IDF’s YEAR END GEO- ANALYSIS——UNIPOLARITY IS TRANSITING INTO MULTIPOLARITY FOR CHINA & NO ONE SEEMS TO BE CO-OPERATING TO MEET THE RISE OF CHINA AS PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ARROGANCE HAS BECOME USA’s CARAPACE TO UPSTAGE EU TOO—RUSSIA IS THE GAINER ! WHERE DOES INDIA STAND ?.

The year 2019 saw an upward momentum of China with its risen economy to Number Two in the world, vigorously attempting to force a transition…

INDIA’S NAVY IS INDIA’S DIPLOMATIC ARM & DETERRENT STRENGTH TO MEET CHINA —THE MILITARY NEEDS A HEALTHIER DEFENCE BUDGET-2020 BEING PREPARED—–LISTEN TO RAJA MOHAN’s WARNING AS CHINA MAKES INGRESS INTO THE IOR

This post tables C Raja Mohan’s bugle warning from Singapore published in Indian Express’s ‘ADDA’ (Bastion) on 26 th Dec page 19 in small print.…

COAS GEN RAWAT TIPPED CDS BY MEDIA RELINQUISHES WITH IBGs & AN UNFINISHED ARMY AGENDA— THE CDS PLATE IS FOR JOINTNESS CO-ORDINATION & MAKE IN INDIA WITH POWERS THAT BUREAUCRACY & NSA MAY RETAIN BUT PERSONALITY MATTERS IN INDIA

Indian Armed Forces especially the Chiefs of Army(COAS), Navy(CNS) andAir Force(CAS), the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff(CIDS) and MODbureaucrats must be biting nails, awaiting a…

INDIA IS NOW AN UNSIGNED ALLY OF USA & THE QUAD PLUS 2 HAS MORPHED INTO A MARITIME ALLIANCE OF USA JAPAN AUSTRALIA & RIPARIAN FRANCE WITH UK TO CONTAIN CHINA—IAF HAS TIMELY FIRED A BRAHMOS MISSILE FROM A SU-30MKI TO BECOME A MULTIPLIER MARITIME FORCE IN THE QUAD FOR THE INDO-PACIFIC

The metaphor is Geography makes History. India neglected its Khyber pass and the Himalayas, and allowed ingress from the seas by foreigners, which has scripted…

THE UNTOLD POT BALAKOT IAF MIG & PAF F-16 DOWNINGS ON 27 TH FEB IN PAKISTAN’S SURPRISE “SWIFT RETORT”—THE IAF USED NCTR TO DOWN AN F-16 & PAF F- 16s WITH DENEL WEAPONS MISSED 25 DIV TARGETS !

This IDF analysis is for interested readers like an Alfred Hitchcock thriller with a verbatim quote from Trident Trishul Blogspot to appreciate the air situation,…

THE UNTOLD STORY OF IAF HUNTERS WHO ATTACKED KEMARI TANKS ON 4 TH DEC 1971 MORNING & K25 MISSILE BOATS ATTACKED THAT SANK SHIPS BUT NIGHT MISSED KEMARI IN OP TRIDENT & ON 8 TH IN OP PYTHON JERATH ON RE LIT KEMARI TANKS

FROM THE BOOK WARRING NUCLEAR NAVIES The Song of the Missile Boats, 1971 by Author. “Now take courage my lads, ’tis to Karachi we steer…

FIVE DECADES AFTER OP TRIDENT IN THE 1971 WAR MANY STILL DO NOT BELIEVE 4 IAF HUNTERS SET KEMARI OIL TANKS ON FIRE ON 4 TH DEC MORNING BY HAPPINSTANCE & NAVY’S KILLER MISSILE BOATS SANK 3 SHIPS OFF KARACHI BUT DID NOT HIT KEMARI WHICH OSA’S JERATH HIT ON 8 TH IN OP PYTHON AND SANK 2 SHIPS

INDIA DEFENCE FORUM IDF POSTS EXTRACTS OF 1971 ATTACK ON KARACHI FROM BOOK WARRING NUCLEAR NAVIES —INDIA PAKISTAN —–IN TWO PARTS TO CLEAR DOUBTING THOMASES…

IN 1972 INS NILGIRI WAS THE BASE PLATORM THAT HERALDED LATEST NAVAL TECHNOLOGY TO PAVE THE PATH FOR MODERN HOME BUILT WARSHIPS IN PSU YARDS — SUCCESSOR NILIGIRI IS SET TO JOIN IN 2022

The story of a path setting ship INS Nilgiri of the Indian Navy needs to told. It is the operational performance of the 3,000 ton…

WHY INDIAN NAVY DOES WELL ON A SMALL BUDGET IS BECAUSE THE INDIAN NAVY’s PEDIGREE IS FROM THE ROYAL NAVY—RE-SHAPED BY THE SOVIET NAVY AND CURRENTLY STRATEGISED & EQUIPPED BY UNCLE SAM’s US NAVY

The history, philosophy and pedigree of a Navy matters. India’s Navy began as the Honourable East India Company’s Marine on 5th Sept, 1612, and after…

IDF’s NAVY WEEK REPORT –INDIA’S NAVY IS DELIVERING ON A SHOE STRING BUDGET BUT HOW LONG IS THE BIG QUESTION—CNS SPEAKS OUT AGAIN NAVY’S BUDGET IS 13% OF DEFENCE BUDGET DOWN FROM 18% !

Ranjit B Rai Navy week just ended and this is an IDF Report. With poor media coverage, INDIANS who have a low respect for research…