DUBAI FORESAW CHANGE IN  AVIATION BUSINESS– DUBAI AIR SHOW-2017 WAS  MORE COMMERICIAL THAN  DEFENCE-- HAS INDIA MISSED THE AVIATION & MRO BUS-- DID   INDIA’S AVIATION MINISTRY SELL  OUT TO MIDDLE EAST LINES ?

DUBAI FORESAW CHANGE IN AVIATION BUSINESS– DUBAI AIR SHOW-2017 WAS MORE COMMERICIAL THAN DEFENCE– HAS INDIA MISSED THE AVIATION & MRO BUS– DID INDIA’S AVIATION MINISTRY SELL OUT TO MIDDLE EAST LINES ?

Ranjit B Rai from Dubai Air Show . This is an overview Part 1 of Dubai Air show after joining the dots of a news report on Aviation consultant Deepak Talwar and his NGO who was an Aviation Middle Man Consultant in UPA Times and helped Aviation Minister allot slots to Mid East airlines in […]

IOR - PACIFIC NEEDS A  BIGGER  INDIAN NAVY TO DETER  PLA (N) AS   XI JINPING  ASSURES   CHINA  “WORLD CLASS STATUS”  AT 18TH CPC’ & TO TRUMP  CHINA  USA TILLERSON  HUGS   INDIA IN  100 YEARS PARTNERSHIP ---IT’S  HOBSON’S CHOICE FOR INDIA

IOR – PACIFIC NEEDS A BIGGER INDIAN NAVY TO DETER PLA (N) AS XI JINPING ASSURES CHINA “WORLD CLASS STATUS” AT 18TH CPC’ & TO TRUMP CHINA USA TILLERSON HUGS INDIA IN 100 YEARS PARTNERSHIP —IT’S HOBSON’S CHOICE FOR INDIA

This is an IDF analysis  on the advances and expansion of the PLA (Navy) and President Xi Jinping’s ambition laden speech at CPC on his re-election on 18th Oct.  This post is to unfold to ‘Thinking  Indians’ that if China’s aggressiveness is  to be tempered  and deterred in the decades ahead, a beefing up of […]

WHAT WAR ON  TWO FRONTS ENTAILS  -  IS   NAVY WITH  67,000 & 134 SHIPS AND IAF ON SAME PAGE OR NEEDS TWO NAVIES -- WILL USA & JAPAN  SUPPORT WITH INTEL CYBER & MARITIME & SATLLITE RECONNAISSANCE ? A LA MALABAR

WHAT WAR ON TWO FRONTS ENTAILS – IS NAVY WITH 67,000 & 134 SHIPS AND IAF ON SAME PAGE OR NEEDS TWO NAVIES — WILL USA & JAPAN SUPPORT WITH INTEL CYBER & MARITIME & SATLLITE RECONNAISSANCE ? A LA MALABAR

This is an IDF Analysis of the Army Chief’s declaration  that India’s  Army should be ready for a two front war, possibly   after assessing the  manner of China’s dire threats in the Docklam plateau to teach India a lesson. Few know India proved Chinese are no longer 6 feet tall, but as media is free […]

IDF  ANALYSIS OF INDIA JAPAN USA’s ADVANCED  EX  MALABAR-17 AS A   MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH  CHINESE NAVY IN  MARITIME CROSS HAIRS—IN DOKLAM TIMES

IDF ANALYSIS OF INDIA JAPAN USA’s ADVANCED EX MALABAR-17 AS A MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH CHINESE NAVY IN MARITIME CROSS HAIRS—IN DOKLAM TIMES

IDF Analysis The 21st two week Exercise Malabar in July 2017 with six intense days at sea (See 17 ships in a rare photo) must have been analysed for lessons learnt by Naval and other officials of India, Japan and the USA. IDF scoured the media reports to table this 1400 worded UNCLASSIFIED analysis on […]

EX MALABAR WAS A MARITIME   MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH DOKLAM STAND OFF ON & DAILY  WRITING IS WHAT WILL HAPPEN …ITS DAVID VS GOLIATH AND CHINA KNOWS IT --- BUT FOR HOW LONG AT SEA NEEDS ATTENTION TOO

EX MALABAR WAS A MARITIME MESSAGE TO CHINA WITH DOKLAM STAND OFF ON & DAILY WRITING IS WHAT WILL HAPPEN …ITS DAVID VS GOLIATH AND CHINA KNOWS IT — BUT FOR HOW LONG AT SEA NEEDS ATTENTION TOO

This is a China India Naval analysis by IDF with nuggets from an American authority, and laced with IDF lessons from THE LANDMARK 21st Malabar exercise while Doklam stand off was on. One of the two war mongers will have to blink. EAM Sushma Swaraj said it all in Parliament and asked for talks and […]

CHINA ARMY CHIEF

CHINA HAS BULLIED BHUTAN WITH STEALTHY INGRESS INTO THEIR 89 SQ KM DOKLAM PLATEAU TO ‘TURNING POINT’ OPPOSITE INDIA’S DOKA-LA POST—NOW STOPPED BY INDIA-

This is a 1350 worded IDF Analysis from details given in Warring Nuclear Navies–India Pakistan ISBN 978-93-5156-638-0 in India’s Wars Chapter available from Variety and an annotated Trishul Blogspot Map of the weeks long standoff since June between few hundred Indian and Chinese Troops. Both troops are angrily pitched few hundred meters “eye ball to […]

10TH JULY 2017  EX MALABAR  WITH 15  NAVAL COMBATANTS AND 120 AIRCRAFT & HELICOPTERS WITH INTEROPERABILITY IS A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY TOWARDS  CHINA WHEN  PLA(ARMY) AND INDIAN ARMY UNITS ARE LOCKED IN EYE BALLS IN DOKLAM WITH REVERSED RIFLES FOR THE TIME BEING

10TH JULY 2017 EX MALABAR WITH 15 NAVAL COMBATANTS AND 120 AIRCRAFT & HELICOPTERS WITH INTEROPERABILITY IS A SHOW OF SOLIDARITY TOWARDS CHINA WHEN PLA(ARMY) AND INDIAN ARMY UNITS ARE LOCKED IN EYE BALLS IN DOKLAM WITH REVERSED RIFLES FOR THE TIME BEING

This is an IDF Analysis of the importance of the most advanced naval exercise for the Indian Navy — Malabar 2017 and what is its aim, and how much it achieves for the security of democratic nations to show power and deterrence as no one wants war. But when rising power challenges the risen power […]

PART  3  MAX HASTINGS CALLS  UK’S   QUEEN ELIZABETH  AN EMBARRASSMENT –  USN’s  FORD’S F-35B & EMALS POSE PROBLEMS — IDF EXPLAINS INDIA WILL BE BETTER SERVED WITH  22 GUARDIAN DRONES  TO  SCOUR IOR MALACCA  & SCS IN WAR AND PEACE

PART 3 MAX HASTINGS CALLS UK’S QUEEN ELIZABETH AN EMBARRASSMENT – USN’s FORD’S F-35B & EMALS POSE PROBLEMS — IDF EXPLAINS INDIA WILL BE BETTER SERVED WITH 22 GUARDIAN DRONES TO SCOUR IOR MALACCA & SCS IN WAR AND PEACE

This is Part 3 IDF analysis in defence of Part 1 and 2 earlier on India’s aircraft carrier plans. The capabilities of the 22 Sea Guardian Drones/UAVs will be in next posting. The two earlier posts were more to delay the order for India’s third 65,000 ton aircraft carrier media calls Vishal to get more […]

THE STORY OF AIRCRAFT CARRIERS PART TWO- UK’S  QE  IS AN EMBARRASSMENT -  GERALD  FORD’S F-35B & EMALS POSE  PROBLEMS — INDIA’S   VIKRANT IS  ESCALATING & DELAYED AT CSL – CHINA’S 2ND IS UNDERGOING  TRIALS- INDIA’S 3RD   IN DESIGN STAGE

THE STORY OF AIRCRAFT CARRIERS PART TWO- UK’S QE IS AN EMBARRASSMENT – GERALD FORD’S F-35B & EMALS POSE PROBLEMS — INDIA’S VIKRANT IS ESCALATING & DELAYED AT CSL – CHINA’S 2ND IS UNDERGOING TRIALS- INDIA’S 3RD IN DESIGN STAGE

IDF Analysis and it’s a ‘Told You So’ posting. IDF recommends only two aircraft carriers and postponing order for third and cheaper development of Andaman and Nicobar islands as fixed carrier landing grounds for operations with refueling up to 2000 miles radius in support of ships, drones and submarines. India has to worry what China […]

FUTURE OF AIRCRAFT CARRIERS—UK’S  QE  SETS SAIL-  GERALD  FORD’S F-35Bs & EMALS POSE  PROBLEMS — INDIA’S   VIKRANT IS  ESCALATING & DELAYED AT CSL – CHINA’S 2ND IS UNDERGOING  TRIALS--- HENCE INDIA SHOULD DEBATE  THE FUTURE OF HOW MANY  CARRIERS INDIA CAN AFFORD TODAY ? TWO OR THREE ?

FUTURE OF AIRCRAFT CARRIERS—UK’S QE SETS SAIL- GERALD FORD’S F-35Bs & EMALS POSE PROBLEMS — INDIA’S VIKRANT IS ESCALATING & DELAYED AT CSL – CHINA’S 2ND IS UNDERGOING TRIALS— HENCE INDIA SHOULD DEBATE THE FUTURE OF HOW MANY CARRIERS INDIA CAN AFFORD TODAY ? TWO OR THREE ?

This is a need based IDF Analysis on Aircraft Carriers of UK, China and USA inter linked with India’s in two parts. Russia is unsure of building a carrier. Japan is building helicopter carriers only. This is Part 1. IDF is convinced only nations that are rich should build carriers. They are sitting targets and […]