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Pakistan’s New National Security Policy: A Decent Document but Away From The Ground Realities

Pakistan’s New National Security Policy: A Decent Document but Away From The Ground Realities

Shantanu K. BansalJanuary 21, 20227 min read

Article by Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal The article is based on Pakistan’s National Security Policy 2022-2026 Available for Media Release. The Process Of Planning Spans To 7 Years The Pakistan National Security Policy 2022-2026 is the country’s first security policy document. The public version of this document is meant to provide an insight into the…

5 Major Defence Reforms In Front of The New CDS And Way Forward

5 Major Defence Reforms In Front of The New CDS And Way Forward

Shantanu K. BansalDecember 19, 202111 min read

Article by Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal Under the able leadership of General Bipin Rawat, the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) India had finally kicked off the actual groundwork for creating four Integrated Theatre Commands which includes Maritime Theatre Command, Air Defence Command and two land-based commands for combating emerging threats besides various other initiatives…

Navy Day Spl: Operation Trident – 4th December 1971

Navy Day Spl: Operation Trident – 4th December 1971

Prateek SaxenaDecember 4, 20214 min read

4th December is celebrated as “Navy day” by the Indian Navy to mark the operational success of the attack on Karachi port in 1971, the Indo-Pak war. The Indian Naval Headquarters in Delhi along with Western Naval Command planned to attack the port of Karachi by forming a strike group for the mission code-named “Operation…

China Wants to Outpace U.S. By 2049 Says U.S. Department of Defence

China Wants to Outpace U.S. By 2049 Says U.S. Department of Defence

Shantanu K. BansalNovember 4, 20216 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal The article highlights key highlights from China Military Power Report, 2021. This report covers security and military developments involving the People’s Republic of China (PRC) until the end of 2020. It says, “the PRC has long viewed the United States as a competitor and has characterized its view of strategic…

Scalp missile- Rafale’s stealthy game changer

Scalp missile- Rafale’s stealthy game changer

Prateek SaxenaOctober 27, 20213 min read

The Scalp missile aka “the storm shadow missile” is a long-range cruise missile that is developed by a European defense company MBDA systems. Recently, the Indian Air Force released images of its newly inducted fighter aircraft Dassault Rafale carrying the new generation air to surface stealth cruise missile.The Scalp missile is considered a stealthy missile…

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