Sunday, October 02, 2016

Space Assets Used for Surgical Strikes

The use of precision realtime satellite imagery to assist the latest surgical military strikes against Pak terror camps now brings in a completely new dimension to anti-terror warfare:

Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan... Jai Vigyan!

It would be better going forward to keep ISRO completely separate from any military activities. ISRO should stick to just launching satellites, or even better spin this off to the private sector, and then hand over complete operational control to the military of any satellites dedicated for their use.

Furthermore, to really scare Pakistan, attacks should be carried out from across the Afghan border with Pakistan. That will send them the strongest signal that we can see all parts of their country - and so can their other neighbors.

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