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IDF   SALUTES WOMEN IN WHITE  FOR  “SAILING A ‘KISHTI’ AGAINST TOOFANS  ROUND THE WORLD”-& FELICITATES NAVY & ARCHITECT ADM AWATI AT A TIME NAVY’S  EXPANSION IS SLOWED  WITH A STARVATION  BUDGET 2018-19  ------   DESERVES   MORE ‘SEA LEGS’ FOR  MARITIME POWER ---IDF OFFERS SOLUTIONS

IDF SALUTES WOMEN IN WHITE FOR “SAILING A ‘KISHTI’ AGAINST TOOFANS ROUND THE WORLD”-& FELICITATES NAVY & ARCHITECT ADM AWATI AT A TIME NAVY’S EXPANSION IS SLOWED WITH A STARVATION BUDGET 2018-19 —— DESERVES MORE ‘SEA LEGS’ FOR MARITIME POWER —IDF OFFERS SOLUTIONS

 Ranjit B Rai  This IDF post must start with a Salute and a Bravo Zulu(BZ) by this old time  1974 Yachting Bronze Medalist,   to the six women officers— Lt Cdrs Pratibha  Jamwal, and P Swathi, and Lts Vijaya Devi, B Aishwarya and Payal Gupta led by skipper Lt Cdr Vartika Joshi. Its challenging  to propel […]

CHINA MUST BE  ANALYSING  INDIA’S TILT TO  USA & THE QUAD AS INDIAN OFICERS  JOIN  US COMMANDS ?  DPC’s TASK IS TO  EQUIP & RE-STRUCTURE  MILITARY & PLAN STRATEGY FOR PAKISTAN-CPEC &  UAE FOR MDA & WIN   BHUTAN  &  SAFEGUARD  INDIA IRAN BIZ AS TRUMP HAS WALKED AWAY

CHINA MUST BE ANALYSING INDIA’S TILT TO USA & THE QUAD AS INDIAN OFICERS JOIN US COMMANDS ? DPC’s TASK IS TO EQUIP & RE-STRUCTURE MILITARY & PLAN STRATEGY FOR PAKISTAN-CPEC & UAE FOR MDA & WIN BHUTAN & SAFEGUARD INDIA IRAN BIZ AS TRUMP HAS WALKED AWAY

 Ranjit B Rai  This Part Two post attempts to analyse  the crucial Defence Planning Committee’s task (DPC), as past attempts by committees have been futile.   India  cannot  become  a major Power on borrowed technology sans IPRs or imported hardware. Over the years  Defence Ministers and Secretaries and even Service Chiefs have not been able to […]

RECENT NMF-CNA MEET CONFIRMS INDIA  IS IN USA’s  MARITIME CAMP-THAT LEAVES  NSA LED DPC TO ENSURE EQUIPMENT & INTER-AGENCY COORDINATION AS   MODI- XI JINPING  BROKERED  BORDER  PEACE-SO DPC CAN ATTEND TO   PAKISTAN-CPEC &  DEFINE INDO PACIFIC POSTURES   & NAVY’S NUCLEAR DOCTRINE & BHUTAN ON CHUMBI VALLEY FOR SECURITY

RECENT NMF-CNA MEET CONFIRMS INDIA IS IN USA’s MARITIME CAMP-THAT LEAVES NSA LED DPC TO ENSURE EQUIPMENT & INTER-AGENCY COORDINATION AS MODI- XI JINPING BROKERED BORDER PEACE-SO DPC CAN ATTEND TO PAKISTAN-CPEC & DEFINE INDO PACIFIC POSTURES & NAVY’S NUCLEAR DOCTRINE & BHUTAN ON CHUMBI VALLEY FOR SECURITY

Ranjit B Rai  There was good news in the media IDF hails.  There is a saying, “One Must Cut One’s Coat According To One’s Cloth”. This is what  the first meeting of DPC appears to have attempted under NSA AK Doval as  the head of the wide ranging Multi Tasked DPC to write National Strategy […]

PM  MODI & PRESIDENT XI JINPING SIPPED  STRATEGIC TE (CHAI)- A  BOAT RIDE & WALK  --MODI  PLAYED REACTIVE  CHESS FOR  BORDERS &  XI PLAYED WEIQI(go)  TO GET WORLD POWER & DREW  INDIA INTO AFGHANISTAN ----NO  MENTION OF CHINA’S  MSR IN IOR  OR  PAKISTAN OR CPEC OR NSG  OR MD AZAR IN WUHAN ??

PM MODI & PRESIDENT XI JINPING SIPPED STRATEGIC TE (CHAI)- A BOAT RIDE & WALK –MODI PLAYED REACTIVE CHESS FOR BORDERS & XI PLAYED WEIQI(go) TO GET WORLD POWER & DREW INDIA INTO AFGHANISTAN —-NO MENTION OF CHINA’S MSR IN IOR OR PAKISTAN OR CPEC OR NSG OR MD AZAR IN WUHAN ??

Ranjit B Rai Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not taken a day’s leave in over four years but loves to travel, his working holidays in planes. He came to power when India was ripe with growth, and private software companies, auto and chemical and medical industries roaring to be world class. Oil was down to […]

REMAINS  NO 1   IMPORTER DEPITE  ‘MAKE IN INDIA’BUT   DEFEXPO-18 & THE  SIDM-FRENCH GIGAS MEET  & CII -SIDM-B2Bs PROMISE MUCH  AS BJP RUSHES A DPC FOR SECURITY UNDER THE DEFACTO CDS –INDIA’s  NSA

REMAINS NO 1 IMPORTER DEPITE ‘MAKE IN INDIA’BUT DEFEXPO-18 & THE SIDM-FRENCH GIGAS MEET & CII -SIDM-B2Bs PROMISE MUCH AS BJP RUSHES A DPC FOR SECURITY UNDER THE DEFACTO CDS –INDIA’s NSA

Ranjit B Rai On 15th  August, 2014 PM Modi electrified the nation in his long maiden speech from Red Fort  and heralded   a “ Make in India for Defence,  and  Exports”,  and  set the cat among the Pakistani pigeons (and  Chinese)  by demanding Indian Kashmir  back and supported Baluchistan’s  Independence …Gwadar in CPEC.  A new […]

BREAKING NEWS FOR INDIA’S SECURITY --THE FIRST SIGNS OF AIR SEA BATTLE STRATEGY FOR INDIA  DISCUSSED IN SINGAPORE IN THE 1990s HAS BARED ITS TEETH NOW --- IAF SU -30MKI’s FLEW  TO MALACCA STRAITS WITH DUMMY BRAHMOS IN GAGAN SHAKTI WITH IL-78s REFUELING  & NAVAL  SUPPORT IN IOR - BZs !

BREAKING NEWS FOR INDIA’S SECURITY –THE FIRST SIGNS OF AIR SEA BATTLE STRATEGY FOR INDIA DISCUSSED IN SINGAPORE IN THE 1990s HAS BARED ITS TEETH NOW — IAF SU -30MKI’s FLEW TO MALACCA STRAITS WITH DUMMY BRAHMOS IN GAGAN SHAKTI WITH IL-78s REFUELING & NAVAL SUPPORT IN IOR – BZs !

Ranjit B Rai The back ground to this IDF ANALYSIS is the 73 day Dolkam stand off which triggered war worries in India’s ‘free for all’ partisan media. It did wonders for India’s defence to deter China. It gave Army confidence. Army Chief Gen Rawat warned about two front war and Army has since exercised […]

ONLY DD TV  COVERED  10TH DEFEXPO-OTHERS THE  BLACK BALLOONS/FLAGS & CROWDS   IN BLACK WITH ‘GO BACK MODI’ NARA---YET JUGADY DEFEXPO-18   WAS  A PROFESSIONAL’S DELIGHT WITH POLITICAL  DISCUSSIONS ON RAPE  & FILTER COFFEE !

ONLY DD TV COVERED 10TH DEFEXPO-OTHERS THE BLACK BALLOONS/FLAGS & CROWDS IN BLACK WITH ‘GO BACK MODI’ NARA—YET JUGADY DEFEXPO-18 WAS A PROFESSIONAL’S DELIGHT WITH POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS ON RAPE & FILTER COFFEE !

Ranjit B Rai…….. “In North Nescafe is popular. In South its Filter Coffee…..PM Modi speaks chaste Hindi in the North, and excellent English in the South at Defexpo………Viva Le Difference ! PM knows how  to re-boot. 10TH Defexpo 2018 was the show that saw Indian Private Defence Industry and PSUs  tie up with many foreign […]

A PREVIEW OF DEFEXPO 2018 THAT RM SITHARAMAN HAS BROUGHT TO A TEMPLE SOUTH OF CHENNAI –IT  WILL SHOWCASE OUR  DEFENCE  MAKING & IMPORTING &  THE MILITARY’S  JUGAD TO MAKE IT A  SUCCESS

A PREVIEW OF DEFEXPO 2018 THAT RM SITHARAMAN HAS BROUGHT TO A TEMPLE SOUTH OF CHENNAI –IT WILL SHOWCASE OUR DEFENCE MAKING & IMPORTING & THE MILITARY’S JUGAD TO MAKE IT A SUCCESS

IDF Preview Analysis of DEFEXPO –Salaam Jugad !  DEFEXPO-2018 with military fanfare and bandobast opens on the East Coast Road located near Kollam on the narrow East Coast Rd not very far from Mahabalipuram on the seaside  and this is a Preview  on April 10.th.    If you do not attend this may help and if […]

INDIA’S   DEFNCE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO  PERFORM TO ITS ABILITIES WITHOUT A  STRATEGY  &  NO  THEATRE COMMANDS  OR CDS FOR SYNERGY AND JOINTNESS--  INDIA IS A WORLD  POWER WITH CHALLENGES THAT ONLY NSA HANDLES FOR PM ?

INDIA’S DEFNCE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PERFORM TO ITS ABILITIES WITHOUT A STRATEGY & NO THEATRE COMMANDS OR CDS FOR SYNERGY AND JOINTNESS– INDIA IS A WORLD POWER WITH CHALLENGES THAT ONLY NSA HANDLES FOR PM ?

Ranjit B Rai  Briefly this post is an Analysis on  ‘Strategic Thinking’ for India which  is defined as a  thinking process applied by an individual or  group with the aim  of achieving success in a game, business, endeavours, foreign policy  or goals in war and peace.  Strategy is steered like a ship’s course,  and corrected along […]

PART 1  ANALYSIS OF  ECONOMIST ARTICLE SAYS --- INDIA’S ARMED FORCES –  A PAPER ELEPHANT- INDIA SPENDS A FORTUNE ON DEFENCE AND GETS POOR VALUE FOR MONEY

PART 1 ANALYSIS OF ECONOMIST ARTICLE SAYS — INDIA’S ARMED FORCES – A PAPER ELEPHANT- INDIA SPENDS A FORTUNE ON DEFENCE AND GETS POOR VALUE FOR MONEY

Maldives Looks To Be In China’s ‘Necklace Of Ports’ In IOR & China Thwarts India’s Plans On Assumption Island – Only Malacca ‘Dilemma’ & ‘Quad Plus France Pose’ Challenges As China Looks To A Donglam/Jhamperi Take Over With Long Term Strategies On CPEC & Pakistan is the background. Ranjit B Rai with inputs. PART 2 […]