IDR Updates

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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New Zealand Air Force has ordered four P-8s multi-mission maritime patrol...

New Zealand Air Force has ordered four P-8s multi-mission maritime patrol...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jul , 2022

Boeing debuted the first P-8A Poseidon aircraft for New Zealand in its Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) livery. New Zealand is one of eight nations to have acquired the P-8 as their new...

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Israel, the Middle East and Pakistan

Israel, the Middle East and Pakistan

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2022

Pakistan's policy has been not to come close to Israel until the Palestinian issue is resolved. Islamabad has stuck to this policy to give no cause of disappointment to the Arab world with which...

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IAI Selected by Dassault Aviation to Produce the Wing Movable Surfaces for...

IAI Selected by Dassault Aviation to Produce the Wing Movable Surfaces for...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jul , 2022

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has been selected by Dassault Aviation to design and produce the all-composite wing movable surfaces for the new, long range Falcon 10X business jet. The Falcon...

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Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completes Operational Demonstrations...

Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Successfully Completes Operational Demonstrations...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

Completed multiple ski-jumps, roll-in and fly-in arrestments, as well as performance flights in a variety of weights and configurations F/A-18 Demonstrates Carrier Compatibility to Indian Navy...

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Upgraded tactics of Pakistani terror in J&K

Upgraded tactics of Pakistani terror in J&K

By: KN Pandita | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 20 Jul , 2022

In a press conference at Jammu, the Additional Director General of Police, J&K, disclosed some sensitive information about the drone deployment strategy of Pakistan's ISI in its Kashmir terror...

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Why was Shinzo Abe assassinated?

Why was Shinzo Abe assassinated?

By: RSN Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 19 Jul , 2022

The assassination of former Prime Minister (PM) of Japan Shinzo Abe is a tectonic event in terms global geopolitical and strategic consequences. He served as PM for nearly a decade, which is...

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Kargil War 1999: Capture of Point 5770 -‘Navdeep Top’

Kargil War 1999: Capture of Point 5770 -‘Navdeep Top’

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jul , 2022

  Background 23 years may have passed by, but memories of the exemplary valour exhibited and sacrifices made by the Indian armed forces during ‘Operation Vijay’ are as fresh in everyone’s...

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The CAATSA Waiver

The CAATSA Waiver

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jul , 2022

There is considerable euphoria in media over the US House of Representatives approving an exception from the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for India in...

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Gearing up for the Emerging Global Order

Gearing up for the Emerging Global Order

By: Lt Gen Kamal Davar (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jul , 2022

It will be stating the obvious that in the last two and half years, the world, owing to the China-originated COVID 19 witnessed a catastrophic economic upheaval and social disruptions never ...

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Future Air Superiority Fighter Programme on Track

Future Air Superiority Fighter Programme on Track

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

The Next Generation Air Dominance (NGAD) fighter, a sixth generation platform under development in the US just got a shot in the arm with the allotment of funds for Research and Development...

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C-390 Millennium – The New Generation Airlifter

C-390 Millennium – The New Generation Airlifter

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

With the C-390 Millennium, Embraer has demonstrated a new generation of thinking and has created a new generation of aircraft. This multi-mission military transport aircraft has been designed...

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Hypersonic PGMS and Conventional Missiles: Need for Manned Multi-Role Aircraft

Hypersonic PGMS and Conventional Missiles: Need for Manned Multi-Role Aircraft

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 15 Jul , 2022

Russia launching hypersonic missiles during the Ukraine war heralds a new era of warfare introducing the cocktail of high speed and lethality. The Russian claims of launching Kh-47M2 Kinzhal...

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Can India stave off the waves of anarchism in Sri Lanka?

Can India stave off the waves of anarchism in Sri Lanka?

By: Punsara Amarasinghe | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jul , 2022

“At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst”. The very words uttered by Greek thinker Aristotle seems to be conspicuous in describing the...

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Decoding Kautilya’s Arthashashtra: Present Day Challenges

Decoding Kautilya’s Arthashashtra: Present Day Challenges

By: Maj Vivek Yadav | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 13 Jul , 2022

  The Changing World Order The nineteenth century marked the demise of Europe’s feudal empires which were replaced by modern sovereign nation states. The foundation stone for this was laid by...

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How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

How can Europe defend against an uncontrolled new arms market?

By: Slavisha Batko Milacic | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jul , 2022

Editor's Note: There is a tinge of comical in this readable article relating to the generous weapons supply by the West to Ukraine.   Hardly a day passes by without Europeans and Americans...

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India’s Potential as a Global Aerospace Industry Hub

India’s Potential as a Global Aerospace Industry Hub

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 11 Jul , 2022

One of the first steps that Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated after coming to power was self-reliance. A few months after his government came to power, he introduced the ‘Make in India’...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre of Excellence (COE) Launched by Indian...

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Centre of Excellence (COE) Launched by Indian...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jul , 2022

The IAF Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence under the aegis of UDAAN (Unit for Digitisation, Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Application Networking) was inaugurated by Air...

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Boeing to Showcase Newest Jets and Advances in Sustainable and Autonomous...

Boeing to Showcase Newest Jets and Advances in Sustainable and Autonomous...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jul , 2022

Boeing will fly the newest and largest members of its 737 MAX and 777X airplane families at the Farnborough International Airshow this month and present new tools in the push toward more...

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IAF participate in Tactical Leadership Programme in Egypt

IAF participate in Tactical Leadership Programme in Egypt

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jul , 2022

Indian Air Force contingent is reaching the midway point of the Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) at Egyptian Air Force (EAF) Weapon School in Egypt (Cairo West Airbase). The programme...

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