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IDF  WISHES ALL  A HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ADVERTISES THE   NAVAL YEAR BOOK DAIRY-2017  WHICH LISTS  NAVAL TRENDS AND THE MODERN AND THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY SHIPS AIRCRAFT AND WEAPONS PICTORIALLY

IDF WISHES ALL A HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ADVERTISES THE NAVAL YEAR BOOK DAIRY-2017 WHICH LISTS NAVAL TRENDS AND THE MODERN AND THE FUTURE INDIAN NAVY SHIPS AIRCRAFT AND WEAPONS PICTORIALLY

This is a www.indiadefenceforum.com missive for those who wish to know their Navy, especially young officers of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Foreign Service IFS officers in Embassies, Intelligence Agency operatives who specialize in naval intelligence as a guide, Para Forces and officers in military and civil Staff Colleges and Libraries in a […]

OBAMA SIGNS $ 618 BILL DEFENCE BUDGET - INDIA IS  PRIORITY- PAKISTAN HAS CONDITIONS- DEMONET AND TATA HOG  END 2017 CAS GETS BAIL -  BJP INAUGURATES  SYMBOLIC SHIVAJI STATUE  AND FIRES AGNI-V -- PM GREETS NAWAZ. IS THAT  A SIGNAL ?

OBAMA SIGNS $ 618 BILL DEFENCE BUDGET – INDIA IS PRIORITY- PAKISTAN HAS CONDITIONS- DEMONET AND TATA HOG END 2017 CAS GETS BAIL – BJP INAUGURATES SYMBOLIC SHIVAJI STATUE AND FIRES AGNI-V — PM GREETS NAWAZ. IS THAT A SIGNAL ?

These are IDF’s analysis and New Year thoughts and prognosis of 2017 as China will ring in the New Year in January as the year of the Fire Red Rooster which seeks friendships and takes on opponents. India opposes CEPC and tests AGNI V with a Happy Birthday Greeting to PM Nawaz Sharif. President Trump […]

US  SEALS INDIA INTO A ‘MAJOR  PARTNERSHIP’ AS  INDIAN  WATERS GET  MUDDIED BY CHINA’S  WEIQI GRIP  ON GWADAR --CNS ADM LANBA CAUTIONS   CHINA &  WINGS   TO JAPAN-NSA WINGS  TO USA

US SEALS INDIA INTO A ‘MAJOR PARTNERSHIP’ AS INDIAN WATERS GET MUDDIED BY CHINA’S WEIQI GRIP ON GWADAR –CNS ADM LANBA CAUTIONS CHINA & WINGS TO JAPAN-NSA WINGS TO USA

This is an IDF Analysis with political masturbation of the “Great (Maritime) Game”, that China appears to have succeeded for the time being, the first nation in history to win the ‘Great Game’, which was Britain’s game to stop France and Czar’s Russia gain access to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the […]

ADM NANDA’S WAR  PLANS WERE FINALISED AROUND 26TH DEC 1971--GEN SAM  MANEKSHAW DESERVES  NAVY’S SALUTE FOR HIS SUPPORT AS CHAIRMAN COS

ADM NANDA’S WAR PLANS WERE FINALISED AROUND 26TH DEC 1971–GEN SAM MANEKSHAW DESERVES NAVY’S SALUTE FOR HIS SUPPORT AS CHAIRMAN COS

From IDF’s War Dairy, ‘Warring Nuclear Navies-India and Pakistan’ in down history lane series on this site for lessons to be learnt from wars and principles of war, applicable in other quarters of politics and in business too. Bangla Desh went to war on 22nd December, 1971 when Mrs Indira Gandhi opened the front in […]

NAVY’S DESIGNERS  & STAFF BRANCH PLANNED – THE WEESE - MDL –DRDO- INDUSTRY HAVE DELIVERED   CHENNAI  WITH  NAVY’s SELF HELP --------SHE IS MADE IN INDIA !

NAVY’S DESIGNERS & STAFF BRANCH PLANNED – THE WEESE – MDL –DRDO- INDUSTRY HAVE DELIVERED CHENNAI WITH NAVY’s SELF HELP ——–SHE IS MADE IN INDIA !

IDF celebrates the completion of India’s powerful 7,500 ton ‘Made In India’ Type 15A Missile Guided BrahMos-Barak-8 destroyer Chennai as she joins the Fleet. IDF thanks PRO Navy (DPR) for excellent inputs. IDF wishes all on board fair winds and following seas, the traditional good wish to a ship as RM Manohar Parrikar commissions her […]

CHINA HOLDING TAKES COMMERCIAL CONTOL OF GWADAR PORT IN AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY - FOR INDIA THIS  IS  A  TEUTONIC  MARITIME SECURITY EVENT   NEXT DOOR

CHINA HOLDING TAKES COMMERCIAL CONTOL OF GWADAR PORT IN AN IMPRESSIVE CEREMONY – FOR INDIA THIS IS A TEUTONIC MARITIME SECURITY EVENT NEXT DOOR

“CPEC/MSR/OROB ARE A REALITY”. PM NAWAZ SHARIFF IDF Analysis of the State of the Indian Ocean after Commissioning of Gwadar. Indian Navy Operates in IOR as the Net Security Provider (NSP) and China wishes to spoil the party, seeking a security say in the Indian OCEAN Region (IOR). Pak TV headlined Pakistan is ‘King of […]

HOW INDIAN NAVY EXERCISES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO ITS OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

HOW INDIAN NAVY EXERCISES HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO ITS OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

IDF offers Abridged Version of Article Published in Naval Review Nov 2016 The author, also author of Nuclear Warring Navies: India and Pakistan (reviewed in NR Aug ’15), is a former Director of Naval Intelligence and Director of Naval Operations, Indian Navy. Here he examines and assesses the operational impact of the large series of […]

INDIA’S BABY BOOMER ‘ARIHANT’ IS OPERATIONAL—‘A NAVY LED  -PMO-DRDO-INDUSTRY   MADE IN INDIA SUCCESS ’ BEFORE PM MODI ORDERED A POLICY IN  2014 ! DEPICTS  POTENTIAL (Part 2)

INDIA’S BABY BOOMER ‘ARIHANT’ IS OPERATIONAL—‘A NAVY LED -PMO-DRDO-INDUSTRY MADE IN INDIA SUCCESS ’ BEFORE PM MODI ORDERED A POLICY IN 2014 ! DEPICTS POTENTIAL (Part 2)

Read Part 1 THE STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD (PART 1) This is IDF’s Arihant Part 2 Deepvali short tale with Part 3 about the history by joining the dots from open literature, and archives down Janpath to show India’s ‘Make in India’ potential. The […]

THE  STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR  NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD  (PART 1)

THE STORY OF INDIA’S SUCCESSFUL QUEST FOR NUCLEAR SUBMARINES (ARIHANT+2) WHICH SHOULD MAKE EVERY INDIAN PROUD (PART 1)

IDF Book Review In Two Parts. On 18TH September, 2016 the Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) who is also the Secretary Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Dr Sekhar Basu, released the 157 paged racy book, “Submarine Propulsion-Muscle Power to Nuclear”, by Anil Anand at Anushaktinagar Mumbai in the presence of serving, and a […]

ST TROPEZ PAYS  HOMAGE TO  MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH AND HIS FRENCH  C-IN-C GEN ALLARD WITH   A SEMINAL  INDO-FRENCH  NAVAL  CO-OPERATION MEET

ST TROPEZ PAYS HOMAGE TO MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH AND HIS FRENCH C-IN-C GEN ALLARD WITH A SEMINAL INDO-FRENCH NAVAL CO-OPERATION MEET

Every on loves to be invited to St TROPEZ by the rich and famous people, leaders, golfers and footballers who own Villas and Yachts and the city knows what tourism is all about and , how to attract people year round and now Indians are flocking to the French Reveria and are big spenders. Defence […]