The Combat Vehicles Research
& Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, organised a seminar-
Shri K Sampath, IOFS, Addl DGOF (Retd) inaugurated the seminar. He also released the seminar proceedings and emphasized the need for induction of young scientists to specialise in the areas related to the weapon system to meet the threat concepts and challenges of future developments. The deliberations of the first day of the seminar included two sessions: (i) Detection Avoidance Techniques and (ii) Hit Avoidance Techniques. The deliberations of the second day of the seminar were also carried out in two sessions: (i) Direct Protection System and (ii) Secondary Protection System.
On the concluding day of the
seminar, Shri M Natarajan, Distinguished Scientist and, CC R&D (ACE), DRDO HQrs, New
Delhi, released the core document on integrated survivability of FMBT and spoke on the
futuristic requirements of FMBT. He also reiterated about its development to be linked to
the growth of science and technology and ensured that it should serve the requirements of
society at large. A plenary session was also conducted at the end of the seminar .