Lt Gen VG Khandare, the second Military Adviser to India’s National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) recently received a one-year extension in the current role. He works directly with the National Security Adviser (NSA).
It is certain that by cooperating on sharing resources, technology and expenses, the total cost involved can be reduced and the work rendered more efficient. However, a disadvantage is that multilateral collaboration on sensitive defence technologies is delicate at best.
Directed-Energy Weapons (DEWs) is one such futuristic technology in which ranged weapons strike their targets with highly focused punches of energy that may come in the form of laser, microwave, or particle beams.