• 06 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…

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)

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)

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)

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)

In European push, France to sell artillery guns to Czech Republic

PARIS (Reuters) - France is set to sell 52 Caesar artillery guns to the Czech Republic in a deal worth 257 million euros ($301 million) as Paris pushes for greater…

Czech Republic to sign $396 million weapons deal with Nexter

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic will buy 52 new Caesar artillery pieces from French group Nexter Systems for 8.5 billion crowns ($395.6 million) to replace older howitzers dating back…

India’s Mounted Gun System: Ensuring Future Combat Readiness

In order for a country to build and retain strategic relevance, it is imperative that a comprehensive approach towards capability building be adopted. While the political processes continue to push…