We will win future wars with Indian systems: Army chief Bipin Rawat
Tuesday, 24 December 2019 Speaking at the 'Army Technology Seminar' in Delhi, General Rawat said that necessity was no longer the need for invention and innovations were driving technological advancement.
Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat said the future civil-military integration will hold the key to a 'whole of nations' approach towards national security. "In the wake of contracting envelope of the defence budget, we must look at creating dual-use infrastructure through civil-military fusion."He said the emergence of a hyper connected and super collaborative world spawning innovation in artificial intelligence, cognitive sciences, robotics, drones, bioweapons, directed energy weapons, quantum computing, nanotechnology, and cyber capabilities will revolutionize warfare in the years to come. Gen Rawat said India should move out of dependency on individual nations for military requirements. Watch the full video for more details.
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Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat said the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh remained tense and that India's posturing has been "unambiguous". "The situation along the LAC in eastern Ladakh remains tense and the People's Liberation Army is facing unanticipated consequences for its misadventure in Ladakh because of firm and strong responses by Indian forces," Gen Rawat said. Talking about the overall security calculus, Gen Rawat said border confrontations, transgressions and unprovoked tactical military actions spiralling into a larger conflict cannot be discounted. The Chief of Defence Staff also touched on the issue of cross border terrorism from Pakistan and the way it has been dealt with by the Indian armed forces. Watch the video for more details.
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Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat on November 06 said that Indian defence industry is growing exponentially and will deliver state-of-art weapons and equipment fully made in India. "In the coming years, we will see our defence industry growing exponentially and contributing to the overall defence preparedness and deliver us state-of-art weapons and equipment fully made in India," said Rawat.
The Indian Army on November 25 successfully test-fired the BrahMos missile in the Bay of Bengal. The missile, developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation, hit the designated target at over 250 km with pinpoint accuracy, the Indian Army said. This missile firing was in continuation with earlier launches of the BrahMos missile.
The Rajputana Rifles of the Indian Army observed Remembrance Day at the Delhi Cantonment. Lieutenant General KJS Dhillon, Colonel of the Regiment of Rajputana Rifles, also paid homage to fallen soldiers. As per an official statement, the Rajputana Rifles is the oldest Rifle Regiment of the Indian Army with a glorious history of 245 years. Every year on 25 November, the Regiment celebrates Remembrance Day at its Regimental Centre located at Delhi Cantt to remember its soldiers who have laid down their lives in the highest traditions of the Army safeguarding the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the nation. Watcdh Watch the full video for all the details.
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Indian Army's Rajputana Rifles celebrated its Remembrance Day at Delhi's Cantonment area on November 25. Lt Gen KJS Dhillon paid homage to the bravehearts. Many serving officers of Rajputana Rifles paid homage to slain soldiers on the Remembrance Day. November 25 is observed as the Remembrance Day every year to pay homage to the immortal soldiers of the regiment, who lost their lives during World War II.
COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.
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