This article looks at India’s ongoing micro-controller & micro-processor R&D work in defence, space, telecom, IoT and other strategic sectors. Most of this R&D is funded by DRDO, MeitY, ISRO and related agencies (under direct/indirect control of the Government of India). While this has been the case so far, in recent years participation from academia […]
The Future of Indian Orbital Rockets
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 development of a Ramjet powered artillery round was proposed by the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) during DefExpo-2020. This article looks at the R&D work ongoing in the development of the ramjet technology & the propellant used by the engine. The article also speculates about the guidance & navigation systems, artillery fuzes & other […]
Hitting where it hurts
The Pakistani Army is a state unto itself. The view that Pakistan is not a state with an army, but the Pakistani Army is an army with a State is not without merit. The way we deal with Pakistan needs to be seen from that perspective. Our failure to formulate a long term strategy at […]