• 05 December, 2022
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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)

Rajnath Singh meets executives of US aerospace giants Boeing and Raytheon

Washington, Apr 11 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has met senior executives of American aerospace and defence majors Boeing and Raytheon and asked them to take advantage of policy initiatives…

Maritime Reconnaissance Platforms: Key to Multi Domain Awareness

In the global scenario of ever-shrinking battlespaces, populated by regular and non-State belligerents, there is a need to equip our Armed Forces with the capability for persistent, accurate and robust…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

U.S. senators move to block $650 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia

By Mike Stone and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. senators are opposing the Biden administration's first major arms sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia over…

Saudi gets first major arms deal under Biden with air-to-air missiles

By Mike Stone and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. State Department approved its first major arms sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia under U.S. President Joe Biden with…

Hypersonic Weapons: New ‘Sprint Kings’ In Strategic Weapons Race

Image Source: Raytheon Technologies It was reported on 16/17 October in several periodicals/dailies that China had tested a Hypersonic Glide Vehicle (HGV) in August this year (this was promptly refuted…

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)

Directed Energy Weapons: The Silent Killers

Artist’s Impression of Stryker Based SHORAD LaWS: Source- news.northropgrumman.com The evolution of Directed Energy Weapons (DEW) goes back to the use of parabolic mirrors by the Greeks in © 200…

Drone Killers: Raytheon’s Laser Weapon Systems

Drone Killers: Raytheon’s Laser Weapon Systems Team Chanakya The 21st century battlefield is faced with a new dilemma – the unmanned threat from air. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) have been…

MH60R Seahawk – Adding a New Dimension to Naval Airpower

As Indian Navy is poised to become a Blue Water Navy in the near future, the desire to extend its influence in the Indian Ocean Region and beyond, demands versatile…