Could It Make Sense for India to Opt for a Russian Nuclear Aircraft Carrier?


THE DIPLOMAT – India can keep an open mind, but the Russian carrier option probably won’t be attractive.

As Franz reported last week, Russia has officially offered to construct a multirole nuclear aircraft carrier to fulfill India’s tender for INS Vishal. And although Franz notes that India will likely not avail itself of the Russian offer, it’s worth looking at some reasons why (and why not) it might make sense to go Russian. Continue Reading