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  • Navy’s Minesweeping Woes  Going Critical

    February 9, 2018 2:09 pm Published by

    From the very beginning of his tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave priority to visiting countries in the Indian Ocean. Addressing the valedictory function of the International Fleet Review during 2016 he had also stated, “The Indian Ocean Region is... View Article

  • Armed Forces: Suicides, Welfare and Morale

    January 25, 2018 10:39 am Published by

    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?

    September 22, 2017 12:58 pm Published by

    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

    January 1, 2011 11:56 am Published by

      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