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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 […]

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 […]

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’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 […]

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 […]

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 […]