Shkval on Offer

As a correspondent, Philip Fowler, has pointed out, the correct name of the Russian super-cavitating torpedo on offer for the Akulas is the Shkval (Squall) — not Shtil (a shipborne surface-to-air missile). Sorry for the mistake in the previous piece — “India’s submarine production”.

About Bharat Karnad

Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, he was Member of the (1st) National Security Advisory Board and the Nuclear Doctrine-drafting Group, and author, among other books of, 'Nuclear Weapons and Indian Security: The Realist Foundations of Strategy', 'India's Nuclear Policy' and most recently, 'Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)'. Educated at the University of California (undergrad and grad), he was Visiting Scholar at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, the Shanghai Institutes of International Studies, and Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC.
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