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A REALITY CHECK OF NAVY’S MARITIME CAPABILITY PLAN 2027(MCPP) TO FACE CHINA’S ASSASSIN’S MACE & THE MOD’s LAST MINUTE ORDERS LACED WITH IDF ANALYSIS/EXPERIENCE OF RELIGION IN THE NAVY TO FORECAST 23RD MAY ELECTION RESULTS

A REALITY CHECK OF NAVY’S MARITIME CAPABILITY PLAN 2027(MCPP) TO FACE CHINA’S ASSASSIN’S MACE & THE MOD’s LAST MINUTE ORDERS LACED WITH IDF ANALYSIS/EXPERIENCE OF RELIGION IN THE NAVY TO FORECAST 23RD MAY ELECTION RESULTS

This is an Analysis of the Indian Navy’s 135 platforms, and its slowed expansion and challenges for the new Chief with listing of ships that have got cancelled or delayed in construction with huge cost escalations in PSUs, not allowed to Private Shipyards who have closed down. Navy has lost 13 platforms. IDF posts this […]

CASTE IS STILL ALIVE & KICKING ---DALIT IAS OFFICER ACCUSES TOP PMO OFFICIAL OF CASTE BIAS,(Print)----IDF’s NOVEL AN UNDERHAND AFFAIR IS ABOUT HOW DALITS FEEL—CASTESISM & THE BRITISH PERIOD IN INDIA & THE FINE INDIAN NAVY IN WAR & ROMANCE & HOW MI-6 WORKS

CASTE IS STILL ALIVE & KICKING —DALIT IAS OFFICER ACCUSES TOP PMO OFFICIAL OF CASTE BIAS,(Print)—-IDF’s NOVEL AN UNDERHAND AFFAIR IS ABOUT HOW DALITS FEEL—CASTESISM & THE BRITISH PERIOD IN INDIA & THE FINE INDIAN NAVY IN WAR & ROMANCE & HOW MI-6 WORKS

IT IS A POT POURI YOU MAY ENJOY – This is an IDF Exclusive for thinking readers of novels and biographies in 1400 words on what the novel AN UNDERHAND AFFAIR -Adhyyan Books just released is all about (ISBN 9 789388 644167 Rs 250 Amazon & Flipkart) and Rs 150 at Kotah House Souvenir Shop. […]

27th FEB SAW SURPRISE SWIFT RETORT BY 24 PAK AIR MACHINES AFTER THE BALAKOT ATTACK ON 26TH BY IAF ---THIS WAS NEAREST TO WAR DISCUSSED IN STRATEGIC CIRCLES WORLD OVER AS CBMs & GLOVES ARE OFF & MISSILE USE THREATENED BY PM MODI IF PAKISTAN DOES ANOTHER PHULWAMA & PAKISTAN VOWS RESPONSE !

27th FEB SAW SURPRISE SWIFT RETORT BY 24 PAK AIR MACHINES AFTER THE BALAKOT ATTACK ON 26TH BY IAF —THIS WAS NEAREST TO WAR DISCUSSED IN STRATEGIC CIRCLES WORLD OVER AS CBMs & GLOVES ARE OFF & MISSILE USE THREATENED BY PM MODI IF PAKISTAN DOES ANOTHER PHULWAMA & PAKISTAN VOWS RESPONSE !

 (With credits to TPS and Prasun Sengupta) This is an IDF Analysis of the 27TH February air action over restricted Kashmiri airspace which was a near war scenario not seen in recent times, where restraint or luck or events or communications ensured there was no escalation. What if few aircraft were downed ? Both nations […]

MILITARY INCLUDING TWO EX CHIEFS & A VICE CHIEF HAVE JOINED BJP TO ADOPT ITS PHILOSOPHY TO PUSH HINDUTVA & HOPE IT IS NOT TO LOOK FOR GOODIES FROM BJP & ARMY IN RETIREMENT ! IDF IS SURE THEY WILL SELFLESSLY FOLLOW THE CHETWOODE SPIRIT & SERVE INDIA TO RISE

MILITARY INCLUDING TWO EX CHIEFS & A VICE CHIEF HAVE JOINED BJP TO ADOPT ITS PHILOSOPHY TO PUSH HINDUTVA & HOPE IT IS NOT TO LOOK FOR GOODIES FROM BJP & ARMY IN RETIREMENT ! IDF IS SURE THEY WILL SELFLESSLY FOLLOW THE CHETWOODE SPIRIT & SERVE INDIA TO RISE

In the last century nine US Presidents came from their MILITARY( Bush Snr, Nixon, Carter Johnson, Kennedy, Roosevelt from the Navy. Eisenhower and Truman were from Army and Bush Jnr from the National Guard. No wonder USA remains a Super Power and IDF hopes the trend of Indian officers who are joining politics will take […]

INDIAN NAVY SAW CHINA’S ADVANCES & TYPE 55 DESTROYER & NUCLEAR  SUBMARINES AT PLA’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BUT BOYCOTTED BRI AGAIN HOPING CPEC FAILS ! WISHFUL THINKING AS A MODIFIED BRI SEEMS MOVING WITH NEW CHINESE IDEAS ----NO START UP OR OBOR OR NO  ROME WAS BUILT IN A DAY !

INDIAN NAVY SAW CHINA’S ADVANCES & TYPE 55 DESTROYER & NUCLEAR SUBMARINES AT PLA’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY BUT BOYCOTTED BRI AGAIN HOPING CPEC FAILS ! WISHFUL THINKING AS A MODIFIED BRI SEEMS MOVING WITH NEW CHINESE IDEAS —-NO START UP OR OBOR OR NO ROME WAS BUILT IN A DAY !

IDF Analysis of IFR and China’s meteoric rise which is turning the world Bi-Polar & 30% of China’s BRI will succeed as China’s vehicle of Globalisation and 70% will enable China’s Global ambition like the Marshall Plan did for USA with debt diplomacy. PLA chose an International Fleet Review (IFR) to celebrate PLA’s 70th Anniversary […]

ITS RAINING IMPORTED VAJRAS/777s/ATAGs/ AK-203 GUNS TO MEET CHINA WITH ALGs & 24 APACHES &16 CHINOOKs & 36 RAFALES & SU30MKIs BUT HOME BUILT NAVY’S EXPANSION IS SLOWED TO 27-PLATFORMS FROM 44 & DELAYED—CHINA’S PLA(NAVY) VOWS TO LOOK LIKE US NAVY IN 15 YEARS WHEN ITS BRI/MSR & SPACE PLANS FRUCTIFY-----XI JINPING EXTRACTED TIME AT WUHAN??

ITS RAINING IMPORTED VAJRAS/777s/ATAGs/ AK-203 GUNS TO MEET CHINA WITH ALGs & 24 APACHES &16 CHINOOKs & 36 RAFALES & SU30MKIs BUT HOME BUILT NAVY’S EXPANSION IS SLOWED TO 27-PLATFORMS FROM 44 & DELAYED—CHINA’S PLA(NAVY) VOWS TO LOOK LIKE US NAVY IN 15 YEARS WHEN ITS BRI/MSR & SPACE PLANS FRUCTIFY—–XI JINPING EXTRACTED TIME AT WUHAN??

IDF Analysis On The Hiatus In The Maritime Rise Of India. Is it Money Crunch or Poor Planning. Many Navy platforms are aging ?? USA is pushing India to join a pact in QUAD to meet China unmindful India is tied with Russia and is in SCO. Thanks to India’s economy heading upward of $ […]

“PROGNOSIS AFTER BALAKOT” WAS DISCUSSED THREADBARE AT ASPEN BY EXPERTS---- AIR MARSHAL NOHWAR EXPLAINED THE DAY LONG WAR LIKE AIR SITUATION WITH TWO AIR FORCES BAITING EACH OTHER ON 27TH FEB & IDF AMPLIFIES THE MIG-21 DOWNING & POSES THREE QUESTIONS FOR DOMAIN EXPERTS

“PROGNOSIS AFTER BALAKOT” WAS DISCUSSED THREADBARE AT ASPEN BY EXPERTS—- AIR MARSHAL NOHWAR EXPLAINED THE DAY LONG WAR LIKE AIR SITUATION WITH TWO AIR FORCES BAITING EACH OTHER ON 27TH FEB & IDF AMPLIFIES THE MIG-21 DOWNING & POSES THREE QUESTIONS FOR DOMAIN EXPERTS

This is a 45 day later IDF Analysis post Phulwama and Balakot air attacks and the daylong aerial engagement, the first ever hot air actions over Kashmir in the sub continent after KARGIL on 26th and 27th Feb 2019.  The two days involved some total of some 20 Su-30MKIs, Mirages, MiGs, Phalcon AWACs from North […]

IN INDIA THE STAMP SECRET IS USED FREELY AS OSA 1923 WAS TAILORED BY BRITS TO SUPRESS INDIANS BUT  GOVERNMENTS HAVE USED THIS VEHICLE TO KEEP DECISIONS AWAY FROM THE UNIFORMED-& EVEN MOD WHO KEEP PART FILES ---THE NAVY HAS SUFFERED MOST--- AT FIRST THE SUBMARINE ARM NOW THE SURFACE ARM & IN THE RAFALE DEAL SURPRISINGLY AN AIR FORCE PNC IS IN THE STORM & A CHIEF IN AGUSTA-101

IN INDIA THE STAMP SECRET IS USED FREELY AS OSA 1923 WAS TAILORED BY BRITS TO SUPRESS INDIANS BUT GOVERNMENTS HAVE USED THIS VEHICLE TO KEEP DECISIONS AWAY FROM THE UNIFORMED-& EVEN MOD WHO KEEP PART FILES —THE NAVY HAS SUFFERED MOST— AT FIRST THE SUBMARINE ARM NOW THE SURFACE ARM & IN THE RAFALE DEAL SURPRISINGLY AN AIR FORCE PNC IS IN THE STORM & A CHIEF IN AGUSTA-101

An IDF Analysis of the Official Secrets Act OSA 1923) plots along the way. The book Indians Why We Are What We Are had explained Jaguars, Bofors and HDW deals and Op Pawan and Intelligence.   Today Agusta 101 and 36 Rafales have joined. Unlikely, anything will happen but services suffer. IDF’s novel AN UNDERHAND […]

A MENTAL MASTURBATION OF CHINA’S  ‘GREAT MARITIME GAME’—BRI & ‘CAT’S PAW’ TO RING IOR WITH SUPPLY OF WARSHIPS & SUBMARINES & COMPLTE CPEC /BRI PROJECTS DESPITE OBJECTIONS—INDIA INVITED TO FLEET REVIEW & BRI-----CAN INDIA REFUSE BOTH AFTER WUHAN

A MENTAL MASTURBATION OF CHINA’S ‘GREAT MARITIME GAME’—BRI & ‘CAT’S PAW’ TO RING IOR WITH SUPPLY OF WARSHIPS & SUBMARINES & COMPLTE CPEC /BRI PROJECTS DESPITE OBJECTIONS—INDIA INVITED TO FLEET REVIEW & BRI—–CAN INDIA REFUSE BOTH AFTER WUHAN

Cmde Retd Ranjit B Rai Ex Vice President Indian Maritime Foundation Dear Friends, I thank the Hainan University that pursues Public Diplomacy for inviting me again to discuss a relationship between two great countries India and China which were friends and rich two centuries ago, then were humiliated by Foreign Powers and cohesion was lost […]

Airport ground staff stand besides Tejas, India's first locally-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), before its induction into the Indian Air Force at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Airport in Bengaluru, India, July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa - S1AETNAZSRAA

THE 1999 KARGIL & BALAKOT ATTACKS ON 26TH MARCH 2019 BY MIRAGES & PAF ATTEMPT ON 27TH WITH ORDNANCE DROP IN NAUSHERA SECTOR AND A MIG-21 KILL –THE PILOT WING CDR ABHINANDAN — RETURNED ———THIS IS THE MEDIA STORY— CREDITS PRASUN SENGUPTA & FROM CHINA

THIS IS A IDF BRIEF REPORT MADE SIMPLE ON BALAKOT ATTACK & KARGIL BOTH BY PGMs IS A IDF’S SALUTE TO MIRAGE 2000s —-THE HEROES IN BOTH FORAYS WITH  INPUTS ON NAVY NEEDING PLATFORMS ! NATIONS NEEDS CDS & JOINT GROWTH FOR SECURITY WHICH DOES NOT COME CHEAP ! The IAF procured 59 Mirage-2000Hs (7 […]