SP's Land Forces - Issue 05 - 2013<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
We are in a state of perpetual conflict, which has become a global phenomenon with many nations engaged in asymmetric wars.
Night vision devices (NVDs) comprise an image intensifier tube, a protective housing and a mounting system.
A comparative overview of DPP 2013 and DPP 2011 indicates that for the first time, there is greater clarity on defining indigenisation and how this is to be achieved.
The defence budget for 2013-14 grew by five per cent over the previous year, with defence capital acquisitions growing by nine per cent.
Western countries have repeatedly called for Morsi’s reinstatement. The US has lost standing and become unpopular with all sides.
Air defence has evolved due to the rise of air power which initially started with fighter/bomber aircraft.
The scene at AUSA 2013 was contrasting, while Army Generals after Generals talked about downsizing and prioritising...
Joint training, mutual interaction and sharing of experiences amongst both the armies shall further strengthen cultural and historical ties between the nations and take the bilateral relations forward
The US Marines 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and troops from the Indian Army's 91 Brigade conducted a joint amphibious staff exercise Shatrujeet 13 this month in Kochi, Trivandrum and Peryakadu on the west coast, along with staff exchanges in Goa.
Taking military-to-military relations to the next level, the first combat group level exercise between India and Russia, Indra-13, has been conducted successfully in the Thar Desert, with both sides satisfied with the level of interopability and cooperation established in the joint military training drill.
Pragati, a modified only-for-export variant of the Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO's) newest tactical surface-to-surface battlefield missile Prahaar...
The Indian Army is looking for 49 man-portable hand launched unmanned air systems specifically designed for tactical surveillance in the border areas of Jammu & Kashmir. The Army's Udhampur-based Northern Command has floated a tender specifying the need for a system that is capable of over-the-hill...
2013 has been a blessed year for the indigenous advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv helicopter. Following the handing over the first weaponised Dhruv variant, christened 'Rudra' to the Indian Army earlier this year, the proven helicopter platform clocked 100,000 flying hours this month...