SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: In the age of satellite warfare, guns and assault rifles are still the main chorus of the war fighting despite the advent of new technologies that can decimate the targets within minutes to pulverize the battlefield hurdles for faster movement of ground formations.
Everything is going modular. Even though there is a sea change in the development of new technologies, standardized ammunition calibers and new plastic materials, over the years the assault rifle has evolved beyond expectations.
When one considers the shift from conventional wars to low-intensity urban conflicts, the radical changes in how rifles are built and designed seems inevitable.
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: India has long had expertise in creating and using nuclear, biological and chemical (NBC) weapons. But it has voluntarily abjur
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: India is in the process of replacing its military heavy lift capability to be able to manage, with some credibility, the emergin
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: It is a measure of how secure has been the Indian peninsula since the attack by Pakistani terrorists on Mumbai on 26 November 2008
JULY-AUGUST 2016: There is a clear distinction between deep submergence rescue vehicles (DSRV) and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) or remotely-operat
JULY-AUGUST 2016: Network Centric Warfare (NCW) strategy, which in recent years, has emerged as a major force multiplier in the battlefield operations,
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) are central to the conduct of warfare both in attack and defence. India has ov
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: The tactic that helped the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance gain political ascendancy during and after the Rajiv Gandhi inv
JULY-AUGUST 2016: The saturation of multispectral beams and increasing presence of electromagnetic radiations in the modern battlefield can be handy on
JULY-AUGUST 2016: The Defence Research and Development Organisation has been working on robotics to create unmanned ground vehicles for reconnaissance
MAY-JUNE 2016: Protecting Indias vast coastline of around 7500 kms is not an easy task. The challenge assumes even more significance given the fact that an
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: China is in Africa for economic reasons. China is home to more than 19 percent of the world’s population but only six percent
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: Nigeria based Boko Haram terror group has split into two factions, one loyal to Abubakar Shekau and the other to Abu Musab al-Barna
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: The violent clash between border forces of Afghanistan and Pakistan at Torkham crossing may appear to have ended, but it reflects a
SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2016: The joint Sino-Pak military patrol in north Jammu and Kashmir is essentially a method of formalizing an annexation of the Gilgi
JULY-AUGUST 2016: The recent surge of terrorist strikes, in Orlando, Jordan, Lebanon, Istanbul, Baghdad, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and now southern Fran
MAY-JUNE 2016: As prime Indian military objective in the event of an outbreak of hostilities between a Pakistan-China collusive alliance against India, STRATEGIC AFFAIRS in
MAY-JUNE 2016: The probe into Agusta chopper deal may have brought out some new facts into the public domain about the involvement of top ranking officials in India but the deal was cleare
The entire region of South Asia and adjoining areas could soon witness their path to development may get overpowered by growth of terrorism. To tackle this is a huge