Military Updates

  • August 21, 2017
    Six Apaches for Army
    By Ranjit Kumar

    The Aviation wing of the Indian Army got a big combat boost on 17th August with the decision of the Defence Acquisition Council of the Ministry of Defence to accept...

  • Boeing KC-46A Tanker – More Capable, Efficient, Versatile
    By Pratyush Kumar, Boeing

    Highly reliable and efficient, the wide-body, multi-role tanker can refuel all U.S., allied and coalition military aircraft any time, on any mission. It can also carry passengers, cargo and patients whenever and wherever needed.

SP's MAI Issue No. 11-12 | June 1-30, 2017 - Military Updates

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    MILITARY / INDO-ISRAEL RELATIONS
    India-Israel bonding — The ‘I’ square equation
    By R. Chandrakanth

    India-Israel bonding is reaching new heights, thanks to the global leadership qualities of the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu

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    MILITARY / INDO-US RELATIONS
    A historic meeting
    By Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd)

    The historic meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Donald Trump is expected to propel the relationship between India and the US to greater heights.

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    MILITARY / INDO-US RELATIONS
    Modi-Trump meet — Amidst Modi’s three-nation tour
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Donald Trump on June 26. Modi’s US trip starting June 25 was part of his three-nation tour commencing with Portugal.

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    MILITARY / REPORT
    Prime Minister Modi's four-nation tour
    By Lt General P.C. Katoch (Retd)

    Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his four-nation tour to Germany, Spain, Russia and France on May 29, it was reported that his main focus would be bilateral cooperation on economic (in backdrop of India having passed the GST Bill...

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    MILITARY / EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
    Rockwell Collins: Future is with innovations

    In the background of Paris Air Show 2017, Neetu Dhulia, Deputy Managing Editor of SP’s M.A.I., in exclusive interview with Colin R. Mahoney, Senior Vice President, International & Services Solutions, Rockwell Collins, discusses the company’s plans for future of aviation.

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    MILITARY / VIEWPOINT
    Indian Army in limelight
    By Lt General V.K. Kapoor (Retd)

    The Indian Army continues to be an institution that is loved and respected by the nation and its people. Let us not drag this fine institution in to politics and controversy.

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    MILITARY / SPOTLIGHT
    Defence Minister dedicates Aeronautical Test Range to the nation

    The Defence Minister Arun Jaitley recently inaugurated the newly built Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) of the DRDO at Chitradurga in Karnataka.

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    MILITARY
    Joint Indo-Thailand Military Exercise — Exercise Maitree 2017

    Indo-Thailand relations are multifaceted and founded on historical linkages. Both countries have a history of extensive cooperation. Taking it forward, Armies of India and Thailand have been conducting the yearly Joint Training Exercise named Ex Maitree.

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    MILITARY
    Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC & Chief of Naval Staff visits Israel

    The visit to Israel by Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman COSC and Chief of the Naval Staff from June 12-15, 2017 is in continuation of such high level defence exchanges between the two countries.