In response to India's Republic Day Parade, Chinese commentators say this year's parade was more eye-catching although it showed less weaponry and equipment than before.
Defence Minister dedicated the globally combat proven M777 A2 Ultra Light Howitzers, K-9 Vajra-Tracked Self Propelled Guns and Field Artillery Tractors to the nation
Ordnance Factory Board and BEML unveiled its latest product viz 155mm 52 Cal Mounted Gun system
The Indian Army Field Artillery Rationalization Plan (FARP) was conceived in 1999 and some progress is anticipated by 2025 with a number of inductions such as the ULH and partial completion of inductions for towed guns
Artillery Exercise
BAE Systems Victim of Own Brinkmanship
The Ministry of Defence has accepted that purchase of medium guns (155mm calibre) has suffered slippages in the past and has assured that the process for procurement of these guns is underway.
Indian Army transformation plan was much in focus as the Army Chief General V.K. Singh said it was planning new acquisitions and reforms in command and control structures. The formation of a strategic command was particularly flagged. “The aim of the transformation is to become a more agile, lethal and networked force capable of meeting future challenges.
Comparative trials of Arjun tank developed by the DRDO with Bhishma or T 90 have been completed. The Army, however, continues to favour T 90 over the Arjun though media reports claimed that Arjun had performed well on most parameters like cross-country drives and accurate engagement of targets on the move.
Multiple incidents of communal flare up and terrorism rock Indian hinterland including Punjab, Rajasthan, Hyderabad and Gorakhpur in UP.
Surveillance Grid in Kashmir - High Technology For Counter Infiltration A delegation of senior Israeli army officers will visit Kashmir in the month of October for real time testing of Israeli-made surveillance devices, ranging from unattended ground sensors and Hand-Held Thermal Imagers (HHTI) to Long-Range Reconnaissance and Observation Systems and the Battle Field Surveillance Radars. This would be a ground check of the "˜Surveillance Grid"™ deployed by the Indian army along its frontiers with Pakistan to keep a check on the infiltration of militants from the Pakistani side of Kashmir.

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