Monday, October 25, 2021
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,...
In an all too familiar state of affairs, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) had upped the ante along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh prior to Xi Jinping's October 2019 visit to India. It has been observed...
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...
  On 27 Jun 2020, it was reported by several news channels that a Chinese PLAAF Il-78 tanker aircraft had landed at Skardu. This was followed by unsubstantiated reports of up to 40 Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
With the end of the Abu Duhur offensive, and the Russian-Turkish de-escalation agreement sketched in Sochi, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is now prioritizing different targets. With Greater Idlib, the last major stronghold of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) severely reduced in...
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...

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