Defence Update Blog

Why Siachen Glacier is Strategically Very Important

Siachen Glacier is highest battleground of the world, where Indian Army personnels are manned at an altitude of 21,000 ft from Mean Sea Level like Bana Post or Phalwan Post. The word “Siachen” in...

Most sections in China don’t want War with India

In a telling piece in the Chinese Global Times, senior sitting PLA officer Major General Qiao Liang has criticised hawks within the Chinese establishment who have been demanding military action against India after the...

Did India Ignore US-Made M777’s History of Failures?

Indian government awarded BAE systems a contract for 145 M777 howitzers last year despite a leaked Indian Army document claiming the artillery guns had failed to meet certain critical performance requirements during field evaluation...