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Future-proofing A&D manufacturing for Industry 4.0
Evan Butler-Jones | 17 Aug , 2019 0 comments
Future-proofing A&D manufacturing for Industry 4.0

A checklist for manufacturers to ensure they take advantage of the benefits of Industry 4.0 The benefits of Industry 4.0 for A&D manufacturers are enormous but involve critical decisions on digital investments and an increasingly cyber-aware ecosystem. Here, Evan Butler-Jones, Director, Defence Product Line, Aerospace & Defence Business Unit,...

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Honouring Braves – Will The Colonel Get Justice?
Honouring Braves – Will The Colonel Get Justice?

Indian governments habitually remember braves during wars and conflict, occasions like Independence Day,  Republic Day or when politically opportune to garner votes. Otherwise, neglect of soldiers remains the norm. Momentary praise of bravery turns to apathy thereafter, wheedled by politicians and bureaucrats. Operations during government in...

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Rebuttal to article 'Why India's announcement on Kashmir is such a serious mistake'
Rebuttal to article 'Why India's announcement on Kashmir is such a serious mistake'

The article “Why India’s announcement on Kashmir is such a serious mistake” authored by Tim Willasey-Wilsey (former senior British diplomat who worked in Southern Africa, Central America and latterly in Asia) was sent by www.academia.edu to Gen JS Bajwa – Editor Indian Defence Review and he rebutted it as:- Thank you for forwarding this...

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Security forces firmly in control of the situation says Army Commander
Col Jaibans Singh | 07 Aug , 2019 2 comments
Security forces firmly in control of the situation says Army Commander

Against the backdrop of the prevailing situation in Jammu & Kashmir, the Army Commander, Northern Command, Lt. General Ranbir Singh chaired a meeting of the Core Group of Intelligence and Security agencies at Srinagar to review the operational readiness to meet any contingency that could adversely impact the security situation in J&K. The Army...

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The Freedom of Ladakh
Claude Arpi | 06 Aug , 2019 0 comments

This comes to my mind the day after Ladakh finally obtained its freedom of from Srinagar yesterday. A momentous day for the Himalayan region, now Union Territory. This memorandum was sent to Nehru in 1949.   Memorandum submitted by Shri Cheewang Rigzin, President Buddhist Association, Ladakh to the Prime Minister of India on behalf of the...

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