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Restructuring the Indian Military in the 21st century

Restructuring the Indian Military in the 21st century

By: Purushendra Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

Defence modernisation has a major chunk of share in the rhetoric “Atmanirbharta”. With offence becoming the best form of defence and traditional soft power diplomacy giving way to the hard...

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Dark Clouds went away with 370

Dark Clouds went away with 370

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

Three weeks back this author was invited to Akhnoor to deliver a talk on “National Security Challenges”. This kind of an invitation in a small town of J&K was unthinkable before the arrival...

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12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

12th DefExpo to be held in Gandhinagar between October 18-22, 2022

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

The 12th edition of DefExpo – India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems – will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat between October 18-22, 2022. The five-day event...

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Economic Crisis in Nations on Indian Periphery: A Sub Nationality Syndrome...

Economic Crisis in Nations on Indian Periphery: A Sub Nationality Syndrome...

By: Lt Gen Rameshwar Yadav | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Aug , 2022

It is not a coincidence that all the nations on the Indian periphery have been showing signs of economic down fall and political instability in recent times. Two years of Wuhan virus is surely...

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Killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri   

Killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri   

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Aug , 2022

The killing of Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Sherpur, Kabul’s neighbourhood, by a US drone strike on July 31 using a Hellfire R9X missile made headline news. The Hellfire R9X has no...

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Perpetual turmoil till November

Perpetual turmoil till November

By: Harsh Behere | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Aug , 2022

In the ancient Chinese game of Weiqi, better known in the West as Go, the objective is not to knock out your opponent but to weaken and stifle the enemy with more space. Players seek to build...

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DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

DRDO successfully test fires indigenously developed laser-guided ATGMs

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

Indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) were successfully test-fired from Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and...

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Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

Advanced Maritime Technology Partnership with Thales Group

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

British maritime technology company Kraken Technology Group (KTG) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales for the ongoing development and provision of...

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Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

Article 370 Abrogation: An Appraisal

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Aug , 2022

August 5 marks the third anniversary of the center’s decision to abrogate Articles 370 and 35[A] of the Indian Constitution, and though it’s still too early to comprehensively comment on the...

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Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

Air Works delivers Sixth P-8I to the Indian Navy after successful completion...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2022

India’s largest independent MRO and aviation services and solutions major – Air Works – has handed over the last of the six P-8I maritime patrol aircraft after completing Phase 32 maintenance...

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MBDA and India, longstanding partners

MBDA and India, longstanding partners

By: Ludovic Dumont | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Aug , 2022

MBDA is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence Day. India and MBDA share a long history of partnership in equipping the Indian Armed Forces going back to the early days...

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Fifth Joe Biden-Xi Jinping Video Chat

Fifth Joe Biden-Xi Jinping Video Chat

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

The fifth video chat between the POTUS Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping lasting two hours and 20 minutes was held on July 28 – as always at the behest of Joe Biden. In a press...

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10th Review of Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

10th Review of Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

By: Col RN Ghosh Dastidar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Jul , 2022

March 5, 2020 marked the 50th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) coming in to effect. Delayed due to COVID 19, the 10th review of NPT is being held from 1...

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Beijing calls the visit farce as Pelosi begins a 4-nation Asia journey

Beijing calls the visit farce as Pelosi begins a 4-nation Asia journey

By: Hemant Adlakha | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Jul , 2022

Last Friday, the US House Speaker kicked off her much-hyped, long-awaited Asia journey. Curiously, her itinerary includes 4 nations – Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore, but a visit to...

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Terrorism boomerangs on Pakistan

Terrorism boomerangs on Pakistan

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2022

In its editorial captioned ‘Hotbed of Militancy’, the leading English daily of Pakistan Dawn of 25 July has opened a Pandora’s Box of militancy in Afghanistan. It warns Pakistan of the...

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Balochistan: Yet Another False Encounter of the ‘Routine’ Kind

Balochistan: Yet Another False Encounter of the ‘Routine’ Kind

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jul , 2022

When armed gunmen of Baloch Liberation Army [BLA] abducted Lt Col Laiq Baig Mirza of Pakistan army and his cousin Umer Javed on the night of July 12/13, Pakistan army launched a swift rescue...

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Drone: The Winning Edge

Drone: The Winning Edge

By: Col US Rathore | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Jul , 2022

Exploitation of the third dimension in battlefield has always been a winning factor. In our context, the fighter jets, bombers and helicopters, for a variety of reasons like their availability,...

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Lessons from War in Ukraine

Lessons from War in Ukraine

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2022

Russian invasion of Ukraine and the war that followed has continued for over 100 days. At the global political level this is a continuation of the one-sided conventional wars that have broken out...

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Dangerous Twist in Ukraine Conflict

Dangerous Twist in Ukraine Conflict

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jul , 2022

The supply of long range artillery and rocket systems to Ukraine by the US and allies is changing the contours of the Ukraine Conflict. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy recently sent his...

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Western assistance or logistical nightmare for Ukraine?

Western assistance or logistical nightmare for Ukraine?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Jul , 2022

In early July, right after Lisichansk was captured by the Russian forces, the Russian military and its allies from DNR and LNR, put on display a large number of captured Ukrainian military...

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