'Overall, the book is a valuable compilation of relevant chapters written by respected academics and uniformed personnel. The information that one obtains from it is current and up-to-date... The editors of the book should be commended for successfully compiling a valuable volume which should be read by all layers of society.' Sharifah Munirah Syed Hussein Alatas, National University of Malaysia, Journal of the Indian Ocean Region
Anit Mukherjee is an Assistant Professor in the South Asia Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. C. Raja Mohan is a Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi, India, and leads the Strategic Studies Initiative of the Foundation. He has published several books, including Samudra Manthan: Sino-Indian Rivalry in the Indo-Pacific (2013).
1. Introduction, Anit Mukherjee and C. Raja Mohan Part I: The Making of Indias Naval Strategy 2. Indias Maritime Strategy, Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan 3. Tomorrow or Yesterdays Fleet? The Indian Navys Operational Challenges, Iskander Luke Rehman 4. In the Far Seas: Projecting Indias Naval Power, Abhijit Singh 5. The Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier: The Andaman and Nicobar Command, Anit Mukherjee 6. Indias Naval Diplomacy: the Unfinished Transitions, C. Raja Mohan Part II: The External Dimensions of Indias Naval Strategy 7. India in the US Naval Strategy, Timothy D. Hoyt 8. New Normal in the Indo-Pacific: Sino-Indian Maritime Security Dilemma, Koh Swee Lean Collin 9. Looming Over the Horizon: Japans Naval Engagement with India, Tomoko Kiyota 10. A Sea of Opportunity: Southeast Asias Growing Naval Cooperation with India, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto 11. India and Regional Maritime Security, Sam Bateman 12. India's Naval Moment, Anit Mukherjee and C. Raja Mohan