Marching to a Jarring Beat

November 18th, 2013|Categories: Hindustan Times, Newspaper|Tags: |

India arms, with little rationale. Growing affluence has led to advanced weapons purchases, with defence spending tripling over the decade and a slew of contracts in the wake — the MRCA fighter aircraft, C-17 transport planes, attack helicopters, aircraft carriers and leased nuclear submarines. However, there is little doctrinal and strategic sense behind this purported