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If our army wants to avoid the fate of Saddam's army...

If our army wants to avoid the fate of Saddam's army...

'... it must network its battlefield units quickly, securely, robustly,' notes Ajai Shukla. Senior Indian Army generals, who grew up before smartphones became a part of our daily lives, are blundering in scrapping as 'too costly' the Rs 5,000 crore (Rs 5 billion) project to indigenously design and develop a battlefield management system. More tech-savvy junior officers understand the importance of the BMS which will provide frontline combat soldiers with a real-time tactical picture of the ..., 2 months ago

Firms bets big on Chennai-Bengaluru defence industrial corridor

Their success or failure will eventually hinge on how much equipment the services procure, and whether the finance ministry supplements the allocations in the Budget. IMAGE: The T-72 tank. Shanthi Gears, a subsidiary of Tube Investments of India, is developing gearboxes for the tank. With the Budget announcing a Chennai-Bengaluru defence industrial corridor, firms in the Coimbatore industrial hub are gearing up for potentially lucrative opportunities in the defence manufacturing sector.
 Rediff.com5 days ago

'There's something extremely fishy in the Rafale deal'

'There is no secrecy clause to the price (of the aircraft).''There can be secrecy on the capability of the nuclear payload of aircraft and things like that, but the price is hardly a secret.' IMAGE: A Dassault Rafale fighter at the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters On February 5, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stunned the nation when she told Parliament that the government would not divulge certain details, including the per unit cost, of the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Taiwan holds live-fire drills as China tensions mount

Taiwan troops staged live-fire exercises on Tuesday to simulate fending off an invasion, as the islands main threat China steps up pressure on President Tsai Ing-wen and a row over airline routes escalated. The military dispatched reconnaissance aircrafts to ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Does opportunity knock for China in Pakistan?

Both the US State Department and the Pakistan government were caught unawares when President Donald Trump tweeted on 1 January that Pakistan had provided only "lies and deceit" whilst giving safe haven to terrorists. Within three days, a scrambling State ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago

'US wants Haqqanis, not Saeed'

'Perhaps the biggest indication was its striking decision in November to delink LeT from its aid certification process.''The administration decided that the US, in order to send military aid to Pakistan, would not need to certify that Pakistan is cracking down on LeT.''Perhaps the administration was trying to offer a carrot -- in effect, we're backing off on LeT, but in return we expect you (Pakistan) to go after the Haqqanis.''Either way, the optics were dreadful for the US given that Hafiz ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

'Don't fear death': China's Xi urges blunt call to PLA

President Xi Jinping has issued a blunt call for Chinas military to be ready for war and unafraid to die defending the country, as geopolitical tensions mount in Asia. Xis exhortation to the worlds largest fighting force, parts of which were revealed only ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago

Week-long Army exercise ends in Thar

Southern Army Command's week long exercise in the Thar deserts concluded on Friday and was witnessed by Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat. General Rawat commended the forces on their battle preparedness and synergized orchestration of complex ...
 DNA2 months ago
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