In this Issue – April 2023

Letter from the Editor

Cover Story

Not Enough
India needs offensive technologies from the US instead of mere platforms

Human in the Loop
Cognitive Time’s takeaways from General Robert Neller’s presentation at Time Machine Interactive 2022

Unmanned and Smart
Increased effectiveness of manned-unmanned pairing will change war-fighting

Strength in Numbers
New tactic allows deployment of many small boats to overwhelm naval defences

New Frontier in Naval Warfare
Unmanned surface vessels can work with remotely operated underwater vehicles


A Company of Four
Quad has come a long way since its tentative beginnings after the great tsunami

Neighbourhood Rivals
Bangladesh, Myanmar rapidly modernising their armed forces for different purposes

IAF’s Critical Deficiency
China and Pakistan have a good inventory of airborne early warning systems

Homegrown PGMs
Many are being bulk-produced by private companies for use by armed forces

Before the Official Indian Self-Reliance Campaign, “Make in India,” IAI Was Already Developing And Manufacturing Products in India, Together With the Local Industry
President and CEO, Israel Aerospace Industries, Boaz Levy

On the Edge
Emotional distress among CAPF personnel is a matter of grave concern


Close to Peace
Ambassador S.K. Lambah’s book would be useful for all future interlocutors whenever India-Pakistan decide to resume the dialogue

Technological Vulnerabilities
Quantum computing may render currently used cryptographic techniques obsolete. An extract

Time Capsule
How India arrived at its present moment in history. An extract

Quick Reads
A number of interesting books came out over the last couple of months


The Challengers
M.K. Bhadrakumar

Diplomatic Overdrive
Natasha Agarwal

Change Must Be Constant
R.C. Sharma

Get Off The Pedestal
Shrikumar Sangiah

First Person
Ghazala Wahab



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