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Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile successfully...

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile successfully...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Jun , 2022

Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy from an Indian Naval Ship at...

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Logistics and Stamina in War

Logistics and Stamina in War

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 24 Jun , 2022

“My logisticians are a humourless lot... they know if my campaign fails, they will be the first ones I will slay.” — Alexander the Great “Logistics comprises the means and arrangements...

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Rosoboronexport to showcase Russian products at first National Security,...

Rosoboronexport to showcase Russian products at first National Security,...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2022

Rosoboronexport JSC (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present the latest Russian security solutions and more than 350 items of military, dual-use and civilian products for all services and...

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Pakistan Military’s Dilemma Admist a Political Turmoil

Pakistan Military’s Dilemma Admist a Political Turmoil

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 37.2, Apr-Jun 2022 | Date: 22 Jun , 2022

Pakistan’s history since its creation has been full of political turbulence. Infighting amongst the provinces on linguistic and ethnic lines has always posed a unity challenge. While the power...

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Tata Advanced Systems and L&T to deliver 100th Missile Launcher for the...

Tata Advanced Systems and L&T to deliver 100th Missile Launcher for the...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 22 Jun , 2022

Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) have jointly delivered 100th Akash Air Force Launcher (AAFL) for the Indian Air Force, developed with Defence Research and...

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Thales technology selected for the new Schengen ‘Entry Exit System’ in...

Thales technology selected for the new Schengen ‘Entry Exit System’ in...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

•  In 2017, the European Union adopted a new directive for the deployment of a biometric Entry-Exit registration system (EES) for Member States with the aim of strengthening and modernising the...

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Exxelia expands its range of low profile aluminum electrolytic capacitors

Exxelia expands its range of low profile aluminum electrolytic capacitors

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

Exxelia, a global manufacturer of complex passive components and subsystems for harsh environments, is expanding its CUBISIC capacitor range with a HTLP (High Temperature Low Profile) version....

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Land robotics: Safran wins new contract for French FURIOUS program

Land robotics: Safran wins new contract for French FURIOUS program

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

The French defense procurement agency has announced a new “optional tranche” contract awarded to Safran Electronics & Defense for FURIOUS (FUturs systèmes Robotiques Innovants en tant...

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WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

WTO Sealed a Package: India Emerged as Global Leader with Win-Win Outcome

By: Col (Dr) PK Vasudeva | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Jun , 2022

For the first time in a decade, the members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a 164-nation body, have finalised a historic deal at the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12).The four-day MC12...

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Military Service through a “Tour of Duty”

Military Service through a “Tour of Duty”

By: Brig Pradeep Sharma | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 18 Jun , 2022

Introduction On 29th of July 2020 a brief write up by me was published in the Indian Defense Review (IDR), it was titled ‘Indian Army: A Nation Builder through Character, Leadership and...

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MBDA is showcasing its Mistral ATLAS RC at Eurosatory

MBDA is showcasing its Mistral ATLAS RC at Eurosatory

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2022

MBDA is showcasing at Eurosatory2022 its Mistral ATLAS RC. This latest generation system can be equipped with 2 or 4 Mistral missiles and can be mounted on light armoured vehicles. Mistral ATLAS...

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Trench Warfare in the 21st Century: What Satellite Imagery Analysis reveals...

Trench Warfare in the 21st Century: What Satellite Imagery Analysis reveals...

By: Dr Prakash Panneerselvam And Dr Amit Mukherjee | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2022

Introduction The characteristics of war are rapidly changing in the 21st century. This change is due to the induction of latest weapon systems that can track and destroy enemy positions with...

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Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk Development Jet Comes Together

Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk Development Jet Comes Together

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2022

The final aft, or rear section, of the T-7A Red Hawk trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force arrived at Boeing [NYSE: BA] from teammate Saab in Linköping, Sweden, signaling the final...

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NSPA and Safran set up a maintenance facility for portable optronic...

NSPA and Safran set up a maintenance facility for portable optronic...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 16 Jun , 2022

NSPA (NATO Support and Procurement Agency), in cooperation with Safran Electronics & Defense, has received the approval from NVO (Night Vision and Optoelectronics) Support Partnership nations to...

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IAI Unveils the GREEN LOTUS Multi-Sensor System for C-RAM and Air & Ground...

IAI Unveils the GREEN LOTUS Multi-Sensor System for C-RAM and Air & Ground...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2022

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has unveiled its latest tactical multi-mission, multi-sensor system: the GREEN LOTUS (ELI-2139).  Designed to provide high performance Counter-Rocket, Artillery...

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A new tank for a new era – KF51 Panther

A new tank for a new era – KF51 Panther

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2022

Rheinmetall is debuting its new KF51 Panther at Eurosatory 2022. The latest member of Rheinmetall's family of tracked vehicles (KF is short for "Kettenfahrzeug", i.e., tracked vehicle), the KF51...

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Safran’s SkyNaute navigation system to equip H160M helicopters

Safran’s SkyNaute navigation system to equip H160M helicopters

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jun , 2022

Airbus Helicopters has selected Safran Electronics & Defense to supply SkyNaute navigation systems to equip future H160M helicopters, developed as part of the HIL* joint light helicopter program....

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The Austin Guffaws

The Austin Guffaws

By: Lt Gen Prakash Katoch | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Jun , 2022

When US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin visited India in March 2021, all he had to say about the Chinese invasion in Eastern Ladakh (April-May 2020) was a quip to the media saying “we never...

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Robotic Unmanned Combat Vehicle unveiled at Eurosatory

Robotic Unmanned Combat Vehicle unveiled at Eurosatory

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2022

The robotic combat vehicle will be unveiled today at Elbit Systems' pavilion at the Eurosatory Defense and Security Exhibition. The vehicle includes a new robotic platform type BLR-2 made by BL,...

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Thales takes collaborative combat to a new level with the Combat Digital...

Thales takes collaborative combat to a new level with the Combat Digital...

By: IDR News Network | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Jun , 2022

Developments in the threat landscape and the nature of conflict call for significant changes in the way that missions are conducted. As the number of actors in the battle-space increases, the...

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