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Decoding Israel’s Gaza Strategy

Eight months after Hamas stormed across the ‘impregnable’ Israeli border defences, unleashed terror and mayhem, and took away 120 hostages, Israel’s response rages on. The attacking IDF has reduced several…

By Maj Gen Neeraj Bali, SM (Retd)

P8I Poseidon – Brain and Muscle

In June 2017, residents of Sikkim saw a strange, gray-colored aircraft loitering in that region for days together. On scrutiny, they found the Indian Navy written on its fuselage. What…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

DEATH OF IRANIAN PRESIDENT EBRAHIM RAISI: DOES IT CHANGE ANY DYNAMICS?

For many it was surprising to see the amount of interest in the Indian media on the unfortunate passing of President Raisi of Iran along with his Foreign Minister, Hossein…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

ZORAWAR-INDIA’S LIGHT TANK: IS IT ENOUGH?

India has rolled-out Zorawar, described as Armoured Fighting Vehicle- Indian Light Tank (AFV-ILT) for trials and evaluation. The tank has been developed in fast-track mode in three odd years, after…

By Lt Gen K J Singh (Retd)

CHANGING DYNAMICS OF AIR DEFENCE OPERATIONS AND THE WAY AHEAD

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, during the Air Force Commanders' Conference in New Delhi on October 26, 2023, pointed out that new trends have emerged in the field of air…

By Air Marshal Anil Khosla (Retd)

ARE WE HEADED FOR POSITIVE TIMES IN THE SINO INDIAN RELATIONSHIP ?

“I hope and believe that through positive and constructive bilateral engagement at the diplomatic and military levels, we will be able to restore and sustain peace and tranquility in our…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

US Defence Secretary lauds ties with India, calls jet engine deal revolutionary

Washington, DC [US], April 18 (ANI): Lauding the partnership with India, the United States Secretary of Defence, Lloyd Austin, has said that the deal between the two nations to produce…

US continues to stress importance of de-escalation amid rising tensions between Iran and Israel

Washington, DC [US], April 18 (ANI): As tensions between Israel and Iran escalate, the US emphasises the importance of avoiding further escalation and collaborating with regional and global partners to…

India-Uzbekistan defence collaboration: General Manoj Pande inaugurates state-of-the-art IT lab

Tashkent [Uzbekistan], April 17 (ANI): In a significant step forward in strengthening bilateral ties between India and Uzbekistan, General Manoj Pande, the Chief of the Army Staff, inaugurated a high-tech…

Israeli airstrikes hit 40 Hamas targets in central Gaza

Tel Aviv [Israel], April 17 (ANI/TPS): Israeli forces in central Gaza destroyed rocket launchers and Hamas terror infrastructure, while also eliminating terrorists, the Israel Defence Forces said on Wednesday morning.…

US Defence Secretary holds talks with Chinese counterpart, first since 2022

Washington [US], April 17 (ANI) United States Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and his Chinese counterpart Dong Jun held talks in nearly 18 months and discussed US-China defence relations and regional…

Putin urges restraint in call with Raisi amid Iran-Israel escalating tensions

Moscow [Russia], April 17 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for restraint amid escalating tensions following Iran's weekend drone and missile attack on Israel, Al Jazeera reported. Putin conveyed…