SP's Land Forces - Issue 2 - 2022<< Previous Issue
General Manoj Pande takes over the reins of the Indian Army at a time when the world is facing many uncertainties domestically and globally. He has the leadership qualities of teamwork, open-mindedness, integrity, persistence, social intelligence, fairness and broad perspective necessary to take the bull by the horn.
On assuming the appointment of the Chief of the Army Staff, General Manoj Pande was presented with a Guard of Honour at South Block on May 1, 2022
Kasstech Aerospace, a DPIIT registered company, has been actively involved in providing technical solutions to the aerospace industry since 2019.
The innumerable steps taken by the Ministry of Defence in the recent past, corroborate to India’s ability to attain the vision of an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.
Most of the major countries have been spending significantly on the procurement of smart munitions and precision guided weapons, which in turn has driven the demand for associated ammunition over the past few years. This trend is expected to continue in the next decade.
Bringing the iron man closer to home, Gavin Barnes, the lead engineer for Lockheed Martin’s exoskeleton technologies program, who was in Delhi recently demonstrated its strength to go the distance.
Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, a militant group also known as the Pakistani Taliban or the TTP has launched more than 124 terrorist attacks since the Taliban returned to power in Pakistan (including suicide attacks) from bases in Afghanistan
The induction started into the Indian Army in 2018. The 51st K9 was delivered in January 2019 & the 100th K9 on February 18, 2021, well before schedule.
Amid the heightened tensions with China, along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Indian Army conducted airborne exercises to validate rapid response capabilities and seamless integration
This helicopter is equipped with all-weather combat capability to support the ground forces and would be a potent platform to meet the operational requirements of Indian Air Force & Indian Army
Army and the Indian Air Force have both begun to induct ATGMs. The Army is inducting Spike LR2 launchers and missiles, while the IAF is integrating its Mi-17V5 helicopters with Spike NLOS (non line of sight) missiles.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh released the third positive indigenisation list of 101 items, comprising major equipment/platforms, in New Delhi on April 7, 2022.
Captain Abhilasha Barak became the first lady officer to join the Army Aviation Corps. She earned her wings on May 25, 2022, as a helicopter pilot, after completing a yearlong training at the Combat Army Aviation Training School in Nashik, Maharashtra.
The Defence Minister while addressing the members of American Chamber of Commerce in India (AMCHAM India) through video conferencing during its 30th Annual General Meeting on April 21, 2022, invited the US companies...
Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System (EPRS) and Pinaka Area Denial Munition (ADM) rocket systems have been successfully flight-tested by DRDO and Indian Army at Pokhran Firing Ranges on April 9, 2022.
Indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ was successfully flight tested on April 11, 2022 at high-altitude ranges as part of user validation trials.
Lt General Baggavalli Somashekar Raju took over as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff on May 1, 2022.
Lt General Manoj Kumar Katiyar assumed the appointment of the Director General of Military Operations on May 11, 2022.
General Manoj Pande took over as the new Chief of the Army Staff on May 1, 2022. We, at SP Guide Publications, congratulate General Pande on his appointment as the COAS and wish him all the success in his new role. Under his leadership, the Indian Army seems poised for glorious days ahead.