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Precision Attack & Targeting India 2013

Precision Attack & Targeting India 2013 conference & exhibition was held at the Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi on 11-12 July 2013 to a packed house.

300 delegates, 80 per cent of them senior and middle level officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Paramilitary attended. 30 scientists from the DRDO were also present. So were a number of officers from government departments.

Saab India Technologies and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Israel, sponsored the event.

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To see the event programme and profiles of speakers, please click on the link below.

 

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Distinguished speakers at the conference included:

DAY 1 Programme - 11 July 2013

Welcome Address: Maj Gen (Retd) KB Kapoor, VSM, Director, Centre for Joint Warfare Studies (CENJOWS).

Inaugural Address: Lt Gen Anil Chait, PVSM,  AVSM, VSM, ADC, CISC, HQ Integrated Defence Staff.

Historical Perspective: Air Marshal (Retd) Bharat Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, former AOC-in-C Southern Air Command.

Industry Perspective: Rajiv Bhatnagar, Chairman, Defence Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Session I: CAPABILITIES & PLANS

Chairperson: Air Marshal M Matheswaran, AVSM, VM, PhD, DCIDS (Perspective Planning & Force Development), HQ IDS.

Sudhir Varma, Vice President Air Systems, Saab India Technologies.

Rear Adm DM Sudan, Asst Chief of Naval Staff (Air) Branch, Naval HQ. “Indian Navy’s Perspective on PGMs”.

Gp Capt Sameer Mehra, VM, Director Offensive Operations, Air HQ. “IAF’s Experience with PGMs.”

Session II: DESIGN CHALLENGES

Chairperson:  Maj Gen (Retd) RK Arora, former Head RED FORCES, HQ Army Training Command.

P Madhava Rao, Executive Director (Surface to Air Missiles), Bharat Dynamics Ltd, Hyderabad. 

Alexander Ran Gan, Rafael Advanced Systems, Israel.  “Swift and Accurate Interception and Attack”.

DAY 2 PROGRAMME - 12 July 2013

Session III: SEEKER & GUIDANCE TECHNOLOGIES

AVM M Bahadur, VM, former ACIDS (Perspective Planning & Force Structure), HQ Inegrated Defence Staff.

Lt Gen (Retd) Vinay Sharma, PVSM, SM, VSM, former Master General Ordnance. “Procurement Issues”.

Jagadisan Krishnamoorthy, Scientist 'G' & Project Director, Precision Guided Munitions, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), DRDO, Hyderabad. “Challenges in Developing PGMs and their Solutions”.

Air Vice Marshal Raghunath Nambiar, VM**, Commandant, Aircraft Systems & Testing Establishment, Bangalore.

Session IV: NEXT GENERATION & INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

Chairperson: Brig (Retd) Gurmeet Kanwal, Senior Fellow, Institute of Defence Studies & Analyses.

Gp Capt Manoj Kumar, VSM, Senior Fellow Centre for Air Power Studies. “Next Gen PGMs”. 

Brig Anil P Dere, Deputy Director General (Equipment), Mechanised Forces Directorate, Army HQ.

Maj Gen (Retd)  PK Chakravorty, Adviser BrahMos Aerospace and former Addl DG Artillery. “Use of PGMs in the Gulf Wars, Afghanistan and Libya”.

VALEDICTORY SESSION

Valedictory Address. Air Cmde Jasjit Singh, AVSM, VrC, VM, Director, Centre for Air Power Studies.

Closing Remarks. Maj Gen (Retd) KB Kapoor, VSM, Director, CENJOWS.