• 05 December, 2022
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India’s Ballistic Missile Interceptors!

India’s Nuclear Policy of ‘No First Use’ behoves that the Nation is prepared to absorb a first strike and still retain capabilities for similar retaliation. Retaining such ‘second-strike’ capability will…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Germany’s IRIS-T SLM Air Defence System: A Shot In The Arm For Ukraine?

The Russia Ukraine War (RUW) is replete with instances of large and small-scale ground battles or duels, both in built-up and rural areas. While inputs emerging from this imbroglio differ…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Taiwan jets scramble as China air force enters air defence zone

TAIPEI (Reuters) -Taiwan's air force scrambled on Friday to warn away 18 Chinese aircraft that entered its air defence zone, Taiwan's defence ministry said, part of what is a regular…

Russia starts delivery of some components of 2nd regiment of S-400 missile systems to India

New Delhi, Apr 15 (PTI) Notwithstanding its continuing military strikes against Ukraine, Russia has started supplying some components of the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf missile defence system to…

Ukraine will soon be able to better protect its skies -envoy to Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) - Ukraine will soon be able to better protect its skies and cities from Russian attacks because it expects "super modern" military equipment from the United States and…

Defence Ministry approves procurement of military platforms, hardware worth Rs 8,357 crore

New Delhi, Mar 22 (PTI) The Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved the procurement of Rs 8,357 crore worth of military platforms and hardware, including air defence fire control radar and…

Slovakia starts deploying Patriot air defence system – minister

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Patriot air defence system has started arriving in Slovakia from NATO partner countries and the deployment will continue in the coming days, Slovakia's defence minister said…

Military Contours Of The Russo-Ukraine War

The world is presently captivated by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, which saw Russia commencing the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February this year. This operation is a fallout of the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

‘Risk worth taking’: U.S. rushes MANPADS to Ukraine despite proliferation concerns

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and NATO are shipping weapons into Ukraine at break-neck speed, including highly sensitive items such as shoulder-fired missiles…

UK says Ukraine’s air defences having considerable success against Russian jets

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain on Wednesday said Ukraine's air defences were having success against Russian jets, likely preventing Russia from controlling the airspace. "Ukrainian air defences appear to have enjoyed…

Israeli attack over Damascus kills two -Syrian State Media

DAMASCUS (Reuters) -An Israeli attack over the Syrian capital Damascus on Monday killed two civilians and left some material damage, Syrian State Media reported citing a military source. Israel has…

Syria shoots down Israeli missiles around Damascus -state TV

(Reuters) - Syrian air defences on Wednesday shot down a number of "Israeli aggression's missiles" around Damascus, the capital, state TV said. State television also reported earlier that Syrian air…