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Report: India to Test Fire Air-Launched BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile This Week
April 29, 2019

Report: India to Test Fire Air-Launched BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile This Week

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The BrahMos missile is likely to be test launched from an Indian Air Force Su-30MKI aircraft this week.
India’s Air Force to Begin Receiving AH-64E Attack Helicopters in August
April 11, 2019

India’s Air Force to Begin Receiving AH-64E Attack Helicopters in August

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India is slated to take delivery of its first batch of four AH-64E attack helicopters this August.

India’s HAL Rolls Out 16th Tejas Light Combat Aircraft
March 27, 2019

India’s HAL Rolls Out 16th Tejas Light Combat Aircraft

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The latest Tejas fighter jet has been produced in initial operational clearance configuration.

Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot
March 02, 2019

Pakistan Returns Captured Indian Pilot

By Zaheer Babar
It was a welcome move toward de-escalation, even as cross-border shellings continue.

India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
February 28, 2019

India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Rajesh Rajagopalan
The decision about whether to escalate or not is much more complex than it appears.
Pulwama, Balakot—What Next? Escalation Risks and the India-Pakistan Crisis
February 27, 2019

Pulwama, Balakot—What Next? Escalation Risks and the India-Pakistan Crisis

By Ankit Panda
The ball is now in Pakistan’s court, bringing the crisis back to an inflection point, with further escalation now probable.

Why the Indian Air Force Strike at Balakot in Pakistan Matters
February 27, 2019

Why the Indian Air Force Strike at Balakot in Pakistan Matters

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
A discussion of what we know so far about Indian air strikes on Pakistani territory on February 26, 2019.
India Plans to Induct Air-Launched BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile by 2020
February 26, 2019

India Plans to Induct Air-Launched BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile by 2020

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The air-launched variant of the BrahMos missile is expected to enter service with the Indian Air Force in 2020.

India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Is Combat Ready
February 21, 2019

India’s Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Is Combat Ready

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s Tejas light combat aircraft is finally ready for action.

Lockheed Martin Offers India Upgraded F-16 Fighter Jet
February 21, 2019

Lockheed Martin Offers India Upgraded F-16 Fighter Jet

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The new fighter jet, designated F-21, will feature components and learning from the F-35 and F-22, according to Lockheed Martin.

India’s Air Force to Receive 4 More Tejas Light Combat Aircraft in March 2019
February 12, 2019

India’s Air Force to Receive 4 More Tejas Light Combat Aircraft in March 2019

By Franz-Stefan Gady
India’s Ministry of Defense revealed this week that four more Tejas light combat aircraft will be delivered to the Air Force next month.
India’s Big Defense Acquisition Challenge
December 22, 2018

India’s Big Defense Acquisition Challenge

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Occasional concerns about corrupt defense deals are merely the symptoms of broader structural issues that need to be addressed.

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