Articles By Cmde Ranjit B Rai

China’s ‘String of Pearls’ – Is Male Next?

China’s ‘String of Pearls’ – Is Male Next?

By: Cmde Ranjit B Rai | Issue: Vol. 28.2 Apr-Jun 2013 | Date: 24 Jul , 2013

Although embroiled in disputes with Japan and ASEAN over islands in the South China Sea, China has just announced a ‘Look West’ policy which includes steps to deal with India. As per...

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Inter-Services Synergy: need of the hour

Inter-Services Synergy: need of the hour

By: Cmde Ranjit B Rai | Issue: Vol. 28.1 Jan-Mar 2013 | Date: 11 May , 2013

The Indian Armed Forces have 13 geographically separated commands, five each for the Army and Air Force and three for the Navy and one joint command for the Andaman Nicobar Islands. The A&N, the...

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China's String of Pearls vs India's Iron Curtain

China's String of Pearls vs India's Iron Curtain

By: Cmde Ranjit B Rai | Issue: Vol 24.4 Oct-Dec 2009 | Date: 19 Feb , 2013

“India’s growing international stature gives it strategic relevance in the area ranging from the Persian Gulf to the Straits of Malacca…India has exploited the fluidities of the emerging...

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The inside story of SLBM K-15

The inside story of SLBM K-15

By: Cmde Ranjit B Rai | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 11 Feb , 2013

On January 27, 2013 somewhere in the East Coast of India the 10.22-metre long K-15/B-05 solid-fuelled SLBM with a 750km-range and under water missile hit a predetermined target at sea successfully...

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