Defence Update Blog

Boeing Unveils An AMCA ‘Sweetener’

Following the lead of Swedish company, Saab, Boeing has linked its offer to build a fighter aircraft in India with the promise of assistance in designing and building an Indian fifth-generation (Gen-5) fighter. Boeing’s...

India’s NSG Dream Is Becoming a Distant Mirage

New Delhi: India’s initial optimism on being able enter the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) soon has withered away, with the last consultative group meeting in Vienna not making much progress, in New Delhi’s perception....

Pakistan’s corridor of uncertainty

The CPEC could heighten regional disparities within Pakistan, and even enable China to step up trade with India The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor became operational during the second week of November 2016. Pakistan’s prime minister,...

India and NATO: Partners in Arms?

Since the end of Cold War, India and NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) have been on trajectories that will likely converge in the not-too-distant future. Scholars and strategists, like Michael Rühle, Robert Helbig,...