Sunday, February 28, 2021
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...
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...
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...
    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...
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,...
The 'Nirbhay' ground launched cruise missile (GLCM), developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO's) Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bengaluru, was successfully tested earlier today from  the Integrated Test Range (ITR), in Chandipur, Odisha. This morning's test marked the...
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...
  This is the first of a three part series on China’s Air Defence System. The other two parts which can be accessed here and here, will focus on Technology Trends and Air Defence Capability in Tibet.   A very brief history The  First...
It is not unusual to see news of a Pakistani ballistic missile launch close on the heels of an Indian ballistic missile event. The launch of Agni 5 took place on 26 December last year followed by the launch...

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