Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicArmoured vehicles

Topic: armoured vehicles

The weight of dead Indian soldiers is also on missing body armour. Army needs them now

Modern protection equipment could have saved 70% of personnel killed in J&K since 1990. Nothing else can highlight the urgency of mass-producing PPE better than this.

After Mahindra, now TATA set to bag contract for armoured vehicles as Army upgrades mobility

Army working on various programmes related to wheeled armoured protection for infantry soldiers to allow faster induction & de-induction in times of crisis like the Ladakh standoff.

Army places emergency procurement order for Kalyani M4 armoured vehicles tested in Ladakh

The M4 armoured vehicles were ordered from Pune-based Bharat Forge and had undergone trials in Ladakh, along with its competitors, in August 2020. 

Indian Army had a ‘Ghost Regiment’. It spooked Pakistanis in 1971 and earned their praise

It is not often that the enemy praises you on a battlefield. But the Indian Army's Ghost Regiment in the 1971 war got Pakistan's grudging admiration.

People are investing in their security, with bulletproof cars

While brands such as Audi, BMW, and Land Rover already offer in-house bulletproofing options, it’s the rise of sales by the private U.S. providers that indicates real profits to be made.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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