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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]