SP's Land Forces - Issue 5 - 2022

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    LEAD STORY
    Priorities for the Newly Appointed CDS
    By Lt General Abhay Krishna (Retd)

    The Nation eagerly looks at General Anil Chauhan, the new CDS, for successfully taking forward the initiatives taken up by the Late General Bipin Rawat

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    SHOW PREVIEW / DEFEXPO 2022
    Unique Facets of DefExpo 2022
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    DefExpo 2022 is being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from October 18 to 22. The aim is to showcase the might of the domestic defence industry which is now powering ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ resolve of the government.

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    INDUSTRY / EXPORTS
    India Rising up the Defence Exports Ladder
    By Ayushee Chaudhary

    The country’s arms exports have grown by six times since 2014, amounting to Rs. 11,607 crore during FY 2021-22 and aims to reach an export target of Rs. 36,500 crore by 2025

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    HIGH PRECISION WEAPONS HOLDING / TECHNOLOGY
    Russia’s Smart Weapons Team

    High Precision Weapons Holding (HPW) was founded in 2009 as a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation. According to the Government decision the Holding’s goal is “to create advanced weapons, military and special equipment in the field of high-precision weapons based on innovation and technological modernisation of the existing production base”.

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    INFANTRY / MOBILITY
    Protected Mobility Solutions
    By Rohit Goel

    Infantry Mobility Vehicles are designed to supplant lighter, less protected vehicles in patrol and transportation roles. They are designed to counter mines and ambushes including small arms fire, IEDs, anti-tank mines and man portable RPGs

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    MAKE IN INDIA / PRECISION MUNITIONS
    Indigenous Loitering Munitions
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Loitering munitions have revolutionised the battlefield in recent years and more of these can be expected to fill up the airspace in future

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    KBP / TECHNOLOGY
    Pantsir-S1M Short-Range Air Defence Missile and Gun System

    The Pantsir-S1 air defence missile and gun system is shortrange, last stand protection against high-precision weapons, like the cruise missile raids, and manned aircraft with onboard weapons.

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    Editorial
    By Jayant Baranwal, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

    The most significant development amongst the military circles, in the recent past, was the appointment of General Anil Chauhan as the second Chief of Defence Staff. He took over on September 30, 2022. We, at SP Guide Publications, congratulate General Chauhan on his appointment as the CDS and wish him all the success in his new role.