SP's Land Forces - Issue 04 - 2013<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
While the likelihood of full scale state-on-state wars may be reduced, India will more likely face border skirmishes on its unresolved borders and low intensity conflict operations including counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency in the future.
Over a period of time not only have some of the South East Asian nations upgraded and modified the infantry weapons...
The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation possibly is looking for an all-inclusive framework under the auspices of the UN that should help Afghanistan in post-2014 era.
SP’s Land Forces Editor-in-Chief Jayant Baranwal had an exclusive tete-á-tete with Mark Kronenberg, Vice President, International Business Development, Boeing Defense Space and Security.
SP’s Land Forces Editor-in-Chief Jayant Baranwal had a conversation with Thomas R. Douglas, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Strategy, AM General.
In an interview with the Editor-in-Chief of SP’s Land Forces Jayant Baranwal, the President & CEO of ReconRobotics Alan F. Bignall outlines the success of ReconRobotics.
This year, the show attracted over 30,000 of the global defence and security industry professionals to source the latest equipment and systems, develop international relations and generate new business opportunities
The support to Syrian rebels fighting the Assad regime is from the Sunni Arab nations, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the US. The irony of the situation is that the US which launched GWOT to fight Al-Qaeda is now using Al-Qaeda to support Syrian rebels in a bid to change the regime in Syria.
It's the most crucial phase for Project Arjun. The new and improved Arjun Mk.II has begun user trials in the deserts of Rajasthan, an exercise that hopefully confirm its usefulness to the Indian Army. With over 90 improvements to the base Mk.I version, the Chennai-based Combat Vehicles R&D Establishment...
After major setbacks a year ago, the Nag anti-tank guided missile project has bounced back, with a series of successes at the Mahajan Field Firing Range in Rajasthan in recent trials, where the missile was tested with a new imaging infrared (IIR) seeker of much higher resolution than the earlier one.
The high degree of ceasefire violations on the line of control (LoC) has heightened awareness of slow progress in infantry modernisation in the country. The Army's Infantry Directorate has called for a meeting to speed up...
In an effort to hone up firing skills among its mechanised forces, the Indian Army is looking to economise on ammunition and move largely to the realm of simulators, a global best practice among militaries in the west.
In a big relief coming in for the Mechanised Forces, the Indian Army has finally managed to conclude a long-awaited Rs 3,000-crore deal for additional INVAR anti-tank guided missiles license built by Bharat Dynamics Ltd with Russian technology.
History may be around the corner for the Indian Army's artillery regiment, with the first ever acquisition deal for howitzer guns since the Bofors scam in the 1980s. The US Pentagon has provided final notification to the US Congress...