The writer is a former Vice-Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army.
To succeed in modernizing, Indian Army needs to restructure at all levels
The Indian Army is mulling its most radical restructuring for the first time in the history of independent India. In the first part of this series, it was pointed out that India’s military needs to upgrade its war-fighting doctrines if the proposed new changes are to work. The Army’s earlier formulations of “destruction of enemy” […]
Indian Army needs to modernize war doctrines as much as structure
The Indian Army is carrying out a comprehensive exercise to restructure and modernize its force. From the few leaks and snippets available in the public domain, it appears that the exercise has three aims. First, re-size the army so that flab is removed and operational capabilities increase. Second, enhance funds in the capital account for […]