SP's Land Forces - Issue 5 - 2022<< Previous Issue Next Issue >>
The Nation eagerly looks at General Anil Chauhan, the new CDS, for successfully taking forward the initiatives taken up by the Late General Bipin Rawat
DefExpo 2022 is being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from October 18 to 22. The aim is to showcase the might of the domestic defence industry which is now powering ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ resolve of the government.
The country’s arms exports have grown by six times since 2014, amounting to Rs. 11,607 crore during FY 2021-22 and aims to reach an export target of Rs. 36,500 crore by 2025
High Precision Weapons Holding (HPW) was founded in 2009 as a subsidiary of the Rostec State Corporation. According to the Government decision the Holding’s goal is “to create advanced weapons, military and special equipment in the field of high-precision weapons based on innovation and technological modernisation of the existing production base”.
Infantry Mobility Vehicles are designed to supplant lighter, less protected vehicles in patrol and transportation roles. They are designed to counter mines and ambushes including small arms fire, IEDs, anti-tank mines and man portable RPGs
Loitering munitions have revolutionised the battlefield in recent years and more of these can be expected to fill up the airspace in future
The Pantsir-S1 air defence missile and gun system is shortrange, last stand protection against high-precision weapons, like the cruise missile raids, and manned aircraft with onboard weapons.
The most significant development amongst the military circles, in the recent past, was the appointment of General Anil Chauhan as the second Chief of Defence Staff. He took over on September 30, 2022. We, at SP Guide Publications, congratulate General Chauhan on his appointment as the CDS and wish him all the success in his new role.