• 04 October, 2022
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Point 5140 At Dras, Kargil Christened As Gun Hill As A Befitting Tribute To The Contributions Of ‘Guns & Gunners’ In “Operation Vijay”

To commemorate the victory of Indian Armed Forces and pay tribute to the supreme sacrifice of the Gunners in “Operation Vijay”, Point 5140 at Dras, in Kargil sector has been…

First Battle Of Panipat

GREAT BATTLES THAT SHAPED HISTORY In the ‘Trilogy’ of the Battles of Panipat, wherein three historical battles were fought, none impacted the destiny of the Indian Subcontinent for the next…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS)

The National drive to ‘Make in India’ in order to achieve self-reliance in industrial capabilities, particularly in Defence manufacturing, has spawned several projects, ranging from the TEJAS aircraft to various…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Czechs ship tanks, rocket launchers, artillery to Ukraine

By Jan Lopatka PRAGUE (Reuters) -The Czech Republic has delivered tanks, multiple rocket launchers, howitzers and infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine among military shipments that have reached hundreds of millions…

Russia running out of precision munitions in Ukraine war- Pentagon official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia is running out of precision guided munitions and it is more likely to rely on so-called dumb bombs and artillery, a senior Pentagon official said on…

Russian warships practice artillery firing in Black Sea

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian warships have been rehearsing shooting at airborne and sea targets during exercises in the Black Sea to the south of Ukraine, the Russian Ministry of Defence…

Sound Ranging Systems: Pivotal Assets for Weapon Location

In the race for advancement of military capability, it sometimes occurs that the advantages of time-tested technology are overshadowed by the inexorable push for equipment that is more readily and…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Successful tests carried out for Pinaka Extended Range System, Area Denial Munitions & New Indigenous Fuzes

Successful tests of Pinaka Extended Range (Pinaka-ER), Area Denial Munitions (ADM) and indigenously developed fuzes have been carried out at various test ranges. The Pinaka-ER Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System…

SWATHI WLR: Aatmanirbhar in Elusive Weapon Locating Capability

The Kargil War of 1999, amongst its many lessons, brought to the fore the importance of accurate indirect-fire weapon location, in order to neutralise the adversary’s Artillery assets and minimise…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India’s Dhanush Howitzer: Has The Phoenix Risen?

In an effort towards modernising its Artillery profile, the Indian Army (IA) embarked upon the Field Artillery Rationalisation Plan (FARP) post the 1999 Kargil War, with a vision towards streamlining…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

N.Korean troops stage artillery fire competition

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean mechanized troops held an artillery fire competition over the weekend as part of efforts to boost the country's defence capabilities, state media…

EXCALIBUR: Precision Targeting On The Battlefield

Image Courtsey: YouTube Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Libya witnessed the lethal effect of precision weapons that are true force multipliers in the modern battlefield, where NATO used these projectiles to…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)