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India Set to Join MTCR

Roshan Writes: India’s diplomatic efforts to join the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) are finally showing dividends as India is now slated to become its member.


Another Hypersonic Glide Vehicle Test by Russia

Dr Roshan Writes: The flight test of the Russian hypersonic glide vehicle last week depicts the constant endeavour by the major powers to match each other in the development of niche technologies.

RELEASED—MCCM Jerry McLain, PACEN Det NW. Credit as a U.S. Navy Photo by Jerry McLain

Journey Behind Development of SSBN

News reports indicate that India has test fired a missile from its SSBN, Arihant. With such a news as backdrop, MH Rajesh ruminates how an SSBN came into being as a combination of some core technologies at the end of the World War.


Threat of Drones with WMDs: Why India Should be as Concerned as the Pentagon

The Pentagon has put out a Request For Information (RFI) for new technologies that could counter commercial drones armed with chemical, biological or highly destructive weapons. It is high time Indian military equip itself not only with the most sophisticated drones but also with technology to shoot down hostile UAVs entering our airspace.