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India's Military Modernization: Strategic Technologies and Weapons Systems

Rajesh Basrur and Bharath Gopalaswamy


This volume is the second part of a two-part project on Indian military modernization which examines India’s evolving capabilities in areas relating to advanced technologies in cruise missiles, nuclear weapons, anti-satellite weapons, missile defence, and information-based warfare. How have India’s strategic capabilities evolved and what direction are they likely to take? The volume addresses this central question and examines the political, institutional and organizational challenges confronting India’s efforts. India’s evolving strategic capabilities show signs of both continuity and change. ... More

Keywords: Cold Start, Defence Research and Development Organization, DRDO, self-reliance, missile defence, weaponization, nuclear posture, information superiority, cruise missile, military innovation, space program

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199451623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199451623.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rajesh Basrur, editor
Professor, International Relations/Coordinator, South Asia Programme, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Bharath Gopalaswamy, editor
Deputy Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic Council, USA.

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