Indian Defence Update Blog

Tejas exits Bengaluru, and move to IAF base in Sulur

In June, Made-in-India ‘Tejas’ combat jets will win their way from Bengaluru to their new and permanent nest – Air force station at Sulur near Coimbatore. The fighters, which had won much appreciation for...

Is the United States a ‘Reliable Partner’?

American recognition of India as a valuable “strategic partner” emerged only after India tested nuclear weapons and then successfully defied US economic and military sanctions, which ended with the 2005 India-US nuclear deal. The...

Centre plans connectivity push on China border

The ‘invasion’ of Chinese radio channels has made the Centre plan installation of optical fibre cables (OFC) in areas bordering China. The OFC push is expected to arm civilians and defence personnel with cellular...