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ARTY MODERNISATION ON TRACK

Indian Army  has about 260 artillery regiments, equipped with 3 variants of Arty Guns ie, 105 mm, 130 mm and 155 mm  each having 21 guns (including reserves). The field artillery need to be highly maneuverable both strategically & tactically and the Army has been...

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DEVELOPING DEFENCE TECHNOLOGY: WAY FORWARD

The focus on technology development will surely bring revolution in India, making itself sustainable. The boundaries between defence and commercial industries are likely to be blurred by cost effective technological innovations, benefitting all the sectors.

The technology sector is undergoing a significant...

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NEED FOR DE-MILITARISATION OF UNSERVICEABLE AMMUNITION

The CAG Report No 19 of 2015 on shortage of ammunition directly impairing the operational readiness of the force, is a cause of concern. The comprehensive report finds all aspects of Ammunition Management lacking, be it Demand Projection, Procurement, Production, Storage, Quality Assurance,...

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AMMUNITION PRODUCTION IN PRIVATE SECTOR

The recently issued RFPs for ammunition by the Indian defence ministry is another initiative towards 'Make in India'. The development and production of ammunition is capital intensive and faces regulatory hassles like - production of explosives, test facilities and entity without long term...

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PINAKA: THE INDIGENOUS DESIGN

PINAKA Launcher and Command Post is the first project designed and developed by DRDO  with active partnership with  Tata Power (SED)  and L&T. The Project being first such demonstrator to remove the doubt being raised on Indian Private sector industry capability in defence...

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MODERNISATION OF ARMY AIR DEFENCE- A WAY FORWARD

The author shares his own experience on induction of new equipment…..

Decades back, as the Deputy Director General (DDG) Equipment in the Army AD Directorate, where one was responsible for pushing the modernisation of the Arm. We used to draw a great...

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SOFTWARE DEFINED RADIO FOR THE DIGITAL BATTLEFIELD

 The requirement for multi-functional radio set which are able to perform multiple roles, work in different modes and meet the stringent interoperability need no emphasis...

In contrast to the cumbersome radio and telephone equipment of the earlier years, today the commander relies on highly...

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FORCE MULTIPLIERS FOR OPERATIONAL TROOPS

India's F-INSAS programme is long overdue and needs to be fast-forwarded as security threats posed by Pakistan and China are steadily escalating. An aggregate of 'System of Sub-Systems' to transform the soldiers into a self-contained fighting machine enabling him to operate across the...

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PINAKA: THE INDIGENOUS DESIGN

PINAKA Launcher and Command Post is the first project designed and developed by DRDO  with active partnership with  Tata Power (SED)  and L&T. The Project being first such demonstrator to remove the doubt being raised on Indian Private sector industry capability in defence...

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POLICE AVIATION CORPS: A NECESSITY FOR INDIA

India need to modernise its Police Forces and provide them with a variety of modern equipment that would make policing more effective, efficient and above all instil deterrence in undertaking criminal activities…..

The Armed Forces of India have utilised airborne assets such...

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