KHALISTAN: A MIRAGE OR REALITY?
Despite concerted efforts by the Sikh Diaspora and Pakistan's ISI to revive the Khalistan movement, there are few takers of the idea in Punjab
POLICE MODERNISATION: WAR AN URGENT NEED OF THE HOUR
At a time when India is facing many internal security threats, it is time to reshape the strategic dynamics by modernising the police forces.
OPAQUE CHANGES IN DEFENCE LAND POLICY?
AMIT COWSHISH wonders why one wants to alter laws when the existing system of governance in the cantonments, which can boast of some of the best educational institutions and health facilities, does not reveal any administrative crisis, warranting disbandment of the cantonments.
ENHANCING COOPERATION IN WEST ASIA
SIMRAN SODHI explains how India has become an \"Emerging Power\" in the vital region that connects Asia with Africa and Sea Europe
ANOTHER RAFALE SAGA
Why the absence of Rafale in official documents on Modi's visit to France is unconvincing.
BOOSTING INDIA'S NAVAL AVIATION
A powerful Indian naval air arm will prove to be the biggest sea-based conventional-level deterrence, both for the tactical and strategic battlefields
WINGS OF POWER: CLASH OF THE TITANS
It is an \"Epic Aerial Showdown\" when one compares the Indian Air Force and PLA Air Force of China
ISRO'S LVM-3 LAUNCHES CHANDRAYAAN-3
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) used its heavy-lift LVM-3 rocket (earlier known as the GSLV Mark-3) for launching India’s second lander mission to the moon- Chandrayaan-3 on July 14. The spacecraft is now on its journey to the moon and its soft touchdown is scheduled at 5:47PM IST (Indian Standard Time) on August 23.
The Complex Conflict In Manipur
Northeast India has always had a plethora of ethnic groups clamouring for their rights and distinct identity—at times not just fighting the Indian state but engaged in internecine turf wars, stoking sub-national aspirations
#PARISAIRSHOW2023 - TRULY MEMORABLE
The Paris Air Show 2023 will be long as the India Air Show with record orders from Indian airlines. It was also the show when drones, air defence, electric, hydrogen and eVTOLs took centre stage
MORE UPS THAN DOWNS
Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda’s recent visit to India has given a big push to the India-Nepal bilateral relationship in the right direction
MQ-9B SEAGUARDIAN ACQUISITION FOR NAVY
GIRISH LINGANNA explains Why India Needs Drone-acharya for a Better ‘Bird’s-Eye View’ from Sky
FUTURE SUPERWEAPONS FOR A 'NEW INDIA'
With India facing serious geopolitical threats from Pakistan and China, the government must envision and implement a robust defence modernisation policy and a massive weaponisation programme for the long term
DEMONSTRATING SEA POWER
The recent twin CBG operations demonstrated India’s deeper understanding of the role that Sea plays in promoting its national interests, but the Navy needs a third Carrier
INDO-US BONHOMIE - CONVICTION, NOT CONVENIENCE
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States may have explored a shared strategic future with political capital and mega defence deals, but the relationship will move forward based on conviction, not convenience
C-295-CREATING A MANUFACTURING BLUEPRINT FOR INDIA
With the right momentum, a realistic roadmap and enabling policy framework, a story is being scripted to make India a hub for global aircraft manufacturing. The potential is enormous. An in-depth report.
A 'DUAL APPROACH' APPROACH TO ATMANIRBHARTA
India’s growing aerospace and defence industry will remain an important market for Western OEMS. A special report
THE CHEQUERED JOURNEY OF THE MIG-21 IN THE IAF
The much-maligned MiG-21s have served the nation and the Indian Air Force well and the longest - as long as seventy years. Historically, no other fighter has lasted that long. They have been the backbone of the IAF. They deserve to retire gracefully, argues SP SINGH
TOWARDS AN ENDURING PARTNERSHIP
NINAD D SHETH explains how India and Japan are edging closer in the face of the looming Chinese challenges in the Indo-Pacific
URGENT NEED FOR SMART AND LETHAL WEAPONS
India must tread the path towards the development of a whole gamut of next-generation smart and lethal weapons for countering a two-front threat scenario, writes AMARTYA SINHA
DISABLED SOLDIERS AND THEIR BASIC RIGHTS
Disability pension for armed forces personnel has been a matter of debate and disquiet for quite some time. Now with the setting up of a committee by the Chief of Defence Staff, the spotlight is finally on this long-simmering issue. NARINDER SINGH DAHIYA dissects the issues from all angles.
LETHAL AUTONOMOUS WEAPONS SYSTEMS: PLAYING WITH FIRE?
It is important to acknowledge that non-state actors do not necessarily recognize, or adhere to, the Laws of Armed Conflict (LoAC). Consequently, it becomes crucial to establish strict regulations regarding the development and proliferation of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS). Such regulations should go beyond mere statutes and actively address the need to ensure the responsible use of LAWS and prevent their misuse by unauthorized actors, argues GIRISH LINGANNA.
Too Early To Write Off The Maoist Challenge
The ideas of development and welfare need a relook to deal with Maoism,
Defence PSUs sell assault Rifles at a loss
Three government small arms manufacturing companies have together suffered losses of 366 crore over five years from 2015 on selling 12 different category of guns to armed forces, central armed police force (CAPFs), state police and civilians at prices lower than the cost of production due to unimaginative policy and high-cost overheads.
Uralvagonzavod looks for the development and modernization of military equipment
Uralvagonzavod (part of the UVZ Concern of the Rostec State Corporation) will take part in the 11th International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment MILEX- 2023, which will be held from May 17 to 20 in Minsk, Belarus. The corporation will present both advanced military equipment and explore the possibility of modernizing military and engineering vehicles.
REVOLUTIONIZING ISR FOR THE FUTURE
High-Altitude Pseudo Satellites (HAPS) can serve as an intermediate link between satellites and ground-based telecom networks, facilitating data transfer. HAPS offer advantages over satellites in certain applications, including lower transmission delays and improved performance in such fields as telecommunications and earth observation
INDIA'S G20 PRESIDENCY AFFIRMS 'ASIAN CENTURY'
If the G20 is unable to accommodate the problems of the global south, it will no longer be able to dictate global policy,
UGV: THE NEXT DIMENSION OF WARFARE
With the rest of the world developing unmanned ground vehicles at a breakneck speed, it is time for India to join the bandwagon at the earliest.
TIME FOR A POWERFUL ARTILLERY FORCE
At a time when India is increasingly facing a multi-front challenge on her borders, it is quite evident that the Indian artillery modernisation programme needs a massive thrust from the government. A special report
BEHIND INDIA'S DEEPENING MILITARY TIES WITH FRANCE
Paris has emerged as New Delhi's Most Dependable Strategic Partner in recent times.