Military Updates

SP's MAI Defexpo 2020 Special - Military Updates

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    NEST, the Military and DefExpo
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    According to media reports, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has established a new ministerial division termed ‘NEST’ denoting New, Emerging and Strategic Technologies.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Indian Defence Industry
    By Major General Arun Kumar Varma (Retd)

    In order for India to possess a technologically advanced and self-sufficient defence industry, a lot will depend on maintaining a conducive eco-system for all stakeholders and a robust framework for effective implementation of reforms.

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    MILITARY / PROFILE | VIVEK LALL
    Well Above the Standard Mark of Achievement
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    During his outstanding career, Dr Vivek Lall has steered numerous multi-billion dollar deals, is recognised by several governments to be a knowledgeable person on technology and foreign policy issues and has been commended by several US Presidents as well as world leaders from across the globe

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    India’s First CDS - What Should be the Priorities
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Speaking to reporters India’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat has said, ”As per the task given to the CDS we have to enhance integration and do better resource management. We have to achieve more synergy and integration. This is the motive. All the three services will work as a team.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Key Priorities for New Army Chief
    By Lt. General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Soon after taking over as the new Chief of Army Staff, General M.M. Naravane warned Pakistan to desist from sponsoring terrorism, saying, “We have evolved a strategy of resolute punitive response against sponsored terrorism.

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    MILITARY / UPDATES
    CDS’ 1st Directive: Prepare for a unified Air Defence Command
    By Vishal Thapar

    The newly-appointed Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat has directed the Integrated Defence Staff to prepare a proposal to create a unified Air Defence Command for India, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defence on January 2.

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    MILITARY / UPDATES
    L&T hands over 51st of the 100 K9 Vajra-T artillery guns ordered for Indian Army
    By Vishal Thapar

    The 51st gun of the 100 K9 Vajra-T 155mm/52 calibre tracked self-propelled...

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    MILITARY / SPOTLIGHT
    Lt General Satinder Kumar Saini assumes appointment of VCOAS

    Lt General Satinder Kumar Saini on assuming the charge of Vice Chief of the Army Staff paid tributes at the National War Memorial on January 28, 2020. Before assuming the appointment of Vice Chief of the Army Staff, the General Officer was heading the Southern Command of the Indian Army.