Articles By Cmde CP Srivastava

Bay of Bengal: The Emerging Undersea Battlefield and the Concomitant ASW...

Bay of Bengal: The Emerging Undersea Battlefield and the Concomitant ASW...

By: Cmde CP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 35.4 Oct-Dec 2020 | Date: 10 Jan , 2021

Bay of Bengal, a 2,600,000 sq km water body, NE of Indian Ocean, is the largest water body called a “bay” in the world. It has seven basin countries, Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Indonesia, Sri...

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Aircraft Carriers and the Indian Maritime Calculas – Relevant and Essential

Aircraft Carriers and the Indian Maritime Calculas – Relevant and Essential

By: Cmde CP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 04 Mar , 2020

The debate over the centrality of the aircraft carrier in fleet structure continues unabated over 70 years. The discourse has now picked up steam; the catalyst being the postulate that...

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Project 75 (India) and the Australian Submarine Programme

Project 75 (India) and the Australian Submarine Programme

By: Cmde CP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 33.1 Jan-Mar 2018 | Date: 01 Jul , 2018

The final choice of platform under project 75(I) should, therefore, be based not only on the quality of the submarine, but also on the extent of TOT and certain other factors which would be given...

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Scorpene Leak: Why the Navy Ought to Perturbed and not Paranoid

Scorpene Leak: Why the Navy Ought to Perturbed and not Paranoid

By: Cmde CP Srivastava | Issue: Vol. 31.4 Oct-Dec 2016 | Date: 14 Dec , 2016

The genre of the information leaked, as can be gleaned by the few pages published indicates that the information pertains to the ‘as designed’ capabilities of the platform, as was known in...

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