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Prioritisation of AWACS for the IAF

Author: Wing Commander Swaim Prakash Singh, Senior Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords:   AWACS, Continental Size, Inadequate numbers, ELINT, SIGINT. Introduction The Indian Air Force (IAF)...

Air Power as a Tool for Political Signalling

Author: Wing Commander Swaim Prakash Singh, Senior Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords:  Air Power, AWACS, ISR, Technology, Neptune Spear, Electronic Warfare, Aerial Fortification, Air Defence...

A New Air Power Doctrine for the New Era

Author: Ms Mahima Duggal, Research Associate, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords:  IAF, air power, doctrine, technology, modernisation, Kargil, C4I2SR, aerial diplomacy. India’s security environment has...

China Intensifies its Position on Kashmir

Author: Dr Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords: CPEC, Sino-Pak Nexus, Jammu and Kashmir, 1965 war, 1971 war, Article 370. During the...

Flying Wing Design – Unfolding Potential

Author: Air Marshal Anil Chopra PVSM AVSM VM VSM (Retd), Director General, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords: Flying-Wing, DRDO, IAF, Technology, UCAV, ADE-India. The flight...

Assessing India’s Cautious Engagement in Afghanistan

Author: Dr Shalini Chawla, Distinguished Fellow, CAPS Keywords:  India-Afghanistan relations, Taliban, Indian embassy in Kabul, Humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. India reopened its embassy in Kabul in...

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...

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 No-Confidence Motion of the Military?

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 Bias

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...

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ISTAR Aircraft: Another Essential for India

Author: Wing Commander Swaim Prakash Singh, Senior Fellow Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords: ISTAR, C2, Battlefield, battlespace, integrated operations. Introduction Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance...

India’s First Private Rocket Launch is a Turning Point for the Space Industry

Author: Group Captain T H Anand Rao, Senior Fellow Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords: Skyroot, Prarambh, Vikram-S, Rocket, Space Tech Start-Up. The launch of India’s...

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Geoeconomics Over Geopolitics: Lessons from India’s Foreign Policy

Author: Radhey Tambi, Research Associate, Centre for Air Power Studies Keywords: Geoeconomics, Geopolitics, Indian foreign policy, India’s oil purchase, trade deals, the India way. Since the...

Metallurgical Marvel: Lithium in Aerospace

Author: Girish Linganna, Aerospace & Defence Analyst Keywords: Lithium-ion, batteries, HAL - HTT-40,  Aluminium Alloys. Charting the rise of consumer electronics, lithium has fast established itself...

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