The IAF Needs to Revisit Its Doctrine
Article by Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal
Excerpt as follows.
… The reality is that while the world is moving to develop a 6th Generation fighter, India is still struggling to produce a 4th Generation fighter.
China’s aviation industry has advanced to produce large transport aircraft; modern force multipliers, four-plus to fifth generation fighters incorporating low observable technologies; modern reconnaissance and attack UAVs, long-range radars and diverse PGMs for a variety of roles.
Possibly, the only area where China has to achieve self-sufficiency is high-performance aircraft engines. The scientific community of India needs to work on the next-generation technologies in the defence sector and develop systems which can be called “game-changer” in the battlefield.”
Writes Mr. Shantanu K. Bansal at the Defence and Security Alert
Read full article at: https://www.dsalert.org/DSA-Editions/2022/DSA_February.pdf