BZ NAVY MDSL & DCNS -- PM  COMMISSIONED  KALVARI  ON  14TH DEC KNOWN ONLY AS “TO COME TO MUMBAI  BASIS” – MEDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE DRAGGED NAVY IN TO  POLITCS BUT “SMELL THE COFFEE” –AN ANALYSIS

BZ NAVY MDSL & DCNS — PM COMMISSIONED KALVARI ON 14TH DEC KNOWN ONLY AS “TO COME TO MUMBAI BASIS” – MEDIA SHOULD NOT HAVE DRAGGED NAVY IN TO POLITCS BUT “SMELL THE COFFEE” –AN ANALYSIS

IDF  asks “ There was only,  need to know “The Date of INS Kalvari Commissioning invite and Chief Guest name was kept in wraps for  14th Dec  an  important Unclassified Non Nuke Submarine Event. It Was Telecast Live On DD on 14th And Navy & MDSL  Made All Arrangements as Ordered”. Bravo Zulu. The commissioning […]

COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa chairs 206th Corps Commanders Conference. ─ Photo courtesy ISPR

PAK ARMY CHIEF BRIEFS BRASS ON ‘MILITARY DIPLOMACY’AFTER GEN MATTIS VISIT- PAK NAVY LAUNCHES 600 TON PATROL CORVETTE- IT’S NO FAILED STATE OR IS IT ?

IDF finds many in Indian media write without research in how Pakistan works,  and TV especially Republic and Times Now invite Pakistani guests on their shows and belittle them and the word ‘bloody’ has been uttered at each other by ex service media experts, the cue taken from PM  vacate to bloody well POK and […]

A SALUTE TO THE INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DECEMBER –WISHING ALL IN THE NAVY HAPPY NAVY DAY

A SALUTE TO THE INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DECEMBER –WISHING ALL IN THE NAVY HAPPY NAVY DAY

Ranjit B Rai on IDF www.indiadefenceforum.com The Navy is 65,000-strong and is commanded by Admiral Sunil Lanba (Specialist Navigator) and has three Commands–Eastern (Vishakapatnam), Western (Mumbai) and Southern Command (CochinTraining command).  The Navy has two major Dockyards at Mumbai and Vishakapatnam and new ones coming up at Karwar (Phase II) and Rambhilli South of Vishakapatnam […]

SINGAPORE PLANNED ITS MARITIME FOREIGN POLICY FOR STRATEGIC  PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIA AND ECONOMIC TRUCK WITH CHINA—PLANNING HAS PAID OFF --CREDIT INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DEC ???

SINGAPORE PLANNED ITS MARITIME FOREIGN POLICY FOR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIA AND ECONOMIC TRUCK WITH CHINA—PLANNING HAS PAID OFF –CREDIT INDIAN NAVY ON NAVY DAY 4TH DEC ???

Ranjit B Rai  Singapore’s Deputy PM Teo Chee Hen Ex Harvard & former CNS of the Republic of Singapore Navy and ex Defence/ Finance and Education Minister,   a close confidant of world’s longest serving PM of a democratic nation the  brilliant PM Lee Kuan Yew,  always told all visiting Admirals and Navy DAs, “ A […]

OP PAWAN / PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION (1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & QUATROCCHI INFLATED HBJ PIPELINE  PROJECTS & OIL RIGS  CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED  FFE CRISIS  IN  1991 BUT WHERE IS THE HISTORICAL CELL TO TELL THE FACTS AS MEA DISBANDED IT  !

OP PAWAN / PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION (1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & QUATROCCHI INFLATED HBJ PIPELINE PROJECTS & OIL RIGS CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED FFE CRISIS IN 1991 BUT WHERE IS THE HISTORICAL CELL TO TELL THE FACTS AS MEA DISBANDED IT !

History may not repeat, but always rhymes, so this is a IDF expose, and  a historical perspective  of India’s 1991 liberalisation, not commonly researched due to lack of data and is  prompted by the  ‘Reforms’ Chapters’ by  top Economists in Rakesh Mohan’s hot selling book of essays-  “ India Transformed —25 years of Economic Reforms”.  […]

BRITS  RESERVED  NEWS/CURRENT AFFAIRS & EVEN  SPORTS FOR AIR & CONTINUES AS  FAKE  NEWS    PROPOGANDA WORRIES GOI---COL RATHORE IN SPORTS/I&B MUST UNSHACKLE  SPORTS  TO PRIVATE FM FOR YOUNG BUDDING SPORTSMEN AND SPORTS AFICIONADOS- HE ASSURED HE WOULD TRY AT USI.

BRITS RESERVED NEWS/CURRENT AFFAIRS & EVEN SPORTS FOR AIR & CONTINUES AS FAKE NEWS PROPOGANDA WORRIES GOI—COL RATHORE IN SPORTS/I&B MUST UNSHACKLE SPORTS TO PRIVATE FM FOR YOUNG BUDDING SPORTSMEN AND SPORTS AFICIONADOS- HE ASSURED HE WOULD TRY AT USI.

This is an IDF Analysis of SOCIAL MEDIA,TWITTER FAKE NEWS and such used for policy making and also employed to suppress truth and manipulate and distort the truth. IDF makes a strong pitch to GOI and I&B ministry to release SPORTS to private FM Radio waves from All India Radio (AIR) monopoly which earns hefty, […]

OP PAWAN (1987-91) & PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION 1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & INFLATED QUATROCCHI PIPELINE  PROJECTS & OIL RIGS  CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED  FFE CRISIS  IN  1991 WHEN  SOVIET UNION BROKE UP SO INDIA WAS LEFT IN THE LURCH & HAD TO LIBERALISE ON IMF DICTAT !

OP PAWAN (1987-91) & PROFILGATE DEFENCE SPENDING (EG BOFORS-NAVAL EXPANSION 1986-89)-THE OIL CRISIS & INFLATED QUATROCCHI PIPELINE PROJECTS & OIL RIGS CONTRIBUTED TO THE DOON LED FFE CRISIS IN 1991 WHEN SOVIET UNION BROKE UP SO INDIA WAS LEFT IN THE LURCH & HAD TO LIBERALISE ON IMF DICTAT !

Indians as a trait  react well  to crises with Jugad thrown in. Today there is no money crises but a Religious divide which needs research as Have Hindutva majority are being challenged by the have nots. The gap is showing and needs minding.   In that vein  this is an IDF research, of how Profligate […]

CHINA’S PLA (NAVY) IS EXPANDING WITH BASES AND SHIPS & SYSTEMS TO  CHALLENGE US NAVY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC WITH AN ANTI ACCESS (AAD)  STRATEGY &  LEGS  INTO INDIA’S  INDIAN OCEAN---- INDIA’S NAVY NEEDS A FILLIP IN INNOVATION AND NOT REST ON LAURELS

CHINA’S PLA (NAVY) IS EXPANDING WITH BASES AND SHIPS & SYSTEMS TO CHALLENGE US NAVY IN THE INDO-PACIFIC WITH AN ANTI ACCESS (AAD) STRATEGY & LEGS INTO INDIA’S INDIAN OCEAN—- INDIA’S NAVY NEEDS A FILLIP IN INNOVATION AND NOT REST ON LAURELS

This is an IDF analysis on the advances of the PLA (NAVY) to unfold for ‘Thinking Indians’ that a shake up of the fine Indian Navy is overdue if China is to be faced at sea in the decades ahead. China currently respects ‘Maritime India’ and its Navy as the net security provider in the […]