V. K. Kapoor

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  • Lieutenant General (Retd.) V. K. Kapoor is former Commandant of Army War College, Mhow (MP).

    RMA and India's Military Transformation

    The attitudes of the military globally towards revolution in military affairs (RMA) have largely been influenced in recent times by the US Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq which have demonstrated the technological prowess of the US military. In the former campaign the employment of Special Operations Forces (SOF) to direct precision air power was a vital component of US operations to achieve rapid success in combination with the Northern Alliance ground troops and it was perhaps the first time that the world saw a transformed US military in action.

    Winter 2008