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Exclusive Opinion Piece : Measures To Improve India-China Relations, By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd.)

Exclusive Opinion Piece : Measures To Improve India-China Relations, By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd.)

Earlier in this four part series, we had seen the divergences and convergences in the bilateral relationship between India and China and the present state of cooperation.

Indian Navy, Shaping India’s Land Wars Part 2: Carrier Modernization Efforts and Missing Elements

Indian Navy, Shaping India’s Land Wars Part 2: Carrier Modernization Efforts and Missing Elements

The Indian Navy is modernizing at a fast pace in consonance with the mission sets assigned to it and optimum force structure centered on CSGs. The CSGs possess inherent capability for cross-domain attacks but India is yet to either upgrade or plug-in the basic elements of this capability.

Exclusive Opinion Piece By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan On Convergences In India China Relations & Present Cooperation

Exclusive Opinion Piece By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan On Convergences In India China Relations & Present Cooperation

All is not lost in India China relations. On 14 and 15 May this month, China is holding a summit meeting in Beijing in which leaders of approximately 28 countries and representatives of 90 countries are attending.

Exclusive Opinion Piece By Vidya Sagar Reddy On Indian Navy,Shaping India’s Land Wars

Exclusive Opinion Piece By Vidya Sagar Reddy On Indian Navy,Shaping India’s Land Wars

The diversity in physical and political geographies of India’s immediate neighborhood springs a unique threat matrix. Including India’s military history into this context informs us that only seamlessly integrated armed forces could effectively deter and defeat these threats.

Exclusive Opinion Piece: To Be Or Not To Be With One Belt One Road (OBOR), By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd.)

Exclusive Opinion Piece: To Be Or Not To Be With One Belt One Road (OBOR), By Lt Gen S L Narasimhan (Retd.)

On 07 September 2013, President Xi Jinping made a speech titled “Promote People-to-People Friendship and Create a Better Future” at Kazakhstan’s Nazarbayev University wherein he outlined the One Belt and One Road Initiative.

India’s Responsibility towards Somalia and Maritime Security

India’s Responsibility towards Somalia and Maritime Security

It is incumbent upon India to engage all the responsible stakeholders, particularly different autonomous administrations in Somalia, to attain the twin objectives of combating ongoing piracy attempts as well as build partner capacity enabling Somalia safeguard its waters.

Israel’s Role in Strengthening India’s Air Capabilities, An Exclusive Opinion Piece Ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s Israel Visit

Israel’s Role in Strengthening India’s Air Capabilities, An Exclusive Opinion Piece Ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s Israel Visit

With strategic planning in New Delhi creating the necessary encouraging political atmosphere, India’s defence relations with Israel have certainly gained momentum leading to joint development and co-production of various military technologies. Israel now plays a critical role in India’s advances in offensive and defensive air operations meant to safeguarding its territorial integrity and sovereignty.

Opinion Piece : Safeguarding BIMSTEC Common Maritime Space By Vijay Sagar Reddy

Opinion Piece : Safeguarding BIMSTEC Common Maritime Space By Vijay Sagar Reddy

With the BIMSTEC NSA level meet consolidating the Bay of Bengal as the common maritime space of the grouping, the Indian Navy along with the Indian Coast Guard should take lead in building partner capacity to mitigate common security challenges in this domain.