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Rear Admiral K Raja Menon
Distinguished Fellow



He is currently the chairman of the task force on Net Assesment and Simulation in the National Security Council. admiral Menon was a career Officer and a submarine specialist in the Navy. He commanded seven ships and submatines. He retired in 1994 as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations). He has participated in military CBM talks with the neighbouring countries and was in the first military delegation to Pakistan. after retiring he has authored thre bookson Indian Defence Stategies. He was a member of the Arun Singh Committee to restructure the National Defence University Committee. He is a Visiting Lecturer at all institutes of higher study of the Indian armed forces and organized the Nuclear management course for Indian Service officers. He headed the DRDO, funded study on Pakistani Ballistic missiles and their effect on Indian National Security. He headed the Naval headquarters group that recently wrote the Indian Navy's Maritime Strategy.

  External Publications

Security Scan: Indian Navy - Tactical & Strategic challenges, Rajya Sabha TV, 28 July 2017

Security Scan- India's- No First Use Policy, Rajya Sabha TV, 22 November 2016

A Question of Capability, Indian Express, 28 September 2016


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