Yearly Archives: 2020

Life Cycle Management of Defence Platforms on GOCO Model

Despite enough learning from developed countries to adapt  the life cycle management of  assets from 3rd Party providers for logistics support, the Government decision to transfer Army Base Workshops (ABW) and Central Ordnance Depots (CODs) on the lines of Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) Model is...

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SCoD Recommendations on Financial Constraints are Perfunctory

The third report of the Standing Committee on Defence (SCoD) presented to the Parliament in December 2019, makes for a disappointing reading as it simply regurgitates a familiar narrative, demanding increased capital outlay for the Defence Services, offering no fresh insights and repeating old recommendations....

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Dawning of the Counter Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs) Market

UAVs/Drones are increasingly being used across both military and civil/commercial sectors owing to their various capabilities, the major ones being that they can be used for surveillance, monitoring and acquiring visual imagery swiftly coupled with getting into places where persons cannot reach. However, with...

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