Contents - SP's Military Yearbook 2020-2021

 

Contents

S.No. Chapter Name Pages
1 Authors’ Profiles 8-14
2 Major Infographics / Maps / Diagrams / charts 16
3 Map: Major Indian Armed Forces’ Headquarters 18
4 Map: DRDO and DPSU Headquarters 20
5 Letters to the Editor 21-24
6 Editorial 35-40
7 LETTER FROM Dr S. Radhakrishnan, Second President of India, adressed to our Founder Editor-in-Chief, in March 1966 36

Weapons, Equipment & Vehicles

S.No. Chapter Name Pages
1 Bharat Dynamics 42
2 EDGE Group 43
3 FFV Ordnance 44
4 Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers 46
5 Hensoldt 47
6 IAI 48
7 Lockheed Martin 49
8 MBDA 51
9 Milkor 52
10 Navantia 54
11 PLR Systems 56
12 Proengin 58
13 Rubin 59

1 STRATEGY & PERSPECTIVE

S.No. Chapter Name Author Pages
1 Consequences of Taliban Take-over of Afghanistan General Deepak Kapoor (Retd) 1
2 Afghanistan — An Analysis Lt General R.K. Jagga (Retd) 11
3 Afghanistan — Changed Dynamics Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 13
4 US Drawdown from Afghanistan — Options for India Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 15
5 Indo-Pacific the Maritime Context Admiral Sunil Lanba (Retd) 19
6 India and Indo-Pacific strategy Manoj Joshi 23
7 Uneasy Geopolitical Transition — Necessity of a Strong Indian Navy Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha (Retd) 27
8 Rising Foot Prints of China in South Asia Brigadier Narender Kumar (Retd) 29
9 Chinese Influence in the South Asian Region and Implications Major General B.S. Dhanoa (Retd) 33
10 China’s Growing Intrusive Presence in Central Asia P. Stobdan 35
11 China–Pakistan–Turkey Nexus — A Worrying Trend Dr Amrita Jash 39
12 China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a Three-Way Challenge for China Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 43
13 Indo–Nepal–China — Asia’s Eternal Triangle Lt General Shokin Chauhan (Retd) 45
14 The Annexation of Tibet by China — Is it Justified? Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) and Prashant Nakra 49
15 China’s 2021 White Paper on Tibet — An Assessment Dr Amrita Jash 55
16 Situation in West Asia Brigadier Rumel Dahiya (Retd) 57
17 India and West Asia — Elevation in Relations Through Defence Cooperation Dr Manjari Singh 59
18 India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Anil Trigunayat 63
19 Indo–US Defence and Security Relations Major General C.P. Singh (Retd) 65
20 Indus Waters Treaty — Past Imperfect, Future Tense Uttam Kumar Sinha 69
21 A Denovo look at India’s Nuclear Doctrine Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 73
22 Race to the Space — The Final Frontier Lt General R. Sabherwal (Retd) 77
23 Aerial Warfare in the Future Air Marshal B.K. Pandey (Retd) 81
24 China’s Growing Air Power Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd) 83
25 50 Years of Independent Bangladesh Air Cmde Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury (Retd), Bangladesh Air Force 85

2 TECHNOLOGY

S.No. Chapter Name Author Pages
1 Forecasting Change in Military Technology, 2020-2040 Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 89
2 Intelligent Autonomous Things on the Battlefield Rohit Goel 93
3 Artificial Intelligence and National Security Major General (Dr) Yash Mor (Retd) 97
4 Emerging Technologies for Dismounted Soldier Survivability Rohit Goel 101
5 Development of a Lightweight Non-Nuclear EMP Shelter Prashant Nakra 105
6 International Challenges to Security in Space Prashant Nakra 109

3 BUSINESS

S.No. Chapter Name Author Pages
1 India’s Defence Budget 2021-22 Dr Laxman Kumar Behera 113
2 Defence Reforms — 20 Reforms of 2020 Rohit Goel 117
3 Atmanirbhar Bharat — Light at the end of the Tunnel Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd) 121
4 Atmanirbhar in Defence — Enabling Foreign Direct Investment Major General Rohit Gupta (Retd) 125
5 Corporatisation of Ordnance Factories — A Step Towards Their Atmanirbharta Major General Rohit Gupta (Retd) 129
6 Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) Rohit Goel 133
7 Defence Industrial Corridors (A Promising Step Towards Atmanirbharata) Lt General J.K. Sharma (Retd) 139
8 Tamil Nadu Aerospace & Defence Industrial Policy Rohit Goel 143
9 Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor Rohit Goel 147
10 Defence Manufacturing in Uttarakhand Rohit Goel 151

4 INDIAN DEFENCE

S.No. Chapter Name Author Pages
1 Exclusive Interview:
General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)
  153
2 Indian Navy’s Aircraft Carrier Goal and Programme Admiral Sunil Lanba (Retd) 157
3 Jointness and Integration — The Beginning Towards an End State Prashant Nakra 159
4 The Indian Army   163
5 The Indian Navy   183
6 The Indian Air Force   207
7 Indian Coast Guard — A Multi-Mission Organisation   231
8 Who’s Who in Indian Defence   241
9 Defence Production   263
10 Defence Research and Development (DRDO)   291
HOMELAND SECURITY
S.No. Chapter Name Author Pages
1 The Ministry of Home Affairs & Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd) 299
2 India Takes Great Leaps in its Coastal Security Lt General Naresh Chand (Retd) 309

5 ASIAN WHO'S WHO

MoD Contact Details & Organisation Structure of Twenty Asian Countries
Chapter Name Pages
Algeria: MoD Contact Details 322
Australia: MoD Contact Details 323
Australia: MoD Organisational Structure 325
Bangladesh: MoD Contact Details 326
Brunei: MoD Contact Details 327
Brunei: MoD Organisational Structure 329
Egypt: MoD Contact Details 330
Indonesia: MoD Contact Details 330
Indonesia: MoD Organisational Structure 331
Iran: MoD Contact Details 331
Israel: MoD Contact Details 332
Israel: MoD Organisational Structure 333
Japan: MoD Organisational Structure 334
Japan: MoD Contact Details 335
Kazakhstan: MoD Contact Details 335
Malaysia: MoD Contact Details 336
Malaysia: MoD Organisational Structure 337
Myanmar: MoD Contact Details 338
Myanmar: MoD Organisational Structure 338
Nepal: MoD Contact Details 339
Philippines: MoD Contact Details 340
Philippines: MoD Organisational Structure 344
Singapore: MoD Contact Details 345
Singapore: MoD Organisational Structure 347
South Korea MoD Contact Details 348
South Korea MoD Organisation Structure 348
Sri Lanka: MoD Contact Details 349
Sri Lanka: MoD Organisational Structure 349
Taiwan: MoD Contact Details 350
Taiwan: MoD Organisational Structure 351
Thailand: MoD Contact Details 352
Thailand: MoD Organisational Structure 353
Vietnam: MoD Contact Details 354
Vietnam: MoD Organisational Structure 354
Who’s Who in Asian Defence Forces
Chapter Name Pages
Algeria 355
Australia 355
Bahrain 355
Bangladesh 355
Bhutan 355, 356
Brunei 356
Cambodia 356
China 356
Egypt 356
Indonesia 356
Iran 356
Iraq 356, 357
Israel 357
Japan 357
Jordan 357
Kazakhstan 357
Kuwait 357
Kyrgyzstan 357
Laos 357
Lebanon 357, 358
Libya 358
Malaysia 358
Myanmar 358
Nepal 358
North Korea (DPR of Korea) 358
Oman 358
Pakistan 358
Philippines 358
Qatar 359
Saudi Arabia 359
Singapore 359
South Korea (Republic of Korea) 359
Sri Lanka 359
Syria 359
Taiwan 359
Tajikistan 359, 360
Thailand 360
Turkey 360
Turkmenistan 360
United Arab Emirates 360
Uzbekistan 360
Vietnam 360
Yemen 360
Profiles: Asian Who’s Who Leadership
Chapter Name Pages
Algeria 361, 362
Australia 362, 363, 364
Bahrain 364
Bangladesh 365, 366
Bhutan 366
Brunei 367, 368
Cambodia 368, 369
China 369
Egypt 370, 371
Indonesia 372, 373
Iran 373, 374
Iraq 374, 375
Israel 375, 376, 377
Japan 377, 378
Jordan 378
Kazakhstan 379
Kuwait 380
Kyrgyzstan 380
Laos 381
Lebanon 381, 382
Libya 382
Malaysia 383, 384
Myanmar 384
Nepal 385
North Korea 385, 386
Oman 386
Pakistan 386, 387, 388
Philippines 388
Qatar 389
Saudi Arabia 389
Singapore 390, 391
South Korea 392
Sri Lanka 392, 393
Syria 394
Taiwan 394, 395
Tajikistan 395
Thailand 395, 396
Turkey 396, 397
Turkmenistan 398
United Arab Emirates 398
Uzbekistan 398, 399
Vietnam 399, 400
Yemen 400

6 REGIONAL BALANCE

S.No. Chapter Name Pages
1 GDP & Military Expenditure 401
2 Asia-Pacific (Indo-Pacific) Developments 407
3 Central and South Asia (CASA) 415
 
Kazakhstan 421
Kyrgyzstan 423
Tajikistan 424
Turkmenistan 425
Uzbekistan 427
Afghanistan 429
Bangladesh 430
Bhutan 432
India 433
Nepal 434
Pakistan 435
Sri Lanka 438
4 East Asia, Pacific Rim & Australia (EAPA) 441
 
Australia 446
Brunei 449
Cambodia 450
China 452
Indonesia 461
Japan 465
North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) 469
South Korea (Republic of Korea) 472
Laos 476
Malaysia 477
Myanmar 480
Philippines 482
Philippines 482
Singapore 485
Taiwan 487
Thailand 490
Vietnam 494
5 West Asia and North Africa (WANA) 497
 
Algeria 503
Bahrain 506
Egypt 508
Libya 512
Iran 514
Iraq 518
Israel 520
Jordan 523
Kuwait 525
Lebanon 527
Oman 529
Qatar 531
Saudi Arabia 533
Syria 537
Turkey 540
United Arab Emirates 544
Yemen 547
6 Equipment & Hardware Specifications: An Overview 549
 
Army Equipment 549
Naval Equipment 578
Air Equipment 600
 
 

Major Infographics / Maps / Diagrams / charts

Chapter Name Pages Chapter Name Pages
Timeline of the Taliban in Afghanistan 1999-2021 2 Organisation of the Indian Army Headquarters 168
Ports and Berths Worldwide Where China has Increased its Investment 21 The Exclusive Economic Zone of India 185
Sea Lines of Communication Showing Choke Points in the Indian Ocean 24 Organisation of the Indian Navy Headquarters 186
The Exclusive Economic Zone of India 28 Indian Air Force Commands 208
New Maritime Silk Road and New Silk Road Economic Belt 31 Organisation of the Indian Air Force Headquarters 210
China-Pakistan-Turkey Nexus 41 Organisation Structure of the Indian Coast Guard 233
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) 44 Location of Indian Coast Guard Units 234
Tibet with Territorial Sub-divisions 50 Indian Coast Guard SAR Organisation 235
The Growth of US-India Trade 66 Department of Defence 244
The Indus Water Treaty 70 Organisation of the Department of Defence Production (DDP) 264
GDP (current US$ Billion) – Bangladesh 87 Organisation Structure of the OFB 267
Exports of goods and services (current US$ Billion) – Bangladesh 88 DRDO Organisation Structure 293
Classification of Electromagnetic Pulses (EMPs) 106 DRDO Organisation Structure (Technical) 294
Electromagnetically Vulnerable Target Sets 106 Organisation & Role of the Central Armed Police Forces 299
Lethal Footprint of High-power Microwaves (HPM) E-Bomb 107 Organisation of the Ministry of Home Affairs 300
Key Space Concepts 111 India’s Sagarmala Network Map 310
Key Counterspace Concepts 111 Indian Search and Rescue Region 312
Distribution of Defence Services Budget 2021-22. 115 Central & South Asia — GDP Growth (Annual %) 404
Defence Industrial Production Corridor in Tamil Nadu 145 East Asia, Pacific Rim & Australia — GDP Growth (Annual %) 404
Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor 149 West Asia & North Africa — GDP Growth (Annual %) 405
Uttarakhand is Promoting Defence Manufacturing 152 Central & South Asia — Military Expenditure by Country (in US$ millions) 405
Organisation of HQ Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) 159 East Asia, Pacific Rim & Australia — Military Expenditure by Country (in US$ millions) 406
Higher Defence Planning 160 West Asia & North Africa — Military Expenditure by Country (in US$ millions) 406
India’s Land Border Map 164 Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC): Focus on Africa & Indian Ocean 411
Indian Army’s Chain of Command 166