• 24 March, 2023
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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)

‘Cis-Lunar’ Space: The New Military Battleground!

“There is no battle arena that favours mobility, strategic brilliance and lethality more than Space!”   - By the Author Mankind, has, till very recently, looked at the spheroidal area of…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s MRFA Program: Seeking To Conquer The Skies!

The looming spectre of a collusive, two-front war with China and Pakistan, has necessitated the Indian Armed Forces to plan and carry out quantitative/qualitative right-sizing of their equipment profile to…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s Ballistic Missile Interceptors!

India’s Nuclear Policy of ‘No First Use’ behoves that the Nation is prepared to absorb a first strike and still retain capabilities for similar retaliation. Retaining such ‘second-strike’ capability will…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

DEFEXPO 2022: A Marque Of ‘Atmanirbharta’ In Defence

The Indian DefExpo 2022 was held from 18-23 October at the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The present edition is India’s 12th and largest Defence Exposition,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

AUSA 2022: Disruptive Technology Or Old Wine?

The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting (AM) is the largest land power exposition forum in the USA, with a global canvas. Taking place over three days,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Planetary Defence: Mitigating Threats From Space!

Asteroid Didymos (L) and Dimorphos 2.5 minutes before impact; the last complete image of Dimorphos, taken by DART 12 Km from the asteroid & 2 seconds before impact. At exactly…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Micro-Missiles: Kinetic Response To The Drone-Swarm Juggernaut!

Incidents of use of drones for hostile attacks on civil and military installations have been increasingly witnessed over the last decade since the advent of this paradigm in September 2011,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)