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Enhancing the Cyber Posture of Defence Forces

A framework for enhancing the Cyber posture of Defence Forces was approved by the GoI/MoD in 2018. Defence Cyber Agency and Army, Navy and Air Force Cyber Groups have been…

Replacement of Helicopters of Indian Armed Forces

Replacement of aircraft fleet of the defence forces including Cheetah and Chetak helicopters  is reviewed from time to time keeping in view the operational requirements. This is a continuous process.…

A Foreign Policy for the Next Decade

A report authored by eight strategic thinkers, including two former foreign secretaries and hosted on the website of the Centre of Policy Research (CPR), entitled ‘India’s Path to Power: Strategy…

By TP Sreenivasan

Corporatisation of Ordnance Factories – Overcoming the “Last Great Problem”

With the dedication of seven new units of the Corporatised Ordnance Factories, Ministry of Defence seems to have summited the “last great problems” which to mountaineers denotes a peak that…

By Col (Dr) DPK Pillay (Retd)

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh addresses graduates of 59th National Defence College course

Key Highlights of RM’s address: Government’s bold approach on border disputes & cross-border terrorism has made India stronger India is a peace-loving nation, but will give befitting reply to those…

C 295 and India’s Aircraft Production Ecosystem

Indian government finally cleared Rupees 21,000 crore ($3 billion) Airbus-Tata project for 56 C-295W military transport aircraft. Additional six may be acquired by the Coast Guard. The long-pending deal for…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

The “Foreign Hand” – Hybrid Warfare by China and What India Should Expect

By now, discerning public in India are in the process of one, admitting the fact that “Hindi Chinni bhai bhai ” is dead (even though it never, ever, lived outside…

By Brigadier Sanal Kumar (Retd)

Operations in Kailash Range – An Year On: India’s Strategic Resolve Demonstrated

Operations in Kailash Range - An Year On: India’s Strategic Resolve Demonstrated Lieutenant General  Vinod Bhatia (Retd) Achieving strategic, operational and tactical surprise, India occupied the operationally important heights of…

Swarnim Vijay Flame reaches Siachen Glacier to commemorate 50 years of victory

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir)[India], August 3 (ANI): The Swarnim Vijay Flame on Tuesday reached the frozen frontier of Siachen Glacier to commemorate 50 years of Indian Armed Forces victory over…

Kargil: A Matter of Honour

Kargil: A Matter of Honour Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) They say it was the Bakarwal  goat herders who first saw Pakistani intruders on the heights of Kargil. Mostly Muslim goatherders, Bakarwals have,…

Future Indian Forces With Indigenous Character

Future Indian Forces With Indigenous Character Lt Gen KJ Singh (Retd) PM’s Modi's statement at Kevadia, while addressing Combined Commanders conference has generated considerable interest, in strategic circles. The address…

Ordnance Factory Board to be converted into 7 govt-owned corporate entities: Sources

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): In a long-awaited and major reform in defence manufacturing, the Cabinet on Wednesday decided to convert the Ordnance Factory Board, currently a subordinate office…