Indian Army's Modernisation Woes
The army’s ‘critical shortages’ and obsolescence of its current equipment include 155mm howitzers, light utility helicopters, attack helicopters, air defence assets, various categories of ammunition, anti-tank and AD missile systems, close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, assault rifles, machine guns, sniper rifles and anti-material rifles
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Army Air Defence – An Update
The security environment in India’s neighbourhood is always on a dangerous threshold thus it is essential to continuously modernise AAD weaponry and manpower
Modernisation of Artillery
As part of its Artillery Modernisation Plan, the Indian Army is looking at inducting several types of howitzers through in-house manufacture by DRDO/Ordnance Factory Board, inter-governmental pacts and global tenders.
Indo-Israeli Land Defence Cooperation
Praising Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative, Israel’s Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon said that Israel wants to take advantage of it and added that the NDA Government has brought a new vigour to bilateral defence ties
Exercise FORCE 18
Exercise FORCE 18, largest ‘Multinational Field Training Exercise (FTX),’ was conducted by the Indian Army from March 2-8, 2016, at Pune.