Articles in Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023

FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

FRCV: Avoiding the Technology Trap

By: Lt Gen (Dr) NB Singh | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 12 Jan , 2024

The war in Ukraine has shown how technology has changed the battlefield. The combined might of the reconnaissance-strike complex has paralyzed both sides by causing immense attrition of men and...

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Air Power in Joint Operations

Air Power in Joint Operations

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 10 Jan , 2024

The IAF’s squadron strength is less than three-fourths of its sanctioned strength and its stated doctrine mandates it to carry out its own strategic tasks, endeavour to gain air dominance in...

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Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

Emerging Focus on Islands in Pacific

By: Vice Admiral MP Muralidharan | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 08 Jan , 2024

The 21st century is spoken of as the century of the seas. Globalization of trade and commerce and the increasing liberalisation and interlinking of economies towards the end of the last century...

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China’s Grey Zone Operations and Effective Counters

China’s Grey Zone Operations and Effective Counters

By: Brig Arvind Dhananjayan | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 06 Jan , 2024

The Grey-Zone is predominantly a non-military arena wherein a Nation’s resources are employed to coerce a Target State (TS) into abiding by or not interfering with the aggressor’s core...

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China–Pakistan Aerospace Nexus: Implications for India

China–Pakistan Aerospace Nexus: Implications for India

By: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 01 Jan , 2024

Despite the current economic and political turmoil in Pakistan, the Sino-Pakistani strategic nexus remains stable. The two nations are coordinating well in all regional forums, something that was...

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The Indian Way of War!

The Indian Way of War!

By: Gp Capt PK Mulay | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 31 Dec , 2023

‘With whom will we fight? Where will we fight? What is the character of the war that we will fight? How will we fight?’— Jiang Zemin1 The phrase ‘way of war’ was popularized by the 1973...

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C-295 Deal for the Indian Aerospace Industry

C-295 Deal for the Indian Aerospace Industry

By: Gp Capt AK Sachdev | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 30 Dec , 2023

The Indian Air Force (IAF) inducted the HS 748 Avro in the 1960s. This twin-engine turboprop aircraft was initially designed by British aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Avro which...

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China’s Expansionists Footprints: Is it Lebresraum, Irredintism or Revanchism?

China’s Expansionists Footprints: Is it Lebresraum, Irredintism or Revanchism?

By: Lt Gen (Dr) JS Bajwa | Issue: Vol 38.3, Jul-Sep & 38.4, Oct-Dec 2023 | Date: 29 Dec , 2023

China’s history has been continuously tailored and retrofitted to its seemingly insatiable greed for territory. The ‘Great Wall of China’ is an indicator of how the country has gone beyond...

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