In this Issue – June 2022

Letter from the Editor


The Sharp Curve of Technology
Smart, as well as loitering, munitions are shaping the battlefield

Improvised Deaths
Countering IEDs remains a challenge, especially in asymmetric war conditions

Land Warfare
India-France cooperation in the land domain holds a lot of potential

Eurosatory Curtain Raiser
The Eurosatory Exhibition Returns to the Fairgrounds

Partnership with Potential
Deepening maritime ties between India and France yet to fructify into procurement by the Indian Navy


‘With the Withdrawal of the Western Companies from Russia, there is a Great Potential to intensify (Gazprom-OVL) Partnership’
Ambassador of the Russian Federation to India Denis Alipov

DEWs On Hypersonics
How lasers can take out the hypersonic cruise missiles

The Final Frontier
The VCAS underscores the importance of space in a recent seminar

In Growth Mode
‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative powers BEL’s growth curve upward

The World As Home
The brunt of realpolitik is borne by the civilians rendered refugees

‘In India, Refugees and Asylum Seekers Continue to Face Challenges Concerning Their Legal Recognition and Obtaining Government-Issued Documents’
UNHCR Chief of Mission for India and Maldives, Oscar Mundia


Reading List | Lessons in Self Reliance
RAdm. Sudhir Pillai

‘Religious Extremism Was an Instrument of Resistance to the Oppression from the Domestic State Order and the Interventions of Western Powers’
Talmiz Ahmad, author of West Asia At War: Repression, Resistance and Great Power Games

Terror and Turmoil
Why ‘Quad 2’ is nothing but sound and fury signifying nothing. An Extract

The World in a Flux
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created geopolitical uncertainties. An Extract


The Long Road
Cdr S. Shrikumar (retd)

From Imports to Exports
Y.H. Gharpure

Stories Museums Tell
Maj. Gen. Raj Mehta (retd)

First Person
Ghazala Wahab




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