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Saudi Military Base Near Riyadh Hit By A Yemeni Rebel Ballistic Missile

Late Sunday night, a ballistic missile (BM) hit a Saudi military camp located to the west of Al-Mazahimiyah, a town near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemeni …

On the Efficacy of Air Defence Artillery in India-Pakistan Wars

Air defence (AD) Artillery made its advent in India in 1939 in the wake of the threat of Japanese invasion when a small number of Indian troops were …

Military

The Operation to Eradicate ISIS in Mosul has Turned into a War of Attrition

During the early hours of October 17, 2016, Iraqi Security Forces supported by the US-led coalition launched a major offensive to liberate Nineveh …

DRDO’s AAD Endo-atmospheric Ballistic Missile Interceptor Hits Bullseye

After demonstrating a hit-to-kill interception with its PDV exo-atmospheric anti-ballistic missile (ABM) missile in February, the Defence Research …

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Hit-to-Kill Successfully Demonstrated By DRDO’s PDV Interceptor

The hit-to-kill (HTK) interception achieved by the Defence Research & Development Organization’s (DRDO’s) updated exo-atmospheric ‘PDV’ …

Does Pakistan’s Ababeel Medium Range Ballistic Missile Really Have MIRV Capability?

It is not unusual to see news of a Pakistani ballistic missile launch close on the heels of an Indian ballistic missile event. The launch of Agni 5 …

Deepening Australia-Japan Defense Cooperation – Using Amphibious Ships Instead Of Submarines

Australia’s selection of a French bid to replace the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) Collins class submarines over Japan’s competing offer in April …

Minor fire aboard Indian Naval Corvette, INS Kamorta

INS Kamorta was commissioned on 23rd August 2014 at the Garden Reach Shipbuilding & Engineering, Kolkata.<p>As per a naval expert, ‘An introspection is …

India Beefs Up Coastal Security, But there is More to be Done

In late December 2016, India completed Phase-I of its Coastal Surveillance Network (CSN) project that was begun after Mumbai 26/11, with the …

Watering Hole Attacks may have been used to Steal Data from Indian Military Personnel

In 2016, we witnessed hackers using a ‘watering hole’ cyber-attack to compromise computers operated by serving Indian military personnel and …

Pakistan Army inducts Chinese made LY-80 Surface to Air Missile System For Protecting Strategic Assets

Last month, Pakistan Army (PA) formally inducted the Chinese built LY-80 Low to Medium Altitude Air Defense System (LOMADS). LY-80 is an export …

Strelas To Stingers: A Clear And Present Danger

In 2003, the then United States (US) Secretary of State, Colin Powell, called man portable air defence systems (MANPADS) ‘the most serious threat to …

Raisina Watch: WhatsApp number at Indian Army Head Quarters

Early 2017 witnessed a slew of video messages from Indian Army soldiers, Border Security Force troopers and Central Reserve Police Force personnel …

‘Do Not Rain on My Parade’: India’s 68th Republic Day Round-up

India celebrates 26 January every year as its Republic Day, since it is the date on which the Constitution of independent India came into effect, in …

Some Design Issues With India’s Kaveri Jet Engine

Developing a modern low-bypass turbofan (LBTF) jet engine was never going to be easy. Especially, for a country that had never really invested in jet …

A Quick Note On Rising People’s Liberation Army Air Force Activities in Tibet

In March 2017, China opened an airport in Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), only 30 kilometers from the Line of Actual control (LAC) with …

The Indian Air Force’s Approach To Military Flight Safety

Military flight safety is an issue as old as military aviation itself. Though the Italians were the first to use airplanes in combat against the …

Military

An Open Letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Dear <b>Prime Minister</b>,<p>Mr Manohar Parrikar’s return to Goa has seen Finance Minister Arun Jaitley assume additional charge of the Defence Ministry. While …

Salem-based National Award Winning MSME Shows The Way Forward For ‘Make In India’

‘It was former Indian President, APJ Abdul Kalam who inspired me to embark on this journey’, says R. Sundaram, Managing Director of Aerospace …

Tamil Nadu Gears Up To Attract Aerospace & Defence Investment

Like its neighbours, the peninsular state of Tamil Nadu (TN), India, is also seeking to attract aerospace and defence (A&D) manufacturing investments …

Whatever Indian Industry Can Do, DRDO Need Not: Satheesh Reddy

<i>Dr G. Satheesh Reddy is a distinguished scientist with numerous awards and honours to his credit. Besides serving as Director General (Missiles &</i> …

Public Administration

COMCASA – Should India Sign?

Over the past decade, India has been steadily purchasing military platforms from the United States that typically come with secure communication …

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