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Critical Requirement of VSHORADS - A User's Perspective

Abstract The ongoing procurement case of Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) weapon system for the three Services is currently in the news both in the print, as well as, the digital media. Understandably, the information content in both of t....

Review Essay: ‘Deadly Impasse: Indo-Pakistani Relations at the Dawn of a New Century’, Dr Sumit Ganguly

The terrorist attack at an army camp in Uri in mid-September 2016 was followed by several surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC) by the Special Forces of the Indian Army. Since then, India-Pakistan relations have deteriorated steadily and ....

Hatred and Subterfuge : Pakistan's Proxy War on India

Through my years as a senior commander in the Indian Army there was an annual feature which never escaped my attention. The yearly war game of my formation would invariably begin with a presentation by a new team each time on the psych....

Return of Elected Government In J & K : The Approach Must be Right

At best of times J&K remains unpredictable in most spheres, especially in the security realm. However, a reasonably stable political dispensation responsible for governance can make a world of a difference. If reports are right Governor Vohra offe....

Indian Army: State of War Readiness – A Contemporary Perspective

Overview of State of Readiness There has been much focus on capital procurements regarding artillery guns, fighter aircraft and submarines for fighting wars in the future. These are no doubt essential to ensure that the nation is ready to f....

VIF Viewpoint : Pakistan violates Line of Control, decapitation of Indian soldier

The latest incident across the Line of Control (LoC), and the killing and decapitation of an Indian soldier, highlights yet again the challenge that Pakistan poses to our security and diplomacy. Further, this act cannot be discounted as a local incid....

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