Thursday, August 11, 2022

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Releases ‘Brahmand World Defence Update 2022’

By Staff Correspondent

Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh released the 11th edition of global military yearbook ‘Brahmand World Defence Update 2022’ at South Block, New Delhi today on 20th June, 2022.

The yearbook, an initiative of BrahMos Aerospace, was released in the presence of Raksha Rajya Mantri Ajay Bhatt, Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Secretary, Dept. of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO, Atul Dinkar Rane, DG BrahMos, DRDO & CEO and MD of BrahMos Aerospace and Dr Sanjeev Kr Joshi, Dy CEO of BrahMos Aerospace.

The Foreword of the yearbook has been written by Dr. G Satheesh Reddy, Secy, Dept. of Defence R&D and Chairman, DRDO.

The yearbook comprehensively and incisively covers important defence-related data, facts & figures of 113 countries worldwide, including strategic information on 33 important countries, with the objective to provide a thorough assessment of present-day global military order.

This yearbook is specially prepared, keeping in view of India’s plan to become a major exporter of defence equipment, and hence, ensures up-to-date coverage focusing on each country’s overall military capability by highlighting its existing weapons inventory, ongoing/future arms procurement plans, annual defence spending and core conflict areas in addition to important political & defence personnel.

Strategic information on 33 leading countries selected from each continent/region has focused on their geopolitical importance, strategic relations, threat perception, defence capabilities and defence budget trends.

In its latest edition, the yearbook has covered a special chapter on “Counter-Terrorism & National Security” aspects of six major countries – Germany, India, Israel, Russia, UK and the USA. It has highlighted how terrorism across several parts of the world has posed a serious threat to national security and what efforts are being undertaken by each nation to counter this ever-growing menace.

Like all its previous editions, the 11th edition of “Brahmand World Defence Update 2022” promises to be a vital source of reference for the Armed Forces and Defence establishments and also for global arms manufacturers, research institutions, academia, think-tanks, defence industry leaders of India and across the world. The book is also useful for general readers keen to know about latest global military trends and developments.

This edition of the yearbook is edited by BrahMos Editorial Advisory Board headed by Dr. Sanjeev Kr Joshi, Dy CEO, BrahMos Aerospace and published by Pentagon Press. The yearbook is available for purchase through popular e-commerce websites.

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