Author: The Diplomat

India’s Military Budget Challenge

Despite the rising security threats it faces, India’s defense budget now stands at the lowest since the 1962 Sino-Indian

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Is This the End of India’s Influence Over Nepal?

There is now little doubt that India has lost strategic space to China in Nepal. Some reckon the era

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TAPI Moves Into Afghanistan, Taliban Promise To Protect The Project

On Friday, representatives from Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India gathered in Herat to mark the start of work on

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US And French Fighters Contend For A Place Aboard India’s New Aircraft Carrier

With the Indian Navy’s first two carriers INS Vikramaditya and INS Vikrant deploying Russian built MiG-29K multirole fighters from

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India-Russia 5th Generation Fighter Jet Program: Road To Nowhere?

The co-development and production of the Sukhoi/HAL Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA), also known in India as the Perspective

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India’s Military Short 68,000 Anti-Tank Guided Missiles And 850 Launchers

The Indian Army claims that it lacks 68,000 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) of various types and around 850 launchers, according to

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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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