Lt Gen. T.K. Chawla, Director General Artillery, stresses importance of indigenous defence manufacturing while discussing challenges facing Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System & Dhanush.
Indian Army is internally looking at the possibility and practicality of having a light tank, which could come handy in situations similar to Ladakh stand-off.
The Army’s artillery modernisation plans have picked up pace since 2010 and have a major indigenous component in them.
The howitzers are designed for rugged terrains and border regions. They also have an edge in engine speed, endurance and flexibility, especially in Himalayan border areas.
Indian experts say development not alarming, but long-term implications need to be kept in mind given China is beefing up security in the region.
India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.
In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.