• 20 June, 2024
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ASSAULT RIFLE FOR THE INDIAN ARMY: A NEVER-ENDING WAIT

The rifle is an iconic weapon with a long and illustrious history. Rifles have come to dominate the battlefield since their introduction, despite their obscure origins. Assault rifles are a…

By Maj Gen (Dr) Rajan Kochhar (Retd)

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)

Replacing “INSAS – 5.56 mm” With “AK 203 – 7.62mm” : Bang on Target! 

The present assault rifle INSAS (Indian Small Arms System) of 5.56 mm calibre was developed by the DRDO, manufactured at various ordinance factories and was introduced in service in 1990.…

By Maj Gen KK Sinha (Retd)