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Ajai Shukla: Make waves with aircraft carriers
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Ajai Shukla: Make waves with aircraft carriers

With the US delivering an increasing share of India's arms imports, New Delhi must work with it to retain control of our regional waters Ajai Shukla August 17, 2015 Last Updated at 21:50 IST Last week, a navy delegation led by senior Indian admirals visited ... Business Standard, 1 week ago
Ride the wave with aircraft carriers, 1 week ago

The ghost of Gorshkov

The navy's plan to build three Russian Talwar-class frigates has a less than wholesome odour, says Ajai Shukla. The Indian Navy, clearly, has an appetite for punishment. One might imagine that the nightmarish experience of refurbishing the Gorshkov -- now the aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya -- in a Russian shipyard would be enough to forestall any more such warship building projects. But no! Although the Gorshkov took more than twice the contracted time (118 months instead of 52 months) and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Letters: Don't scrap the deal  Business Standard1 month ago Ajai Shukla: The ghost of Gorshkov  Business Standard1 month ago

Why India still hasn't built a combat vehicle

Defence ministry incompetence hobbles development of battle-taxis for the Indian Army, discovers Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: The Future Infantry Combat Vehicle project was approved in 2008, but has seen practically no progress since then Incompetence dogs the defence ministry's plan to harness Indian defence companies to develop a 'Future Infantry Combat Vehicle' -- FICV, an armoured battle-taxi for the infantry to keep pace with tanks. The ministry started out well by deciding to buy the FICV in the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Ajai Shukla: Building a combat vehicle  Business Standard India3 weeks ago
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Defexpo 2016 moves to Goa from Delhi

The expo will be conducted from 17 to 20 February Ajai Shukla | New Delhi July 29, 2015 Last Updated at 13:15 IST The defence ministry has confirmed to Business Standard that the defence trade show, Defexpo India 2016, will be held in Goa, not in ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago
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Ajai Shukla: From Tejas to AMCA

Persistent allegations about the Tejas' performance shortfalls are now being exposed Ajai Shukla July 6, 2015 Last Updated at 21:50 IST This fortnight, the Aeronautical Development Agency (ADA), which is responsible for the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Ajai Shukla: Stop the dithering with Washington  Business Standard2 months ago
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Letters: A tale of two ministers

This refers to Ajai Shukla's column "Filling in Mr Parrikar's silence" (Broadsword, June 23). The matter of defence procurement cannot be an easy task to master, and one ventures to think that an IIT or IIM degree is not really of much help here.The ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Ajai Shukla: Filling in Mr Parrikar's silence  Business Standard2 months ago

Tejas Mark II will take to the skies in next 3 years

The outgoing Tejas chief said the aircraft will join the IAF fleet by 2021-22. Ajai Shukla reports The Tejas Mark II is a step up to the Mark I with a powerful new engine and advanced avionic  When a young P S Subramanyam joined the Aeronautical Development Agency in 1986, that nodal agency charged with designing and developing an indigenous Light Combat Aircraft had little more than ideas. Air force fighter pilots and ADA engineers were deciding on the capabilities they wanted in ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago Buy Tejas Mark 1-A now, don't wait for Mark II, HAL tells IAF  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Time mismatch hints at records fudging in Shivam case

LUCKNOW: The Shivam Shukla death case got a little more muddled up on Friday with the investigation team discovering a glaring mismatch between the records of Ram Manohar Lohia hospital and CCTV footage from the private surgical clinic where the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Desperate Russia opens doors for foreign militaries

So keen is Moscow that India buy its helicopter -- Kamov-226T -- that President Vladimir Putin personally took up the issue with PM Narendra Modi during their summit meeting last year. Ajai Shukla reports. Russian President Vladimir Putin's foreign policy stance has invited damaging economic sanctions from the US and the European Union. These have squeezed the important sectors that earn most of Russia's money -- oil, banking services and defence exports. Battering the Russian economy further ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

As Sartaj Aziz visits, what makes Pak confident?

Pakistan National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz brings to New Delhi a newfound Pakistani confidence, stemming from its leverage in Afghanistan, says Ajai Shukla The mourners at the August 16 burial of former Inter-Services Intelligence chief, Lt Gen Hamid Gul, included Pakistan's current army chief General Raheel Sharif, and his predecessor, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. Gul has always been influential within Pakistan's security establishment. If National Security ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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