Rage what are you on about ?
The author has made this assertion
""Across the full spectrum of defence — from road building on the borders to missile production and from space technology to cyber-strategy — there is nothing in the public domain to suggest that our defence ministry is on top of its China game."
He doesn't mention that we have not made progress, but wrt China obviously we are woefully short on quantity and quality.
You have successfully argued that not all Indian programmes have been failures but there is nothing to suggest that ANY of our programmes triumph the Chinese programmes.