S 400 ‘Triumf’ and India’s Air Defense

The current government is reviewing the National Air Defense Plan and is about to procure the Russian S 400 ‘Triumf’ anti-aircraft weapon system. Apart from this, India is also in the process of inducting a range of systems to defend the skies including an indigenous missile shield for protection against nuclear attack, an Israeli `Spyder’

On New Defense Procurement Policy

The new Defence Procurement Policy will focus on domestic defence industry and make the acquisition process speedier. The Policy will grant legal status to various defence agents which were given permission by DPP 2001. However, only a few had formally registered as there was lack of clarity on various rules and no scrutiny. The new

On India China Border Defence Cooperation Agreement

India and China share a 3,488 km disputed border along the chilling heights ranging from 12,000-17,000 feet. The fact is that the border has not been agreed on either on ground or on maps and the peace agreement of 1993 has named the border as Line of Actual Control which means military-held line which can