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India China Border Dispute Packets of Information to Continuous Spectrum China Factor: A Seven Decades Old Dispute Debated on Packets of Information In recent times - especially after the Galwan incident of 15 June 2020, Sino Indian border dispute is the most intensely debated topic in Indian media. The cont...

Longewala December 1971: If it Was Fought as a Unified Theatre Command Battle Longewala- an Opportunity Lost On 4 December 1971 when Indian forces were advancing into erstwhile East Pakistan, the Pakistanis decided to advance into Rajasthan along Axis Ramgarh – Jaisalmerand beyond. It was past midnight when sixty...

A Perspective on Kashmir Situation: Tunneled View and Wide-Angle Scan Setting the Panorama While India was in her biggest ‘festival mood’, the Home Minister was in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit to Rajouri and Baramulla. Since the announcement for this visit on 4th and 5th ...

Indigenization of Defence Production: India’s Journey from Vision to Outcomes The Changing Landscape of Defence Production in India In 2013 India was the top importer of arms. This dubious distinction stayed for the next five years- accounting for 12% of total global imports by all the countries...

Freebie Debate: and Kautilya’s Arthashastra The Genesis On 14 April 22 the BBC reported Sri Lankan Prime Minister telling the Army “Do whatever is necessary to restore order”. The Sri Lankan President Gaotabaya Rajapaksha had fled the country. Inflation reached 50% and most ess...

Book Published / Book Reviews 
India's Strategies for Information War & Cyber Deterrence The concept of Information Warfare (IW) is as old as warfare itself but has gained in significance in recent times where we look at non-contact battles between two adversaries. This concept involves the use of information and communication technologi...

VIF Briefs 
Optimising Defense Expenditure … there is no place for wasteful expenditure. Indigenization must be the preferred option so that defense expenditure generates employment, helps in earning foreign exchange and sharpens our technology as also learning curve ......

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