• 20 May, 2024
Foreign Affairs, Geopolitics & National Security
MENU

Indian Navy Capabilities

India Needs Large Aircraft Carriers

The recent public statement by the serving Naval chief that the navy hopes to place a repeat order on Cochin Shipyard for another Vikrant class is only partly encouraging. Partly…

By Rear Admiral K Raja Menon (Retd)

China’s New Aircraft Carrier Fujian: Hit or Miss

While the United States was wrapping up its Valiant Shield 2022 exercise on 17 June, China launched its third aircraft carrier with all the fanfare. The launch was postponed twice…

By Cdr Sandeep Dhawan (Retd)

Tour of Duty – A Regressive Reform

“The Indian soldier costs the minimum and delivers the maximum” It is often said that the only recipe for a certain victory in the war would be American military hardware,…

By Lt Gen Vinod Bhatia (Retd)

The Sinking of Moskva – Challenges for Large Surface Ships

The Russian warship cruiser Moskva, the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, sank on 14 April 2022 during the conflict in Ukraine. The ship was hit by two R-360 Neptune…

By Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd)

Indian Navy’s March from Indigenisation to Innovations and Beyond  

The Indian Navy and indigenisation go back a long way when the visionary leadership of Indian Navy established a Central Design Office in early 60’s for designing and making warships…

By Captain DK Sharma (Retd)

INS Vikrant – A Force Multiplier

INS Vikrant – A Force Multiplier Naval Veteran A Naval Officer’s Riposte to Mr Bharat Karnad’s Piece “INS Vikrant - A Naval Liability” published in Chanakya Forum. (https://chanakyaforum.com/ins-vikrant-a-naval-liability/) Dear Mr…

INS Vikrant – A Naval Liability

INS Vikrant – A Naval Liability Bharat Karnad Indian warship building has finally come a full circle. It was in the 1780s, that impressed by the man-o’-wars in the 100…

By Bharat Karnad

Nuclear submarines set to replace conventional ones in Indian Navy’s 30 year submarine plan

The  roles of the Indian Navy in future would continue to extend across the entire spectrum of maritime operations; from peace keeping, through the low intensity segment to high-intensity conventional…

Why India Needs a Blue Water Navy

Why India Needs a Blue Water Navy For eons it has been a proven fact that a maritime state enjoys greater economic benefits as compared to a land-locked one. A…