SP's Land Forces - Issue 1 - 2016<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
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
The Narendra Modi-led Government is going aggressive on several initiatives and top of them all is the ‘Make in India’ plan.
The security environment in India’s neighbourhood is always on a dangerous threshold thus it is essential to continuously modernise AAD weaponry and manpower
The defence budget allocation for the year 2015-16 was Rs. 2,46,727 crore where as the allocation for the year 2016-17 is Rs. 2,58,589.3 crore an increase of less than 5 per cent over the budget estimate figures of the previous year.
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.
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
The idea to develop a short-range surface-to-air missile system (SRSAMS) with its combat and technical facilities made in modular design arose during negotiations and presentations...
Military aviation today is looking at the next-generation of military helicopters and the strategy to modernise vertical-lift capability in the long term, with improved avionics, electronics, range, speed, propulsion, survivability...
IAI marks 25 years of solid partnership with India’s defense forces and industry
The analysis of the latest local conflicts shows that high-precision air assault weapons along with unmanned aerial vehicles are of primary importance...
The light-weight category combat vehicles are able to determine the combat potential of a country’s Armed Forces due to their application versatility.
Exercise FORCE 18, largest ‘Multinational Field Training Exercise (FTX),’ was conducted by the Indian Army from March 2-8, 2016, at Pune.