Defence Update Blog

China losing patience with Pak over Azhar?

Even as China on Tuesday once again blocked a proposal by the United States to designate Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, there is a visible discomfort now in Beijing on repeatedly...

Rejecting the LCA Naval Fighter Jet – Don’t blame the Indian Navy

Rejecting the LCA Naval Fighter Jet – Don’t blame the Indian Navy

The peremptory rejection of the shipborne variant of Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) by the Indian Navy (IN) seems to have surprised most navy-watching analysts. Their confusion has been compounded by the near-simultaneous issuance...