Author: The Diplomat

What’s Next For The Indian Army’s Anti-Tank Guided Missile Requirement?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is currently in India on a five-day visit, the first by an Israeli prime

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INS Arihant Accident Raises Questions About The Sustainability Of India’s SSBN Force

As news emerged of an accident that may have damaged INS Arihant, it’s worth considering just how difficult getting a sea-based nuclear deterrent

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What The Kulbhushan Jadhav Saga Reveals About India And Pakistan’s Balochistan Problems

This weekend, a report in India surfaced that confirmed Kulbhushan Jadhav was an asset of Indian intelligence. Jadhav, a

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What Good Are the Indian Navy’s Aircraft Carriers Against Pakistan?

The Indian Navy is devoting enormous resources to the development of an effective, multi-ship carrier force. It remains unclear,

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The Rafale Acquisition Scandal: A Potential Threat To France-India Defense Relations

India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition for 126 aircraft, won by France’s Dassault Rafale, was initiated by the

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India’s ‘Carrier Killer’: The Air-launched Brahmos Missile

Last week, a modified Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter jet took off from Kalaikunda airbase in West

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New Military Exercise Highlights India-Myanmar Defense Relations

This week, India and Myanmar kicked off a new military exercise between them that focuses on peacekeeping operations. The

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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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