NEW DELHI - Naval War College (NWC) Professors Timothy Hoyt and Andrew Winner visited India during the last week of October in their capacity as co-chairs of the Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group at NWC. Hoyt is a professor in NWC's Strategy and Policy Department, and Winner is a professor in NWC's Strategic Research Department. During their trip, presentations and discussions brought them in contact with NWC international alumni and helped to build and strengthen international maritime relationships.
The Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group is one of six groups whose mission is to oversee and coordinate research, recommend new curriculum, design and implement outreach programs, and to produce new scholarship with a regional focus that will further prepare and support NWC's students.
MUMBAI, India (Oct. 30, 2009) Professors Timothy Hoyt and Andrew Winner (center), co-chairs of the Naval War College's Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group, pose with the Naval Higher Command Course of the Indian College of Naval Warfare. Professors Hoyt and Winner delivered a lecture entitled: "Looking West: Israel, the Middle East, and South Asia." They then engaged in a lively give and take with the students, a mix of Navy captains and Air Force and Army colonels from the Indian Armed Forces. One of the graduates of the Naval Higher Command Course typically spends his next year at the Naval Command College in Newport. This is the second year that Winner and Hoyt have been invited to speak at the Indian College of Naval Warfare. Winner is a professor for the Strategic Research Department and Hoyt teaches for the Strategy and Policy Department. (Photo provided by Andrew Winner)
NEW DELHI (Oct. 30, 2009) Professor Andrew Winner (left) of the Strategic Research Department and Professor Timothy Hoyt (right) of the Strategy and Policy Department visit with Rear Adm. Sudarshan Shrikhande, newly-appointed Assistant Chief of the Naval Staff for Foreign Cooperation and Intelligence for the Indian Navy. Shrikhande is a 2003 graduate of the Naval Command College at Newport. The discussions included how the Naval War College can work more closely with Indian Professional Military Education (PME) institutions and the general state and trajectory of U.S.-Indian maritime cooperation in light of their compatible maritime strategies. (Photo provided by Andrew Winner)
NEW DELHI (Oct. 28, 2009) Professor Andrew Winner (left) of the Strategic Research Department and Professor Timothy Hoyt (right) of the Strategy and Policy Department , Co-Chairs of the Indian Ocean Regional Studies Group, pose outside of the Indian National Maritime Foundation in New Delhi with Cdr. Neil Gadihoke, a 2005 graduate of the Naval Staff Course at the Naval War College. Gadihoke is a Research Fellow at the National Maritime Foundation, which is the Indian Navy's think tank. Hoyt and Winner presented and participated in a roundtable discussion with National Maritime Foundation staff and Indian Navy officers on counterpiracy and sea-based deterrence, two topics of particular current interest to the Indian Navy and national security community. (Photo provided by Andrew Winner)