Strategic Forces Command

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Name: Strategic Forces Command
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Para-special forces get two new battalions

NEW DELHI: The Army is slowly but surely expanding and modernising its clandestine warfare arm, with two more Para-Special Forces battalions now being raised in tune with its operational doctrine. Navy and IAF, too, are strengthening their Special Forces ... [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

India’s Nuclear Doctrine: A Covenant Sans Sword – Analysis

By IPCSBy Vijay ShankarHobbes underscored the need to establish an aura of awe and visible power in order that men do not degenerate to their natural anarchic passions. He said, “And covenants without the sword are but words and are of no strength to ... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Military may be good and ready but still a long way off

Fifteen years after the Indian army evicted Pakistani intruders from the heights of Kargil, an NDA government is back in power with promises to ensure that India is never surprised again. But it has a long way to go. The 1999 Kargil intrusions derailed ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Counter Pak Nuke Tactics

In Pakistan’s nuclear strategy, the primary task of its nuclear weapons is not to deter that of India’s, but to avoid an engagement with a superior military capability. Rawalpindi is aware of the risk of having to confront India as long as it pursues ... [Published New Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema assumes office as Commander in-Chief, Southern Naval Command

Kochi: Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema PVSM, AVSM, NM assumed command of Southern Naval Command as its Commander in-Chief at INS Garuda today. The Flag Officer prior to assuming the command laid wreath at the War Memorial to offer remembrances ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pakistan surges ahead of India in nuclear stockpile: Report

NEW DELHI: Pakistan's nuclear arsenal continues to surge ahead with 100-120 warheads as compared to India's 90-110. China has more than double that number with 250 warheads. The US and Russia, of course, are in a different league altogether with 7,000-8,000 ... [Published Times of India - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Lt-Gen Amit Sharma to head Strategic Forces Command

NEW DELHI: Lt-General Amit Sharma, an armoured corps officer, has been appointed the new chief of the tri-Service Strategic Forces Command (SFC), which is tasked with managing the country's nuclear arsenal and missiles.Created in January 2003, the SFC ... [Published Times of India - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The BJP and India’s No First-Use Policy

Krista Mahr reports on a new poll showing that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are on track to win India’s parliamentary elections: The latest NDTV poll suggests that the BJP and its allies are slated to pass the crucial 272 mark and ... [Published Eunomia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Agni-1 clears night trial

In its first night trial, the Agni-1 surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile was test-fired for its full 700-km range from the Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast on Friday. Part of regular user training The missile was picked up randomly ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 12 2014]

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"The raising of the first new Para-SF battalion will be completed by next year, while the second will be in place by 2017-2018" said an officer...
"All the five legally recognised nuclear weapon states, China, France, Russia, the UK and the US, are either deploying new nuclear weapon delivery systems or have announced programmes to do so" it added. The other four, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea, are not signatories to the nuclear non-proliferation treaty
The missile "s user trial was carried out at 9.05 a. m. from launch complex number three of ITR in presence of senior defence officials."

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Para-special forces get two new battalions [Published Times of India - Aug 17 2014]
India’s Nuclear Doctrine: A Covenant Sans Sword... [Published Eurasia Review - Aug 11 2014]
Military may be good and ready but still a long... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 25 2014]
Counter Pak Nuke Tactics [Published New Indian Express - Jul 24 2014]
Vice Admiral Surinder Pal Singh Cheema assumes ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Jun 19 2014]
Pakistan surges ahead of India in nuclear stock... [Published Times of India - Jun 17 2014]
Lt-Gen Amit Sharma to head Strategic Forces Com... [Published Times of India - Jun 13 2014]
The BJP and India’s No First-Use Policy [Published Eunomia - Apr 15 2014]
Agni-1 clears night trial [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 12 2014]
Indian strategic Forces test fire medium range ... [Published Frontier India Strategic and Defence - News, An ... - Apr 12 2014]
User Trial of Agni-I in February [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jan 28 2014]
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable n... [Published Topnews.in - Oct 06 2012]
Nuclear capable Agni-I missile successfully tes... [Published Topnews.in - Jul 13 2012]
Prithvi-II missile test-fired successfully [Published Topnews.in - Jun 09 2011]
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The BJP and India’s No First-Use Policy [Published Eunomia - Apr 15 2014]
Krista Mahr reports on a new poll showing that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies are on track to win India’s parliamentary elections: The latest NDTV poll suggests that the BJP and its allies are slated to pass the crucial 272 mark and ...
Agni-1 clears night trial [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 12 2014]
In its first night trial, the Agni-1 surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile was test-fired for its full 700-km range from the Wheeler Island off the Odisha coast on Friday. Part of regular user training The missile was picked up randomly ...
User Trial of Agni-I in February [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jan 28 2014]
Indian Army is preparing to conduct a fresh user trial of Agni-I missile from a defence base off the Odisha coast. The personnel of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) will carry out the test early next month.Agni-I is the first missile in the country’s ...
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