June 25, 2021

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OFB overhaul: Awakening the giant within

OFB overhaul: Awakening the giant within

Dr. Biplab RathJune 20, 20216 min read

The 246 years old Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), set up by the British in 1775, has been scrapped. It’s the end of a monolith, an ever-sleeping giant which never got…

COVID-19 Is Here To Stay: The World needs To Change Strategy To Fight It

COVID-19 Is Here To Stay: The World needs To Change Strategy To Fight It

Shantanu K. BansalJune 9, 20212 min read

Global herd immunity is unreachable. A dangerous new variant “could bring the world back to square one.” In other words, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from finished. “Rather than die…

One Year of India-China Face Off: Where We Stand?

One Year of India-China Face Off: Where We Stand?

Shantanu K. BansalJune 5, 20215 min read

One year after the Chinese aggression in Eastern Ladakh in May-June 2020, the ground situation is hardly encouraging. India lost its strategic advantage by vacating the Kailash Range. In the…

Israel’s operation against Hamas was the world’s first AI war: Israeli Media

Israel’s operation against Hamas was the world’s first AI war: Israeli Media

Shantanu K. BansalMay 30, 20216 min read

The IDF used artificial intelligence and supercomputing during the last conflict with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. Having relied heavily on machine learning, the Israeli military is calling Operation Guardian…

More than 100 Recommended Books by Indian Army

More than 100 Recommended Books by Indian Army

Shantanu K. BansalMay 25, 202123 min read

Edited by Shantanu K. BansalThe complete list is prepared by the Director General Military Training (DGMT), Indian Army. This list aims at providing officers with publications for reading relevant to…

Here’s how Israeli military used media to trick Hamas

Here’s how Israeli military used media to trick Hamas

Shantanu K. BansalMay 16, 20215 min read

Early Friday, just after midnight, the Israeli military put out an ominous statement to the media: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.” The terse…

Indonesia Built a Damn Tank Boat

Indonesia Built a Damn Tank Boat

Shantanu K. BansalMay 11, 20215 min read

Indonesia is developing a unique boat for so-called “brown water” warfare. The “tank boat” is designed to carry more than 50 troops—and the firepower of a tank. The tank boat…

Females are the Most Potent Spies as well as Suicide Bombers

Females are the Most Potent Spies as well as Suicide Bombers

Shantanu K. BansalMay 4, 20212 min read

“When we celebrate Women’s Day on March (8), we must not forget there is another breed of female, which though is a daughter, sister, mother, wife or any other relation…