SP's Land Forces - Issue 4 - 2018<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd), Senior Technical Editor, SP’s Land Forces in an exclusive interview with Lt General P.K. Srivastava, Director General of Artillery, who spoke comprehensively on artillery’s modernisation programme and challenges thereof
The recent initiative by the Army Chief to right size and restructure the Indian Army is an exigent and laudable initiative, writes Lt General A.B. Shivane (Retd)
The Army is currently in the process of inducting 145 x M777 Ultra Lightweight Howitzers from BAE Systems at a cost of about $750 million. K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 calibre tracked self-propelled gun system is also under induction.
Remarkable new digital technologies are transforming the ways police protect and serve, allowing agencies to prevent crimes more effectively and solve crimes faster.
Artillery is inarguably the most lethal form of land-based armament currently employed.
True to its tradition of service before self, Indian Army during the Kerala floods, selflessly provided the much needed relief
Image intensification is the basis of night vision thus an image intensifier is a device for increasing the intensity of existing light in the environment for an optical system to enable to operate in low-light conditions
Contributing to the Indian diplomatic and strategic outreach, Indian Army, in last one month, has been involved in various bilateral and multi-lateral exercises
Discussions were wide ranging covering the geopolitical and geostrategic developments including in the Korean Peninsula and the Af-Pak region.
The two day Unified Commanders’ Conference for the year 2018 commenced on Jul 30, 2018 at New Delhi.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested the indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘Prahar’, from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Balasore.
Indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM), was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range on September 16, 2018.
Cyient Solutions & Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CSS), a joint venture between Cyient Ltd. and BlueBird Aero Systems, Israel, today announced that it has received its first supply order from a unit of the Indian Army...
Ashok Leyland announced a tender win in the Tracked Vehicle space. This tender is for developmental work and marks Ashok Leyland’s foray into tracked vehicle business.
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited successfully demonstrated flight of a 10Kg Rotary Wing (Helicopter) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (RUAV).
Indigenously developed Helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ has been successfully flight tested from Army Helicopter in the ranges of Pokhran.
DRDO conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha.
Giving boost to bilateral relations, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross United States, on July 30, announced inclusion of India to the Strategic Trade Authorization (STA) Tier 1, one of the most coveted lists of trading partners.
Lt General Abhay Krishna, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM took over as the Army Commander, Central Command; Lt General Manoj Mukund Naravane, AVSM, SM, VSM took over as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Command.
The lead article in this issue is an interview with the Director General of Artillery, Lt General P.K. Srivastava on the occasion of the 191 Gunners’ Day on September 28, 2018.