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India’s Air Force needs 200 more fighter aircraft

Not surprisingly for an election season, there continues to be a rising crescendo of comments and counter-comments about the agreement entered into with Avions Dassault to get 36 Rafale fighter aircraft. Some explain the...

Increasing troops after Kargil war was immature

LT GEN D.B. SHEKATKAR is the man behind the Army’s ongoing efforts to downsize its troops. In 2016, he headed a committee that suggested ways to trim, redeploy and integrate the armed forces. Excerpts...

INDIAN AIR FORCE URGETLY NEED COMBAT ENABLERS

Lost in the din of public discourse about the depleting (fighter) squadron strength of the Indian Air Force, is the equally dire need of combat enablers, without which the IAF would be severely handicapped...