Articles in Vol 22.2

1965 War: IAF supports Indian Army better than PAF

1965 War: IAF supports Indian Army better than PAF

By: Air Vice Marshal AK Tiwary | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 27 Dec , 2018

Air support to surface forces, both in offence and defence is one of the most important tasks of any air force. Post 1962 debacle, the Government got down to building up the Army and the Air...

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Demographic invasion of India from the North East

Demographic invasion of India from the North East

By: Brig Amrit Kapur | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 04 May , 2014

Six decades of ‘Indian effort’, still Seven Sisters have not been fully integrated with the main landmass. Thousands of crores of money has been pumped into the North East. In fact our ...

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India's Maritime Threats

India's Maritime Threats

By: Admiral VS Shekhawat | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 26 Aug , 2012

History is seldom a true chronicle of past events. Nations generally interpret history to make their own appear nobler, grander, more glorious or altogether different from current...

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India's Shrinking Influence

India's Shrinking Influence

By: Bharat Verma | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 15 Jun , 2012

Despite India’s pretensions of an emerging great power, its influence is shrinking -both, internally as well as on its external periphery. Internally, Naxalites and insurgent outfits control...

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Future of Aerospace Power

Future of Aerospace Power

By: Admiral Arun Prakash (Retd.) | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 13 Feb , 2012

Let me start by being the devil’s advocate and making two points to this audience. One: that this seminar is about “Aerospace Power” and not “Air Force Power”. The army and the navy,...

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Shaping of the Indian Military

Shaping of the Indian Military

By: Air Chief Marshal S Krishnaswamy | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 21 Jan , 2012

On 3 Apr, 1989 Ross Munro published an article on India – as the Superpower Rising, primarily focusing on its military might. It talked about India quietly transforming itself into regional...

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Relief for the War Disabled

Relief for the War Disabled

By: Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 02 Dec , 2011

Compensation for disability incurred in war or war-like-situations is at present paltry and highly inadequate. Although slightly higher in some respects than what is given to those disabled due...

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Extended South Asian Region - II

Extended South Asian Region - II

By: Col Harjeet Singh | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 02 Oct , 2011

The Indian Ocean Region The Indian Ocean is the third largest body of water on the globe, covering 20% of the earth’s surface. They are the waters of wealth as well as conflict, depending on...

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Extended South Asian Region - I

Extended South Asian Region - I

By: Col Harjeet Singh | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 01 Oct , 2011

Till the early 20th century Asia was referred to as one entity – the Orient. Subdivision of its regions changed the nomenclatures to Near East, East (the Indian subcontinent) and the Far East....

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Shipbuilding in India

Shipbuilding in India

By: Vice Adm Rajeshwer Nath | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 07 Mar , 2011

It was during the Medieval period that a number of Indian Vessels were constructed, for the first time, purely for war at sea. Facilities for launching catapults and incendiary throwers, however,...

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Nepal Policy A Monumental Blunder?

Nepal Policy A Monumental Blunder?

By: Prakash Nanda | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 24 Nov , 2010

Any dispassionate analysis of the current situation in Nepal will deal with some uncomfortable questions. It seems that the Indian government has not dealt with these questions properly. By...

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Pakistan's Duplicity

Pakistan's Duplicity

By: B Raman | Issue: Vol 22.2 Apr-Jun 2007 | Date: 26 Apr , 2007

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri, while talking to some TV channels in New Delhi, hoped India will share the outcome of the probe into the Samjhauta Express blast before the...

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