The Key Role of Material Science in Modern Warfare

Throughout history, the science of materials has wielded considerable influence in the art of warfare, with breakthroughs in metal alloys, ceramics and polymers playing crucial roles in weaponry, armour, and vehicle evolution. From safeguarding soldiers with durable armour to propelling cutting-edge aircraft with advanced composites, material science stands as the driving force behind innovation, enabling… Continue reading The Key Role of Material Science in Modern Warfare

Fortifying Defence Capabilities

Innovation in materials has emerged as a critical enabler in achieving several national objectives such as self-reliance and innovation in the defence sector and ensuring the safety of soldiers. By Subbu Venkatachalam, Head of Marketing, CUMI CUMI, with its focus on material science, nanotechnology, and polymer chemistry and commitment to research and development, is pushing… Continue reading Fortifying Defence Capabilities

Defence UAVs: A Bird’s Eye View on Manufacturing Sector’s Next Opportunity

With the advances in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones, as they are commonly referred to, there is a growing recognition of their potential in defence applications across surveillance and combat.  By Akshay Kashinath (Read the complete authored article in Publish Industry India magazine here.)

How Innovative Materials Can Bolster Defence Capabilities

For unmanned aerial vehicles, carbon fibre-reinforced polymers provide the agility and range necessary for successful reconnaissance and surveillance missions. By Subbu Venkatachalam Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of our soldiers on the front lines demands equipping them with the finest materials. In the modern defence landscape, materials play a critical role in providing protection for… Continue reading How Innovative Materials Can Bolster Defence Capabilities

India’s Defence Sector is Embracing Self-reliance in Manufacturing and Technology

From high-tech weaponry to advanced weapon systems, the last two decades have seen India’s defence forces increasingly equip themselves with modern technologies, and rapidly advance their technological capabilities. By Dr. Santanu Mandal India has the largest defence budget, behind only the USA and China. However, it is also the largest defence importer in the world, which… Continue reading India’s Defence Sector is Embracing Self-reliance in Manufacturing and Technology

The Power of Innovation in Materials: Keeping Our Soldiers Safe

As defence technologies evolve, there has been a quest for new-age materials that can overcome the vulnerabilities in traditional defence materials. By Dr Santanu Mandal The modernisation of warfare coupled with an evolving threat landscape has put the focus on innovation in defence. The relentless pursuit of innovation has led to novel weapons and accessory… Continue reading The Power of Innovation in Materials: Keeping Our Soldiers Safe