Theaterisation: The Road Ahead
NEW DELHI: If militaries the world over have struggled to achieve jointness, it won’t be a cakewalk in India. Getting the three forces—which have a history of working in silos—to work together is tough and voices of discontent have already surfaced. Comments by the Chief of Defence Staff that the air force is a support service of the army haven’t helped either. In the concluding episode of the two-part series of ‘Simply Nitin‘ on joint commands, StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale looks at how India aims at achieving the goals set in this regard and the road ahead.