Defence & Security

What is the Theatre Command system?
Defence & Security

What is the Theatre Command system?

The theatre command system is intended to bring better synergy between the three branches of the armed forces. Instead of separate commands for the army, navy, air force, a unified command will be set up to be led by a single commander. The military assets that are usually split under separate centres of command will […]

The next Chief of Defence Staff of India- Tasks & Challenges
Defence & Security, National

The next Chief of Defence Staff of India- Tasks & Challenges

The death of General Bipin Rawat has thrown the challenge of choosing the next Chief of Defence Staff to the government and the defence establishment. In the revamped military structure of the Indian Defence establishment, the post of CDS is of pivotal importance. Though there are no fixed rules, the government decides the next CDS […]

NGO files petition in SC to stop widening of roads that reach Indo-China border, instead tells army to airlift!
Defence & Security, National

NGO files petition in SC to stop widening of roads that reach Indo-China border, instead tells army to airlift!

Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of India and the founder of the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) Colin Gonsalves has filed a petition to stop the widening of roads that connect the Char Dham in Uttarakhand as it will cause adverse impact in the hilly region resulting from the felling of trees. The Char […]

US UK and Australia Submarine Deal (AUKUS): Its reflection on the Region and India
Analysis, Asia, Defence & Security, Featured, World

US UK and Australia Submarine Deal (AUKUS): Its reflection on the Region and India

New partnership will include deepened cooperation between the U.S., U.K. and Australia across emerging security areas such as cyber, artificial intelligence, quantum technology and undersea capabilities.
President Biden has made addressing competition and aggression from China a central focus of his foreign policy. For this they have sacrificed other policy goals and regions.
India is fighting terror, authoritarian regime in the neighbourhood, and has to up its cyber, artificial intelligence, quantum technology and undersea capabilities.
India is fighting to stop forced debt traps, forced droughts, fighting terror and standing with the world for justice. If India is not in AUKUS then who?

QUAD Navies participate MALABAR-21 Naval Exercise
Defence & Security

QUAD Navies participate MALABAR-21 Naval Exercise

Indian Navy is participating in the sea phase of Exercise Malabar 2021 from 26 – 29 August 2021 along with the US Navy (USN), Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) and the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Malabar series of maritime exercise commenced in 1992 as an IN-USN Exercise. In 2015, JMSDF joined Malabar as a […]

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Commences in Mombasa; Indian Naval Ship Talwar to take part
Defence & Security

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 Commences in Mombasa; Indian Naval Ship Talwar to take part

Exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21) is being conducted from 26 July 2021 to 06 August 2021 along the East Coast of Africa. The exercise is an annual maritime exercise conducted to promote national and regional maritime security in East Africa and the Western Indian Ocean. The exercise also focusses on East Africa’s coastal regions and […]

DRDO conducts successful flight test of Akash-NG Capable of intercepting high speed & agile aerial threats
Defence & Security

DRDO conducts successful flight test of Akash-NG Capable of intercepting high speed & agile aerial threats

Second successful flight test in three days Capable of intercepting high speed & agile aerial threats Force multiplier to defence capabilities of Indian Air Force Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight-test of New Generation Akash (Akash-NG) missile from Integrated Test Range, Chandipur off the coast of Odisha at 1145 hrs on […]

Beginning of a new arms race? China building silos in its north-western desert region to house ICBMs that can strike mainland USA
Defence & Security, Featured, World

Beginning of a new arms race? China building silos in its north-western desert region to house ICBMs that can strike mainland USA

A Washington Post report on Wednesday shows that China is building more than what was anticipated in the report. The Washington Post report showed large number of structures in the desert of China’s Gansu province, outside a small city called Yumen, that were identical to the ones housing missile silos at Jilantai mentioned in the US report. But while Jilantai has only 16 of each structure, the site near Yumen has nearly 145. Experts suspect that these silos are probably for China’s newest nuclear-armed missile, the DF-41.

Colonial Pipeline Hack: The Hegemony of Ransomware
Analysis, Defence & Security, Featured, North America

Colonial Pipeline Hack: The Hegemony of Ransomware

On May 7, 2021, Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system that originates in Houston, Texas, and carries gasoline and jet fuel mainly to the Southeastern United States, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that impacted computerized equipment managing the pipeline. In response, Colonial Pipeline Company halted all of the pipeline’s operations to contain the attack. The […]