Articles in Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019

Emerging Technologies for Sixth-Generation Combat Aircraft

Emerging Technologies for Sixth-Generation Combat Aircraft

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 12 Dec , 2020

The air strike against Balakot by the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the air combat that followed in response to the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) riposte on February 27, 2019, rekindled interest in...

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Capability Enhancement Programme: A Cost Effective Approach to Modernisation...

Capability Enhancement Programme: A Cost Effective Approach to Modernisation...

By: Lt Gen NB Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 23 Nov , 2020

Military capability denotes an integrated and agile combination of trained personnel, mission capable equipment, infrastructure, information systems, organisational structures and processes that...

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Surviving Stealth: Responding to Low Observable Combat Jet Threat

Surviving Stealth: Responding to Low Observable Combat Jet Threat

By: Gp Capt Joseph Noronha | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 21 Nov , 2020

Since the radar was invented in the 1930s, it has been of major concern to aircraft engaged in offensive air operations. Radar was used extensively as a tool of warfare during the Second World War...

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Securing the Indian Skies

Securing the Indian Skies

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 31 Oct , 2020

The face-saving reprisal by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in response to the Indian Air Force (IAF) aerial strike on February 26, 2019, against a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) training camp near Balakot in...

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Air Defence of India: Evolving Options

Air Defence of India: Evolving Options

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 23 Oct , 2020

Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) attempted a large force ‘reposte’ on February 27, 2019, in response to Indian Air Force’s (IAF) deep air strikes on targets in Balakot. The PAF launched a...

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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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Disorientations of National Defence – I

Disorientations of National Defence – I

By: Lt Gen Gautam Banerjee | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 28 Jan , 2020

 “Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.” — Norman Cousins Key Neighbours: Innately Animus Inter-state and regional level political, economic and hegemonic rivalries have ever...

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Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

Emerging Technologies in Contemporary Ocean Warfare

By: Abhinav Dutta | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 18 Jan , 2020

It is being widely debated that the revolution in science and technology and its role in military strategy would prove to be game changers in international politics and in the dynamics of...

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The Indian Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy

The Indian Navy as an Instrument of Foreign Policy

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 25 Oct , 2019

The economic importance of oceans to nations is well known. Nearly 80 percent of the world trade by volume is carried out through ships and this includes the energy needs of the world such as...

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Responding to War and Warfare in the Sixth Wave of Innovation (2020-2045)

Responding to War and Warfare in the Sixth Wave of Innovation (2020-2045)

By: Navneet Bhushan | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 16 Oct , 2019

We are in a re-polarising world reflected in a strategic superpower competition between the US and China in an unfathomable cyberspace and digital-economy territory that will give rise to new type...

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The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

The Way Ahead: Making India Self Reliant in Defence

By: Danvir Singh | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 13 Oct , 2019

On May 31, 2017, in a major policy reform intended to promote ‘Make in India’ in defence manufacturing, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced the much-anticipated Strategic Partnership model...

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The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

The Relevance of Geography and History in the Maritime Domain

By: Dr Rajasimman Sundaram | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 06 Oct , 2019

Command Her! If you can’t command her, control her. If you can’t control her, dominate her. If you can’t dominate her, maintain presence and deny her to others. Oh! The sea is a wild child!...

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Unveiling the ISI–Terrorist Nexus

Unveiling the ISI–Terrorist Nexus

By: Philip B. Haney & J. M. Phelps | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 30 Sep , 2019

To unveil the ISI-terrorist nexus, intelligence agencies, counter-terrorism experts and foreign policy makers must acknowledge the ISI’s continued support of terrorist organisations, as...

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As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

As India Consolidates its Comprehensive Power

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol. 34.3 Jul-Sep 2019 | Date: 02 Sep , 2019

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there”, said the Cheshire Cat to Alice. — Alice in Wonderland, By Lewis Carrol August 5th 2019, fortunately Indian Government...

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