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It's worth remembering that even as the Soviet Union collapsed, Pentagon’s 1989 report was still extolling its prowess. The talk of China’s ‘rising’ power is a Beijing product.
Stanford researcher writes why New Delhi in recent times has been left with an invidious all-or-nothing choice in the use of military force—either start a major war or abstain from action.
Every scene in 'Gunjan Saxena — The Kargil Girl' that was laced with gender bias evoked sympathy from my daughters, writes retired Army officer Captain Shikha Saxena.
Army is in process of procuring armour-piercing fin-stabilised discarding sabot ammunition fired by T-72, T-90 main battle tanks, additional Heron drones and mines, among other things.
Unprecedented emergency powers given to armed forces under the capital budget, for purchases of new equipment and systems, are likely to ease bottlenecks.
The defence ministry cleared the purchase of platforms and equipment to the tune of Rs 38,900 crore for the armed forces.
The Army earlier this month had come up with an updated list of 89 apps, saying they would be banned for use. The list included TikTok, WeChat, Zoom, and even Facebook.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also tells top commanders to ensure operational preparedness, so that ‘adversary’ can’t exploit current situation.
In the third and fourth stage of an epidemic, the scale of infected population overwhelms the resources. The armed forces can be a huge support to the govt.
The Army order, issued on 5 March, asked personnel to postpone non-essential mass gatherings such as festivals, welfare activities and public functions.