Defence Update Blog

Chopper timidity by China

When Mulayam Singh Yadav held one of his rare press conferences as defence minister in New Delhi he chided reporters for unleashing a barrage of Pakistan-related queries, but remaining silent on the “big one”....

Indian Navy looks to dominate Malacca Straits

Aiming to dominate the Indian Ocean and have maritime domain awareness, the Navy was last week tasked to patrol sea-shipping routes to the Malacca Straits, an important ‘choke-point’ south-east of the Andaman and Nicobar...