• 24 March, 2023
Geopolitics & National Security


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)

Fully Integrated Soldier Systems

Contemporary conflicts of the not-so-distant past mandated the dismounted Infantry soldier to don personal (protective) battlefield attire and bring to battle his small-arms and any other close-quarter (CQB) battle weaponry.…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

The New-Breed of Protected Mobility Vehicles– Do They Fit the Bill?

While the Future Infantry Combat Vehicle ( FICV) Program of the Indian Army (IA) (earlier covered in detail @ https://chanakyaforum.com/indias-futuristic-infantry-combat-vehicle/) aims to make the mechanized forces self-sufficient in tracked Infantry…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Adieu, Bharat’s General

There are moments in a nation’s history when time stands still. The unfortunate and untimely death of the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat is…

By Colonel S Dinny (Retd)

8th Edition of India – Sri Lanka Joint “EXERCISE MITRA SHAKTI” Commences at Amapara, Sri Lanka

The 8th edition of India-Sri Lanka bilateral joint exercise Mitra Shakti commenced today at the Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka. The two week long exercise is being conducted from…

Textron’s Cased Telescoped (CT) Ammunition for Next Generation Infantry Weapons

Image Courtsey: Textron Systems Warfare has evolved over the centuries and today it encompasses multiple domains and prosecuted as conventional as well as non conventional operations, tending to blur the…