India, US hold talks on joint development of military hardware

India and the US today held extensive talks on jointly developing various military hardware and transforming the defence engagement into an enduring partnership between the two countries. The talks, under the 7th Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI), were held amid strain in Indo-US ties…

Our ship build periods are longer than global averages Vice Admiral Girish Luthra

Vice-Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Naval Command, on the various challenges the Navy faces amid the evolving geo-strategic conditions in the region There are suggestions that the Navy should move out of Mumbai. What are your thoughts on this? Navy’s presence…

Invading the Soviet Union 1941 – Just Stupid? – Barbarossa without Hindsight

The German Invasion of the Soviet Union 1941 is often called “just stupid” by various people, although the operation clearly failed, the statement woefully ignores the knowledge of the time, since even the Allies assumed a German victory, which is not so “stupid” considering both…

India to Russia We can have joint 3rd country N projects

India and Russia can work together in third countries in various fields including nuclear energy and talks are presently in a preliminary stage, India’s Ambassador to Russia Pankaj Saran said here on Friday. India has signed an agreement with Bangladesh for civil nuclear cooperation, under…

From Cyber Warfare To Anti Satellite Weapons, India Has All Capabilities Defence Research Chief

India’s defence research chief Dr S Christopher has explained the various stages of development of the country’s array of sophisticated weapons and where they stand currently. India already has anti-satellite capability. However, Dr Christopher says any ballistic missile that flies for a 1,000-plus km height…

China’s indigenous aircraft carrier ready for trials in record time

Various Chinese state-run media agencies have reported that the country’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier could soon commence sea trials, marking impressive progress for a ship that was launched less than a year ago at the Dalian Shipyard. Work on the Chinese vessel, referred to…

NATO Artillery In Germany • Exercise Dynamic Front 18

France, United Kingdom, Germany, and United States artillery units fire various artillery systems during Exercise Dynamic Front 18 at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany in March 2018. Dynamic Front is an annual exercise focused on the interoperability of U.S. Army, joint service and allied nation artillery…

Portugal Hosts International Air Exercise • Real Thaw 2018

Various footage from the Portuguese led air exercise Real Thaw 2018 which took place early in February, 2018. The exercise featured 35 aircraft and 1,500 personnel from the Portuguese Air Force, Army and Navy as well as military forces from Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Spain,…

Snipers Training – Shooting the Superb HK G28, XM2010, Sako TRG, M110 Sniper Rifles

Soldiers from various nations demonstrate their skills, distance firing, during the European Best Sniper Squad Competition at the 7th Army Training Command’s, Grafenwoehr training area, Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 2017. The European Best Sniper Squad Competition is an Army Europe competition challenging militaries from across Europe…