Dragon vs Elephant (Part-2): Indian Navy’s Role In The Indian Ocean

INTRODUCTION Given India’s interests in acquiring aircraft carriers and its doctrinal statements regarding sea-control and sea-denial, it appears that India, like China, seeks regional hegemony. It could be argued, however, that the acquisition of aircraft carriers is purely deterrent in nature and cannot be construed as being offensive in this case. To place the matter […]

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Explained : How Jet Engines Work

INTRODUCTION Jet engines revolutionized air travel. They allowed designers to make aircraft which could fly faster than the propeller-driven, petrol engine powered aircraft of the day. Jet engines were first made in the 1930s, but didn’t enter service or large scale production till the 1940s. They are basically air-breathing engines which depend on the input […]

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