Articles By Air Marshal Harish Masand

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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