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Siachen: The Untold Story (A Personal Account)

Siachen: The Untold Story (A Personal Account)

By: Lt Gen ML Chibber, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Vol 5.1 Jan-Mar 1990 | Date: 28 Jul , 2017

I look back on the operations on the Siachen Glacier with a mixed feeling of pride, regret and hope. Pride in the Indian soldiery because only exceptional military men could have achieved what was...

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Head hunters in Kargil – Naga Regiment

Head hunters in Kargil – Naga Regiment

By: Sumit Walia | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jul , 2017

Sahab, suna hai ye sar kaat ke le jaate hai aur insan bhi kha lete hai` (Sahab, we heard that they cut off the head of their enemies and are cannibals) – This was not a terrified Pakistani...

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The Kargil War: How courage prevailed upon cowardly duplicity

The Kargil War: How courage prevailed upon cowardly duplicity

By: Col Jaibans Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Jul , 2017

Eighteen years have elapsed since the fateful day, 26 July 1999, when India emerged victorious in the Kargil war. The ignominious designs of a belligerent neighbour (Pakistan) to violate the...

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A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jul , 2017

The recent missile tests have brought to the fore, once again the talks on south Asian nuclear arms race and scenarios. It is imperative to understand that mere capability in terms of Agni V or...

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Military “Regime Change” Plan for Iran is Insanity

Military “Regime Change” Plan for Iran is Insanity

By: Sumantra Maitra | Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 10 Jul , 2017

The CIA recently came out with the complete documents of the coup in Iran. As US is facing a riptide of a debate about foreign influence in another sovereign state’s domestic policy, the timing...

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‘Obey The Order’ – No Questions Asked, Or…

‘Obey The Order’ – No Questions Asked, Or…

By: Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma | Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 27 Jun , 2017

A recent trail on social media extolled a statement of General Mark Milley, the Chief of Staff for the US Army in May 2017, with a stunning comment about the order and discipline of the...

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Defence Spending: More From Where?

Defence Spending: More From Where?

By: Dnyanada Palkar and N. Soundararajan | Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 23 Jun , 2017

India spends 2.35 per cent of GDP on defence. This includes defence pensions; and pensions must be included because it is after all an integral part of defence expenditure. This is also the norm...

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Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

Army Super-40 initiative provides road map for youth development

By: Dr. Simrit Kahlon | Issue: Courtesy: www.defenceinfo.com | Date: 19 Jun , 2017

Amidst the environment of despondency that has enveloped Kashmir for quite some time now, the recently declared result of the IIT-JEE Advance examination has brought happy tidings. A record nine...

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Digitised Battlefield and its Impact on War Fighting

Digitised Battlefield and its Impact on War Fighting

By: V Mahalingam | Issue: Courtesy: CLAWS | Date: 18 Jun , 2017

The evolution of modern technologies in the fields of communication, remote sensors, computers, and networking has transformed the fundamentals of the modern day battlefield environment and the...

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