• 22 February, 2024
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Conceptualizing A Conventional Missile Force

Nuclear Deterrent Dynamics  “The sole purpose of India’s nuclear deterrence is to deter adversaries use or threat of use of nuclear weapons”                        Dr Manpreet Sethi   Indian nuclear deterrence…

By Maj Gen Roopesh Mehta, SM,VSM

Threat Of Chinese Rocket Force And The Indian Options

The recently leaked U.S. intelligence documents have an aspect that is overlooked by many — the People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF). The leaked top-secret documents reveal a report by…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

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)

IAF’s ‘VAJRAYUDHA’ : THE ‘ASTRA’ AIR TO AIR MISSILE

“Vajrayudha, also known as Vajra, is Lord Indra’s personal weapon that shoots thunderbolts. The word’s literal meaning is lightning.” A testimony to India’s self-reliance in the Defence Sector and progress…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

MoD signs over Rs 2,900 crore contract with BDL for procurement of ASTRA Mk I Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile System

In a major boost to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Ministry of Defence, on May 31, 2022, signed a contract with Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) for…

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)

India intends to operate S-400 missile system to defend against threats from Pak, China: Pentagon

Washington, May 18 (PTI) By June 2022, India intends to deploy the S-400 missile defence system that it has received from Russia to defend itself against threat from Pakistan and…

One killed, 18 wounded in missile strike on Ukraine’s Kharkiv region – governor

KYIV (Reuters) - One person was killed and 18 wounded when a Russian missile hit one of the central districts of Ukraine's northeastern Kharkiv region on Saturday, the regional governor…

Russian missiles strike several Ukrainian cities – local officials

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) -Russian missiles hit two cities in central Ukraine early on Saturday, damaging infrastructure and residential buildings, the head of the Poltava region said. "Poltava. A missile struck…

Army variant of Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile system completes development trials

Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) Army weapon system has once again proved its effectiveness as two missiles, during the flight tests, achieved direct hits against high speed aerial targets at…

Drones In The Russia-Ukraine War

The world is now familiar with the purported video grab and statement issued by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, claiming the destruction of a Ukrainian Ground Force…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Kim says N.Korea will keep developing ‘formidable striking capabilities’ – KCNA

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) -North Korea will continue to develop "formidable striking capabilities" that cannot be bartered or sold for anything, leader Kim Jong Un said, according to state…