May 19, 2022
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Clarity crunch
NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2015: The much talked French Rafale deal in which Indian Air Force is supposed to acquire 36 fighters from French manufacturer Dassault Aviation has run into rough
Outsourcing battle
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2015: Terror groups from West Asia and North African region are slowly making inroads into South Asia and Central Asian nations in a bid to consolidate their influence and get recruits to fight for their own brand of Islam after Arab fighters are showing diminishing strength.
Overcoming hurdles
JULY-AUGUST 2015: All future acquisition process for getting surface to air missiles for Indian armed forces may face new sets of hurdles after procedural formalities are not being met due to lack of intra departmental coordination involving MoD and other ministries.
Altering profile
MAY-JUNE 2015: The MMRCA deal, once touted as mother of all defence deals, is now being replaced with Rafale deal but the new deal may fuel a fresh round of competition between
Overcoming dues
MARCH-APRIL 2015: Although India and Russia are traditional friends and have a strong defence ties for decades, now both sides are feeling disenchantment over payment dues and Liquidity
Clumsy landing
JAN-FEB 2015: Indian Navy which is in look out for a credible multirole helicopter platform to perform its sea borne operations will have to wait for some more time as questions are being
Mitigating risk
DECEMBER 2014: Indian Ministry of Defence has cancelled the multi-billion dollar Mine Counter Measure Vessel (MCMV) deal in view of corruption charges and unsatisfied responses from
Holding back
NOVEMBER 2014: Most Indian private and foreign defence manufacturers are apprehensive that whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision about Make in India initiative in defence
Looming threat
OCTOBER 2014 : After the visit of Indian Prime Minister to US and subsequent talks about regional issues, India is now considering options to join US-led coalition to fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq as the situation is threatening peace in the whole region.
Setting a base
SEPTEMBER 2014: The Al Qaeda threat to India and attempt to unite Muslims in the subcontinent could be part of a grand design to revive Afghan theatre as the hub of terrorist activities to