National Security and Strategic Studies
LoC Ceasefire

As a positive step, on 24-25 February 2021, the Director Generals of the Military Operations (DGMOs) of India and Pakistan agreed to a ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC). Since 2018, a total of 12,969 incidents of Ceasefire Violations (CFV) by....

CAATSA and S-400: The American Dilemma - An Analysis

After flashing in fury about an year back and eventually loosing much of its sheen and venom thereafter, the threat of CAATSA is alive, dangling yet again like the proverbial ‘Sword of Damocles’ over the fate of India’s purchase of S-400 syste....

हालिया प्रदर्शनों में हाईब्रिड युद्ध का उपक्रम

21वीं सदी में, परम्परागत युद्धों का दौर बीत गया है। उसके नये-नये रूपों जैसे कम घनत्व वाले युद्धों,....

Vimarsh - Role of the Indian Army in dealing with the Contemporary National Security Challenges by General Manoj Mukund Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC (Chief of the Army Staff)

The Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC spoke on the “Role of the Indian Army (IA) in dealing with the Contemporary National Security Challenges” during the Vimarsh series of lecture organised by VIF on 24 F....

Operationalising the Supply Chain of Corporates as an effective Disaster Management Response

Introduction
The Pandemic has re-drawn lines in the entire gamut of the social system wherein concepts like globalization, industrialization, information technology etc, have re-coined themselves. Mankind’s imaginative ideas that had cr....

Agreement on Disengagement on LAC: A Short, Positive, Step Forward…

Phased, coordinated and verified manner is the operative part of the agreement on disengagement in Eastern Ladakh, commencing with the North and South Bank of the Pangong Tso. It was also accepted that there are still some outstanding issu....

The IOR Defence Conclave

The Ministry of Defence of India has undertaken useful initiatives in engaging with partners mainly on a south-south basis over the last year. The Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers’ Conclave held on February 4, 2021 alongside Aero India 2021 wa....

LCA Tejas Contract: Giving Indigenous Technology a “Chance”

One of the key highlights of the 13th Aero-India Show held in Bengaluru from 3rd to 5th February was the signing of a formal contract between the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the supply o....

Employment of Hybrid Warfare in Recent Agitations

In the 21st century, waging conventional wars has become passé. New variations like Low Intensity wars, Information Wars and Hybrid War, have emerged. Hybrid warfare is a planned, clandestine initiative launched by an interested party against th....

Influences and Performance of Intelligence: Assessment of Intelligence Inputs in 2020 Ladakh Military Standoff

‘The further one looks back, the further he looks ahead’ Historically, military might alone served as the primary instrument of national power and for securing national interests. Later diplomacy, economic power, science and technology ....

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