Geopolitics - December 2017

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December 2017
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WHO WON THE ’71 WAR? 70
“Victory has many fathers.
Defeat is an orphan.” That
is how the saying goes.
Geopolitics recounts the
events that led up to the war
in East Pakistan and what
happened thereafter

DIRECTOR
RAJIV SINGH

LEGAL ADVISOR
VASU SHARMA

PUBLISHING DIRECTOR
RAKESH GERA

SUBSCRIPTION
ALKA SHARMA, GEETA JENA

DISTRIBUTION
BHUSHAN KOLI, PANKAJ KUMAR

PUBLISHER
K SRINIVASAN

EDITOR
TIRTHANKAR GHOSH

CONSULTING EDITOR
M MURLIDHARAN

SENIOR PROOF READER
RAJESH VAID

DESIGNER
MOHIT KANSAL

PHOTO EDITOR
H C TIWARI

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
HEMANT RAWAT

“L&T has invested to evolve into a


trustworthy partner for the Navy” 22


MCMV programme uncertainty


hits GSL plans 32


Our (GSL) ‘Make in India’ initia-


tives have been received favour-


ably by an equally proactive


government” 34


Need for a balanced fleet 36


“GRSE has demonstrated its


capability to achieve challenging


targets” 40


Sagar Prahari rises from 26/


ashes 42


HSL gears up for major warship


projects 44


Indian Navy needs a Strike


Bomber 46


Recapitalising Fleet Airpower 51


Xi is King 58


The total number of pages
in this issue is 76

defence n diplomacy n SecURi T y

Vol Viii, issue Vii, decembeR 2017 n ` 100
http://www.geopolitics.in

“IndIan navy Is a predomInant marItIme force In the IndIan ocean”

Even as the Indian Navy is ready to engage the enemy, it is on a mission that will enable the force to remain persistently forward-deployed while fully protecting the nation’s interests

From Ship to Shore

Cover Design:
Mohit Kansal

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
ADITI BHAN
MIKE RAJKUMAR

Air Marshal Bhadauria reposes


confidence in Tejas 60


Successful Brahmos flight test


from IAF’s Su-30MKI fighter


aircraft 65


HAL holds Vigilance Awareness


Week 67


DEFBIZ


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