In this Issue – May 2018

Letter from the Editor

COVER STORY

The Reset
Modi goes to China

FEATURE/REPORT

Southern Soiree
DefExpo 2018 showcased India’s military might to the local populace

Mother of All Shows
Gagan Shakti-2018 showcased the IAF’s air power

Made in India
The IAF will soon get 324 Tejas aircraft in different configurations

Sight and Might
With the focus on indigenous defence industry, there was plenty to feast the eyes on

Undersea Watch
MAREEM AIP has been developed for navy’s Scorpene SSKs

Follow the Leader
Indian Army apes Russia’s pioneering trends in armoured/mechanised warfare

Deft Move
Boeing paves the ground for Next-Gen Super Hornet

Done Deal
Russian Helicopters is waiting for the contract of 200 Ka-226T helicopters to be signed soon

Indigenous Might
Kalyani Group facility to produce 250 ATAGS a year

Future Plans
Following the ‘Make in India’ theme, BEL showcased a wide range of its capabilities at DefExpo 2018

Critical Gap-Fillers
Lockheed Martin packs in a comprehensive portfolio for India

Ready for Action
Saab is fully prepared to deliver India’s new very-short-range air-defence (VSHORAD) system by the end of the year

Step Forward
Ukraine and India expand their military-technical cooperation

DefExpo 2018 briefs
Easing the burden of the soldiers, Honeywell introduces Centurion

ILA 2018 at a Glance
HENSOLDT, Elettronica, Indra and Thales Team Up for European MALE Drone Programme

Civil Aviation News
Honeywell to Empower OJets with High-Speed In-Flight Connectivity

COLUMNS

A Match Made in Sky
AVM Manmohan Bahadur (retd)

Old Hopes Repackaged
Maj. Gen. Mrinal Suman (retd)

Focus on the Real Issues
J.P. Dash and T.K. Damodaran

The TNW Conundrum
Maj. Gen. Raj Mehta (retd)

First Person
Ghazala Wahab