In this Issue – July 2019

Letter from the Editor


The Biggest Show
Paris Air Show 2019 lives up to its reputation

The Flight of JF-17
PAF’s three fighters drew quite some attention at the show

Future of Weapons
Next Gen MRCAs and PGMs from across the world were on display at Paris Air Show

Plane Truths
Airline manufacturers register impressive run at the Le Bourget


Let There Be Light
The market for night fighting capabilities is growing in India

Eye Spy
Urban security systems are fast changing for the better

Home Grown
Make in India should be the mantra for missiles

Radar Power
India has been slow in catching up with new radar technologies meant to meet the growing challenges of enemy threats

Mean Machines
India is now focusing on manufacturing underwater unmanned vehicles

Hope in the Air
Export procedures will be streamlined, says defence secretary

Waiting for Reforms
MRO industries in India suffer heavily because of a flawed tax regime

Borders to Go Hi-Tech
The BSF has issued tenders for modern equipment such as OFC-based Intrusion Detection Systems and Night Vision Devices

Walk the Talk
A muscular approach to solving Kashmir’s problem will only result in adverse long-term consequences


Books | Challenge and Cooperate
In this chapter, writer Bernard Moreland compares the responses of Vietnam and the Philippines as case studies in dispute management with China. It hold valuable lessons for India


Look Beyond Differences
Cmde Anil Jai Singh (retd)

Mind Over Matter | Better be Prepared
Maj. Gen. Mrinal Suman (retd)

The Miracle and the Clerical Error
Sudhakar Natarajan

Balance of Life and Work
Col Narinder Singh Dahiya (retd)

First Person
Ghazala Wahab

Pravin Sawhney


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