SP's Naval Forces - April-May 2022<< Previous Issue
China’s Informationised War doctrine looks to impose significant costs on an adversary, even one that is conventionally superior, by targeting its command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) network and civilian computer networks
We need to move full-steam ahead to realise the ambition of an indigenously designed conventional submarine with indigenous AIP capability, by pooling our national expertise in the field, which is substantial, and benefiting from the Transfer of Technology (ToT) already given to us through the HDW and P-75 programmes
The Scorpenes are potent underwater platforms which has added much teeth and confidence to submarine fleet and combat Commanders at sea
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh undertook a sortie on the Indian Navy P-8I Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance Anti-Submarine Warfare aircraft.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launching the frontline warship ‘INS Surat’ (top) and ‘INS Udaygiri’ (above) of the Indian Navy at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), in Mumbai on May 17, 2022.
China periodically announces major shifts in its military strategy through ‘Military Strategic Guidelines’ (MSGs) which dictate the tactics, equipment, training and manpower requirements to achieve the stated strategy.