Sunday, January 17, 2021
India’s Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) aims to significantly increase its annual turnover in the years ahead from the current figure of around Rs 20,000 crore ($3 billion).  Moreover, OFB now seems to be relying on the success of its...
The recent uncontrolled reentry of China’s first space station module, Tiangong 1, once again brought to the fore the need for India to augment its limited space situational awareness (SSA) capabilities. While the United States (US) and China were...
Earlier today, the Indian Navy (IN) commissioned the third ship being built as part of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV  project by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata. The ship, designted INLCU L53, was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal...
  Barely 10 days into the East Ghouta offensive, the Tiger Forces and the Republican Guard have managed to penetrate deep into Jaish al-Islam’s (JAI's) logistic and communication line in the centre of the rebel-held bastion. The entire 12 km...
During his recent visit to India, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered to resume  negotiations with India for the development of his country's Farzad-B gas block, after being lukewarm to Indian offers to develop the same for quite some years now....
On June 26, 2020, The Indian Navy (IN) formally inducted the Maareech Advanced Torpedo Defense System (ATDS) into its surface fleet. Developed as a joint project by the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi & the Naval Science...
The Indian Navy's (IN's) Western Naval Command (WNC) has successfully concluded the maiden trials of the first Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) imported in April 2018, thereby providing the service with a new niche capability in the arena of...
Non-state actors in West Asia have already demonstrated the efficacy of swarming attacks by off-the-shelf drones on conventional military targets. Denied high-technology weapons and equipment, these non-state actors may have had no choice but to improvise in this manner. ...
The recent withdrawal of the move to import 114 'single-engine fighters' (SEF) by India's Ministry of Defence (MoD) opens a window of opportunity for the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), controlled by the Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO), to...
So I came across THIS 2015 news report, some days ago. A piece that I found 'very' interesting. The headline is catchy enough – ‘UN peacekeepers refused to help as aid workers were raped in South Sudan’. But it is the second...

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