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‘MAKE IN INDIA’ ON TRACK IN ARTILLERY PROJECTS

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Artillery is the only Arm whose 'Make in India' project are on track. This would lead to early de-induction of obsolescent equipment and enhance the Firepower capabilities of the Indian Army at the time when India is plaguing by two front War and need to...

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INDIA’S SMALL ARMS REQUIREMENT

The existing inventory of small arms clearly reflects our inability to develop and produce an indigenous next generation of small arms. We need to adapt PPP model with our Small Arms manufacturing Factories for current technology and to cater for the alarming deficiencies.

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT THROUGH GeM

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is an end-to-end procurement system, which is technology driven, paperless, and cashless. It provides the tools for e-Bidding, Reverse e-Auction and demand aggregation to facilitate the government and users to achieve the best value for their money. It is an...

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A MACRO VIEW OF THE INDIAN BMD SYSTEM AND CHALLENGES AHEAD

India requires Ballistic Missiles shield to protect itself from terror attacks. The author discuss its execution cycle and the multiple challenges ahead.

In order to counter the constantly growing threat of Surface-to-Surface Ballistic Missiles from Pakistan (range 80-3000 Km) and China (range...

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EMERGING CAPABILITIES IN AEROSPACE

Indian aerospace market is the most attractive market amongst Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), with requirement for over 1000 air platforms. It will also envisage increase in the private sector's share in manufacturing, including India's Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's).

The Indian aerospace...

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FRCV: UNDER STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP ROUTE

The Future Ready Combat Vehicle is planned to be procured under the provision of 'Strategic Partnership' to cater for future battlefield environment and technological possibilities. It would provide the base on which a 'family of vehicles' to the various arms of the Army.

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EYE IN THE SKY – “AWACS”

Providing real-time intelligence, command and control to maintain air superiority and to enable surveillance of borders is the need of the hour. Though, a beginning has been made, with foreign and indigenous procurement in the pipeline, however, these needs to be implemented on...

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GUNNERS DAY AND THE FUTURE

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The raising of the Royal Indian Artillery as a part of the Bombay Presidency which occurred on 28 September 1827 and from then the Regiment of Artillery celebrates its raising day every year. The author deliberates about the modernisation of its arms and ammunition, which...

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COMBAT AIRCRAFTS

The Indian Air Force has ambitious plans to transform itself into one of the most modern air forces over the next decade and has begun with the process of acquiring different type of aircrafts to strengthen its combat fleet.

The Indian Air...

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