SP's Land Forces - Issue 5 - 2017

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    LEAD STORY
    Artillery in Battle Combat Capability - An Analysis
    By Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd)

    Capability building and modernisation is an ongoing process but the challenge is to carry out the assigned mission with the existing resources

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    ARTILLERY
    Artillery Employment and Future Technologies
    By Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd)

    Synergised and orchestrated employment of all available firepower resources to shape the battlefield and to degrade the enemy in contact and depth battle entailing employment of mortars, guns and long range vectors...

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    TECHNOLOGY
    Targeting Technologies
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Small arms and the artillery must be able to accurately engage the target both by day and night, also pinpointing where enemy fire is coming from and neutralizing

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    GUN SIGHTS
    Shooting With Precision
    By R. Chandrakanth

    Electronic gunsights will become an increasingly important aspect of military and civilian small arms development in the coming years

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    BORDER PROTECTION
    Technologies Secure Inhospitable Borders
    By R. Chandrakanth

    When the Berlin Wall collapsed, there were only 16 border fences around the world. Now, 65 countries have put up border fences, trying to keep at bay cross-border movement, terrorism, smuggling, drug racket, etc.

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    ANNIVERSARY
    Gunners Celebrate 190th Raising Day
    By SP’s Research Team

    When the Berlin Wall collapsed, there were only 16 border fences around the world. Now, 65 countries have put up border fences, trying to keep at bay cross-border movement, terrorism, smuggling, drug racket, etc.

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    EXERCISE
    Exercise Indra-2017 Concludes

    The Indo-Rusian defence coperation received a major inspiration with Exercise Indra-2017, the first ever tri-services joint exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces which was conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia from October 19 to 29, 2017.