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If our army wants to avoid the fate of Saddam's army...
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If our army wants to avoid the fate of Saddam's army...

'... it must network its battlefield units quickly, securely, robustly,' notes Ajai Shukla. Senior Indian Army generals, who grew up before smartphones became a part of our daily lives, are blundering in scrapping as 'too costly' the Rs 5,000 crore (Rs 5 billion) project to indigenously design and develop a battlefield management system. More tech-savvy junior officers understand the importance of the BMS which will provide frontline combat soldiers with a real-time tactical picture of the ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago

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F-16 or Gripen E: What will Modi choose?

'What's on offer for India is to establish a production line here that would be the world's only production line.'Ajai Shukla reports.   Lockheed Martin, the US firm that is offering to relocate F-16 fighter production to India as the world's only F-16 line, has rebutted the argument that perceptions of the F-16 as an 'outdated fighter' would mean very little international business flowing to India.   The company points out that, over the last three months, the US State Department has ...
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Has India paid more for the Rafales?

Is the price of one fighter Rs 681 crore? Rs 686 crore? Rs 703 crore? Rs 1,063 crore? Rs 1,225 crore?Ajai Shukla makes sense of the confusing numbers. PART 1: 4 puzzling questions about the Rafale deal Has the Indian Air Force paid more per Rafale fighter than what Prime Minister Narendra D Modi had undertaken in Paris whilst announcing his agreement with then French president Francois Hollande to buy 36 aircraft from the French vendor, Dassault?   On April 10, 2015, standing beside ...
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4 puzzling questions about the Rafale deal

Why did Modi bypass the Cabinet before he committed India to the Rafale deal?Ajai Shukla untangles the Rafale deal. IMAGE: The 36 Rafale fighters will cost €India 7.8 billion (Rs 58,000 crore/Rs 580 billion). Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Prime Minister Narendra D Modi -- on April 10, 2015, in Paris -- stunned the global military aerospace industry with the announcement that India would buy 36 Rafale fighters in a government-to-government arrangement with France, ...
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HAL choppers to target enemy at high altitudes

Armed with rockets and missiles, these helicopters can rain fire on the enemy in rarefied altitudes.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE: The need for a combat helicopter became apparent during the Kargil conflict, when Indian soldiers had to attack enemy position on 15,000 feet-high mountains with little fire support, except from long-range artillery guns and rockets. Photograph used for representational purposes: Vijay Mathur/Reuters On Friday, December 22, the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army ...
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Boeing to build Super Hornets in India

Along with HAL, Boeing intends to involve the Mahindra Group in building Super Hornets in India.Ajai Shukla reports. The Boeing Company, which is vying strongly to supply the Indian Navy with 57 'multi-role carrier borne fighters', has entered talks with Hindustan Aeronautics to explore the co-manufacture of its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter in India, say credible sources in the defence ministry. Along with HAL, Boeing also intends to involve the Mahindra Group in building Super Hornets in ...
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Unlike India, China was fully prepared for the 1962 War

In contrast with China's formidable build up, the Indian Army was struggling to send to the border an inadequate formation of 2,400 soldiers -- the ill-fated 7 Infantry Brigade -- which was short of soldiers, arms, equipment and acclimatisation for high-altitude combat.Ajai Shukla looks back at the 1962 War. PART 1: How China prepared for the 1962 War IMAGE: V K Krishna Menon, then India's defence minister who was blamed for India's ill preparedness during the 1962 War, meets with senior army ...
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Why India must worry about the Pakistan threat

'Pakistan's security establishment, despite its appallingly immoral approach to conflict, has worked with limited resources to maximise its national defence resources to continue bleeding India,' says Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Pakistan's army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrives to attend the Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, March 23, 2017. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters Last month in Islamabad, Lieutenant General Khalid Kidwai (retired) outlined a new Pakistani approach to defence ...
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INS Kalvari a toothless shark?

The Scorpene submarine doesn't have enough firepower; it will share 64 obsolescent SUT torpedoes till the Indian Navy is supplied with 100 heavyweight torpedoes -- a process that could take more than two years to complete.Ajai Shukla reports. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi at the commissioning of the Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, December 14, 2017. Photograph: PTI Photo The defence ministry has issued a secret Request for Information to global ...
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Revealed: How China prepared for 1962 war

From March 1959 to March 1962, the PLA fought 12 major battles in central Tibet which was seen as an opportunity to train China's soldiers, notes Ajai Shukla. In pathbreaking research into the Tibetan uprising between 1956 and 1959, and the lead-up to the 1962 war, Chinese scholar Jianglin Li has accessed Chinese Communist Party documents and interviewed People's Liberation Army veterans from that war to present critical new aspects of that period's history. Li's research illustrates that Mao ...
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