• 06 August, 2021
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India’s ATGMs : Lethal Anti Armour Capability

An ATGM or Anti- Tank Guided Weapon (ATGW) is a guided missile designed to defeat armoured combat vehicles. Development has focused on two primary objectives- sufficient lethality to defeat armour…

Brahmos Cruise Missile: India’s Contender In The Supersonic Vector Race

Cruise missiles are vectors that, unlike ballistic missiles, have non - rigid trajectories which can be altered in terms of direction, altitude and speed and can deliver warheads over large…

India’s Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle

The Infantry Combat Vehicle (ICV) has traditionally been one of the  indispensable bulwarks of the Indian Army’s combat potency along the Western Front from the mid- 1970s through the 1980s.…

Counter Drone Systems: Dealing with Lethal Unobtrusive Threats

Image Source- defensesystems.com The drone attack on Jammu Air Force station on 27 June should not have caught the Indian security establishment unawares, but it actually did. The looming danger…

Directed Energy Weapons: The Silent Killers

Artist’s Impression of Stryker Based SHORAD LaWS: Source- news.northropgrumman.com The evolution of Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) goes back to the use of parabolic mirrors by the Greeks in © 200…

An Indian Helicopter Story

India’s Advanced Light Helicopter Program: Driving Rotorcraft Indigenisation “The rotorcraft accords unparalleled flexibility and self-reliance across all three domains – indeed, a combat helicopter is the epitome of battle readiness across…

India’s Submarines: Towards Regional Dominance

India's Submarines: Towards Regional Dominance “It’s a vast ocean, with its great security challenges and India lies at its crown-no greater reason than this exists to build capability towards credible…

India’s Tryst With UAV: From Surveillance To Strike

“An Unmanned Aerial System is the true harbinger of warfare beyond contact- no other system has the capability to listen, see and strike with such inconspicuousness and impunity”  Hypothetical Scenario…

S 400 TRIUMF: Transforming India’s Air Defence

"The Russian S-400 is arguably one of the very best all-round strategic SAM systems in operation today" STRATFOR Worldview       An Air Defence (AD) System, as the name…

Iron Dome : Israel’s Protective Shield by Rafael

Ever since its formation as a Jewish state on 14 May 1948, Israel has been in a perpetual struggle for survival, be it from hostile neighbours or from armed Palestinian…

K21-105: Light Tank Solution from Hanwha

Light tanks have recently come to limelight again, thanks to the Indian Army’s quest for one, to boost its mountain warfare capability. While the army preferred medium or heavy tanks…

Drone Killers: Raytheon’s Laser Weapon Systems

Drone Killers: Raytheon’s Laser Weapon Systems Team Chanakya The 21st century battlefield is faced with a new dilemma – the unmanned threat from air. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have been…