The PLA’s aggressive deployment in eastern Ladakh and its potential of quickly escalating into a full-blown conflict has seen the Indian army going in for fast track purchases to meet equipment shortfalls.
The 2020 standoff will not lead to an Indo-US military alliance but it will deepen the existing strategic partnership between the two countries.
Chinese troops have ingressed at four major points while Beijing has laid claim to the entire Galwan Valley.
Australia may join the tri-lateral Malabar-2020 naval exercise scheduled between India, Japan and the US later this year, a Quadrilateral of democracies.
The People's Liberation Army of China acted in a pre-meditated fashion to move into eastern Ladakh, violating multiple boundary agreements. New Delhi has limited military options to end the stalemate.
The prospect of Indian soldiers wearing Made in China gear alone should propel indigenisation efforts.
The study by army doctors has minutely studied the pattern of limb injuries sustained by its men over the last six years.
It is time clearly, the army turned to man’s best friend to hunt terrorists.
If weaponised viruses are indeed at work, then India’s biological warfare preparedness is sure to receive a boost.
Two critical defence ministry stakeholders, DRDO and OFB, have joined the war against Covid-19.