Defence Update Blog

China-India competition can upgrade globalization

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee paid a four-day visit to China last week. His first destination was Guangzhou, the vanguard city of China’s reform and opening-up. His stop in Guangdong Province is believed to have...

India needs to cool its missile fever

On Monday, India successfully tested its long-range ballistic missile, Agni-IV, which can travel 4,000 kilometers and carry a nuclear warhead, in the wake of an earlier successful test-firing of Agni-V that has a range...

Is India Buying 200 F-16 Fighter Jets?

India’s Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar announced on Tuesday that the government is finalizing guidelines for a global bid to select a new Western single-engine fighter jet for the Indian Air Force. Speaking at a...