Vivek K wrote:Acharya - why didn't similar sabotage hit ADA, ISRO, Arjun designers? Lets face it - we failed in the task. The victim mentality suits our neighbors better. We can still use the work done with better resources and management.
Some of these orgs were hidden and were sourcing with dual use tech.
Engine tech was sabotaged in the 60s itself. Indian experts were open in talking about their goals and ambitions in the western universities which was picked up by the Cya and they could reduce input to the Indian program effectively. Indian scientists were also regulated on their access to western universities and research after 1971.(India SU treaty)
The whole concept of dual use tech denial regime started with India experience. Check the wisconsin project.
India was the target of this project which started in 1986. This the RG govt era when India made strides in Agni and RV tech. Also they effectively created a global regime for tech denial and reduce the progress of WMD and missile proliferation.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisconsin_ ... ms_Control
The Wisconsin Project on Nuclear Arms Control is a non-profit, non-partisan organization established to curb the proliferation of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction (WMD) through research and advocacy. The organization was founded by Emeritus Professor Gary Milhollin, who led the Wisconsin Project for twenty-five years. Valerie Lincy now serves as executive director. The organization aims to stem weapons proliferation at the source through its emphasis on the monitoring and control of export and other trade transactions. Established in 1986 in cooperation with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the Wisconsin Project is located in Washington, DC.
In 1995, the Wisconsin Project began publication of The Risk Report, which is now a subscription database used by governments and private companies to screen business transactions and verify the legitimacy of foreign buyers. Drawing from unclassified sources, The Risk Report contains up-to-date information on sensitive products and technologies, export regulations, and organizations and individuals linked to WMD proliferation. Matthew Godsey is editor of the Risk Report.
It was a secret project until the 90s and India focus is completely classified from the 60sIndia's Nuclear Bomb: The Impact on Global Proliferation Updated Edition with a New Afterword
Check this book to understand how they could read the Indian experts talking about the Indian program and they could assess the progress made by Indian teams and what is lacking inside India to complete the project. This is the most open source intelligence and tech denial ever done in history.