessons from the 1962 Sino-Indian War in Ladakh

By: Brig Amar Cheema | Issue: Book Excerpts: The Crimson Chinar | Date: 14 May , 2022

This is the third and concluding part of the Sino-Indian war, and although, it covers the wider canvas of the war, it focuses on Ladakh. The previous parts of the extracts from the book: The...

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Sixth Generation Fighter Aircraft: Its Prospects

Sixth Generation Fighter Aircraft: Its Prospects

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 37.1, Jan-Mar 2022 | Date: 13 May , 2022

Classification of fighter aircraft into ‘generations’ dates back to the 1990s and there are several diverse classification criteria applied by air historians, the National Aeronautics and...

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Xi Jinping’s Global Security Initiative

Xi Jinping’s Global Security Initiative

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 May , 2022

Amid the ongoing Ukraine conflict, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered the keynote speech at the annual Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) conference on April 21, 2022. Initiated by 25 Asian countries...

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Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we...

Xi Jinping will lead China for record third time, but is much weaker than we...

By: Claude Arpi | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 May , 2022

The 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be held in Beijing in November this year. About 2,300 delegates, representing an estimated 90 million members, will meet in the...

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Indo-Sino geopolitical strategies in Sri Lanka through the lenses of Buddhism

Indo-Sino geopolitical strategies in Sri Lanka through the lenses of Buddhism

By: Punsara Amarasinghe | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2022

When Mackinder coined the phrase “Heartland Theory” in 1904, the importance of Sri Lanka as a strategic location was not widely recognized by the European powers. However, today the gravity of...

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Is the Presence of ISIS in Afghanistan an Objective Fact or a Western...

Is the Presence of ISIS in Afghanistan an Objective Fact or a Western...

By: Asadullah Jafari “Pezhman” | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 May , 2022

People’s Hatred of ISIS in Afghanistan Today’s analysis, forecasts, and surveys in Afghanistan also confirm that the emergence of the phenomenon of ISIL in this country is a program of foreign...

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Contested Air Littoral and the Challenges Ahead

Contested Air Littoral and the Challenges Ahead

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 May , 2022

The way we fight has undergone a rapid transformation in recent years with drones and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) increasingly being used on the battlefield for a range of tasks, from tactical...

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Intense Tactical Battle Area

Intense Tactical Battle Area

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 May , 2022

From many military lessons which ongoing Russo-Ukraine war can offer for study, perhaps the most noticeable is the increased range, accuracy, lethality and sophistication of the weaponry being...

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Taliban on the Verge of an Inhouse Fight

Taliban on the Verge of an Inhouse Fight

By: Manish Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2022

The Taliban now has firm control over Afghanistan. At this point in time, the Taliban have no opponents capable of undermining their positions in terms of military, political, or even economic...

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1971 War: Memories of the Chamb Battle

1971 War: Memories of the Chamb Battle

By: Lt Gen Baljit Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 May , 2022

We were sixteen and all of us had gathered at the Regimental Gun position (12 Field Regiment), at 1230 hrs sharp, on 03 December, 1971. The occasion was the farewell lunch for one of our Battery...

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Killing Russia and NATO’s Global Role

Killing Russia and NATO’s Global Role

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 May , 2022

The two ongoing large-scale NATO exercises ‘Defender Europe 2022’ and ‘Swift Response 2022’ (May 1-27) in Poland, with 18,000 troops participating including seven thousand already in situ,...

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Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

Women May Cause Implosion of Pakistan

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 02 May , 2022

Two recent incidents are reflective of the growing jihadi and insurgent role of women in Pakistan. On 26 April a Baloch lady teacher turned into a human bomb and killed three Chinese and a...

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