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Monthly Archives: November 2017

GST ROLLOUT IN DEFENCE

The GST is an indirect tax regime that replaces all the central and state taxes with a aim to do away with a highly complex tax regime involving multiple layers of taxation by the centre and the states. The author analyses the impact...

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GUNNERS DAY AND THE FUTURE

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The raising of the Royal Indian Artillery as a part of the Bombay Presidency which occurred on 28 September 1827 and from then the Regiment of Artillery celebrates its raising day every year. The author deliberates about the modernisation of its arms and ammunition, which...

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INCREASING REQUIREMENT FOR ELECTRONIC FUZING OF AMMUNITION

With the increase in air threat envelope due to multiplicity of air threat platforms, there is a need to enhance the lethality and accuracy of the present Artillery, Mortar, Air defence and Ammunition System.  The author examines the emerging opportunities—

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INDO-US DEFENCE CO-OPERATION EMERGING TREND

The Indo-US relations have their own dynamics and imperatives. The recent new framework of Indo-US defence relationship has helped in collaboration in defence and in other sector as well.

Indo-US relations have their own dynamics and imperatives. The ties between the two countries have...

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COMBAT AIRCRAFTS

The Indian Air Force has ambitious plans to transform itself into one of the most modern air forces over the next decade and has begun with the process of acquiring different type of aircrafts to strengthen its combat fleet.

The Indian Air...

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EMERGING AERO STRUCTURES ECOSYSTEM

There is a huge requirement for aero-structures, not only in defence but also in civil aerospace as India's role as a tier-I/II supplier gains further prominence. This will require infrastructure and a robust domestic supply chain, coupled with a strong MRO capability.

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71ST INFANTRY DAYCELEBRATIONS

Since the advent of warfare, the Infantry soldier has remained the pillar for decisive victory and imposition of National will. This crucial role makes Infantry the most predominant, indispensable and ultimate combat arm for achieving victory in war. The Infantry has been at the forefront of all operations that the Indian...

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COMPOSITES IN DEFENCE

Composites are emerging as an innovative alternative for steel and aluminium and hence, can be used in defence equipment manufacturing.

A small change can bring a huge difference and slowly replacing the conventional material to something new and worthy. Till now, heavy...

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November – December 2017

In this issue we deliberate on Individual service specific platforms, projects and other broader issues. Beginning with the 'Queen of the Battle' Infantry. These foot soldiers are the first line of protection; therefore, they need to be equipped with best weapons and arms....

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