• 20 June, 2024
Foreign Affairs, Geopolitics & National Security

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The Battle of Balloon and Missing Stanislav Petrov

At the height of cold-war, on September 26, 1983, Soviet Lt. Col. Stanislav Petrov was on duty monitoring the early-warning system codenamed Oko, or Eye. Its function was to detect…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)