Month: February 2023
Military Technology of This Century : Focus on Battlefield Energy
Energy requirements of the battlefield are continuously growing as warfare keeps modernising with the latest technologies. In this episode of Military technology of this century, Mag Gen Rajiv Narayanan (R) and I set forth to discuss battle field energy. This is a topic which is almost never discussed to the point of neglect. As the…
Interaction With John Helmer on Ukraine War
John Helmer is a Moscow based journalist with long experience in Russian affairs. His portal – Dances with Bears is @ johnhelmer.net . When he approached me for my views on certain aspects of the Ukrainian War, I readily agreed. He came up with some perceptive questions which I have attempted to answer to the…
A Peek Into Everyday China : In The Fragile Zone
There is a new fragility about China which one has not seen in the past quarter of a century. The post Zero Covid China is a far different animal than one we saw in the run up to the 20 Party Congress in which Xi anointed himself as the emperor. The emergent fragility in China…
How Does The World View India : A Discussion on India’s Response to Disasters
India has a proud track record in disaster response and humanitarian assistance. Aadi and I had a live discussion on India’s prowess in response to disasters and how the world views India.
Military Technology Through Academia : A Discussion with Lt Gen Satish Dua (Retd)
India needs to involve its academia in its search for disruptive technologies for its military. Lt Gen Satish Dua (Retd) and I discuss as to how to leverage our academia to make our military more advanced technologically. This is part of the series on Military Technologies of This Century. Feed back is welcome and participation…
A Peek Into Everyday China : Worried About India
China has a lot worry about India. This is explained in these videos. The Hindi and English Version of the videos are embedded below.
Is Pakistan Too Big To Fail : A Discussion With Aadi Achint
Can Pakistan fail? Aadi and I had a great conversation on Pakistan and how it can fail. In fact we allowed the audience to express their views and it was a discussion of a different kind.
A Peek Into Everyday China : The Ghosts of Chinese Property
This video outlines the property and real estate woes of China. This video has been shot in Hindi and English separately. Choose what you want Earlier Article : The Property Slump @ https://gunnersshot.com/2023/01/18/a-peek-into-every-day-china-property-slump/
A Perspective on the Defense Budget by Lt Gen P R Shankar (R)
Our growth and role as a power of consequence and our attempts to achieve strategic independence is predicated on how the defense establishment grows. Published In the Financial Express @ https://www.financialexpress.com/defence/a-perspective-on-the-defense-budget/2974379/ It is my firm belief that the Indian Armed Forces are ready and strong enough to guard the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the nation.…
The Chinese Balloon Affair : A Discussion with Aadi Achint
A live discussion on the Chinese balloon affair and the shooting it down by the USA Aadi and I had a great discussion on the Chinese balloon affair. More importantly it gave me an opportunity to kickstart ‘space technology’ as part of the series on military technologies of this century. Going though this will give…