SP's Land Forces - Issue 2 - 2017

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Issue Features

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    Death by a Thousand Clicks: Online Terrorism

    At an average about 4,00,000 cyber attacks take place daily over the Internet, which originate from either cyber criminals, hacktivists, terrorists or government agencies

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    Cyber War — Where Are We?

    China’s cyber warfare strategy focuses on controlling the information systems of the adversary during critical periods of confrontation and this is how China plans to negate superior US technology and obtain advantage in the physical battlefield

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    Assault Weapons — More Lethal

    The modern assault rifle is an appropriate example of an ‘assault weapon’ as defined originally but currently with new technologies the assault weapon such as an assault rifle has become far more lethal than what was imagined...

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    CPEC — China’s Sinew for ‘Great Power’ Status

    China has unambiguously signalled in recent times that it wants to block India’s rise; not only has she been unrelenting in thwarting India at successive international forums, she supports Pakistan’s anti-India jihad

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    Armed Forces Special Powers Act in J&K

    The AFSPA was carefully drafted in 1958 to equip the forces with legal powers to respond swiftly and without encumbrance in counter-insurgency situations. The AFSPA was extended to J&K in 1990, where even the CrPC is not applicable

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    Army Commanders' Conference: Need to Push Modernisation and Inclusive HR Policies

    The biannual Army Commanders’ Conference came to an end recently with the closing remarks of General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff.

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    IDEF Turkey to Showcase Cutting-edge Technology

    Over the years, it has been growing in stature and size and this time it has attracted nearly 600 exhibitors from across the world

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    The Trijicon RMR might be the best upgrade you'll ever make to your handgun!

    A handgun is designed to be fast, durable and extremely reliable...and so should its sighting system! Reflex-style sights provide lightning fast both-eyesopen target acquisition in any situation.