SP's MAI Issue No. 1-2 | January 1-31, 2016 - Military Updates

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    MILITARY / INTERVIEW
    'Our security response system needs to encompass the entire spectrum of conflict'

    On January 6, 2016, Lt General V.K. Kapoor (Retd), Senior Technical Group Editor of SP’s M.A.I., interviewed the Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh in his office in South Block.

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    MILITARY / REPORT
    Modernisation Through ‘Make in India’ — COAS
    By Ranjeet Kumar

    The acquisition process has been prioritised and has been divided into three categories: First is Critical, second is Important and third is Essential.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    MoD — ‘Bad’ is putting it mildly
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    MoD is directly and wholly responsible for the pathetic state of the governmental...

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    French President Guest of Honour at Republic Day
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    France is one of the largest suppliers of nuclear fuel to India and a major supplier of military equipment including Mirage 2000 fighter aircraft and Scorpene submarines.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Critical skies — Anyone bothered?
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    CAG’s stinging indictment should serve as a much-needed wake-up call for the politico-bureaucratic combine as well as armed forces to undertake long-term strategic planning to build military capabilities in a systematic and cost-effective manner, with timely decision making and proper follow-through.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Terrorist attack at Pathankot
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    For Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the latest terrorist attack at Pathankot has emerged as a major challenge to his initiative to revive dialogue with Pakistan.

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    MILITARY / SPOTLIGHT
    President of India at Mceme Convocation

    Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, was the chief guest at the 88th Convocation Ceremony of the Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME)...

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    MILITARY
    Commissioning of INS Kadmatt

    INS Kadmatt, second ship of Project 28 (P28) class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvettes, was commissioned into the Indian Navy by the Chief of Naval Staff at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam.

  • MILITARY
    Amendments to offset guidelines

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has initiated various policy measures to address the concerns of the industry for ease of doing business.

  • MILITARY
    Successful conduct of LRSAM firing by Indian Navy

    The Indian Navy has achieved a significant milestone in enhancing its anti-air warfare capability with the maiden firing of its newly developed long-range surface-to-air missile (LRSAM).