Air Marshal M Matheswaran AVSM VM PhD (Ret) is a former Deputy Chief of the Indian Integrated Defence Staff. He is a fighter pilot and an experimental test pilot, and saw active service for 39 years. His other appointments include Air Officer Commanding-Maritime Air Operations and Senior Air Staff Officer of Eastern Air Command, Indian Air Force. He is currently the Chairman of the Peninsula Foundation, Chennai.
A third aircraft carrier for India: Budget versus necessity
Concerns about cost overruns should be kept in perspective. The need for naval power projection is only growing.
India-Australia strategic partnership: Leveraging aerospace capacity
The two countries have an opportunity to pursue air-power cooperation in the Indo-Pacific, where stability is essential.