Author: The Diplomat

Can India and the United States Work Out the Kinks for a Fighter Production Deal?

The U.S. and Indian governments continue to work on at least a couple of proposals to shift production of

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The Inside Story Of India’s 2016 ‘Surgical Strikes’

For Col H and Col K (names withheld), the moment of reckoning arrived on the afternoon of 18 September

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India’s Air Force Interested in 36 More Rafale Fighter Jets From France

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is interested in placing a follow-up order for 36 additional fourth-generation Dassault Rafale multirole

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The India-Vietnam Relationship: Beyond The BrahMos Connection

At a time when India and China are facing each other in a precarious standoff on the Doklam Plateau,

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India To Commission Advanced Attack Submarine This Month

The Indian Navy is slated to commission the lead boat of its new class of diesel-electric attack submarines in

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India’s Light Combat Aircraft Well Behind Schedule

India’s state-owned aircraft maker Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) continues to fall behind schedule in delivering the country’s first domestically

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India’s Soaring Space Ambitions

On February 15, 2017, the world watched in awe as the Indian Space Research Organization successfully blasted off a

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India Should Co-produce Stealth Fighter With Russia, Defense Ministry Panel Says

A high-powered panel instated by the Indian Ministry of Defense, headed by retired Air Marshal Simhakutty Varthaman, in a

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China Will Regret India’s Entry Into The Shanghai Cooperation Organization

With India and Pakistan as newly installed members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, or SCO, China is likely to

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India’s Light Combat Aircraft to Be Armed With Beyond Visual Range Missile

Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems successfully completed integration of the I-Derby beyond-visual-range (BVR) air-to-air missile on the Indian

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