Soldier Modernisation : 07 May 2019

Sub Title : A report on the Round Table

Issues Details : Vol 13 Issue 2 May/June 2019

Author : Editoral Team

Page No. : 31

Category : Military Technology

: May 25, 2019

Forces across the world have been making continual efforts to enhance the fighting capabilities of their soldiers by providing them with the latest in weapons and equipment.  As the canvas of technology has widened rapidly, especially in the last few years and resulted in a corresponding increase in costs, it is for the planners to decide what is the best optimal that can be provided.  

To discuss various aspects related to the issue, a Roundtable was conducted by South Asia Defence and Strategic Review in concert with CENJOWS on 07 May on Soldier Modernisation. The infantry soldier was taken as the basis for equipment provisioning as it is his model that is replicated (as required) in other arms and services of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Assam Rifles and the CAPF.

South Asia Defence and Strategic review had in its Nov-Dec issue of 2007 spoken of the 2020 Sol...

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