Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicMilitary innovation

Topic: military innovation

3 years after acquiring Italian drone company, Hong Kong firm being probed for arms law breach

According to media reports, Italian authorities claim Mars (HK), which acquired Alpi Aviation in 2018, is a front for 2 China state-owned firms.

Innovative disruption is the future of arms race and India has a bright chance at excelling

In the arms race, India can’t race ahead. Catching up is its best bet.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.