Thursday, July 9, 2020

Chi-Pak’s GB Googly – deft move by Xi

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When Americans coined “Af-Pak”, both territories being overseen by US CENTCOM, perhaps there was also the déjà vu of the boundaries changing between the two unofficially or officially. Given those parameters, it would be...

Airborne and Special Forces: Reassessing Role, Tasks and Organisations

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The necessity for Special Forces (SF) is not in question. As I have myself written, in the context of Special Operations Forces, elsewhere “these forces can meet unorthodox security needs that conventional military organisations...

Pathankot Air Base Terror Attack: Pakistan again Betrays India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, NSA Ajit Doval, the Chiefs of Army and Air Force, NSG and BSF visited Pathankot Airbase in PunjabEven though India has not directly named Pakistan responsible for the Pathankot Air...

Did the Pathankot operation take too long?

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The Union Minister for Defence Manohar Parrikar addressing a press conference, at Pathankot airbase, Punjab on January 05, 2016. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and the Chief of...

A Soldier with Two Wives

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Brigade HQ in TawangLakshman Singh, a slim young captain had two wives when, in May 1962, he was told to join the ill-fated 7 Infantry Brigade on the Namkha chu (river) of the then...

BAE Systems Down-Selects Mahindra for proposed Ultra Lightweight Howitzer Assembly, Integration and Test

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Demonstrating its commitment to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to ‘Make in India’, BAE Systems has down-selected Mahindra as its business partner for the proposed in-country Assembly, Integration & Test (AIT) facility for the...

China unmasks its Connivance in Pakistan’s State-Sponsored Terrorism

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China once again unmasks its connivance in Pakistan’s state-sponsored terrorism when last month it vetoed in the United Nations a resolution supported by all other Security Council and other members designating JEM Chief Azhar...

New contract for 48 Russian Mi-17V-5 Helicopters for India expected to close soon

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Mi-17V-5Rostec State Corporation expects to close a new contract for 48 units of Mi-17V-5 helicopters for the Indian Armed Forces soon. A commercial proposal has been presented to the Indian side earlier this February...

Beyond the Indo-Pak FS level Talks

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Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar with his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz ChaudhryFinally the Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan met on 26-April-2016 on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia, Istanbul process being hosted by...

India’s National Security: Rhetoric needs to be matched by Action

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The annual budget will be presented at the end of February and the manner in which India allocates fiscal resources for its military and related national security will come under brief scrutiny, even as...