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Technologies For Army Have To Be Ruggedized and Light-Weight, Gen Bipin Rawat at Defcom India 2017

Technologies For Army Have To Be Ruggedized and Light-Weight, Gen Bipin Rawat at Defcom India 2017

While stressing upon the need for induction of latest technology for the armed forces, Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has emphasized that induction of technologies into the Army’s communication systems has to be ruggedized and light weight, as wars are fought on the border.

‘Academia, industry collaboration must to meet war challenges’

‘Academia, industry collaboration must to meet war challenges’

Deputy Chief of Army Staff (P&S) Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha on Thursday said collaboration between industry and academia is needed to cross the hurdles of modern warfare.

Meet Lt Gen Subrata Saha, DCOAS (P&S). He didn’t just coin the phrase of “Winning Indian Wars With Indian Solutions” but has also set a roadmap to do so

Meet Lt Gen Subrata Saha, DCOAS (P&S). He didn’t just coin the phrase of “Winning Indian Wars With Indian Solutions” but has also set a roadmap to do so

Why The Emphasis On Winning Indian Wars with Indian solutions. “We are fighting a proxy war whose intensity, complexity and dimensions are increasing,” Gen Saha said, adding that future wars are envisaged to be hybrid. He said that while the Line of Actual Control is a different confrontation, the Line of Control is a 24×7 and 365 days eyeball to eyeball contact configuration with adversary. “These are typically Indian battlefield conditions which require Indian solutions. Adaptations are not best solutions,” he explained.

Army Firepower Stimulus To Augment New Age Solutions From Industry and Academia

Army Firepower Stimulus To Augment New Age Solutions From Industry and Academia

January 9, 2017, for the first time, saw a blend of industry and academia at the Army’s “firepower show” conducted at the Artillery School, Deolali in Maharashtra. This convergence brought together a large section of India’s defence industry including leaders like the Larsen & Toubro, Tata’s, Bharat Forge and others along with various mid-segment industry groups, SMEs and MSMEs as also representatives of leading academic institutions including the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), the Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc), and other academic organisations from across the country.