Monthly Archives: February 2011

> COVER STORY | AIR POWERfighting capabilities | air commodore jasjit singhGod is on the side of bigger batallionsThe way out of the adverse air balance is to acquire combat aircraft swiftly and make up for earlier mental blocks in … Continue reading

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> COVER STORY | AIR POWERPreparedness | china and Pakistan | air marshal narayan menonLip Service While the two neighbouring air forces modernize and upgrade, the IAF has been shrinking in size! IN the armed forces, dereliction of duty is … Continue reading

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> NATIONAL SECURITY | defence services | policy blundersShooting ourselves in the feet It is time to overturn detrimental decisions rather than justifying themby MAJ GEN MRINAL SUMANEVERY organization has its archetypal character and traits, some positive and some negative. … Continue reading

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> NATIONAL SECURITY | coastal protection   Guarding India’s seafront Is it time to pat ourselves on the back? Can India be sure of preventing another terror attack?by COL R HARIHARAN THE Indian security agencies’ successful handling of a series … Continue reading

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> FIRST STIRRINGS | lt gen dattatray balajirao shekatkar ‘ The government’s mistake is not talking directly with the adivasis ’ A soldier looks back on tackling Naxalism, terrorism and insurgency, and occupying the Sialkot-Lahore highway area I was commissioned in … Continue reading

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