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Delays in replacing the legacy weapons system with the more modern systems have hampered the operational readiness of armed forces.
Assault weapons are guns/fire arms that fire one round each time the trigger is pulled. They are not assault rifles or machine guns.
The modernisation of infantry has lagged behind due to complete neglect and apathy on part of military, bureaucratic and political leadership to speed up the process of modernisation of the Indian Army
Personal weapons of the soldiers must have the latest technologies inbuilt for counter terrorist and counter insurgency missions including day/night vision solutions
Special Forces are being used strategically world over to further national interests of their countries. Their employment is actually an extension of their foreign policy.
Membership to the Wassenaar Arrangement and Australia Group would give India a chance for a closer interaction with member states and also hold up its credentials, despite not being a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty