Category Archives: Strategic

ISRO’s Reusable Launch Vehicle : Explained

  A reusable launch system (RLS, or reusable launch vehicle, RLV) is a launch system which is capable of launching a payload into space more than once. This contrasts with…

The Importance Of Agni-V to India’s Security

    The fourth Agni-V test is scheduled to be conducted during the month of February 2016. This will be the second canister launch. Agni-V will be ready for induction…

Hydrogen Bomb, Nuclear Bomb & Atomic Bomb: Explained

  Nuclear Bomb is an umbrella term which is associated with a weapon which derives its destructive power from nuclear reactions. It can do this by either fission (fission bomb) or a…

Operation Cactus: When India flexes its muscles !!

      A group of Maldivians led by Abdullah Luthufi and assisted by armed mercenaries of a Tamil secessionist organisation from Sri Lanka, the People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil…

India-Japan Relations and Tokyo Declaration

  Author: V.K. Dadhich   Two countries, whose history and culture is interwoven since the ascent of civilizations, are now the cynosure of world politics. Increasing ‘friendship’ between the most prosperous…

Israel & India : Through the lens of history

  India and Israel established full diplomatic relations in 1992 and since then the bilateral relationship between the two countries has blossomed at the economic, military, agricultural and political levels….

India’s Ballistic Missile Defence System

  India successfully test-fired new interceptor missile capable of neutralising any incoming long-range missile at higher altitude. The interceptor, positioned at launch pad-IV of Integrated Test Range at Wheeler Island, about 100…

Sam Bahadur – The Indefatigable Field Marshal

  Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw remains one of the most enigmatic personas of our times. Popularly known as Sam Bahadur — a name purportedly uttered by a…

Acquiring US defence technology: Myth and Reality

  Author:  Lt. General (Retd) P.C. Katoch US technology and exports control areas were being looked at so that India has the same status as the closest allies of US, for…

The Mountain Strike Corps – An oxymoron in search of innovation

    India is experiencing increasingly complex challenges in and around itself. Besides adapting to the economic, social, political, geo-political and ecological changes, we need to create new responses to…