Military & Aerospace

New Joint Doctrine – but who will walk the talk?

New Joint Doctrine – but who will walk the talk?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 25 Apr , 2017

Anything to do with defence, and there is plenty electronic excitement. So this time, the media is agog with headlines of “New defence doctrine to ensure Army, Navy, IAF can tackle entire...

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Indian Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

Indian Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Apr , 2017

Indian Navy successfully undertook the firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile. This variant of Long Range BrahMos Missile was fired from Indian Naval Ship Teg, a Guided Missile...

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Will the Kamov Ka 226T meet India’s Requirements?

Will the Kamov Ka 226T meet India’s Requirements?

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 32.1 Jan-Mar 2017 | Date: 18 Apr , 2017

On November 30, 2016, an Indian Army Cheetah helicopter crashed at Sukhna in West Bengal, killing three officers and injuring a soldier. Whether the Court of Inquiry finds the old age of the...

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Why Navy’s rejection of Naval LCA is wrong

Why Navy’s rejection of Naval LCA is wrong

By: Cmde CD Balaji | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Apr , 2017

Former Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Arun Prakash recently published an article severely critical of the Naval Light Combat Aircraft program (“Navy’s rejection is a lesson, failure of...

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Navy’s Minesweeping Capability – why the void?

Navy’s Minesweeping Capability – why the void?

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 07 Apr , 2017

In an his recent article ‘Beware the rhyme of history’ published in the Indian Express on March 24, Admiral Arun Prakash, former Chief of Naval Staff wrote, “Neither appeasement, nor empty...

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Remembering a Hero in Bicentenary Year!

Remembering a Hero in Bicentenary Year!

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Mar , 2017

This year the First Nine Gorkha Rifles celebrates its bicentenary and it is natural that we remember all the men who contributed to make this Paltan one of the very best in the world. Every...

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Swati radar could be a game changer at the LoC

Swati radar could be a game changer at the LoC

By: Harsh Vasani | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Mar , 2017

  The induction of Swati radar can be a game changer in the mountainous terrain of the LoC where Pakistan is at an advantage geographically. Usually, after firing artillery shells, the soldiers...

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