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Technology and Air Warfare

Most pathbreaking technologies in use in the civilian world were first developed for military applications. Brightest of minds and R&D efforts have focussed on developing technologies for gaining a military edge over the adversary. Join Air Marshal ....

COVID-19 Pandemic and Indian Armed Forces

The traditional Tamil treatise, Thirukkural, written over 2,000 years ago had defined a nations’ characteristics, "Pini inmai Selvam Vilaivinbam Emam, aniyenba Nattirkiv vainthu," implying that, "the important elements that constitute a n....

India’s Maoists: Utility of Counterinsurgency and Futility of Talks

There was a flurry of analyses in the wake of the 03 April 2021 clash between India’s Security Forces [SFs] and the Maoist insurgents at the Sukma-Bijapur border region in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.123

The Course of China’s Military Modernisation and Defence Reforms, 2018-2020

… according to her own admission, “China faces no threat”. It is therefore a matter to consider as to why China requires such a massive military establishment, a humungous power-bank which, even if intrinsic to its ‘barrel of gun’ ideology,....

Eastern Ladakh: NTR - ‘Trust but Verify’ Information!

Apparently, and correctly, there is a reportage fatigue on Eastern Ladakh, because of the intensification and severity of pandemic and as post 11th Round of Talks at Moldo, in military coinage, there is NTR (nothing to report). Sporadic articles quot....

Indian Military: Adapting to New Age Strategic Paradigm

… for some years before India’s military modernization bears fruition at the field level, the Indian military, having committed to its rigorous oath, has little option but to defend the nation by harnessing what resources that might be available ....

Climate Change Summit: India Should Invest in Climate Action but Resist Western Pressure

Coinciding with Earth Day, President Biden will be hosting a summit of world leaders to discuss climate change on 22-23nd April 2021. The purpose of the summit is to persuade the leaders to undertake ambitious goals to cut the greenhouse emissions an....

Transformation in Indian Armed Forces to Exploit Modern Information Systems

Need for Adapting Modern Information Systems in Military Operations
The Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) today are capable of revolutionizing military operations. Since early 90’s Indian Armed Forces have gained immensel....

Re-calibrating Strategies to Combat Maoists’ Violence

The recent dreadful attack by the Communist Party of India (Maoist), Maoists in short, on the joint team of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) including elite elements of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA), District Reserve Guard (DRG) a....

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