Articles By Air Marshal Harish Masand

The Dragon’s Design: Info War on Indo-China Clash

The Dragon’s Design: Info War on Indo-China Clash

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jul , 2020

The tragic events at Galwan River Valley on the night of June 15th resulting in the loss of 20 Indian brave hearts, with perhaps an equal or number of casualties on the Chinese side, have once...

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Lessons learnt? A year after Pulwama

Lessons learnt? A year after Pulwama

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Feb , 2020

Almost a year after Pulwama on February 14, 2019, the following strike on Balakot on February 26 and the aerial engagement the day after that, I was happy to see that we seemed to have learned...

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India’s ASAT Missile & the Indigenous Defence Industry

India’s ASAT Missile & the Indigenous Defence Industry

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jun , 2019

27 March 2019 would go down in Indian history as a proud day for all Indians when our scientists demonstrated our indigenous capability to successfully test an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile and...

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The F-16 vs Mig-21 Bison: More Questions than Answers

The F-16 vs Mig-21 Bison: More Questions than Answers

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 21 Mar , 2019

The analysis of the much-reported dogfight between the IAF and the PAF on 27th February as a fall-out of the Balakot strike the previous morning has thrown up a number of theories, conjectures and...

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What really ails HAL

What really ails HAL

By: Air Marshal Harish Masand | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Jan , 2019

HAL has been in the news a lot lately, particularly due to the Rafale controversy on its quality and pricing issues. I do not intend to even touch on this controversy since I doubt anyone, outside...

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