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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.

175 CRPF, BSF men, 8 army personnel killed in 2016; Militants suffer 150 casualties

175 CRPF, BSF men, 8 army personnel killed in 2016; Militants suffer 150 casualties

CRPF and BSF lost 175 its men which included 4 gazetted officers and 11 sub-ordinate officers in year 2016 in encounters with militants and ceasefire violations on the borders.

History of Indian armed forces

History of Indian armed forces

Gokul M Nair Once considered a tepid sideshow of our colonial past, the study of military history is gaining traction because it feeds several disciplines from international relations, sociology, and public policy

Coming Months To Unfold JV Announcements From Indian and Russian Defence Firms

Coming Months To Unfold JV Announcements From Indian and Russian Defence Firms

Defence ties between India and Russia are all set to witness new highs and the coming months will unfold announcements from both sides on formation of Joint Ventures and for setting up manufacturing facilities in line with the government’s ‘Make In India’ initiative.

President gives gallantry medals to surgical strike heroes

President gives gallantry medals to surgical strike heroes

Two of the Army daredevils who were part of the audacious cross-border “surgical strikes” against terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir last year were among the military personnel awarded with gallantry medals at a defence investiture ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.

Air Marshal Devendra Singh Rawat takes over as senior air staff officer of SWAC

Air Marshal Devendra Singh Rawat takes over as senior air staff officer of SWAC

Air Marshal Devendra Singh Rawat AVSM VSM took over as the senior air staff officer of Southern Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Gandhinagar on Friday.

Parrikar: a performer at South Block

Parrikar: a performer at South Block

Manohar Parrikar demonstrated urgency in arms purchases, but failed to take measures to synergise combat capabilities During his tenure as India’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar came across as a sincere and perceptive leader and an accomplished manager. He gave a free hand to the Army to engage proactively on the LoC. He got the Prime […]

Five priorities for the new defence minister

Five priorities for the new defence minister

Since India aspires to become a leading power which conducts its foreign policy based upon real rather than perceived strengths it should, among other things, become a credible military power.

Post PMO letter, 4-lakh defence civilian staff to protest ‘privatisation’

Post PMO letter, 4-lakh defence civilian staff to protest ‘privatisation’

Four-lakh defence civilian employees from 430 defence unions working in 41 ordnance factories, 52 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs, the army, navy and the air force are protesting what they term the Centre’s bid to privatise the defence sector.

Army gets 60,000 acres for field firing range in Ladakh

Army gets 60,000 acres for field firing range in Ladakh

The Jammu and Kashmir government has granted 60,000 acres of land to the Army for a field firing and artillery range in Ladakh region in state.

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