Friday, January 22, 2021
    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...
Earlier today, at around 0830 hrs, India's Strategic Forces Command (SFC) carried out a user training exercise for the  nuclear capable Agni-1 short range ballistic missile (SRBM) developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO). As part of...
On December 16, 2019, the Government Of India announced the appointment of Lt Gen Manoj  Mukund Naravane, incumbent Vice Chief Of Army Staff (VCOAS) as the next and 28th Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Indian Army, upon the superannuation...
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...
  Early 2017 witnessed a slew of video messages from Indian Army soldiers, Border Security Force troopers and Central Reserve Police Force personnel expressing grievances at service conditions, food, etc. In no time these videos went viral, and snowballed into a controversy...
  It is that time of the year again, when India in general and New Delhi in particular gears up for a month-long celebration for Republic Day, commencing with the Army Day Parade and various events around it. Included in...
Except perhaps for some Prithvi short range ballistic missile (SRBM) units, India’s pool of ballistic missiles (BMs) are essentially meant for strategic strike purposes.  With China’s People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) fielding a sizeable inventory of conventionally armed...
According to Indian media reports, Indian and Chinese troops clashed in early May 2020 at two different sections of the Line of Actual Control (LAC), near Pangong Tso in Ladakh and the Naku La mountain pass in Sikkim resulting...
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...
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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