Wednesday, December 19, 2018

During the early hours of October 17, 2016, Iraqi Security Forces supported by the US-led coalition launched a major offensive to liberate Nineveh province, including its city center Mosul, the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq. The operation was coded,...
September 2018 saw the launch of 'The Story Of The Jodhpur Lancers: 1885-1952', a historical account of the famous cavalry unit  – that liberated the town of Haifa in Israel, on 23 September 1918 – at a ceremony in...
Air defence (AD) Artillery made its advent in India in 1939 in the wake of the threat of Japanese invasion when a small number of Indian troops were initially trained to use 3-inch anti-aircraft (AA)  guns.  On 14 September 1940,...
K. Vijay Kumar (IPS retd), is a former Director General of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and was Chief of the Special Task Force that brought down the notorious sandalwood smuggler Veerappan in difficult jungle terrain during Operation...
       The Doklam standoff was a watershed moment in the history of Sino–Indian border tension, just like the Sumdorong Chu escalation by Gen K Sundarji in 1987.  Last year, India's abrupt disruption of Chinese road construction (extension) in Bhutan's Doklam...
  Stone pelting has become the weapon of choice for separatists in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). However, it must be noted that this tactic was actually first proposed for use in the Kashmir Valley (KV) by...
Electromagnetic pulse (EMP) is basically a short burst of electromagnetic energy. It can be generated by a variety of sources, both nuclear and non-nuclear. Non-nuclear EMP (NNEMP) has been the subject of substantial research & development (R&D) by the...
Late Sunday night, a ballistic missile (BM) hit a Saudi military camp located to the west of Al-Mazahimiyah, a town near Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Yemeni journalist Hussain Albukhaiti, who spoke to local sources, confirmed this to Delhi Defence Review. The...
My previous article on the performance of Chinese peacekeepers in South Sudan mentioned that two Chinese soldiers were killed during the four days of violence in Juba, prompting the rest of the Chinese troops to run away from their...
The prolonged standoff at Dolam, Bhutan between India and China has removed the facade of perpetual stability along their mutual frontier that certain quarters have sought to portray based on their unshakeable belief in the efficacy of various confidence...

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