Officials have imposed a nighttime curfew in five townships in Myanmar’s war-ravaged western Rakhine state in response to a string of violent attacks
Apr 5, 2019
The Arakan Army (AA) has taken 11 Myanmar Army soldiers prisoner and seized their weapons following a weekend clash in Chin state’s Paletwa township
Mar 13, 2019
A deadly weekend assault by an ethnic armed group on a police outpost in western Myanmar’s violence-ridden Rakhine state left nine officers dead and two others injured
Mar 12, 2019
Indian Army Northern Command going in for spot purchase of weapons under the financial powers of the Army Commander to meet a cross LOC challenge
Jan 15, 2019
A Hot LOC can be envisaged but with focus on tactical rather than artillery and mortar fire assaults thus Section Leading Platoon Tactics and field craft will assume importance
Jan 12, 2019
Taliban militants killed several Afghan security forces in fresh attacks on several security checkpoints in Sar-e-Pul Province.
Jan 2, 2019
Afghan officials said, airplanes from Tajikistan killed six drug traffickers on Afghan side of border after clash killed two Tajik border guards.
Aug 28, 2018
With the Myanmar military pressuring all ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), non-signatory EAOs formed a loose military alliance
Jul 23, 2018
Murky security operation on Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan on March 5 brought attention briefly back to an area.
Mar 15, 2016
Armed conflict in Kachin and parts of Shan State is continuing, despite ongoing ceasefire talks .
Jun 24, 2015
Reports of heavy rocket artillery firing on eastern parts of city of Mariupol Ukraine.
Jan 25, 2015
With approval of CMC of China and President first Chinese peacekeeping infantry battalion held an oath-taking rally.
Dec 25, 2014
Negotiations on 123 Agreement during visit of Indian Foreign Secretary to the United States indicate resolution of differences between Washington and New Delhi .
May 1, 2008
Lead Theme - Importance of Acquisitions in enhancing defence preparedness and deficiencies due to delays highlighted by case study of 155 mm medium guns for the artillery, Scorpene submarine for the Navy and light helicopters for the Army.
May 1, 2008
Strategic Technology and Defence Capability
Networking the Force
Future wars will be very short and intense with flexibility and mobility of forces being the key. The winner would be the one who can concentrate his forces at the decisive point quicker than the opponent. To achieve this, the communication infrastructure needs to be survivable, robust and secure. Recent experience in Iraq , Afghanistan and Lebanon further underscores this point. Reliance on wireless communication networks would be tremendous and issues related to electromagnetic interference and compatibility would play a paramount role in the success during battle.
Apr 29, 2008
Muted election campaign with hectic back door political bargaining presages possible post election scenarios with Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML N) and Pakistan People"™s Party (PPP) emerging as powerful contenders in case of free and fair polls.
Apr 29, 2008
Sri Lanka continued to be on the brink of return to civil war after many years of fractious peace. There were a number of attacks on the security forces allegedly by the LTTE, though the LTTE claimed that these were by vigilant groups raised by the government itself, a specious argument. However there was some mature statesmanship on the part of the newly elected President Rajpaksa who though stated to be a hard boiled Sinhala nationalist categorically ruled out a return to war in the near future. This paid rich dividends as the Norwegian intermediary Eric Solheim succeeded in arriving at an agreement between the recalcitrant LTTE and the Sri Lankan government to continue talks at Geneva by end February
Apr 29, 2008