Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicJammu Air Force station

Topic: Jammu Air Force station

2 drones, 2 kinds of IEDs, separate strikes — How Jammu air force station attack was planned

It is believed that two attacks were planned for the same day. However, it is not yet clear where the two unmanned aerial aircraft originated from.

Design & materials of Jammu drone attack IEDs ‘point to Pakistan Ordnance factories’

Preliminary report on IEDs dropped by drones has confirmed that RDX was used, and that both devices were packed with about 1.5-2 kg of explosives.

IAF plans to buy 10 anti-drone systems from Indian vendors after Jammu air base attack

The systems are intended to ‘detect, track, identify, designate and neutralize’ hostile drones, and a Laser-DEW is essentially required as a ‘kill option’.

No US soldier was directly killed by ISIS drones. How they did it is a lesson for India

Jammu drone attack exposes a lacuna last seen in the Galwan clash – the lack of a joint assessment team.

Drones are low-cost, high-dividend threats. But India is still shooting in the dark

Never in history has a weapons system offered so much to terrorists at so low a cost.

TV news is droning about drones and all aflutter over Twitter

Experts on news channels spoke aggressively after drone attack on Jammu Air Force station, want India to ‘occupy 40 km of PoK’.

Nano, micro, small: The different drone types in India & if Jammu-like strike can be averted

A drone attack at Jammu Air Force station Sunday has put the spotlight back on unmanned aerial vehicles, and how they symbolise a new terror challenge for India.

Jammu drone attack shows the difficulty of separating Kashmir issue from geopolitics

Drone attack on Jammu Air Force station shows the limits of tactical moves such as the LoC ceasefire and relaxation of political tensions in J&K.

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Why countering ‘low-tech drone terror’ is going to be a big challenge for India

Experts say the drone attack on the IAF station in Jammu reflects a paradigm shift in terror tactics & India needs strong countermeasures to tackle this new threat.

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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