Sharing my interview published by Business World (Defence) on 15 January 2019 regarding Defence procurements, DPP, self reliance, Make in India, Defence Budget, Capacity building, force restructuring and related issues for 2019 and beyond. It is also available in printed Journal of the same month. The URL is given below:- http://bwdefence.businessworld.in/article/In-2019-I-would-expect-a-simpler-version-of-DPP-which-makes-procurement-possible-in-shorter-time-frame-with-minimum-obstacles-Maj-Gen-SB-Asthana/16-01-2019-166164/ (The views … Continue reading In 2019, I would expect a simpler version of DPP, which makes procurement possible-Maj Gen SB Asthana, in BW DEFENCE
National Security has a wide span and needs to cover much wider period for meaningful analysis, but to be realistic about current security dynamics in the country, speculating the immediate trends under the existing realities may be a useful, because in high voltage political scenario in the country due to 2019 elections, the National Security … Continue reading How Secure will India be in 2019?
I am sharing with friends my interview by Global Review ( Germany). The interviewer is Ralf Ostener. The interviewer has questioned on a very wide range of aspects about Indian Military, its history, its development and its self understanding from German perspective. The interview has been kept at strategic level, appropriate for international readers. The Interview has been … Continue reading Interview of Maj Gen Asthana by Global Review, Politik und Kritik weltweit (Germany) about the Indian military
https://youtu.be/SNPJMk2fgJU Sharing an interesting video as received. Take a look at the video link below and watch it in full-screen. A Russian has created a remotely controlled quadroto-copter fitted out with a 100 round machine gun. Watch him as he has fun blowing up mannequins and cars. It's all done with a touch of humor, … Continue reading Can’t we have low cost ‘Make in India’ Drone?