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China’s Artificial Intelligence Powered Drones

China’s Artificial Intelligence Powered Drones

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Feb , 2024

In 2019, Global Times published an article on possible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its drone programme. It was then believed by Chinese military experts that integrating AI with drones...

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Transiting from an Army Physical Training Instructor to Health and Wellness...

Transiting from an Army Physical Training Instructor to Health and Wellness...

By: Brigadier Sarvesh Dutt Dangwal | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 23 Feb , 2024

Army veterans can play a crucial role in nation-building. Their skills, discipline, leadership experience, and dedication are valuable assets. Veterans often contribute to various sectors such as...

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Surgical Strikes for National Security; Not Politics/Optics

Surgical Strikes for National Security; Not Politics/Optics

By: Maj Gen SB Asthana | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Feb , 2024

On 29 September 2016, when Indian DGMO informed the country about Indian Army having launched a surgical strike against terrorist bases inside Pakistan, it exhibited Indian resolve to cross a...

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From Borders to Boardrooms: India's Military Diplomacy Reshaping Global Dynamics

From Borders to Boardrooms: India's Military Diplomacy Reshaping Global Dynamics

By: Dr. Aniruddha Babar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Feb , 2024

From borders to boardrooms, India’s might, In military diplomacy, takes flight. Reshaping global dynamics, bold and grand, With strategic prowess, across the land.   On fields of battle and in...

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Growth, Human Development & Defence: Budget 2024-25

Growth, Human Development & Defence: Budget 2024-25

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Feb , 2024

Introduction While the interim budget of Nirmala has to be complimented for its continued focus on infrastructure investment and the will to contain fiscal deficit, its surprising lack of mention...

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Rejuvinating National Defence Academy

Rejuvinating National Defence Academy

By: Col Anil Athale | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 31 Jan , 2024

The National Defense Academy  (NDA in short) at Khadakwasla is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee this year. The Academy is justifiably proud of its achievement of last 70 years when it has given...

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Abdul Majid- Kashmir’s Brave Son of the Soil

Abdul Majid- Kashmir’s Brave Son of the Soil

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Jan , 2024

The impressive number of gallantry awards announced by the Government of India on the eve of Republic Day 2024 reflects the raw guts and phenomenal spirit of sacrifice that exists within the...

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India Army Adopts Pir Topa Village in J&K

India Army Adopts Pir Topa Village in J&K

By: Nilesh Kunwar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 26 Jan , 2024

A non descript village in the Poonch district of the Union Territory [UT] of J&K, Pir Topa has only about 30-35 houses with a population of approximately 250-300. Its residents belong to the...

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Countering Hypersonics

Countering Hypersonics

By: Col Mandeep Singh | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jan , 2024

In 2023, several reports appeared in the media after the supply of Patriot missiles to Ukraine claiming repeated shooting down of Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missiles by Ukraine using the...

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FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

By: Lt Gen (Dr) NB Singh | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 12 Jan , 2024

The war in Ukraine has shown how technology has changed the battlefield. The combined might of the reconnaissance-strike complex has paralyzed both sides by causing immense attrition of men and...

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Russian Decoy KH-55 Missile A Failure

Russian Decoy KH-55 Missile A Failure

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Jan , 2024

The Russian tactics of using “decoy” KH-55 missiles to bait Ukrainian air defence to know their location and force it to expand its stockpile proved to be a failure. Ukraine realised the...

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Air Power in Joint Operations

Air Power in Joint Operations

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 10 Jan , 2024

The IAF’s squadron strength is less than three-fourths of its sanctioned strength and its stated doctrine mandates it to carry out its own strategic tasks, endeavour to gain air dominance in...

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Reminiscences of a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) during the India-China...

Reminiscences of a Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) during the India-China...

By: Dr. Anmol Mukhia | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 03 Jan , 2024

Shri Narayan Rai, a resident of 7th Mile Kalimpong, was born in Tukvar Tea Estate, Darjeeling, on July 31, 1933, was recruited in the 11 Gorkha Regiment in 1948. After India’s independence in...

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C-295 Deal for the Indian Aerospace Industry

C-295 Deal for the Indian Aerospace Industry

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 30 Dec , 2023

The Indian Air Force (IAF) inducted the HS 748 Avro in the 1960s. This twin-engine turboprop aircraft was initially designed by British aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Avro which...

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Interview of Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC

Interview of Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Dec , 2023

Lt Gen JS Bajwa – Editor Indian Defence Review (IDR) had the unique privilege to interview the Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC. Details of the candid response of the...

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India’s Revamp of Its Higher Direction of War 

India’s Revamp of Its Higher Direction of War 

By: Prof (Dr) SN Misra | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Dec , 2023

On 25th November PM Modi took a sortie over Bangalore in an Indian-designed Tejas aircraft. This embodies his push for India to make more of its weapons. The jet is 20 years behind schedule and...

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The Nehruvian Blunder

The Nehruvian Blunder

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol. 27.4 Oct-Dec 2012 | Date: 07 Dec , 2023

In any future conflict, New Delhi’s political will and the capabilities of the Indian military should be such that China and Pakistan are hard-pressed to defend Tibet and Lahore respectively...

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Cybersecurity, ICT and Media Policies

Cybersecurity, ICT and Media Policies

By: Dr Manavik Raj | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Dec , 2023

The technological revolution has facilitated global communications, trade, and the growth of economies but many emerging conflicts pose serious challenges to countries. The Russia-Ukraine war and...

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Indian Navy Must Redraw It's Strategy in the Western Theatre  

Indian Navy Must Redraw It's Strategy in the Western Theatre  

By: Ravi Srivastava | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Dec , 2023

India with its geography sits as one of the most strategically located nation especially in the Asian context. It has a 2.4 percentage share of the world’s total landmass.  It consists of...

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