• 24 September, 2022
Foreign Affairs. Geopolitics. National Security.

INS Vikrant

A New Ensign And A New Carrier: Indian Navy’s Red Letter Day

‘Vikrānta (विक्रान्त)- “one who is courageous, bold, strong and victorious”,  a synonym for the Lion (Simha)’                                                                                                                                     -Mriga-Pakshi-Shastra 02 September 2022 has emerged as a singular date in the…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Rafale or F/A-18 ‘Super Hornet’: Who Will Board India’s Vikrant?

India’s Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC)-1, christened INS Vikrant (in honour of the 50th anniversary of participation of its similarly named predecessor in the 1971 Indo-Pakistan conflict), was launched in August…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (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