About: Ballistic missiles A ballistic missile is a missile with a high, arching trajectory (path in the form of an arc), which is initially powered and guided, but falls under gravity on to its target.Thus these weapons are not guided for the entire duration of their flight and most of the flight is unpowered.These weapons are in a distinct category … Continue reading About: Ballistic missiles
Headline : Explained: The new debate on defence funding Details : In News The Union Cabinet has amended the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission (FC) to widen their scope. Through the change, the government has requested the FC to look into the possibility of a separate mechanism for the funding of defence … Continue reading Explained: The new debate on defence funding
Headline : Indian Army gets first batch of Dhanush artillery guns Details : The News In a major boost to its fire power, the indigenously produced long-range artillery gun, Dhanush was inducted into the Indian Army. In focus: Dhanush Introduction Dhanush is the first indigenously produced long-range artillery gun. It has been developed by the … Continue reading Indian Army gets first batch of Dhanush artillery guns
Air to air refuelling It is also known as Aerial refuelling, air refuelling, in-flight refuelling and tanking. It is the process of transferring aviation fuel from one military aircraft to another during flight. During air-to-air refuelling, both aircraft must maintain accurate flying parameters. The two main refuelling systems are: Probe-and-drogue: It requires exceptional flying skills as … Continue reading Everything about Aerial Refueling
What is Cyberwar? Cyberwar is a form of war which takes places on computers and the Internet, through electronic means rather than physical ones. With an increasing global reliance on technology for everything from managing national electrical grids to ordering supplies for troops, cyberwar is a method of attack which many nations are vulnerable to. … Continue reading Everything about Cyberwar?
The nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty came into force in 1970, following widespread international concern about the risk of nuclear weapons proliferation and the spiraling nuclear weapon stocks of those states that had developed them. The NPT is a multilateral treaty aimed at limiting the spread of nuclear weapons including three elements: (1) non-proliferation, (2) disarmament, and … Continue reading About the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT):