Category: Defence

Govt. to come up with new policy to make India defence manufacturing hub in 10 yrs

The Indian government plans to unveil the Defense Production Policy (DPP) by next month to make India a manufacturing hub for defense equipment. The final touches are being given to policy document and it will soon go to the cabinet for approval. The focus of DPP-2018 will be to invest adequate sources to develop critical […]

A step closer to BMD shield: India successfully test-fires interceptor missile

If all goes well India is all set to join the elite league of countries which have an indigenously built Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) shield. India took a major leap in this regard on Thursday with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully testing the endo-atmospheric Advanced Air Defence (AAD) interceptor missile in a […]

CAATSA and the curious case of Indo-US relations

Dismayed by the Kremlin’s annoying actions around the world, the Americans slapped the overwhelming sanction to hit Russian oligarchs where it hurts the most. The draft became public law on 2nd August 2017 after the signature of president Donald Trump, who was doomed on the punitive measures against Moscow and known as Countering America’s Adversaries […]

MoS Defence tells the Parliament that Army has conducted several surgical strikes as and when needed

The Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre, in a written reply, has informed the Parliament about the various surgical strikes which have been carried out by the armed forces in the past 15 years. The written reply presented in the Parliament read, “Based on specific and credible inputs about terrorist teams having positioned themselves […]

India way ahead of Pakistan in defence capabilities, according to a global report.

India has been ranked fourth in the world in the finalized Global Firepower Ranking conducted recently. According to the Global Fire Power Index, India comes on the fourth place after the United States, Russia and China. India once again has managed to retain its place in the top five military powers of the world all […]

DRDO to be revamped after INSAS failure seen as the last nail in its coffin

Set up in 1958 along with the departments of atomic energy and space as part of the Nehruvian blueprint for the scientific and technological development of India, the DRDO began with just 10 laboratories and is now a large enterprise with over 50 labs. The mandate of the DRDO was to enable the Indian military […]

Indian Army : Incursion of Chinese troops on LAC dropped down by 20% this year

The incursion of Chinese troops inside Indian territory has dropped by atleast 20% in the present year. The staggering 3,488 km long border between India and China has also remained quieter with little to no skirmishes reported between the armies of the two countries. Line of Actual Control (LAC) has been witness to flag meetings between […]

How the Indian Army executed the daring surgical strikes

Remember the surgical strikes? The operation conducted by the Indian Army with strong support from the incumbent NDA government that shocked the world with their successful retribution for the dastardly massacre of Indian soldiers at Uri in 2016, is now in the news again. This time, from an unattributed source, several videos of the actual […]

United States gives nod for sale of Apache Helicopters to India

United States and India have built up a solid rapport in the past few years, ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power at the centre. The diplomatic ties between the two countries have reached an all time high and the Indian government has succeeded in pursuing the Donald Trump led US government to […]

Music to our ears: Pakistan Foreign Minister says India has become more aggressive in approach to Pakistan

One of the major successes of the Modi government is the way it has dealt with Pakistan. From the surgical strikes to Foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s fiery speech at United Nations, India has made it clear that it refuses to play by Pakistan’s rules after 2014. Whenever Pakistan has come face to face with India, […]

Successful test launch of Agni V boosts India’s nuclear deterrence capabilities.

Sunday the 3rd of June provided a big boost to India’s defence forces with the sixth successful test launch of Agni V. The test was conducted from Dr Abdul Kalam Island which is located approximately 150 kilometres from state capital Bhubaneshwar. Agni V is an intercontinental ballistic missile developed indigenously by the Defence Research and […]

Eight year old baby killed in unprovoked firing by Pakistan shows that the time for words is over

It is utterly disgraceful for any military power to target innocent civilians, especially women and children. The Pakistan military establishment has transgressed all limits of humanity even as it mercilessly killed an eight month old baby when he was sleeping with his family in Pallanwala sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Pakistan has been resorting to […]
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