SP’s, since 1964, has been renowned for filling the void in specialised publishing. Today, it is an enterprise also synonymous with ‘quality’.
In 1964, Shri Sukhdeo Prasad Baranwal founded Guide Publications with the aim to arouse public awareness about the Indian armed forces through well-researched and incisive information. In the subsequent years, the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Mr Jayant Baranwal, renamed the organisation SP Guide Publications. The company today enjoys the repute of owning and publishing premier magazines in defence and all matters pertaining to military strategy of not just India, but across Asia.
SP’s globally renowned flagship product, SP’s Military Yearbook was launched in 1965. International repute and worldwide readership received a further boost with the launch of SP’s Aviation in 1998, SP’s Land Forces in 2004, SP’s Naval Forces in 2006, SP’s Airbuz in 2008 and a recently launched SP's MAI. Today, together with the SP’s Military Yearbook, the five magazines have successively surged ahead of competitors with a slew of analytical, incisive and insightful articles.
SP Guide Publications also offers its services in graphic designing, printing of the ultimate proven quality. Frontrunners in the field, a conscientious and persistent effort has been to promote, sponsor and communicate the celebrated events, shows and exhibitions related to the industry and defence services held in India and internationally.
SP's Aviation, a monthly magazine, was launched in 1998 by SP Guide Publications with the aim of providing up-to-date and well researched information on the aviation sector in an aesthetic manner.
Though its focus is on Asia, the magazine includes a wide range of aviation and space related issues from around the world as well. Both civil and military aviation are covered including commercial, business and military aircraft, avionics, airports, ATC systems, and IT and financial services related to these areas. Civil aviation coverage also includes that of airlines and the civil aviation industry. The latest developments in the military aviation field including areas such as UAVs and missile and weapon systems are included in the magazine. Current issues pertaining to progress in the space field are included as well.
The magazine has widespread circulation around the world including readers from the civil aviation industry, the military, and the space sector.