| || Conventional Armaments for coming decades
Author : Salwan, S.K.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:47(4) ; 1997 ; pp 417-426
Subject : 623.4 Armaments and Ballistics;623.41 Weapon Systems
Keywords : Weapon systems ;Propulsion technologies;Manufacturing technologies;Electronic warfare
Abstract : "Conventional arnaments have continued to play a decisive role even in the present scenario of nuclear weapons and electronic warfare. As a war-fighting technology, they are low cost, reliable, highly effective and proven in several battlefield situations. With the application of advancements in electronics, materials and manufacturing technologies, computers and propulsion technologies to conventional weapon systems, they are capable of having greater flexibility, lethality , accuracy and effectiveness. This communication gives an overview on advancements in conventional armament systems, emerging trends in weapon technologies and modern enabling technologies for advanced weapon systems. "