It is agreed that the military character of the Beating Retreat ceremony should not be compromised. However, a fusion of conventional military movements and traditional Indian instruments will only add to the stature of the ceremony and inculcate a sense of national ascendancy. To read full article, please subscribe.
General Bipin Rawat, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC Appointed as India’s First Chief of Defence Staff
General Bipin Rawat is India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), taking over immediately after his term is over as the Chief of Army Staff on 31 December 2019. Author: Team DSA To read full article, please subscribe.
Another Efficacious Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC is the next Indian Army Chief
eneral Naravane will be the third Chief of Army Staff from the famous Sikh Light Infantry, where he was commissioned in June 1980 in the 7th Battalion.
The coming decade promises to be a watershed decade for the defence services when the policy changes put in place ought to start fructifying and showing results. One would look forward to greater indigenisation and a technological leap in defence hardware enabling export of defence equipment. It will also be a very crucial and challenging decade as the armed forces would need to narrow the technological and capability gap with its northern neighbour. The armed forces would also need to review their doctrines and strategy to prepare themselves for warfare of the future with focus on space and cyber / information warfare domains.
The establishment of Defence Space Agency (DSA) was approved by thegovernment on 30 October 2018. DSA has been established as the triservices nodal agency that would perform all important functions of coordination of all defence related space activities. The DSA is the first step towards implementation of space programme for[Read More…]
Will CISF acquire drones for surveillance-in-depth in hostile territory? The CISF has not been mandated with offensive operations against LWE elements.However, CISF has been assigned to extend security to installations located in LWE affected areas, within its limits. Within the area of responsibility in these installations, effective on ground surveillance[Read More…]
India and Poland share similarities in their respective cultures, national heritages as well as strong democratic traditions. Ambassador of Poland, His Excellency Adam Burakowski, in an exclusive interview with DSA, sheds some more light on the historic relations with India and future growth prospects of both countries. Download PDF