National security refers to the protection, preservation and promotion of a nation’s national interest against internal and external threats and challenges. Maintenance of our National security is critical as it provides us the necessary freedom, and removes all fear and hindrances in our pursuit of prosperity and happiness. National security not only entails military security but also influences our Politico-diplomatic structures, water, economy, energy, food, health, education, technology, Cyber, Space, nuclear deterrence and environment.
Integrated battle groups (IBG) is a self-contained, agile and brigade-sized group with a manpower of 5,000 soldiers and headed by an officer at the rank of Major General. It is formed in order to reach and neutralise a perceived threats and adversaries within a maximum span of 48 hours.
The so-called “Wuhan virus” has claimed almost two lakh lives and left almost two million people to suffer since its origin from a wet market in Hubei province.