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Protests Spread In India Over New Military Recruitment System

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government this week announced an overhaul of recruitment for India's 1.38 million-strong armed forces, looking to bring down the average age of personnel and reduce pension expenditure

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At $76.6 Bn, India's Military Spending Third Highest In World: SIPRI Report

In a drive to strengthen the indigenous arms industry, 64 per cent of capital outlays in the 2021 Indian military budget was earmarked for acquisitions of domestically-produced arms, the report said

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The Era Of Electronic Warfare Begins

The Russian- Ukraine conflict unfolded the full spectrum of electronic warfare never seen before. Military technologies like satellites, UAVs, ISR equipment, Missiles, aircraft etc. rely on the wireless communication satellite broadband service which is connected to the Internet and involved the jamming of Navigation satellite signals on ground. You can imagine when your ability to fly and fire accurately are suddenly denied. The very foundation of precision strikes is made redundant though the jamming that takes place in the space and ground. Taking our lead in space tech, how far has Indian Armed Forces embraced such reality, writes Manish Kumar Jha and Ankit Bhateja.

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DRDO’s Rustom II UAV Has Reached The Target Altitude Of 28,000 ft; No Need to Import ISR Drones: G Satheesh Reddy

In its new avatar, with structural changes and thrust on accountability, DRDO strives to push the boundaries. G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary DDR&D and Chairman DRDO has been responsible for much of the changes lately. In an exclusive interaction, Dr Reddy speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on the wide range of technological breakthroughs and innovations which are taking place in DRDO’s laboratories spread across India. He makes major announcement on critical technologies, including aero-engine for AMCA, Rustom II, ATAGS, Light tank, Hypersonic system and Quantum breakthroughs.

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We Are Hopeful Of Not Only ATAGS To Be Inducted But Garuda And Light Weapon Also—Baba Kalyani, CMD Bharat Forge

Kalyani Strategic Systems, the defence arm of Bharat Forge is aiming to be the leading Indian OEM of the world in Defence & Aerospace. KSSL is developing an entire range of field Artillery for Army: Bharat 52/ 45, Garuda 105 and ATAGS with DRDO. Fact that in decades, Indian Army could only acquire M777 howitzer into its Artillery, reflects how heavy our defence import has been — a dereliction in addressing the huge technological gaps. In an exclusive interaction, Baba Kalyani speaks with Manish Kumar Jha of BW Businessworld on his boldest steps and efforts, where he is striving to build indigenous capabilities for Indian Armed Forces. He also puts forth his vision for the critical advance technology in the areas of complex materials and structure for the engine & propulsion system.

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India-China To Hold 15th Round Of Military Talks On Border Stand-off On March 11

Pullback from PP 15 friction point at Hot Springs on the table as New Delhi strikes optimistic note on incremental troop disengagement

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India The First Responder To Crises In Indian Ocean Region: President Kovind

Presidential Fleet Review asserts primacy of Indian power and its acceptance in the Littoral

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Indian Navy 'Highly Successful' In Maintaining Safety Of Seas: Prez Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said the Indian Navy's constant vigil, prompt response to incidents and untiring efforts have been highly successful in maintaining the safety of the seas

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Indian Navy To Line Up Most Potent Warships For President’s Fleet Review

Majestic display of allegiance to the Supreme Commander is the high point of every Presidency

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Indian Defence Industrial Exhibition DefExpo-2022 Extended By A Day

Indigenisation, self-reliance agenda to be centre-stage at arms bazaar congregation

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Breakthrough: P&W's New Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Technology To Achieve 30% Improvement In Fuel Efficiency Against Modern Turboprop -- Ashmita Sethi, President, P&W India

P&W is the powerhouse of aerospace engineering for its after burning turbofan engine for the world’s only operational 5th gen fighter aircraft -- F-35 and F-22 Raptor. India is on course to develop its very own 5 gen multi role fighter jet—AMCA. While Navy and IAF are gunning for Deck Based Fighter and 114 MRFA fighter program. Could P&W collaborate on such futuristic program with govt.of India? BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks with Ashmita Sethi, President and Country Head, P&W on such critical technologies and the possibilities that could propel India leaf frog into building next gen advance aero engine. She also opens up on technological breakthroughs/R&D as the new hybrid-electric propulsion technology and Ceramic matrix composites will set forth the new era of aviation.

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Airbus-Tata Aircraft Manufacturing Facility Likely In Gujarat

Dholera set to host India’s first full spectrum aerospace complex in the private sector

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French Mid-air Refuellers To Get Thales Satellite Communication Gear

MELISSA contract to hook up Phenix tankers with SYRACUSE IV military satellite

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India Witnessing Trailers Of Future Wars, Says Army Chief

Ready & capable forces required to counter creeping aggression by adversaries

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