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India's defence budget has been hiked by 7.8 per cent but it is just about 1.6 per cent of the projected GDP for 2018-19, the lowest such figure since the 1962 war with China.

It is said the more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war. This is a lesson India refuses to learn-sadly, most of the sweat is not out of any exertion but frustration at the pace of modernisation and indigenisation of our armed forces. The world is moving towards third and fourth generation warfare. Third generation warfare uses speed, stealth and surprise and involves cyber warfare, airpower and networked armed forces

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