Friday, May 29, 2020
Image: Squadron Patch of the resurrected No.18 Flying Bullets Squadron On May 27, 2020, the  No.18 squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF) also known as the 'Flying Bullets' will be resurrected at Sulur airbase in Tamil Nadu as the...
Whichever way one looks at it, May 2020 appears to be a prelude to a 21st century Chinese invasion of India. To my weary eyes, the situation seems akin to what Nehru and his ‘courtier soldiers’ faced and experienced,...
Just yesterday, i.e May 21, 2020, the INS Sunayna (P-57), a 2000-tonne, indigenous offshore patrol vessel (OPV) which had been dispatched for anti-piracy operations and mission-based deployment to the Gulf of Aden, returned to its homeport of Kochi after...
In an all too familiar state of affairs, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had upped the ante along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh prior to Xi Jinping's October 2019 visit to India. It has been observed...
Fate rarely calls upon a government to deliver a fiscal stimulus at a time of its choosing. And so, the Modi Government finds itself in a bit of a fix with the need to stave off mass bankruptcies and...
Over the past few years, India has been looking to change course from being one of the world's largest importers of military equipment to achieving strategic independence through local manufacturing and procurement. One of the flagship projects being progressed...
  New Delhi-based Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), a part of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has decided to join hands with Tata Sons for the manufacture of a Rapid Test Kit for diagnosis of...
As part of the Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstration (RLV-TD) program,  the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has been developing various technologies that will serve as building blocks for a future Two-stage-to-orbit (TSTO) reusable launch vehicle. These technologies are...
    China’s military introduced reforms to the operations of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) following the “most comprehensive restructuring of forces in its history” with the aim of improving its ability to conduct joint operations in an effective manner. Its...
In March 2020, India and Armenia signed a deal for the sale of four Swathi weapon locating radar (WLR) stations. This deal, worth $40 million was the first of its kind with Armenia, and stands out because vendors from...

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