Indian Defence Update Blog

India and Japan combine forces to counter China

Japan and India, Asia’s second and third largest economies respectively, are achieving closer strategic convergence, a development that could reshape Asia. Since 2014, the two countries have elevated their ties to a “special strategic...

India’s Soaring Space Ambitions

On February 15, 2017, the world watched in awe as the Indian Space Research Organization successfully blasted off a record-breaking 104 nano-satellites, along with a 714-kg satellite for earth observation, into orbit from a...

Dismantle Kashmir’s war economy

In 2004, a group of Pakistani journalists, who were allowed to travel to Kashmir, were quite taken aback, even embarrassed, when a top Hurriyat leader, whose own brother had been killed by ISI hitmen,...

Tejas Continues To Face Delivery Delays

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd or HAL continues to run well behind schedule in delivering India’s first indigenous jet fighter, Tejas Mark I. The government-controlled company was supposed to have delivered four Tejas Mark I aircraft...