PS Bath was a Senior Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi. He holds degrees of Master of Science (MSc) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University and Osmania University respectively. His research interest lies in all facets related to utilisation of space for military purposes with particular focus on the development of military space capabilities by China and its ramifications on India's security.

Contributions 
Launch on Demand: Relevance in Future Wars General There are many emerging trends in warfare, which impact the conduct of warfare, security structures and decision-making apparatus. These are driven by technology as well as dynamic strategic considerations. However, three of these ...

China’s Military Space Strategy General While the visible elements of China’s space programme include its launch vehicles, launch sites, satellite systems and Anti-Satellite (ASAT) tests, its military space strategy has never been enunciated through any official docume...

Dragon’s Space Arsenal: Dominating the Strategic High Ground Abstract (China has made spectacular progress in the domain of space, with particular reference to the utilisation of space for enhancing its military capabilities. China’s space developments are an integral component of its military...

Space Situational Awareness (SSA): AN Essential Strategic Requirement General Usage of space by own forces and its denial to adversary has grown to become essential for modern militaries. Today, space is increasingly being viewed as enabler for conduct of own operations and the 'Achilles heel' which if targ...

Countering the Dragon: A Perspective on Strategic Space Capabilities Background The successive standoffs between India and China on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) have highlighted the requirement of enhancing our strategic space capabilities. Space assets are primary facilitators of a country’s strategic...

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