March 5, 2021

INDIAN AEROSPACE DEFENCE NEWS

Empowering Strategic Minds Since 2012

AUTHOR’S DESK

THE PREMIUM SECTION SERVES AS A PLATFORM FOR SHARING RESEARCH FINDINGS AND OPINIONS OF IN-HOUSE/GUEST SCHOLARS WORKING ON DEFENCE-RELATED ISSUES. THE SECTION NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE VIEWS OF IADN. THE COPYRIGHT OF THE ARTICLES BELONGS TO THE IADN.

How Effective are the Tactical Nuclear Weapons of Pakistan?

How Effective are the Tactical Nuclear Weapons of Pakistan?

Shantanu K. BansalFebruary 25, 20216 min read

The Hatf-IX (Nasr) is supposed to be Pakistan’s primer TNW that has a range of about 60kms. It is reported that the missile has been extended to the range of 70 kms. While ignoring the complexities been involved in making and maintaining TNWs besides eminent threat of these weapons to be captured by some terrorist…

India-China Border Disengagement: India Lacks the ‘Art of Warfare’

India-China Border Disengagement: India Lacks the ‘Art of Warfare’

Shantanu K. BansalFebruary 13, 20215 min read

Peace is always a better option as to war, it’s all said and understood by the masses, the importance of peace is well realised but it should also be realised that confrontation also has it’s own merits if utilised properly. In a way confrontation can be used to establish long term peace and stability provided…

LCA Tejas MK1A gets CCS nod, what next?

LCA Tejas MK1A gets CCS nod, what next?

Ankit KumarJanuary 14, 20213 min read

The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi gave its nod for the much awaited Tejas MK1A program. The approved program is of worth around 6.56 billion USD. The press release from the government didn’t specify any more details on the cost breakup therefore the fly away cost…

Difference Between Conventional Warfare, Sub-Conventional Warfare and Hybrid Warfare

Difference Between Conventional Warfare, Sub-Conventional Warfare and Hybrid Warfare

Shantanu K. BansalJanuary 11, 20214 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal Time has changed so has the method of conducting operations in military realms. Today wars aren’t fought with missiles and tanks, it is much more. Today wars can be described in 3 broad terms which has been elaborated here. These terms are basically characterised by various U.S. Armed Forces War…

Embrace a War Against Bureaucracy, The Hidden Enemy of The Nation

Embrace a War Against Bureaucracy, The Hidden Enemy of The Nation

Shantanu K. BansalDecember 30, 202011 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal The problem of India is not its growing population but the inability to serve effective governance to the people which is increasingly becoming difficult because of incompetent and outmoded bureaucracy in power. The Civil Services of India has evolved as not the steel frame of India but the weakest pillar…

Tracing Some Real Examples of Bio-Warfare: From The Arthashtra to Present World

Tracing Some Real Examples of Bio-Warfare: From The Arthashtra to Present World

Shantanu K. BansalDecember 22, 202011 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal 400 BC: Scythian archers infected their arrows by dipping them in decomposing bodies or in blood mixed with manure. 300-200 BC: Kautilya’s Arthashtra talks about use of poison as part of war tactics, as prevalent to all puranic wars described in the Hindu scriptures of Ancient India. It also talks…

Next Generation Military Logistics

Next Generation Military Logistics

Shantanu K. BansalDecember 4, 20206 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal From 5th Generation Transporters to nuclear powered Cargo Fleet these technologies have the potential to change the concepts of military operations. Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Tanker Concept 5th Generation Transporter There has been great endeavor to develop fifth generation fighter aircrafts. The development of ‘low-observation technology’ has greatly affected the development…

Introducing Human Jet Suits Into The Special Forces

Introducing Human Jet Suits Into The Special Forces

Shantanu K. BansalNovember 22, 20203 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal Paratrooping is essentially a military endeavor but a step ahead many flying enthusiasts cum innovator have invented number of human jetpack machines which helps to realise the dream of the millenium of humans to fly solo in the air like a bird. This comes with inherent military utility. The Special…

The IADN Welcomes Scholars, Independent Analysts and Even First-Time Writers To Submit
Well-Researched Articles For Publication At IADN’s Author’s Desk Section

Aerospace (3) Air Force (30) Army (45) ASEAN (3) Atmanirbhar (6) Author's Desk (18) Bio-warfare (5) CBRN (3) China (19) Cyber (5) DRDO (13) EW (5) Governance (5) HAL (9) History (6) IAF (9) Indo-US (3) Industry (18) Intelligence agencies (5) Internal Security and Related Issues (19) International Relations (51) ISRO (4) LAC (8) Laser (3) Logistics (4) Make in India (7) MK1A (3) Myanmar (8) Myanmar Coup (3) Myanmar Protests (4) Navy (23) Nepal (2) Non-Contact Warfare (28) Nuclear (5) Paramilitary (3) Policy Issues (24) PSLV (2) Social Media (4) South China Sea (3) Space (8) Strategic Issues (61) Tatmadaw (3) Technology and Weapons (65) Tejas (5) Weapons and technology (13)

Spread the love