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After more than a decade of complete neglect under UPA I & II it was expected that military modernisation would pick up under the new NDA Government.
The standing Committee noted that allocations made for the Services are “not supportive to the inevitable needs of the Army, with “huge deficiencies and obsolescence of weapons, stores and ammunition existing in Indian Army”.
The synergy derived from the combination of technology with operational art is taking warfare to new realms which were never anticipated. While there are many challenges, but there are also unbounded opportunities.
The EO sighting systems will provide all weather surveillance and targeting sights for small arms, armoured fighting vehicles (AFVs), artillery guns and missile systems
In last two months, India has re-started the process of replacing its arsenal of small arms, however going by past experience, replacemants on the ground seem distant
Combat diver units appeared in our country in the latter half of sixties. In 1967 an Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit was organized (IUWU) at the Black Sea fleet.
HFCL is a leading telecom company in India, both in the field of manufacturing and telecom infrastructure. In the manufacturing segment, our offerings range from wireline/wireless products, Optical Fibre Cable and Intelligent Power Systems.
Though actor Rannvijay Singha may not have carried on his family legacy of joining the forces, he still thinks fondly of his days spent in the cantonment.
Russia’s military authorities had always recognized unification of land- and sea-based weapons as one of the most important challenges for building Armed Forces’ effective structure.
It is expected that 1200 companies from 60 countries will exhibit while 42,000 trade visitors from 70 countries including 300 foreign delegations from 40 countries will attend the exhibition and conferences
BrahMos, the formidable supersonic cruise missile with indigenous seeker was successfully flight tested at 0842 hrs today at the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan.
The new technique is a three-stage approach that offers a kit that can be used in the combat field. It also provides highly specialised solutions to patients once they are taken to a care facility.
The Australian Government is set to invest a total of A$5.2 billion ($4.09 billion) to acquire a fleet of 211 new combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs) that would strengthen mobility...
Raytheon’s advanced high-power microwave and laser dune buggy was successfully demonstrated at the US Army’s Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX).
Countermeasures are needed to tackle multiple small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) being used against deployed US forces, according to a report by the National Academies of Sciences...
The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has revealed new data on arms transfers showing a 10 per cent increase in the volume of international major weapons transfers in 2013-17 from 2008-12.
The recent revelations of the Standing Parliamentary Committee on defence regarding the shortages/voids and obsolescent equipment in the army has caused consternation among the public. While this was well known among the political leaders, senior government functionaries (bureaucracy) as well as the media, however we are constrained to say that none of them had considered the issue seriously in the past and nor was there an informed debate on the TV channels.