In this Issue – September 2020

Letter from the Editor


The Roadmap is in Place
The government has announced a series of measures to attain self-reliance in defence

Towards Self Reliance
The UP and Tamil Nadu defence corridors would boost the economy and further the government’s Make in India policy

More Helping Hands
The MRO industry needs the government’s support to achieve its true potential


Gateway to the East
Myanmar is strategically important and India should get a strong foothold in the country


Friends Always
China and Pakistan ramp up strategic military-industrial cooperation between the two nations

Naval Expansion Continues
PLAN’s first of the three Type 075 helicopter-carriers started her sea trial

Army 2020
Rosoboronexport Expands its Participation in Army 2020 Through a New Exhibit and Virtual Component


Read and Reflect
Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat

Shadow Wars
Yatish Yadav

Culturally in our army, intellectual pursuits are frowned upon and focus is entirely on training and regimentation
Lt Gen. H.S. Panag PVSM, AVSM (retd)

Esprit de Corp Over Patriotism
Lt Gen. H.S. Panag (retd)


Road to Peace Gets Longer
Nandita Haksar

The Jury is Still Out
Maj. Gen. Ashok K. Mehta (retd)

Answer Lies Within
Col Mandeep Singh (retd)

Fearless Fighters
R.C. Sharma

The Search for A Light Tank
Ajay Singh

View from Pakistan | Rise of Digital Sovereignty
Usama Nizamani and Afeera Firdous

A Close Encounters
Dr Sudhakar Natarajan

Pravin Sawhney



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