Categories for Defence Watch
Armed Forces: Suicides, Welfare and Morale
A recent editorial in a national daily titled ‘An Unhappy Army’ states that unflattering information on the internal “atmosphere” in the armed services is seldom made public: the bad-for-morale argument serves to keep things under wraps. It drew attention to... View Article
Has the Time Come to Replace Manned Combat Aircraft With Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicles?
Aviation, which started with the Wright Brothers’ first controlled flight of a heavier than air machine on 17 December 1903, has come a long way in the last 114 years. As is true for many technological developments, aviation too quickly... View Article
India’s Military Might Hype Over Substance
Serious concerns about the trajectory of Indian Defense Policy stand in sharp contrast to hyperbolic talk of India’s military rise. When it comes to military defense aspirations, all eyes are on—and wallets open to—India, as big defense players vie... View Article