• 18 August, 2022
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The Farnborough Air Show 2022: Prospects For India?

The Farnborough International Air Show (FIAS)-2022, in vogue since 1948, was held at Farnborough, UK from 18 to 22 July 2022. The five-day event is the world’s largest airshow, hosted…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

DRDO conducts successful maiden flight of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator

Maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator was carried out successfully by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Aeronautical Test Range, Chitradurga, Karnataka on July 01,…

‘Counter-Adversary’ Radars- A Profile

While military radars have multifarious designs, roles and uses, most radars are designed for a specific function- whether that be surveillance/ target acquisition, weapon location, meteorological, or Counter - Unmanned…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

India, US reaffirm their desire for building advanced and comprehensive defence partnership

Washington, Apr 12 (PTI) India and the US have reaffirmed their ambitions for building an advanced and comprehensive defence partnership in which militaries of the two nations coordinate closely together…

Drones In The Russia-Ukraine War

The world is now familiar with the purported video grab and statement issued by the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, claiming the destruction of a Ukrainian Ground Force…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

18 military platforms to be designed and developed by domestic defence industry: Govt

New Delhi, Mar 11 (PTI): The defence ministry on Friday said that 18 major platforms including naval ship-borne unmanned aerial systems and lightweight tanks were identified for their design and…

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 Singapore Air Show 2022: Opportunities For The Indian Armed Forces?

 The Singapore Air Show (SAS) 2022 was held at the Changi Exhibition Center, Singapore from 15 to 18 February 2022. The last SAS, held in 2020, saw diminished participation in wake…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

U.N. chief urges action on ‘killer robots’ as Geneva talks open

By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for new rules covering the use of autonomous weapons as a key meeting on the issue…

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)

The Dubai Air Show 2021: Opportunities For The Indian Armed Forces?

The Dubai Air Show (DAS) 2021 was held at the Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai from 14-18 November 21 and is the first and largest such event since the cancellation of…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)