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    December 6, 2022 10:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Over the years, national security issues have gained in importance and face constant and detailed scrutiny from a wide variety of practitioners, researchers, analysts and journalists. This is indeed an excellent development as it keeps the government and its security... View Article

  • Gearing up for the Emerging Global Order

    August 2, 2022 7:25 am Published by

    It will be stating the obvious that in the last two and half years, the world, owing to the China-originated COVID 19 witnessed a catastrophic economic upheaval and social disruptions never  experienced since the Great Depression of the 1930s. According... View Article

  • India’s Potential as a Global Aerospace Industry Hub

    July 22, 2022 12:09 pm Published by

    One of the first steps that Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated after coming to power was self-reliance. A few months after his government came to power, he introduced the ‘Make in India’ programme, visibly gave it his personal patronage and... View Article

  • Managing a Congested Airspace over Future Battle Area

    January 16, 2022 4:29 pm Published by

    The number of platforms and projectiles in the Tactical Battle Area (TBA) has increased exponentially. The friendly and adversary aerial systems are not only increasing in numbers, but are also of a variety of sizes from micro UAVs to large... View Article

  • Combining the best of Man and Machine: Threats and Challenges

    January 3, 2022 12:01 pm Published by

    The Unmanned Revolution Warfare has never been the same even after the ‘revolution’ brought about by the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). Staring from their humble capability of a mere ‘look-see’ over the hill as Intelligence Surveillance Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance... View Article

  • Proxy War: Should India Actively Enter into this Realm to Achieve its National Interests?

    November 24, 2021 10:41 am Published by

    Achieving objectives by fair means or foul, that is the most important spiritual legacy of the renaissance. In the middle ages, this represented a breakthrough against romantic chivalry and the declining tradition of knighthood. It meant using means, some possibly... View Article

  • The Re-Incarnation of INS Vikrant

    September 28, 2021 8:06 pm Published by

    Often, a newborn is given the name of a parent, or a grandparent or a great-grandparent, and so on. In India, a number of kings have been named Vikramaditya. In the western cultures similar traditions prevail. It is not uncommon... View Article

  • Declassifying Histories of Wars and Operations

    July 5, 2021 6:28 am Published by

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a policy for compilation, publication, archiving and declassification of the histories of wars and operations with the stipulation that such events must be officially recorded within five years, which should ordinarily be declassified... View Article

  • Afghanistan: Drawdown or bandonment Its Consequences

    May 8, 2021 1:38 pm Published by

    The Taliban see themselves as a government in waiting, speaks volumes of their confidence to overthrow the current regime after the Americans leave. They have already decided to rename the country as “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.”“This is jihad, it is... View Article

  • Self-Reliance in General Munitions and Energetics Need for a Vision

    April 2, 2021 10:57 am Published by

    “It’s all right to aim high if you have plenty of ammunition.” — Hawley R. Everhart The current stand-off at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has once again highlighted the fact that despite advances in technology, modern wars in... View Article