Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur, retired from the Indian Air Force after 36 years of distinguished service. He is an Experimental Test Pilot from the French Test Pilots School, a graduate of the Air Command and Staff College, USA and a post graduate in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University.
He has commanded a frontline Helicopter Unit and two Flying Bases, was the Contingent Cdr of the first IAF United Nations Mission in Sudan and has been Head of Training (Air) at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. As Asst Chief of Air Staff, the author was the operational head of Transport and Helicopter Operations of the Indian Air Force for two and a half years. His last assignment was as Asst Chief of Integrated Defence Staff in-charge of perspective planning and force structure of the Services. He writes for leading national newspapers and professional journals and his core interests concern Air Power and Strategic Affairs. He is presently working on his book ‘Coercion and Air Power.’ AVM Bahadur is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Air Power Studies, New Delhi.
Introduction A few good things are happening on the defence procurement landscape. It is good that the government took its time for the Dhirendra Singh Committee to give its report and incor... Read more
; By: Air Vice Marshal Manmohan Bahadur (Retired); 1
Ever since the Make in India initiative has been launched by the Government, the media has been highlighting the dismal conditions in India with regards to the ease of doing business. Despit... Read more