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17 security personnel killed in deadliest Maoist ambush

Maoist attack in Sukma Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: Confirming the worst fears, bodies of 17 security personnel who had been declared missing after an encounter with Maoists on 21st March in the jungles of Minpa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh, have been recovered. All those killed were from District Reserve Guards — …

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India on alert as ‘China deploys dozen UUVs in IOR’

Indian Security Concerns Approx Read Time: 6 minutes  In News: China has deployed a fleet of underwater drones apart from hydrographic survey and oceanic research ships in the Indian Ocean. These Sea Wing gliders are a type of Uncrewed Underwater Vehicle (UUV) which can operate for months on end. India is keeping a watchful eye …

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Editorial Analysis: NPT at 50: Celebration or mid-life crisis?

Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT): Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) is often described by its supporters as the cornerstone of global nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. NPT is among the most widely-adhered-to global treaties. All countries except four (India, Israel and Pakistan that never joined, and North Korea that withdrew in …

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India inks Rs 900cr deal for 16,000 Israeli LMGs

Defense deals Approx Read Time: 5 minutes In News: India has signed a Rs 880 crore deal to acquire 16,479 Israeli light machine guns (LMGs) for its frontline troops deployed on the borders with China and Pakistan. News Summary: Defense deals India has now signed a Rs 880 crore deal to acquire 16,479 7.62×51 mm …

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Navy to get four more P-8I aircraft from May

Indian Navy (Strengthening) Approx Read Time: 5 minutes  In News: Indian Navy will start receiving four more P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft from May 2020. News Summary: Indian Navy will start receiving four more P-8I long-range maritime reconnaissance Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft from Boeing from this May. The process is expected to be completed …

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