The Latest weapon in India’s Arsenal: Who do we give credit for it?

It was a pleasant surprise to hear that India successfully test fired an Anti-Satellite missile and destroyed a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite at about 300 km altitude. To begin with I must fulfil my duty as an aerospace engineer and tell you what this weapon is: its a missile that can bring down enemy … Continue reading The Latest weapon in India’s Arsenal: Who do we give credit for it?

Did India Shoot a Pakistani F-16?

In an early morning press release on the 27th of February, the Pakistani army spokesperson talked about 2 fighter jets being shoot down and talked about 3 pilots landing in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. However, by evening it was down to 1 pilot and 1 jet. The sudden disappearance of 2 pilots and a fighter jet … Continue reading Did India Shoot a Pakistani F-16?

India and Pakistan: The ✈ Striking 🚀 cost of escalation…

What happened on the 26th & 27th of February, 2019 will possibly go down as one of the most historic events in the Indo-Pak relation and could possibly shape the way these two nuclear-powered nations engage for decades. While media houses across both the borders are busy contemplating war, creating some 3rd grade CGI on … Continue reading India and Pakistan: The ✈ Striking 🚀 cost of escalation…

General Aviation: India’s key to becoming an Aviation Hub…

India is all set to become the 3rd largest civil aviation market in the world by 2020 and has seen enormous growth over the past decade. Making Indian airports some of the busiest in the world and earning the Delhi-Mumbai corridor 10th spot amongst the worlds busiest routes (in 2012). The growth, however, has not … Continue reading General Aviation: India’s key to becoming an Aviation Hub…

Social Engineering 101: The Trump way of Trumping Things…

Donald John Trump, the 45th President of the most powerful country in the world was born to a Scotish immigrant (Marry Anne), while she was married to Fred Trump. Fred whose entire family had immigrated to America from a small German village called kallstadt. Yet, he managed to win an entire election riding on a wave of anti-immigrant … Continue reading Social Engineering 101: The Trump way of Trumping Things…

Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

Following Mao Zedong's death in 1976-- In light of the cultural revolution and Civil War in China which killed tens of thousands of people-- his successor decentralized power from the hand's of one-man to a handful of high-ranking Party officials. Creating hope that China would eventually make a move towards a real and stable democracy. However, … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: Xi Jinping’s Power Grab…

The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

The Indian armed forces revered as one of the most powerful and professional forces in the world is backed by 1.21 billion people and an economy of over $2.4 trillion. Yet, when it comes to arming itself with modern weapon systems the army is forced to look towards foreign nations/vendors. As India grows its international … Continue reading The Billion Dollar Question: Import or Indegenise?

America: A Peacekeeper or Warmonger?

"You can not hope for peace and prepare for war at the same time" These were the words of Albert Einstein, arguably the smartest man to ever set foot on planet earth. Words, which if followed could have ensured global peace and tranquillity. But instead of working on this idea, we choose to live by … Continue reading America: A Peacekeeper or Warmonger?

Future of Warfare: Flying Aircraft Carriers…

Aircraft carriers, with their fleet of aircrafts and weapons, are undoubtedly one of the single most powerful units of military might. With a single carrier strike group packing enough firepower to neutralize almost any potential adversary, they have become an extremely potent tool for power projection. However, even with all their bells and whistles, they are limited by … Continue reading Future of Warfare: Flying Aircraft Carriers…

Seeing the Big Picture: North Korean Crisis…

Over the past year, the situation in the Korean peninsula has gone from bad to worse. With regular missile tests, the threat of nuclear annihilation and underground nuclear tests things do not seem to be headed in the right direction and if popular media is to be believed we are headed towards a nuclear showdown. … Continue reading Seeing the Big Picture: North Korean Crisis…