Category: Military Modernisation
Protecting India Through Cyber Sovereignty
This conversation with Pavitran Rajan was sobering and eye opening. He laid bare the fundamental issues which plague our cyber systems. India needs to do a lot more in a focussed manner if it needs to achieve strategic autonomy. More importantly unless we are able to have all aspects of cyber space in our control,…
Gray Zone Warfare Technology
In this video, Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan(R) and I discussed Gary Zone Warfare and how technology is being used to execute it. The funny thing is that every one knows that India is most vulnerable to Gray Zone Warfare and is being subjected to it on a daily basis. Yet no one wants to even…
Cutting Edge Military Technology Through Academia
Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan (R) and I discuss as to how to ingest cutting edge technologies into the Armed Forces through our academia. It was an interesting but simple discussion with a lot of questions thrown at us. A viewers comment : This podcast is a seriously good one. Thank you so much.
Bridging Gaps in Defence Innovation
Recently I spoke in the NDC on this subject as part of a panel which I had moderated. This presentation is largely based on that talk duly modified and abridged.
Military Technology of This Century : Battlefield Networks
In this episode Maj Gen R Rajiv Narayanan(R) and I discuss battlefield networks and their importance in contemporary warfare and conflict. We enjoyed the session. The question and answers were tough and tricky. Lot of viewer interaction.
Lessons from the Russo- Ukrainian War on Civil Military Fusion by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
Nations which intend to prosecute war and those which are under the threat of being drawn into conflict need to prepare for the long haul. By Lt Gen P R Shankar (R) The yearlong Russo Ukrainian war has thrown up many lessons to the international community. It has completely and conclusively destroyed the fancy idea that future wars…
Lessons From Ukraine War on Civil Military Fusion
The Ukraine War is teaching us many lessons on the requirement of a whole of the nation approach for long haul wars which are coming back into fashion. A whole of the nation approach is nothing but Civil Military Fusion. From an Indian perspective, we have a long way to go.
Military Technology of This Century : Cloud Computing For Armed Forces
In this video, we delve into cloud computing for Armed Forces. This is a subject which is alien to the normal Fauji mind. This video brings out the importance of thinking differently and with some vision in case we have to transform our armed forces into being modern. We enjoyed and felt nice doing this…
Military Technology of This Century: AI for Armed Forces
In this video Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan and self delve into the basics of AI and examine where it fits into the Armed Forces and how to garner it Refs: Chinese AI and National Security Garnering Al for Armed Forces https://gunnersshot.com/2020/02/06/garnering-artificial-intelligence-for-indian-armed-forces-by-lt-gen-p-r-shankar-retd/
Military Technology of This Century : Near Space Operations
This is the last part of the space technology capsule in this series. We discuss the technology of near space as also the geopolitics of the operations with special reference to the current ‘balloongate’ which is ongoing. A great interaction with Maj Gen Rajiv Narayanan (R).