As India moves to be a leading economic & military power, the nation’s premier space agency, together with Private-sector enterprise, gear up to provide ever-greater and ever-more affordable means of access to space – which in the 21st century is as much a building block of prosperity as roads & railways were in times past.
Over five decades of operations, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) developed several rockets capable of orbiting satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO), Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and beyond. This is a brief look into the history of those launch systems developed by the premier Indian space agency.
The current year (2019) promises to bring much more than anyone could have expected with regard to Indian space applications of a military nature. The totally out-of-the-blue test of an ASAT weapon being case in point. In that spirit, I rounded up some of the important projects that have implications for the military, and are […]
The Tavor family of assault rifles has seen, perhaps the most widespread use among the various Special Forces and paramilitary units of India, compared to any other foreign rifle in recent times (save for the ubiquitous and never-dying Kalashnikov)…making it just a few steps short of gaining SLR-like status and renown among armed units in […]