Defence Analysis

With near-incident-free Test flights so far, the safety standards of Tejas can be compared to the best in the business. India’s own fighter aircraft has come off age. Time to cross the final hurdle and begin induction! Organisers of Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS-2016) should be thanking India for all the attention they are getting Continue Reading..






The aircraft will bring new levels of technology and would help India dominate the Indian Ocean region As India prepares to receive President Francois Hollande, the fifth French President to be honoured as the Chief Guest at India’s 67th Republic day parade, foremost in the minds of every Indian is the expectation that the Rafale Continue Reading..






India can be an anchor for stability and security in the Asia Pacific and Indian Ocean, US President Barrack Obama said in Sunday. In an interview, the US president said: “The United States looks forward to the work we can do together. We continue to expand our military exercises and maritime cooperation so that our Continue Reading..






New Delhi: Even as security has been beefed up following an intelligence input related to a possible ISIS strike during the Republic Day celebrations, a high alert was issued in the national capital on Sunday evening after a Hyundai Santro car bearing `Indian Army` sticker was stolen from the Lodhi Garden here. As per media reports, Continue Reading..






The Netaji files declassified by the Centre on his 119th birth anniversary offer no new surprise, neither do they shed light on his disappearance. But over the years the tantalizing mixture of evidence and myth has kept the mystery alive. We bring you nuggets from documents already in the public domain to show why many Continue Reading..






This is a game changing policy which will push India towards rapid indigenisation and on the path to self-reliance and global leadership in defence. While the key provisions of the policy were announced after repeated delays, the final outcome is indicative of the enormous efforts that more than justify the delays. Buy Indian The most Continue Reading..






BANGALORE: India’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas on Thursday scripted history by becoming the first Made in India fighter jet to fly at an international event, outside the country. At the 4th edition of Bahrain International Air Show (BIAS-2016) that began today at Sakhir air base, a Limited Series Production (LSP-4) variant of Tejas flew Continue Reading..






The Nuclear Threat Initiative’s 2016 index does not paint a reassuring picture of nuclear materials security in South Asia.   Just how well are India and Pakistan, South Asia’s two nuclear-armed rivals, taking care of their nuclear materials? The Nuclear Threat Initiative’s (NTI) 2016 Nuclear Security Index ranks 24 countries that possess “one kilogram or Continue Reading..






China’s recent acknowledgement that it is establishing its first overseas military base in the Indian Ocean rim nation of Djibouti, located on the Horn of Africa, represents a transformative moment in its quest for supremacy at sea. With Chinese submarines now making regular forays into India’s maritime backyard right under the nose of its Andaman Continue Reading..






NEW DELHI: India and Oman will hold a joint naval exercise in the Arabian sea this week, focusing on greater interoperability to counter maritime security challenges. The 10th edition of the exercise ‘Naseem Al-Bahr’ will take place from January 22 to January 27. It began first in 1993 and aims to increase interoperability among the two Continue Reading..