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CDS Appointment: An Opportunity to Streamline Defence Acquisitions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Independence Day announcement from the ramparts of Red Fort to create Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) constitutes a major milestone in the history of India’s defence reforms1. The appointment of CDS was one...

5G Infrastructure for Global Digital Economy: US and China in Race to Redefine the World Order

5G Key Features

5G is the next generation of wireless technology. ‘Generations’ are technically defined by their data transmission speeds and in encoding methods, or ‘air interfaces’. These promise greater speed (to move more data),...

Shaping Strategies for Space Encounters - An Assessment

Brief Premise

This article flows out from the following three developments that took place in the recent past”:-

  1. On 27 Mar 2019, India conducted Mission Shakti, an anti satellite missile test destroying a live satellite in...

A Look at the Boeing-Bloomberg’s Bloomer on 737 Max Aircraft

A Bloomer!

In claiming that cheap Indian coders brought down the plane, here is the actual Bloomberg headline: ‘Boeing’s 737 Max Software Out-sourced to $9-an-Hour Engineers’(...

What Can India Learn from China’s ‘Indigenous Innovation’ Policies

In recent years, ‘indigenous innovation’ has become the buzzword in China’s industrial paradigm for promoting the development of Chinese domestic standards and technologies. Outlined in the 2006 National Medium-and Long-Term Program for Science...

27 मार्च 2019 का ए-सैट परीक्षण

भारत ने आखिरकार उपग्रह रोधी प्रौद्योगिकी (ए-सैट) का परीक्षण कर ही लिया। भारत की क्षमता दर्शाने के लिए यह परीक्षण काफी पहले से किया जाना था और वह प्रदर्शन आधुनिक प्रौद्योगिकियों के संदर्भ में किया गया। यह जमीन से करीब 300 किलोमीटर ऊपर पृथ्वी की...

Chinese Companies Marching to Lead in Digital Economy

Freedom of Expression Invoked by a Chinese Company Tik-Tok – Strange but True!

Byte-Dance, a Chinese company, is one of the most valued start-ups at $75 billion with investors that include Soft-Bank. It is reported to have been funded...

5G - Deliberating the Pros and Cons

Data Pipe-Line of the Future

Major telecom companies of the world are working feverishly to roll-out 5G or 5th Generation technology based advanced wireless systems. This will increase the speed of data transmission, will have faster...

The Inevitable Security Dilemma of the Space

The space age began with the launch of Sputnik in 1957 by the erstwhile USSR and transpired to be an eminent infrastructure to back the nuclear and conventional military capabilities of the two super powers in the cold war era, as it assuaged the...

Bull’s Eye - Chak De India

27 March, 2019 will go down as the most memorable day of this decade when India demonstrated an indigenous and operational Anti-Satellite Technology (ASAT) System, the fourth nation to do so in the world after USA, Russia and China. The DRDO and...

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