The Evolution Of India’s Air Power In Global Times


The end of the Second World War with the dropping of ‘Little Boy’ and ‘Fat Man’ on Hiroshima and Nagasaki respectively changed the nature of wars from the way it was fought before.

The nuclear arms race between the mighty USSR and USA had resulted in making the existing security doctrines of the rest obsolete and security experts across the world were going overdrive to protect their homeland from another nuclear holocaust. The superpowers, USSR and USA were doing everything they can, to consolidate and expand their ideological hegemony by devising new security strategies to outmanoeuvre each other.

Around the 1950s, the military blocks led by the superpowers roughly had the similar defence strategy and it was to build an extensive ‘airpower’, comprising of military aircraft, missiles, helicopters as the centrepiece of their National Security architecture.

The other small powers, the third world countries simply responded to the change and mostly obeyed to what the powerful did.  Read More

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