Articles By Navneet Bhushan

General’s Intelligence Vs Artificial Intelligence – Can Military...

General’s Intelligence Vs Artificial Intelligence – Can Military...

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Oct , 2017

(Around late 1997 after Kasparovs loss, Dr. N.K.Jaiswal, ex- Director ISSA, DRDO, proposed that we should write an article on when war will be conducted by computers instead of Generals. We could...

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A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

A Nuclear Command and Control System for India

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jul , 2017

The recent missile tests have brought to the fore, once again the talks on south Asian nuclear arms race and scenarios. It is imperative to understand that mere capability in terms of Agni V or...

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Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal – The Babur-Nasr are Quick First Use, Not...

Pakistan’s Nuclear Arsenal – The Babur-Nasr are Quick First Use, Not...

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 12 Jan , 2017

The report of a successful test of a submarine launched cruise missile, Babur III, by Pakistan claims achievement of second strike capability by Pakistan. It is unambiguously clear that...

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Agni-5: A True Game Changer

Agni-5: A True Game Changer

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 28 Dec , 2016

Agni-5 with its higher payload and MIRV capability – with high accuracies – does give India a counter force capability. This is definitely a higher order message to potential adversaries....

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Winning the Asymmetric Wars: Matrix of Instruments of War

Winning the Asymmetric Wars: Matrix of Instruments of War

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 08 Dec , 2016

Using Ivan Arreguin Toft’s hypothesis of strategic interaction proposed and studied on a sample of asymmetric conflicts since year 1800,in “How the weak win wars – a theory of asymmetric...

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Can India Create the Next Revolution in Military Affairs?

Can India Create the Next Revolution in Military Affairs?

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 14 Nov , 2016

We have a window of opportunity for next 25 years when the young population percentage world over will be maximum in India. Further, our ability to understand the language of software – its...

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Winning the Asymmetric Wars – A need for Rapid Strategic Switching

Winning the Asymmetric Wars – A need for Rapid Strategic Switching

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Sep , 2016

Of the 43 asymmetric wars in the period 1950-1999, 51.2% wars have been won by the weaker actor. That the powerful will lose sometimes is in the nature of warfare, in general. However, they will...

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LCA Tejas role for IAF – View from a simple sortie rate model

LCA Tejas role for IAF – View from a simple sortie rate model

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 04 Jul , 2016

Role of Indian Air Force (IAF) in so-called Cold Start Doctrine (CSD) One extremely important role for Indian Air Force (IAF) will be the Close Air Support (CAS) to Indian Army. This is especially...

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Measuring Risk - Pakistani Nukes Escaping to “Funny Fellows”

Measuring Risk - Pakistani Nukes Escaping to “Funny Fellows”

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Jun , 2016

In 1998 after the Pakistani nuclear tests, the estimates were that Pakistan may possess and have the fissile material for about 20 Nuclear warheads with a potential yield of 20-30 Kilo Tons of...

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China takes Pakistan: A Scenario by 2017-2022

China takes Pakistan: A Scenario by 2017-2022

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 17 Feb , 2016

Since year 2011, I have been painting a scenario where in China will get deeper and deeper into Pakistan. For many decades China has been the “thick” friend of Pakistan – especially military and...

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Needed: Ministry of Intelligence, Foresight and Design (MIFD)

Needed: Ministry of Intelligence, Foresight and Design (MIFD)

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 15 Jan , 2016

I have heard this saying, “one who can master time masters everything.” How do you master time? Obviously one cannot stop time. Or at least, as yet we do not know how to. However, there are...

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Its War - And India has to fight it as such

Its War - And India has to fight it as such

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 05 Jan , 2016

{The following article I wrote in December 2014 after the Gurdaspur attack} The house where Gunner Manpreet Singh was born near the border town of Gurdaspur in Punjab is called “fauzian da...

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IAF in the age of Unmanned, Hyper-sonic, Intelligent, Stealthy, and CPGS world

IAF in the age of Unmanned, Hyper-sonic, Intelligent, Stealthy, and CPGS world

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 06 Oct , 2015

We would like to wish the Indian Air Force (IAF) a very happy birthday – the IAF was born in 1932 on 8th October – a good 15 years before India attained independence. Today, one of the finest...

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The Chinese Twin Silk Roads – Can India shake off its lethargy?

The Chinese Twin Silk Roads – Can India shake off its lethargy?

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Nov , 2014

If you have to see the future, look at the map of the future. Or better why not draw the map yourself. If you are the most populous, recently turned the largest economy and the emerging new type...

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