The variety of uses of small drones, and the guidance systems which direct them, can be very difficult to defend against, a reality inspiring the current Air Force effort to solicit new ideas on ways to destroy them. The Air Force recently released a Request for Information (RFI) to industry, asking for new innovations able to counter small enemy drones.
The United Kingdom maintains a fleet of four ballistic missile submarines with the ability to devastate even the largest of countries. This fleet came into being after its ally, the United States, canceled a key weapon system that would have been the cornerstone of London’s nuclear arsenal. Fifty years later, the UK’s missile submarine force is the sole custodian of the country’s nuclear weapons, providing a constant deterrent against nuclear attack.
U.S. Air Force Special Operators are slightly shifting tactical focus to prepare for major power warfare, raising interesting questions regarding the additional mission scope they will be picking up following fifteen years of counterinsurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Speaking exclusive to ANI, he added that terrorists from the neighbouring country also continue to target our security forces and civilians in crowded areas, expecting forces to react and cause more civilian casualties.
It is long part time to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay — President-elect Joe Biden can and should begin doing so upon taking office.
While U.S. defense firms produced innovations in defense and aerospace technology that underpinned the Pax Americana through the Cold War and beyond, times are changing.
The push to slash United States’ overseas bases is not going away anytime soon. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley recently remarked, “Large permanent U.S. bases overseas might be necessary for rotational forces to go into and out of, but permanently positioning U.S. forces I think needs a significant relook for the future.
Both the Irregular Warfare Annex to the National Defense Strategy and the Defense Department’s current directive define irregular warfare as a struggle to influence populations and affect legitimacy. They identify five core missions within irregular warfare: unconventional warfare, stabilization, foreign internal defense, counter-terrorism, and counter-insurgency.
Giving a big push to Make In India initiative, Indian Army has developed a 9mm Machine Pistol named “ASMI”. Here are 10 facts you need to know. 1. Indian Army displayed ASMI on occassion of Army Day at the Army’s Innovation Display Event on 15 Jan 2021. 2. India’s first […]
Major Bob Khathing was a decorated officer who fought the World War II. Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today announced that his government will set up a memorial for Major Bob Khathing, an Army officer who commanded a small team of soldiers to establish India’s administrative control in […]
NEW DELHI: The chief of defence staff and IAF chief visited eastern Ladakh on Monday to take stock of the operational situation and readiness in the high-altitude region, even as India handed over the Chinese soldier who had strayed across the Line of Actual Control to China in the morning. […]
India signed a $5.43 billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems (File) New Delhi: India has been pursuing an independent foreign policy based on national security interest which also applies to its defence acquisition and supplies, Ministry of External Affairs said Friday, after US warned New […]
TO THOSE WHO WRUNG IT BUT NEVER SUNG IT
This article is Courtesy Colonel Awadhesh Kumar, a veteran of 9 PARA (Special Forces)
Indian Army officer Col Vishal Ahlawat and his fellow have made their way into the Guinness World Records by covering the arduous 427-km long rugged and inhospitable terrains of Himalayas from Leh to Manali by paddling on their cycles by braving harsh climatic conditions of snowfall, extremely low oxygen and […]
A large body of evidence in China’s official military and party media indicates the nation’s senior civilian and uniformed leaders recognize significant shortcomings in the warfighting and command capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). However, most of this evidence is not translated into English for public consumption and is […]
Why does the United States get war wrong? Why does its use of force rarely achieve national security objectives? And how can this situation be remedied? The New Rules of War: Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder, by Dr. Sean McFate, takes on the mammoth task of addressing these […]
The Indian military is expected to be reorganised under five theatre commands by 2022 with defined areas of operation and a seamless command structure for synchronised operations. With the department of military affairs soon to have additional and joint secretaries after Cabinet clearance, the task of reorganisation of the three […]
Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Wednesday said the proposed creation of theatre commands to increase synergy among the three services would be a “deliberate and thoughtful” process and its fruition would take a “number of years”. He said “mid-course corrections” might be required along the way. His comments […]