In this Issue – December 2019

Letter from the Editor


What it Takes to Lead
India needs to ensure maritime security through capacity building

Surging Ahead
Bangladesh Navy continues to build and acquire surface combatants

Over the Horizon
Growing threats and limited budget challenges the Indian Navy

Future of Sea Power
The Indian Navy can no longer ignore the strategic importance of unmanned naval systems

Action Plan
Indian Navy has speeded up acquisitions of warships to strengthen its role in IOR

Maritime Saviours
Indian Navy’s efforts go beyond the nation’s shores when it comes to HADR


The Future is Now
In TMB-19, Airbus Defence and Space unveiled the roadmap to 2040

New Strike Options
Two state-of-the-art missile systems were unveiled at the Dubai Airshow 2019

At the Cutting EDGE
An advanced technology conglomerate to transform UAE’s defence industry was unveiled recently

Slow, Steady Take-off
Despite challenges, there is hope of a turnaround in the Indian domestic aviation market

Happy Times Ahead
Boeing looks forward to catering to India’s growing aviation market

By Invitation | Excellence at Sea
MBDA has a full spectrum of missile systems to meet the Indian Navy’s requirements

Effective Border Management
CIBMS is an effective system and should be implemented soon to curb infiltration at the borders


The LCA (N) Mk1 Has Been Designated as a Technology Demonstrator as it Cannot Meet The Navy’s Operational Requirements in its Present Form
Chief of naval staff Admiral Karambir Singh PVSM, AVSM


Life in Silos
In his book The Absent Dialogue, Anit Mukherjee chronicles the relationship between politicians, bureaucrats and the military. An extract


Lessons from Balakot
Shahid Raza

Era of Intelligent Machines
Gp Capt A.K. Sachdev (retd)

Towards a Brighter Future
Lt Gen. Rameshwar Yadav (retd)

Focus on Fifth Domain
Air Marshal Ramesh Rai (retd)

Money Over Matter | Cost Consciousness
Maj. Gen. Mrinal Suman (retd)

No Place for Outsiders
B.N. Sharma


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