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A superpower is a country which has the capacity to project dominating power and influence anywhere in the world. Superpower status is achieved by combining means of technological, cultural, military and economic strength as well as diplomatic and soft power influence.When it comes to defence, Indian Air Force stands at number 4 in the list of strongest Air Force, India gets placed in 7th rank in the powerful navies’ list and Indian Army again placed in 4th position at the best army rankings. Though, India is now the world's largest weapons importer it is slowly becoming self-reliant player. With sheer military size, India is now aggressively seeking a seat on the United Nations Security Council. It's also a nuclear power that has expanded its arsenal of warheads.