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Amid China Concerns, India Boosts Defense Budget
Feb 05, 2021

Amid China Concerns, India Boosts Defense Budget

The budget growth, clearly aimed at countering the challenge along the Sino-Indian border, is still marginal.

Australian Defense Minister’s India Trip: A Sign of Growing Defense Ties
Jun 29, 2022

Australian Defense Minister’s India Trip: A Sign of Growing Defense Ties

Canberra and New Delhi need to streamline their defense and security agenda on an accelerated pace in the face of pressure on both from Beijing.

Can India’s Defense Industry Make It on the Export Market?
Mar 10, 2022

Can India’s Defense Industry Make It on the Export Market?

A recent sale to the Philippines is a major win, but India faces obstacles to its big ambitions.

France in the Indo-Pacific: French, Indian Defense Ministers Meet for 3rd Annual Dialogue
Dec 24, 2021

France in the Indo-Pacific: French, Indian Defense Ministers Meet for 3rd Annual Dialogue

France has continued to remain one of India’s trusted strategic partners, with cooperation extending across many issues.

India-Japan defense ties to get a boost With Modi-Abe virtual summit
Aug 21, 2020

India-Japan defense ties to get a boost With Modi-Abe virtual summit

Despite some disappointments on both sides, the India-Japan relationship looks set to further deepen in the face of an aggressive China.

India’s big defense acquisition challenge
Dec 24, 2018

India’s big defense acquisition challenge

Occasional concerns about corrupt defense deals are merely the symptoms of broader structural issues that need to be addressed.

India’s new defense budget: Another year, another disappointment?
Feb 07, 2020

India’s new defense budget: Another year, another disappointment?

The new numbers highlight New Delhi’s continued challenge of investing in its much-needed military modernization.

India’s Russia Defense Gambit
Jan 11, 2024

India’s Russia Defense Gambit

The uncertainty and possible further disruptions in the defense supply chain out of Russia could accelerate India’s diversification and indigenization efforts.

Modi-Putin summit: What’s on the agenda for India-Russia defense ties?
Oct 04, 2018

Modi-Putin summit: What’s on the agenda for India-Russia defense ties?

The expected meeting has seen a focus on what both sides could agree to on the defense side.

Modi’s France Visit Strengthens Defense Cooperation
Aug 03, 2023

Modi’s France Visit Strengthens Defense Cooperation

New Delhi has ambitious plans to bolster its armed forces with French procurements, but it is unclear how these deals are to be delivered

Sino-Indian Border Infrastructure in the Indian Defense Ministry’s Year End Review
Jan 11, 2024

Sino-Indian Border Infrastructure in the Indian Defense Ministry’s Year End Review

Given the state of bilateral relations between India and China, New Delhi is doubling down on its efforts regarding strategic border infrastructure.

Strengthening Europe's defense amidst Russian invasion and rise of Trump
Mar 22, 2024

Strengthening Europe's defense amidst Russian invasion and rise of Trump

The EU is now taking a multi-pronged approach to strengthen its defence capabilities in the midst of  Russian invasion of Ukraine and rise of Trump i

The China-India Defense Dialogue
Apr 20, 2015

The China-India Defense Dialogue

China is touting its vision of linking two Indian projects (Mausam and Spice Route) with its One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative. China's main goal is to coordinate regional policy so that each country's economic development plan becomes part of a larger regional vision.

US Defense Secretary Austin’s visit to India: A sign of closer India-US security ties
Mar 18, 2021

US Defense Secretary Austin’s visit to India: A sign of closer India-US security ties

Austin is set to land in India on Friday, for a visit that aims to deepen defense cooperation between the United States and India.

#अग्निपथ: एक नई, क्रांतिकारी और साहसिक रक्षा भर्ती योजना!
Jun 24, 2022

#अग्निपथ: एक नई, क्रांतिकारी और साहसिक रक्षा भर्ती योजना!

अग्निपथ योजना को रक्षा बजट का बोझ कम करने और देश को उभरते �

A check over of the U.S.’s much anticipated National Security Strategy
Oct 31, 2022

A check over of the U.S.’s much anticipated National Security Strategy

The release of the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review and the Missile Defense Review reinforces the central message of the Biden administration’s National Security Strategy, which focuses on the current decade as being a ‘decisive’ one

A Conceptual Relook at the Indian Army’s Terminal Air Defence
Dec 22, 2022

A Conceptual Relook at the Indian Army’s Terminal Air Defence

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has underlined the emerging realities of states’ air defence needs, including those for medium- and long-range air defence missile systems. The most important facet in the domain of air defence relates to terminal air defence—or the defence of a single object or a limited area like a ship, building or an airfield, now usually against air attacks and guided missiles. This report underscores the need for India to

A look at the expanded ambit of the Washington-Manila MDT
May 13, 2023

A look at the expanded ambit of the Washington-Manila MDT

The further strengthening of ties between the US and the Philippines is indicative of the breadth and scope of maritime security arrangements in the r

A new nuclear non-proliferation initiative? The American Hypocrisy and Pakistan
Mar 17, 2004

A new nuclear non-proliferation initiative? The American Hypocrisy and Pakistan

In February 2004, President George Bush outlined his new nuclear non-proliferation approach, in his ¿seven points¿ speech at the National Defense University. It include the setting up of proliferation security initiative which will control and monitor not only shipments and nuclear transfer of material/technology but also will be empowered to take direct action against the violators of the law.

A Second Quad in the Making in the Middle East?
Jun 01, 2023

A Second Quad in the Making in the Middle East?

Both the U.S. and India are exploring additional combinations of partnerships in the Middle East.

An Indo-German realignment with submarines in the mix
Jun 13, 2023

An Indo-German realignment with submarines in the mix

This shift in Germany’s strategic posture aligns well with India’s willingness to play a larger global role.

Arab Spring has helped India, Turkey to promote their models in West Asia
Apr 25, 2013

Arab Spring has helped India, Turkey to promote their models in West Asia

The 'Arab Spring' has given an opportunity to India to present itself as a model to other countries, feels Prof Gawdat Bhagat of the Near-East and South Asia Centre for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, Washington DC.

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills
Jan 18, 2024

Assessing South Korea's nuclear dilemma amid Pyongyang’s live-drills

The continuous threat from Pyongyang is pushing Seoul towards developing its indigenous nuclear defense

Australia-India 2+2 Dialogue: Converging Interests
Sep 23, 2021

Australia-India 2+2 Dialogue: Converging Interests

New Delhi and Canberra have had to bear the brunt of increasingly belligerent Chinese behavior in the Indo-Pacific, pushing their bilateral relationship to new heights.

Beyond the Quad: Booming Security Cooperation Efforts in the Indo-Pacific
Jan 16, 2023

Beyond the Quad: Booming Security Cooperation Efforts in the Indo-Pacific

New defense and security cooperation efforts are springing up across the Indo-Pacific, between some Quad members and those outside the grouping.

Biden’s election will bring continuity for India’s military
Nov 10, 2020

Biden’s election will bring continuity for India’s military

U.S. defense cooperation with India is one thing Democratic and Republican administrations agree on.

Can Germany Help India Overcome Its Submarine Troubles?
Jun 20, 2023

Can Germany Help India Overcome Its Submarine Troubles?

A new submarine deal could bring back Germany as a major player in the Indian defense sector.

China isn’t hearing Asia’s fears about its military buildup
Mar 12, 2019

China isn’t hearing Asia’s fears about its military buildup

The response to the country’s new defense budget suggests that Beijing continues to be tone deaf to regional anxieties.

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 38 | China, India pledge to enhance mutual trust, safe-guard border peace
Nov 16, 2016

China Weekly Report | Volume VI; Issue 38 | China, India pledge to enhance mutual trust, safe-guard border peace

Senior defense officials from China and India vowed to enhance the strategic mutual trust and pragmatic cooperation and other weekly roundups from China

Civil-military fusion for Atmanirbhar Bharat
Dec 31, 2023

Civil-military fusion for Atmanirbhar Bharat

Given India’s history and ethos, India must forge its own unique structures to achieve jointness and integration and civil-military fusion in the br

Erdogan wants the world stage, from the Kurds to Kashmir
Oct 11, 2019

Erdogan wants the world stage, from the Kurds to Kashmir

For him, Turkey is the Islamic power awaiting its due, and while it does not have the oil dollars backing its fragile economy, it is still working hard to create its own narratives and influence zones across the region.

Evolving contours of Delhi-Manila ties
Jun 28, 2023

Evolving contours of Delhi-Manila ties

In a region that is increasingly defined by cooperation based on like-mindedness, shared interests, and common concerns, the Philippines-India ties ar

Extremism in Pak Army poses grave threat to world
Aug 13, 2010

Extremism in Pak Army poses grave threat to world

The US Quadrennial Defense Review panel's recent (July 29, 2010) report to the US Congress had a very telling remark about Pakistan Army and its intelligence agencies which raises a whole new spectre of violence the world is likely to confront in the years ahead.

Facing an aggressive China: The US may be inching towards Asian alliance
Nov 08, 2017

Facing an aggressive China: The US may be inching towards Asian alliance

The United States, Japan, India, Australia – may emerge as guarantors of free trade and defense cooperation to check China

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda
Feb 04, 2023

iCET: Strengthening the India-US Tech Agenda

The U.S.-India strategic relationship looks to be set on firm footing, with both sides keen to materialize deeper collaboration across defense and critical and emerging technologies.

India and Australia defence relations: Towards a common vision of an open Indo-Pacific region?
Sep 21, 2019

India and Australia defence relations: Towards a common vision of an open Indo-Pacific region?

Despite differences that remain, there is clear evidence of growing strategic convergence by both countries in the security realm.