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Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday expressed hope that declassification of Netaji files will reveal the mystery behind the “face mapping” that shows that Netaji might have been present at the Indo-Pak peace talks in Tashkent in 1966, with erstwhile prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.“In a newspaper...
Mi-171ShRussian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) delivered a batch of five military transport Mi-171Sh helicopters to Bangladesh’s Ministry of Defence. In addition to regular cargo transportation operations and border security provision, the new Mi-171Sh will be used in UN humanitarian missions and in regions facing complex crime problems.Bangladesh...
NEW DELHI: India is finally getting set to launch an ambitious project to develop its own stealth combat drones or UCAVs (unmanned combat aerial vehicles), which will be capable of firing missiles and precision-guided munitions at enemy targets and then returning to home bases to re-arm for further missions.Sources...
Indian Navy plans to go green by setting up ocean thermal energy plant at Andaman & Nicobar IslandsNEW DELHI: The Navy plans to go green by setting up a mega ocean thermal energy plant to power its base in the ecologically sensitive Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The project -...
PC-21 over Canberra AustraliaThe Australian Defence Force competitively tendered for a new Pilot Training System under “Project Air 5428”, from which the PC-21 emerged as the winner after a thorough evaluation and contract negotiations. This package will harmonise training across all three services with the PC-21 providing a modern,...
Covert action capability is an indispensable tool for any State having external adversaries. Its purpose is not just collection of intelligence, but the protection of national interests and the safeguarding of national security through deniable actions of a political, economic, para-diplomatic or para-military nature. A State resorts to covert...
Simulated Imagery         Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE) a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is in the process of developing a futuristic battle tank called Future Main Battle Tank (FMBT) with the latest technologies that would trace an incoming missile from...
by Anjali OjhaNew Delhi: They are both of Russian origin and are made in India. Some time next year, a modified combat jet will test-fire a supersonic cruise missile in what will amount to a quantum leap in the firepower of the Indian Air Force (IAF).This will also make the...

A Soldier with Two Wives

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 North East Frontier Agency (NEFA); clouds had been gathering on the Indo-China border. Many officers and...
Concept of INS VISHAL by Directorate of Naval Design - Indian NavyRead IDN's Two earlier reports on the same topicAlthough the final decision is yet to be taken, reliable sources told India Strategic that the Navy and the country’s nuclear scientists have drawn sufficient experience from their success in installing...