Indigenous Armoured Fighting Vehicle Pushes Indian Army Into the 21st Century
The science of armoured warfare in the modern age is shaped by two factors: terrain (which impacts mobility) and the nature of the threat (which determines the nature of armour). Indian Army armoured fighting vehicles are aggressively addressing these criteria and are doing so on an indigenous basis - both for production and for deployment. Colonel AK Sharma is a former Armour Battalion Commander and current Dean of Faculty of Technical Studies for the Indian Army. On the docket are discussions about night fighting capability, crew coordination and incorporation of new assets and contracts for the Indian Army.