Articles By Lt Gen BS Pawar

Future Military Helicopters — Design & Development

Future Military Helicopters — Design & Development

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 33.3 Jul-Sep 2018 | Date: 11 Aug , 2019

Military Aviation today is looking at the next generation of military helicopters and the strategy to modernise vertical lift capability with improved avionics, electronics, range, speed,...

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Army to Get Its Own Apaches Attack Helicopters

Army to Get Its Own Apaches Attack Helicopters

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 32.4 Oct-Dec 2017 | Date: 30 May , 2018

The article first published in Indian Defence Review (Vol 32.4 – Oct-Dec 2017) The Army’s long pending demand for requirement of state-of-art American Apache Attack Helicopters for its Strike...

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Army Aviation – The Arm of the Future?

Army Aviation – The Arm of the Future?

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 31.4 Oct-Dec 2016 | Date: 01 Mar , 2018

The Aviation Arm of the Indian Army today is nowhere near the one envisaged in 1963 or as has been projected in the Indian Army’s perspective plans over the years and lacks some vital elements...

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Why Attack Helicopters for Army

Why Attack Helicopters for Army

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 29 Feb , 2016

The article ‘Attack Helicopters: Should India Have Them’ written by Gp Capt AG Bewoor and published in the Indian Defence Review, September issue has incorrect facts and is based on...

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Artillery Modernisation: A Reality Check

Artillery Modernisation: A Reality Check

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Vol. 29.1 Jan-Mar 2014 | Date: 13 Sep , 2014

With changes in policy clearly stating that in all future acquisitions of defence equipment, the first priority would be given to Indian companies both private and public, a number of private...

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Combat Helicopters: The multi-role concept and future development

Combat Helicopters: The multi-role concept and future development

By: Lt Gen BS Pawar | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Jul , 2013

While jet fighters are in their fifth generation, helicopters are still languishing with the same old airframes for the last several decades, with mostly upgrades to their credit. The APACHE...

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