Monday, July 26, 2021
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...
Editor's note: In late 2011, our Editor-in-Chief Saurav Jha, & Publisher Devapriya Roy were invited to visit the under construction Rohtang Tunnel Project, now called the Atal Tunnel, by the Border Roads Organization & the Indian Army. This is...
Speaking at this morning's opening session of the 3rd Defence-Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) meet being held at the Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi,  India's Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat stressed the need for a synergistic 'integration' of...
During the ongoing face-off between Indian Army (IA) and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF) in various sectors of the Ladakh-Tibet Theatre, late last night on 15-16 June 2020, a Commanding Officer of an IA INFANTRY Battalion...
In 2003, the then United States (US) Secretary of State, Colin Powell, called man portable air defence systems (MANPADS) ‘the most serious threat to aviation’. Even though the 2002 Mombasa Incident may have been the immediate reason for 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...
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...
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...
  Lt. General Raj Shukla assumed command of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC) at the department headquarters in Shimla. He took over the reins from Lt. Gen. Thimayya who headed ARTRAC November 1, 2018, to April 30, 2020. Present Army...
On March 12, 2018, the Indian Army (IA) rescued several civilians stranded at the Se La Pass on account of heavy snowfall from a situation which had seemed hopeless to those stuck there. While initial reports cursorily mentioned that...

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