Manmohan Bahadur

The writer, a retired air vice marshal, is distinguished fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies, Delhi

Making much of China
Sat, May 20, 2017

Its challenge must not be met by Indian self-deprecation.

Building Deterrence
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Defence establishment must restructure itself, develop indigenous manufacturing

Sky is not the limit
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

There is a strong case for political bipartisanship on building the air force’s capability

How Siachen soldier Hanamanthappa gave India an occasion to cheer, and grieve as one
Fri, Feb 12, 2016

The Siachen braveheart gave India an occasion to cheer and marvel — and to grieve together as one

The right way to arm
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

Any move to reconsider the air force’s Avro replacement decision will damage the private sector’s chances of participating in defence manufacture.

How not to arm a nation
Sat, Oct 05, 2013

Defence PSUs must be penalised for non-delivery

Time to tackle threats that go beyond the traditional
Wed, Nov 23, 2011

Security is all about survival in a conflict. The peace strategy that follows,military or otherwise,aims at a politically acceptable solution to one’s adversaries