A Comptroller and Auditor General report has virtually castigated the multi-billion dollar Rafale combat aircraft deal for not providing enough benefits in terms of the offset stipulations. Four years after signing the deal, India has yet to benefit from the offsets that were due to be introduced into the defence[Read More…]
It was a sombre moment immediately after the Mumbai blasts in November 2008 when the idea of creating the Defence and Security Alert (DSA) magazine occurred. And it took almost a year to shape your most accepted magazine, DSA and the first edition was released in October 2009. It was[Read More…]
Our operational training philosophy has been revamped to train in a realistic scenario and the use of simulators for combat and weapon training has been enhanced.
The best thing that has emerged out of the clash and standoff with China over the last two months plus is that this has served as a rude shock and a harsh wake-up call for India, forcing it to completely re-examine and reassess its political, strategic and economic ties with[Read More…]
India must unmistakably display its resolve to resort to military action to safeguard its territorial integrity, if required. In addition, India must remain in the forefront to galvanise international opinion against the over bridled strategic ambitions of China. The latter’s “wolf-warrior diplomacy” needs to be effectively countered by the rest[Read More…]
India must garner all the wisdom of Chanakya to counter Chinese deception plans. China has to be shown that two can play the strategic game; if ancient China had “iGo”- commonly known as “Go” – which has an objective of surrounding a larger total area on the game-board, ancient India[Read More…]
India has received a timely wake up call. Not only has our country’s integrity been threatened but also our core values. As a nation we need to address this as one–putting aside petty politics and concentrate on strengthening all institutions of nation building. We Can. We Will.
The number of incursions by the PLA across the LAC surpassed by a wide margin those in the previous years. The bonhomie that emerged during the Wuhan (April 2018) and Mahabalipuram (October 2019) meetings between President Xi Jinping of China and Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have been just[Read More…]
The loftily named Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination on India-China Border Affairs has met four times since the Chinese initiated Ladakh crisis on 19 April 2020. The respective Corps Commanders have met five times, and are likely to meet again; lower down the military chain, Division and Brigade Commanders[Read More…]
What an experience we have all had in the past four months! It has shaken everything from bottom to top and in all directions. No movement at all in such a shocking and scary way which no one had ever expected or even visualised. The Covid-19 Pandemic has toppled everything[Read More…]