• 20 June, 2024
Foreign Affairs, Geopolitics & National Security

Weapon Platforms

Over The Horizon Radars : Situational Awareness Beyond The Horizon

As part of the United States of America (US) strategy for ‘containment’ of its perceived strategic rivals in the Western Pacific, the US Department of Defense announced on 28 December…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

The Indian Navy’s Improving Arsenal: Building Strategic Maritime Might!

The Indian Naval Ensign bears the maxim ‘Sham No Varuna’, invoking the blessings of the Lord of Water. The Octagon of the Naval Ensign is an emulation of the royal…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s Loitering Munitions: Building ‘Atmanirbharta’ For Lethal Battlefield Engagements!

In a cornerstone advancement towards indigenization of battlefield capability, the Indian Air Force (IAF) received its first consignment of ALS-50 indigenous Loitering Munitions (LM) from Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL)…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

‘Project Zorawar’ Light Tank: A New Sentinel For India’s High-Altitude Borders!


By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s Military Satellites: The Armed Forces’ Bulwarks For Communication & Surveillance!

The Indian Land Forces’ pursuit for a dedicated orbital communications platform is finally seeing fructification. In order to equip the Indian Army (IA) with a dedicated advanced communications satellite, the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Hypersonic Missiles With Heat-Seeking Technology

The confrontation between Ukraine and Russia is not showing any signs of a ceasefire or end to hostilities. Russia has used its Kh-47M2 Kinzhal hypersonic missile against multiple targets of…

By Prof (Dr) DK Pandey 

India’s Quest For A Reliable Assault Rifle

In the modern contactless hi-tech warfare, do assault rifles really make that difference? This is a question stuck on the minds of many. In an era of battlefield dominance by…

By Col Danvir Singh (Retd)

Jet Pack Suits: Indian Army Soldier Goes Hi-Tech

The futuristic Indian Infantry soldiers wearing Jet-Suits could soon be seen patrolling along the borders with China and Pakistan. The Special Forces troopers with strapped-on gas turbine jet packs would…

By Col Danvir Singh (Retd)

Distributed Acoustic Sensing: Detection Of Adversary Fires Through Battlefield Fog!

Source-microflown-avisa.com Sound ranging (SR) systems have been the traditional bulwark for locating enemy artillery since World War I. Modern SR systems are also capable of extending such locating capability to…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Shipborne Unmanned Aerial Systems: Extending India’s Maritime Reach

In keeping with the requirement to enhance the Indian Navy’s (IN) maritime intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) capabilities, the Indian Armed Forces’ Technology Perspective & Capability Roadmap, a…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Logistics Drones For The Indian Army

“Mountains are the acid test of logistics- the ability of Armies to provide sustenance and maintain warfighting potential is nowhere more tenuous”                                                                                                                         - By the Author…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Hybrid UAVs: The Advent of Responsive Combat Capability

Sometime in April 2022, TechEagle, a private start-up firm involved in drone-based logistics, launched the ‘Vertiplane-X3’, claimed to be the fastest hybrid e-VTOL (vertical take-off and landing) indigenous Unmanned Aerial…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)