January 25, 2021

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Why India had a Shoddy Infrastructure at LAC and What has Changed Now?

Shantanu K. BansalOctober 17, 20203 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal India’s highest altitude all-weather permanent bridge, christened after ‘Lion of Ladakh’ Col Chewang Rinchen, built on Shyok river at 14,650 feet Until the mid-2000s, New Delhi refused to upgrade the poor condition of its military roads near the border with China, out of the apparent belief that such shoddy transport…

Unrestricted Warfare 2.0: Is India Ready?

Shantanu K. BansalOctober 17, 20205 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been deeply influenced by the means of carrying out ‘non-contact warfare’. The concept of unrestricted form of warfare is based on multipronged approach assimilating the legal warfare, economic warfare, financial warfare, psychological warfare, information warfare, propaganda warfare, public opinion warfare, diplomatic warfare, so on and so forth. China’s perception…

Why We Conduct ‘Night Trials’ of Strategic Missiles?

Shantanu K. BansalOctober 17, 20201 min read

Article by Shantanu K. Bansal What is exceptional about “Night Trials” of strategic missiles? Isn’t it as same as “Day Trials”? What is the difference between the two? Strategic missiles are generally considered as an all weather system however “night trials” are meant to test the operational readiness of missile crew during less-than-ideal conditions because…

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