Category: Analysis

Indian Navy should heed San Juan tragedy siren

Former naval aviator Captain K.P. Sanjeev Kumar examines the San Juan tragedy, pointing out that after half a century of operating submarines, India still does not have organic submarine rescue capability and asks why navies such as ours invest in submarines without closing the loop on submarine rescue.

The Trouble with Chapter 7

The insertion of a ‘nationalisation clause’ in the strategic partnerships policy has left defence companies scratching their heads wondering how they can offer cutting edge technologies.