Technological and Scientific Studies
Beyond the Rhetoric - The Bottom line Challenges for Ground Based Air Defence

Gun Systems No country the word over ever throws away its old calibres (implying gun systems). Russia is still going strong with its 57 mm, 85 mm air defence guns (besides the newer vintage of 23 mm and 30 mm). Sweden, Italy, and....

Workshop on Internet Governance

Dr Gulshan Rai, (National Cyber Security Coordination Centre, or NCSC), Mr Sanjay Verma, Ministry of External Affairs, Mr. Samiran Gupta, India Head of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN), among others, participated in a d....

Modernisation of Artillery- A Quantum Jump

Quantum Jump- Artillery Modernisation The Indian Artillery is currently in a Network Centric Warfare (NCW) Environment and has to provide Surveillance and Reconnaissance resulting in Target Acquisition, which would lead to engagem....

LANDSLIP National Stakeholders Workshop

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with LANDSLIP (Landslide Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment, Preparedness and Early Warning in South Asia: Integrating Meteorology, Landscape and Society), organized a day-long national stake....

Interaction with Mr. Samiran Gupta, the Head of India for ICANN

Mr. Samiran Gupta, the Head of India for Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) was invited February 23, 2017 for a discussion on issues broadly related to internet’s freedom and security. In his opening remarks, General NC Vij....

Pakistan’s Focus on Babur and Raad Cruise Missiles

Introduction Cruise missiles, unlike ballistic missiles, fly an essentially horizontal cruise path for most of the duration of its flight and can manoeuvre like an aircraft through way points. They are difficult to locate and provide a dist....

11th Aero India: Some of the Likely Technologies at Display

Professionals and Subject Matter Experts look forward with awaited breadth, the unfolding of the 11th Edition of Aero India at the Air Force Station Yelahanka, slated from 14-18 Feb 17; that is precisely 18 days on the countdown today. With more tha....

Agni I to VI and Counting...... - A Journey of Strength-to-Strength

This article chronicles the story of the Agni Surface-to-Surface Missile (SSM) from inception till date. In that, it brings out the rationale, as to why we moved from Agni I to Agni II and beyond up to Agni VI, and continuing further. It flags the....

Bringing Down The Unmanned Machine: A Formidable Challenge and Suggested Way Ahead

The Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) is as much an attackers’ delight as it is a defenders’ nightmare. In that, while the attackers are celebrating many a virtues of the unmanned phenomenon (long range, tremendous endurance, precision kill, all weath....

Information and Communication Technologies: Key to Transform India

The Digital Era ushered in by the ICTs and Media has opened up exciting possibilities for the country. India realized the potential of ICT for all round development and started building the infrastructure and capacities in the mid-nineties. She is no....

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