33.1 C
New Delhi
Wednesday, June 29, 2022

About Us

Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS) was established in 2001 as an autonomous defence research and analysis body for research and focused analyses on issues related to national security, defence, and aerospace issues in the evolving strategic and international security environment. Its objective is to facilitate greater understanding of these issues amongst the Armed Forces, the strategic community and the public besides contributing to policy generation and decision-making.


LEADERSHIP

CAPS IN FOCUS

Poseidon: A Doomsday Underwater Drone

Author: Dr Silky Kaur, Associate Fellow, CAPS Keywords: Doomsday machine, unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV), nuclear weapons, Russia-Ukraine Conflict, arms race. Poseidon, also known as Status-6/Kanyon, is a...

Taiwan and the Sino-US Relationship Amid Ukraine...

Author: Kashif Anwar, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: China, the US, Taiwan, Sanction, One China Policy, and Great Power Competition Introduction The Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Sino-US relationship, and...

Renewables and Rare Earth Elements: A key...

Author: Neha Mishra, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: Coal Power, Electricity system, Renewable Energy, Rare Earth Elements The recent coal shortage in India is an alarm for...

Bolstering India-Australia Relations

Author: Simran Walia, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: India, Australia, Indo-Pacific, Economy Australia’s newly elected Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, is quite committed to deepening economic and strategic...

Cyber in BRICS: Agendas & Undercurrents for...

Author: Divyanshu Jindal, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: BRICS, cyber, cyberspace, cyber diplomacy, cybersecurity As leading economies with progressively digitalised markets, BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China,...

ISSUE BRIEF

CPEC Under Cloud: Security and Economic Challenges

Click to View PDF Author: Gp Capt (Dr) DK Pandey (Retd), Senior Fellow, CAPS 15 June 2022 Keywords: CPEC, CPEC Authority, BLA, Gwadar Port. 

Stay connected

New Books

The Great Game in the Indo-Pacific: A Pivot to India

Editor: Air Marshal Anil Chopra | Associate Editors: Air Commodore Savinder Pal Singh | Mahima Duggal ISBN 9789391490386

CHINA: An Enigma

Editors: Air Marshal Dhiraj Kukreja (Retd) ISBN 9 7 8 - 9 3 - 9 1 4 9 0 - 9 4 - 2

India's Development Diplomacy

Editor: Urmi Tat ISBN 9789391490324

EXPERT VIEW

Ukraine War, China’s Growing Footprint in Asia and India’s Stake

Author: Ms Mahima Duggal, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: Ukraine war, economic fallout, China, South Asia, India, Indo-Pacific. The war in Ukraine has been ongoing for over three months,...

Ukraine War, China’s Growing Footprint in Asia...

Author: Ms Mahima Duggal, Research Associate, CAPS Keywords: Ukraine war, economic fallout, China, South Asia, India, Indo-Pacific. The war in Ukraine has been ongoing for over three...

Nuclear Implications of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Author: Dr Manpreet Sethi, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS Keywords: Nuclear, Russia-Ukraine, brinkmanship, retaliation, security. Russia-Ukraine conflict is close to completing two months. During this period, President Putin...

Why did Imran Khan Lose the Unwritten...

Author: Dr Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS Keywords: No-confidence Motion, Imran Khan, Pakistan Military, Pakistan-US, Pakistan Elections. The no-confidence motion was tabled against Pakistan’s Prime Minister,...

Air Forces Need to Cultivate an Intellectual...

Author: Professor Sanu Kainikara, PhD, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS Keywords: Intellectual, strategic, PME, tactical, doctrine, leadership. For a long time a question has lurked in the shadows...

Newsletters

Journals

Air Power Journal of Air Power & Space Studies

Vol. 16 No.4 Winter (October-December 2021)

Defence and Diplomacy In Pursuit of National Security

Vol. 11 No. 1 October-December 2021)

CAPS EXPERTS IN MEDIA

Explained the Indo Pacific. What are the battle lines?, DEF-TALK by Air Marshal Anil Chopra – Aadi
Source: YouTube DEF – TALKS by Aadi, Saturday, 24 June 2022

Pak set to gain if it exits FATF grey list by Dr. Shalini Chawla
Source: The Tribune, Tuesday, 21, June 2022

Ukraine War and Nuclear Threats.
Source: YouTtube DEF – TALKS by Dr. Manpreet Sethi-Aadi, Saturday, 23, April 2022

NWC Reset: Frameworks for a Nuclear-Weapon-Free-World. Session 1  
Source: Facebook, April 2022

nuclear tracker

CAPS Nuclear Tracker
Issue 3 | January -March 2021

NEW DELHI PAPERS

New Delhi Paper 8

Title: Nuclear Weapons and International Humanitarian Law Author: Sreoshi Sinha Year:December 2022

SUBSCRIBE TO CAPS



    HawksEye

    Video thumbnail
    Shri Shivshankar Menon - 'India in a World Adrift'
    49:31
    Video thumbnail
    Welcome Remarks : Air Marshal Anil Chopra
    10:14
    Video thumbnail
    Concluding Remarks, Air Marshal Anil Chopra
    12:20
    Video thumbnail
    Mr Pratesh Gandhi, Director, India Strategic Development, General Atomics and Affiliated Companies
    19:43
    Video thumbnail
    Mr Paul W Niewald, Vice President and Program Manager, T-7A Red Hawk Program, Boeing
    13:27
    Video thumbnail
    Mr William Blair, Vice President, Lockheed Martin India Pvt Ltd
    11:11
    Video thumbnail
    Rear Admiral DM Sudan (Retd), Member, Executive Committee, CAPS
    18:26
    Video thumbnail
    Air Marshal Daljit Singh
    21:26
    Video thumbnail
    Wg Cdr Sudhakaran (Retd), MD & CEO, QuGates Technologies
    24:57
    Video thumbnail
    Air Vice Marshal Rajeev Hora, Research Fellow CAPS-TATA Chair of excellence
    22:12
    Video thumbnail
    Lt Gen AK Bhatt, Director General, Indian Space Agency
    19:15
    Video thumbnail
    Air Marshal D Chaudhury, Former Commandant, National Defence College
    21:42
    Video thumbnail
    Dr Girish S Deodhare : Distinguished Scientist
    20:58
    Video thumbnail
    Inaugural Address : Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari
    12:26
    Video thumbnail
    Professor C Raja Mohan - 'India and the New Geopolitics of Outer Space'
    46:08
    Video thumbnail
    Professor Brahma Chellaney - "India's China Challenge"
    01:02:03
    Video thumbnail
    Closing Remarks: Air Marshal Anil Chopra PVSM AVSM VM VSM (Retd), Director General, CAPS
    12:40
    Video thumbnail
    Dr Arvind Virmani, Chairman, Foundation for Economic Growth and Welfare & President, FSI
    21:37
    Video thumbnail
    Dr Sanjaya Baru, Former Media Advisor to Prime Minister
    15:09
    Video thumbnail
    Rear Admiral Mohit Gupta VSM, DG, Defence Cyber Agency, HQ IDS, MoD
    18:32
    Video thumbnail
    Ms Suhasini Haidar, Diplomatic Editor, The Hindu
    21:28
    Video thumbnail
    Dr Srikanth Kondapalli, Professor, Centre for East Asian Studies, SIS, JNU
    24:01
    Video thumbnail
    Inaugural Address - Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari PVSM AVSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff
    14:53
    Video thumbnail
    Welcome Remarks - Air Marshal Anil Chopra PVSM AVSM VM VSM (Retd) Director General, CAPS
    08:55
    Video thumbnail
    HawksEye (4): Hypersonic Missiles
    05:20
    Video thumbnail
    12th Jumbo Majumdar Conference Webinar - INAUGURAL AND SESSION 1
    02:13:23
    Video thumbnail
    HawksEye (1) - Air Marshal Anil Chopra (Retd), PVSM, AVSM, VM, VSM takes over as new DG of CAPS.
    03:08
    Video thumbnail
    HawksEye (2) - Multi Domain Operations
    19:32
    Video thumbnail
    HawksEye (3): Weaponisation of Space - An Introduction
    01:52
    Video thumbnail
    12th Jumbo Majumdar Conference Webinar - SESSION 2
    01:33:49
    Video thumbnail
    12th Jumbo Majumdar Conference Webinar - SESSION 3
    01:33:56
    Video thumbnail
    Exploring India’s Leverages Against China Economic, Tibet, Taiwan & the Indo-Pacific - CAPS Webinar
    01:44:00
    Video thumbnail
    1 Year of Balakot Air Strikes - "Air Power in No War No Peace Scenario"
    46:08
    Video thumbnail
    First Air Cmde Jasjit Singh Memorial Lecture: Photo gallery
    02:23
    Video thumbnail
    First Air Cmde Jasjit Singh Memorial Lecture: Part 1
    11:04
    Video thumbnail
    CAPS-IMR UV India 2013 :Conference and Exhibition
    01:52

    CAPS In NEWS

    CAPS’s Scholars’ Eye View: IAF’s Vayu Shakti 2022- Full Dress Rehearsal

    CAPS’s Scholars’ Eye View: IAF’s Vayu Shakti 2022- Full Dress Rehearsal Keywords: Indian Air Force, Vayu Shakti, firepower, and IAF’s combat readiness CAPS Faculties (Left to Right):...
    00:25:10

    India Must Fine Tune A Range Of Options To Respond To Pakistani Terror Strikes

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm3DIy6rlxY India Must Fine Tune A Range Of Options To Respond To Pakistani Terror Strikes StratNews Global, The Gist, Dr Manpreet Sethi in conversation with Surya Gangadharan,...

    Loss made Pakistan recalibrate its choices

    After the 1971 war, two issues became critical for Pakistan: First, it was time for Pakistan to look for options to stay on a par...

    CAS Inaugurated 18th Subroto Mukerjee Seminar organised by CAPS

    Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari PVSM AVSM VM ADC, Inaugurated 18th Subroto Mukerjee Seminar on "India's National Security Dynamics" held on 08 December 2021 at...

    RECON

    Ep 4.8 – Review of the Global Security Dynamics in 2020 (West Asia)

    In this episode of Ep 4 series on the Review of the Global Security Dynamics in 2020, Ms Anu Sharma discusses the impact of...

    Ep 4.1 – Review of Global Security Dynamics in 2020 (Airpower)

    First podcast of the Episode 4 series on Review of Global Security Dynamics in 2020. In this episode, AVM M Bahadur discusses the advancement...

    Ep 4.7 – Review of the Global Security Dynamics in 2020 (Maritime Security)

    In this episode of the Ep 4 series on the Review of the Global Security Dynamics in 2020, Dr Joshy M Paul discusses the...

    Episode 3 – Remembering Balakot Airstrikes

    26 February 2020: On 26 February 2019, in the early morning hours, Indian warplanes crossed the border and dropped bombs on terror targets. This...