SP's Military Yearbook

SP's Military Yearbook

SP Guide Publications’ first and rather flagship publication, the Military Yearbook was launched in 1965 and rechristened as SP’s Military Yearbook in 1992, as a tribute to the Founder Editor Shri S.P. Baranwal who founded the company in 1964.

Today the Yearbook is regarded and termed as Bible of information on the armed forces in the context of entire Asia and the defence industry world over.


A Set of Kind Words from Dr S. Radhakrishnan, 2nd President of India,
addressed to our Founder Editor in Chief, in March 1966.


An Acknowledgement from
Prime Minister's office
(Dated July 31, 2020)
An Acknowledgement from
Prime Minister's office
(Dated August 24, 2018)



SP Guide Publications (SP's) first publication, the Military Yearbook that was launched in 1965 is regarded as an authoritative source of information not only in the Indian subcontinent and Asia, but the world over. Over five decades running, SP’s Military Yearbook is so unrivalled in the vastness and depth of its coverage that it is considered a truly indispensable reference document for the armed forces.

“A handy treasure house of information for the armed forces on land, at sea and in the air.”

It is acknowledged by defense experts as a handy treasure house of military information for the armed forces on land, at sea and in the air. Contributors include serving and retired service chiefs and top subject experts from around the globe. From a couple of hundred pages in the sixties and seventies to a solid hardbound edition of nearly 700 pages today, SP’s Military Yearbooks have seen spectacular growth. Its depth and range of articles and features is astounding.

Hard Bound

About 700 pages Hard Bound High Quality Reference Document, Easy Navigation

New Addition

An extensive collection of 45 Asian countries: Asian leaders’ profiles and exhaustive collection of MoD contact references; Meticulously updated inputs with data, graphs and charts on budgets, analysis, industry, etc.; and much more

Data & Analysis

Analysis of Defence Policies and Procedures; Modernisation programmes of all Armed Forces; Who’s Who in the Indian Defence Leadership; Asian Who’s Who: Leadership & Profiles; Comprehensive and up-to-date Organisational Structure of Indian Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Home Affairs; and much more

Glimpse -
SP's Military Yearbook 2020-2021

SP's Military Yearbook has been structured into a total of 6 key sections.

Weapons, Equipment & Vehicles
Strategy & Perspective
Indian Defence
Asian Who's Who
Regional Balance

E-Book - SP's Military Yearbook 2020-2021

This edition of SP’s Military Yearbook is unique in its content with very significant and extensive additions and updates.

SP's Military Yearbook Testimonials

SP's MYB, comes from the house of SP Guide Publications, serving the Defense and Aviation knowledge space since 1964.

Comments received for
SP’s Military Yearbook 2019...

  • Air Marshal Amit Tiwari

    Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
  • Lt. General Ranbir Singh

    General Officer Commanding-in-Chief & Colonel of the Dogra Regiment & Dogra Scouts
  • Lt General Saranjeet Singh

    Deputy Chief of the Army Staff (IS & T)
  • Rajeev Singh Thakur

    IAS, Joint Secretary (Army), Ministry of Defence
  • Lt General R.K. Jagga

    Directorate General of Mechanised Forces


Comments received for
SP’s Military Yearbook 17-2018...

  • N Yuvaraj

    Private Secretary to the Vice President of India
  • Brig. Mukesh Aggarwal

    MA to COAS
  • Brig. Mukesh Aggarwal

    MA to COAS
  • Lt. General D Anbu

    Vice Chief of the Army Staff
  • Lt General Alok Kler

    Director General of Military Training
  • Lt. General AP Singh

    Director General Army Air
    Defence & Colonel Commandant Corps of Army Air Defence
  • Lt. General Surinder Singh

    General Officer Commanding-
    in-Chief, Western Command
  • Lt. General Ranbir Singh

    General Officer Commanding-
    in-Chief & Colonel of the Dogra Regiment & Dogra Scouts
  • Vice Admiral AK Chawla

    Flag Officer
  • Rajeev Singh Thakur

    Joint Secretary (Army) -
    Ministry of Defence
  • Major General AK Channan

    Addl Director General, Army
  • Maj General VK Singh

    MGGS(Ops), Southern Command
  • Chief of Staff, French Army

    Chef d'état-major de l'Armée de terre
  • HJ Mohd Ridzuan Bin Hamzah

    Chief of Navy, Malaysian Navy

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