April 22, 2012

India Bulks Up Its Navy

Jennifer McArdle, The Diplomat

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In comparison with its sister services, the Indian Navy, or India’s “Cinderella service,” since independence, has consistently garnered the paltriest share of the defense budget. However, the release of the 2012-2013 defense budget, allocating the Navy the lion’s share of the capital budget in comparison to its sister services, seems to suggest otherwise.  Has India’s “Cinderella service” finally found its glass slipper?

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