Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicRussian arms

Topic: Russian arms

Can India get spares for Russian military equipment elsewhere? Learn from Poland, Iran

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict demonstrates how over-reliance on one supplier can have major long-term consequences for India’s force structure.

Indian Army’s Russian Dragunov sniper rifle could soon get long-awaited upgrade

DSR is a gas-operated short-stroke piston rifle. Indian Army has been one of the largest users of DSR & its different versions have been supplied by its Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov.

Amethi factory expected to begin making Russian AK-203 rifles this year for Indian Army

AK-203 is one of the most modern assault rifles from the stable of Kalashnikov Concern, which manufactures the famous AK-series rifles.

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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

Indian, American soldier during Yudh Abhyas 2022 | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Hand-to-hand combat, memories of ‘Vietnam & dal tadka’ — US soldiers’ takeaways from Yudh Abhyas

Held in Uttarakhand’s Auli, aim of the annual India-US joint exercise, which ended Friday, was to increase interoperability between the 2 armies & allow them to exchange best practices.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.