July 30, 2016
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China to hurt economies of smaller ASEAN countries which are claimants in SCS   Indo-US cooperation may take a fresh into naval operations in Indian Ocean          China may impose ban on flying of foreign military aircraft in South China Sea          IS is keen to lure jobless youth from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan for recruitment into terrorism          The US to monitor Chinese submarine movement in Malacca Strait and Indian Ocean          Two Chinese state owned companies are suspected to have paid USD 5 million to Rajapaksa during election campaign          Iran warns Pakistan not to intervene in Yemen          Taliban to send 5000 recruits to Afghanistan this summer          Telangana wants to be India's next defence and aerospace hub          Sri Lanka may deny China further submarine access          The US may offer USD 4.5 billion arms package to India during Obama visit           ISIS is recruiting cadres from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia, mainly students from universities and software professionals          China may send 3 more submarines to Sri Lanka and Pakistan in near future          China may follow Russian model to annex Hong Kong as fully integrated with mainland          China warns India on South China Sea investment and offers partnership for energy exploration, India shuns its Asia Pacific policy          Pakistan may dump Taliban soon over a new outfit that is more loyal to Pakistani military          Nepal will go for a new treaty with India by end of November          India may reorient its foreign and strategic policy towards Central Asia soon          Manohar Parrikar may be next Defence Minister          Iraqi government asks India to deal with Sunni insurgents directly to free hostages          Western intelligence agencies could be behind attack on Indian mission and kidnapping of Indian aid worker in Herat, Afghanistan          Malaysian flight MH370 could be victim of high level intelligence operations          UPA Government is trying to appoint Vice Admiral Dhowan before May 15 as next Navy Chief to clear last moment small deals          Corruption in sub-standard wiring led to Sindhuratna mishap, Indian MoD officials could be involved          Sri Lanka to expand naval presence in Indian Ocean in near future          Nepal to give access to Chinese military for bilateral cooperation          CIA may have tried to trap Indian diplomat         Russia is closely monitoring Chinese ADIZ in East China Sea          Japan may deploy missile defence to counter China in East Sea          China may set up air defence identification zone in South China Sea by April 2014          US and EU may impose sanctions on Bangladesh if violence is not contained          India puts pressure on Sri Lanka to implement devolution of power and protect Tamil minorities interests           India's Mars mission gives Indo-US hi-tech ties a fresh momentum           India warns international community that Maldives will plunge into a civil war if it fails to handle the present crisis          To outsmart Chinese vision, India and Russia will implement a project to connect Asia-Europe strategic, energy and trade corridor in future          The US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, which is now seized by Indian authorities for carrying illegal weapons, is suspected to be supplying weapons to Somali pirates          US will thin down troops from Middle East and look for a more proactive role in Africa to fight terrorism           If US continues to maintain military offensive posture towards Syria, Russia may deploy anti-missile system in the Mediterranean Sea to send a strong message of its role          China to integrate ASEAN region by road, rail and sea to enhance sphere of influence by 2020                    Iran will enhance presence along Iran-Afghan border to keep close watch on Taliban activities            The US asks India, Pakistan and Afghanistan to form a joint regional mechanism to deal with Taliban in post-troop withdrawal period starting next year
   
COVER STORY
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Hunting paws

MAY-JUNE 2016: Imagine a next-generation attack helicopter platform so advanced that it can reach speeds more than 220 knots (407 km/h), flying as high as 10,000 feet (3 km) in 95° of heat.

The new generation military attack helicopters are poised for a greater role in the modern battlefield where piking targets are crucial for winning the game.

Americans are always ahead in choosing finest technologies for the military. The Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter is poised to realize this vision and to revolutionize next-generation military aviation.


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MILITARY

Force multipliers

MAY-JUNE 2016: With the responsibility of protecting and projecting power across more than 50 million square kilometers of ocean space within the Indian Oc

High accuracy

MAY-JUNE 2016: In a major boost to the Indian defence forces quest for an uninterrupted access to the satellite navigation capability to realize their stra

Controlled spy

MAY-JUNE 2016: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are an exciting field in the world of aviation, with new R&D and system discoveries. Over the next decade, UAVs

Waiting to ease

MARCH-APRIL 2016: India is seeking to create a credible military industrial complex which can meet technological needs of its armed forces but the road

Incomplete run

MARCH-APRIL 2016: Indian Air Force is not only bedevilled with its fighter strength, even the easily available cheap Basic Trainer Aircraft are facing supp

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ARMAMENT

Guarding shores

MAY-JUNE 2016: Protecting Indias vast coastline of around 7500 kms is not an easy task. The challenge assumes even more significance given the fact that an

Critical evaluation

MAY-JUNE 2016: A miss is as good as a mile. The Indian Air Force will probe the reasons for the failure of two of its precision guided munitions-the runway

Pointed delivery

MAY-JUNE 2016: In modern war, the role of precision guided munition is increasingly being optimized by the military commanders to avoid collateral damages

Urgent need

MARCH-APRIL 2016: Maritime surveillance capabilities of the Indian Navy would not be complete till the medium range maritime reconnaissance aircrafts a

Braving armor

MARCH-APRIL 2016: Conceived as an armored adjunct to the main battle tank for rapid manoeuvre warfare in the mechanized infantry mode the infantry comba

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STRATEGY

Digital war

MAY-JUNE 2016: Though some reports from western countries are trying to portray that ISIS is losing its foothold but the reality draws a completely differe

Deepening crisis

MAY-JUNE 2016: A series of events has jolted Chinas economy and rattled markets around the world. Early this year the Chinese stock market shed nearly a fi

Clear stand

MAY-JUNE 2016: As the churning in South China Sea gradually develops into a face to face rivalry between the big powers, India will soon have to take a c

Striking a balance

MARCH-APRIL 2016:Time changes everything. In diplomacy change comes more faster and unexpected than in any other segment of statecraft. Saudi Arabia and I

Pushing for control

MARCH-APRIL 2016: If materialized, the creation of large-scale militias could plunge the country back into civil war, undo achievements in establishing

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SPECIAL REPORT

Calculate to disrupt

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2016: Any military action requires political will. Does the Bharatiya Janta Party which leads the National Democratic Alliance government at the Centre have the political

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EXCLUSIVE

Virtual sanctuary

JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2016: The Islamic State is using Internet as prime source of reaching out to carders among South Asian origin people and find new recruits in the region who are net

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EDITORIAL

Geopolitical power play to upset present equation

The new equations which are emerging out of intense rivalry by global powers to redefine the current geopolitics in Asia can change the present order in the world as a whole.

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