Self-propelled antitank gun "octopus-СДМ1" that India can buy from Russia, will allow to effectively deal with military equipment of the probable enemy. This opinion was expressed by the Polish edition Defence24.
Earlier, the Indian edition of the Economic Times, citing military sources reported that the government allowed purchases of foreign light tanks on the background of a military confrontation with China in Eastern Ladakh. Among the possible options the Economic Times mentioned "octopus SDM-1," which in its technical characteristics similar to tanks T-72 and T-90, operated by the Indian army.
To detect, to specify the coordinates, identify the target and transmit the command to destroy American defense Agency advanced development DARPA has announced a competition to create technology to automatically detect moving ground vehicles and even to determine its type. This development is part of the global concept of "mosaic war." About the features of the new strategy of the Pentagon — in the material RIA Novosti.
DARPA invites all interested companies to submit algorithms that will help the synthetic aperture radar to pinpoint the location of ground vehicles in motion. In the specification it is specified that the speed of the tank or the APC can be very small — such targets are difficult to detect. The new technology is planned to test drones that will teach you to find your own camouflaged on the ground armored vehicles.
Pakistan is satisfied with the current level of military-technical cooperation with Russia and seeks to further increase its volume, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador to the South Asian countries in Russia Shafqat Ali Khan.
As the diplomat noted, over the last 5-10 years the military cooperation between the two countries has increased significantly.