Iran-Israel Engage in Defensive War Through Offense

Iran-Israel Engage in Defensive War Through Offense

History of warfare is a testimony to the fact that the difference between the concept of “defense” and “offense” is ambiguous. War is about victory and victory can only be achieved by offense. Militarily, defence is a temporary phase before or after an offense. Israel’s bombing of Iran’s consulate in Syria...

Contribution of Army Goodwill Schools towards Development of J&K

Contribution of Army Goodwill Schools towards Development of J&K

The contrast couldn’t be more telling. While the people of J&K ushered 2024 with the good news that students of Army Goodwill School in Wuzur, Anantnag had won two gold medals in the prestigious all-India innovative projects development competition, those living across the Line of Control [LoC] were out on the...

Iran Revolutionary Guards Holding Syria as a Hostage

Iran Revolutionary Guards Holding Syria as a Hostage

Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior commander in the elite Quds Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and his deputy General Mohammad Hadi Hajriahimi were killed in an airstrike attributed to Israel on the Iranian consulate in the Syrian capital Damascus. This attack has raised the...

Iran-Israel Engage in Defensive War Through Offense

Iran-Israel Engage in Defensive War Through Offense

History of warfare is a testimony to the fact that the difference between the concept of “defense” and “offense” is ambiguous. War is about victory and victory can only be achieved by offense. Militarily, defence is a temporary phase before or after an offense. Israel’s bombing of Iran’s consulate in Syria...

Iran Revolutionary Guards Holding Syria as a Hostage

Iran Revolutionary Guards Holding Syria as a Hostage

Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a senior commander in the elite Quds Force of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), and his deputy General Mohammad Hadi Hajriahimi were killed in an airstrike attributed to Israel on the Iranian consulate in the Syrian capital Damascus. This attack has raised the...

China's latest Military Buildup in Tibet: China’s Provocation does not end with just Cartographic Aggression

China's latest Military Buildup in Tibet: China’s Provocation does not end with just Cartographic Aggression

Introduction Amidst the thawing snows and the onset of spring in the Himalayan Border Region, the possibility of a military confrontation between India and China looms ominously. Since March, China’s expansive military buildup in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan areas has been disconcerting, marked by...

Shaping the Future by DRDO: Exploring Exoskeleton Technologies and Challenges

Shaping the Future by DRDO: Exploring Exoskeleton Technologies and Challenges

The inaugural international workshop on ‘Emerging Technologies & Challenges for Exoskeletons’ convenes in Bengaluru on April 16-17, 2024, marking a pivotal moment in the exploration of transformative technologies. Hosted by the Defence Bio-Engineering & Electromedical Laboratory of the Defence Research & Development...

Forging Bonds of Strength: The 5th Edition of India-Uzbekistan Joint Military Exercise DUSTLIK

Forging Bonds of Strength: The 5th Edition of India-Uzbekistan Joint Military Exercise DUSTLIK

The Indian Army contingent embarked today for the illustrious 5th edition of the India-Uzbekistan joint military Exercise DUSTLIK, marking a significant stride in bilateral cooperation. This prestigious Exercise, slated from 15th to 28th April 2024, unfolds its activities in Termez, within the picturesque landscape of...

Success of Indigenous Innovation with Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Trials

Success of Indigenous Innovation with Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Trials

The recent successful trials conducted by the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Army of the indigenous Man Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) Weapon System represent a significant milestone in India’s defense capabilities. This state-of-the-art system, meticulously designed and...

Contribution of Army Goodwill Schools towards Development of J&K

Contribution of Army Goodwill Schools towards Development of J&K

The contrast couldn’t be more telling. While the people of J&K ushered 2024 with the good news that students of Army Goodwill School in Wuzur, Anantnag had won two gold medals in the prestigious all-India innovative projects development competition, those living across the Line of Control [LoC] were out on the...

Operation Meghdoot: India's Conquest of the Siachen Glacier

Operation Meghdoot: India's Conquest of the Siachen Glacier

Operation Meghdoot, a monumental military endeavor launched on April 13, 1984, marks a defining moment in India’s history, epitomizing its unwavering determination to safeguard its territorial integrity. This audacious operation, orchestrated with meticulous planning by the Indian Army and Indian Air Force (IAF), aimed...

Jobless Growth in India: Thoughts on Viksit Bharat

Jobless Growth in India: Thoughts on Viksit Bharat

Introduction One of the paradoxes of India’s growth story, after economic liberalization was introduced in 1991, has been jobless growth. At its peak during the years 2004-2009, while the average GDP growth rate was 8.7%, the growth in employment was 0.1% only. The recently released India Unemployment Report...

Empowering Edge Intelligence: Teledyne FLIR Introduces AVP, Revolutionizing AI Processing

Empowering Edge Intelligence: Teledyne FLIR Introduces AVP, Revolutionizing AI Processing

Teledyne FLIR, a division of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, proudly unveils the Teledyne FLIR AVP—a cutting-edge video processor poised to revolutionize AI and computational imaging at the edge. Leveraging the pinnacle of mobile processing technology, the AVP integrates the latest Qualcomm QCS8550 chip, renowned...

Top 3 Trends in Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Innovations to Watch Out

Top 3 Trends in Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) Innovations to Watch Out

The swift evolution of drone technologies has brought forth a new era of innovation and convenience across sectors. The availability of advanced and affordable small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has facilitated diverse applications, ranging from delivering medical supplies to remote areas to maintaining commercial...

Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

Proposed Reforms for DRDO: Debates and the Way Forward

Introduction Economic liberalization came in the defence manufacturing sector in 2001, 10 years after India decided to be a free market economy. The policy mosaic included 100% participation of private sector players in defence manufacturing and permitted FDI of 26% from global players. This was in sharp contrast to...

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Ideology for Iran: Pahlavis’ Iranian Nationalism versus Ayatollahs’...

Ideology for Iran: Pahlavis’ Iranian Nationalism versus Ayatollahs’...

Moving through the streets of Cairo, one notices a profoundly rich history, bearing influences of centuries of...

The last voyage of Pakistani Naval Ship Ghazi

The last voyage of Pakistani Naval Ship Ghazi

0n 21 February 2024, Indian Naval Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) located the wreckage of SS-102 PNS Ghazi,...

Boon is Central Rule for Ladakhi Buddhists

Boon is Central Rule for Ladakhi Buddhists

The one region which suffered huge socio-economic and political losses after the accession of the erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir to Bharat on October 26, 1947 was the Buddhist-dominated Leh district in the strategic Trans-Himalayan Ladakh region, also called “the roof of the world” and “the land of the Lamas”. The story of the overwhelmingly Buddhist-majority Zanskar tehsil in...

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P75 (1) Submarines and Strategic Partnership Model

Summary The Project 75(I) will provide an opportunity for local manufacture of the state-of-the-art submarines which will enable the Indian Navy to dominate the undersea domain in our area of interest whilst providing the Indian industry an opportunity for long-term partnership in not only submarine construction but also maintenance, logistics and maintenance support. Introduction The Ministry of Defence (MoD) issued an Expression of...

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DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Win

DRDO carries out successful flight trial of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator, in Karnataka...

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Glimpses of 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort

Glimpses of the full dress rehearsal of the 77th Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort, in New Delhi...

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77th Independence Day

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh hoisting the National Flag on the occasion of 77th...

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Commissioning Ceremony of INS Mormugao

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh inaugurates of commissioning ceremony of INS Mormugao,...

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Vijay Diwas

The Union Minister for Defence Rajnath Singh paying homage to the fallen heroes at National War Memorial...

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