• 05 December, 2022
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Micro-Missiles: Kinetic Response To The Drone-Swarm Juggernaut!

Incidents of use of drones for hostile attacks on civil and military installations have been increasingly witnessed over the last decade since the advent of this paradigm in September 2011,…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Military Contours Of The Russo-Ukraine War

The world is presently captivated by the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis, which saw Russia commencing the invasion of Ukraine on 24 February this year. This operation is a fallout of the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Government Invites Applications From Drone Industry For Production Linked Incentive

The Government of India has invited applications from drone industry for Production Linked Incentive (PLI). PLI scheme was notified on 30th September 2021. The total incentive is INR 120 crore spread…

Autonomous Copters : Full-Scale Autonomy In Rotary Wing Operations

 08 February 2022.  The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced the first unmanned flight of a Black Hawk helicopter fitted with DARPA’s Aircrew Labour In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS). This…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

The UNMANNED WINGMAN: A Loyal Ally in the Skies

Image Courtsey: theaustralian.com.au Hypothetical Scenario- August 2025:   A UAV takes off from Jammu Sector for a surveillance mission along the Working Boundary (WB), in response to Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

No Unmanned Aircraft System allowed within 25 km of international borders: Civil Aviation ministry

New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): No Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) shall be allowed to fly within 25 kilometres from the international border including the Line of Control (LoC), Line…

India’s Tryst With UAV: From Surveillance To Strike

“An Unmanned Aerial System is the true harbinger of warfare beyond contact- no other system has the capability to listen, see and strike with such inconspicuousness and impunity”  Hypothetical Scenario…

Surveillance along LAC to get a boost, Indian Army plans deployment of latest Heron UAV

Indian Army has been upgrading its UAV fleet and presently operates the Israeli UAVs of tactical and MALE (Medium Altitude Long Endurance) categories apart from the smaller drones and quadcopters…