The Aircraft Carrier in Indian Naval Doctrine – Assessing the Likely Usefulness of the Flattop in an Indo-Pakistani War Scenario

US Naval War College Review – How effective would Indian aircraft carriers be during a future war with India’s strategic rivals? This is a question worth exploring, yet no previous literature has dealt with it explicitly. Moreover, addressing this subject would contribute to the richness of the overall carrier debate that has been going on since the platform’s inception in the 1920s.