Mission Shakti: India’s ASAT test and its geopolitical implications

India-ASAT-March-2019

Viewer RatingIndia announced on 27th March, 2019 that it had successfully terminated a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite in space using an indigenously developed anti-satellite missile system. The test, code-named Mission Shakti, was fully successful and achieved all parameters and met desired objectives. An ASAT test requires an extremely high degree of precision and technological … Read more

Indian Air Force strikes terrorist camps in Balakot area of Pakistan

Indian Air Force

Viewer RatingThe Balakot air-strike in Pakistan occurred on 26th February 2019, when twelve Mirage 2000H jets of the Indian Air Force crossed the Line of Control in Kashmir to perform an air-strike on a terrorist training camp inside Pakistan. The airstrikes were a retaliation for an attack on its paramilitary forces in Pulwama, which took … Read more

Independence Day (India) – 15th August

Viewer RatingIndependence Day is annually celebrated on 15th August, as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15th August 1947. The UK Parliament passed the Indian Independence Act 1947 transferring legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly. India still retained King George VI as head of state until … Read more

A look at S-400 Triumf SAM

Viewer RatingThe S-400 Triumf air defence missile, which has been in service with the Russian forces since 2007, is considered to be the best in the world and is much more advanced than any western system. The missiles deployed with the S-400 Triumf are capable of travelling at a rate of 4.8 kilometres per second … Read more