Directed Energy Weapons: High-Power Microwaves

Part 1 and Part 2 covered particle beam weapons and their technology, respectively. In this part we look at high-power microwaves (HPMs). In the era dominated by electronic warfare and smartweapons systems...

Particle Beam Weapons: Technology Areas, Advantages and Limitations

Part 1 of this article last month covered directed energy weapons, kinetic energy weapons and particle beam weapons. This part covers the involved technology areas and advantages as well as limitations...
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Bangalore Space Expo: Exploring The Great Beyond

ISRO is the guiding body related to any activity related to space in India. It is the key through which the basic launch process as well as the ground to orbit control...

A Guide To Model Rocketry

Model rocketry is an interesting hobby. To have a safe and predictable flight, rocketeers must have keen interest and some experience in the field. Lack of insight into the underlying technology...

Directed Energy Weapons: Particle Beam Weapons

This articles focuses on new class of weapons known as directed energy weapons (DEWs) along with with the exception of particle beam weapons (PBWs) and laser-induced plasma channel (LIPC) weapons that...

Command and Cruise Control Operations in American Defence

Continue reading previous part In the last four parts of this article we covered air defence warfare, electronic warfare (EW), under-sea warfare, strike warfare and air operations. In this concluding part, let...

SES 2016: Strategic Electronics Meetup Report

Strategic electronics is a key area where defence production and offset policies have created immense scope for growth of domestic manufacturing. Electronic Industries Association of India (ELCINA) had launched the Strategic...

Opportunities Galore in Defence Sector to Accelerate Pace of “Make in India Campaign”

The 7th Strategic Electronics Summit 2016 got underway today with record participation at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). Shri Manohar Parrikar, Hon’ble Minister for Defence, Government of India was the chief...

India Sets New Record With PSLV C-34, Launches 20 Satellites in Single Space Mission

With Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C34 India sets a new record of sending 20 satellites in space on Wednesday, 22nd June 2016. The PSLV-C34 took...

A Sunrise Peppered With Drones

When I started work on this story at the close of 2015, the USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was voicing serious concerns about the number of drones expected to be bought...